DB2D is a Sealed type Powered Subwoofer by Bowers Wilkins with a frequency range of 10-350 Hz. It features 2 x 10" Aerofoil Woofer, and powered by a Class D 1000 watts amplifier.
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B&W DB2D has a Frequency response range of 10-350 Hz at ±3dB. Thanks to its 2 x 10-inch driver and 1000 watts RMS amplifier, at 10Hz the DB2D can generate bass levels that is even below 20Hz which is considered to be the bottom limit of Full Range sound (20Hz -20kHz) that human can hear.
Here we have a comparison of how DB2D's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
As you can see from the chart, B&W DB2D with its 10 Hz features the lowest Low Frequency level among the Subwoofer speakers in our database, promising a very good bass range.
B&W DB2D has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 25-150 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Stereo RCA, XLR
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: No
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
B&W DB2D External Dimensions and Weight
B&W DB2D has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 15-3/16inch x 16-15/16inch x 16-1/8inch (386.0 x 431.0 x 410.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of B&W DB2D is approximately 1767.1cm2 / 273.9inch2.
The B&W DB2D weighs 36.09kg / 79.4lbs. Weight of a subwoofer is an important factor when you need to move and reposition the unit often to find the optimal positioning, also known as 'Subwoofer Crawling'. Here is a comparison of how DB2D's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
B&W DB2D has a Acoustic Suspension
type cabinet. Acoustic suspension aka Sealed subwoofers are preferred for music oriented systems whereas the Ported subwoofers are generally accepted to be more suitable for home theatre systems.
B&W DB2D comes with the parts below which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on: 4 Decoupling feet 4 Rubber feet 4 Spike feet
It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
B&W DB2D is a front-firing port speaker , which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
B&W DB2D is available in Gloss Black and Satin White.
Does the B&W DB2D come with a Grille?
DB2D comes with grilles in Black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of B&W DB2D?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of DB2D:
Powered subwoofer2 Grilles6.5-feet AC power cord4 Decoupling feet4 Rubber feet4 Spike feet4 Lock-nutsCleaning clothQuickstart GuideBowers & Wilkins brochureWarranty InformationCleaning cloth instructions
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Bowers & Wilkins DB2D.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Bowers & Wilkins DB2D, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for B&W DB2D
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Bowers & Wilkins DB2D speaker:
Official Brochure for B&W DB2D
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Bowers & Wilkins DB2D speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for B&W DB2D
2 Years of parts warranty and 2 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.