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Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series Red Cherry 3-Way Floorstanding Speaker - 683C

Abt Model: 683C | UPC Code: 714346305759
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3-Way Vented-Box System/ Nautilus Tube Loaded Aluminium Dome Tweeter/ Kevlar Brand Fibre Cone Bass/Midrange/ Aluminium/paper/ Kevlar Cone Bass Driver/ Flowport/ 38Hz - 22kHz 3dB Frequency Response/ 8-Ohm Nominal Impedance/ 350Hz, 4kHz Crossover Frequencies/ Sold As Single Speakers/ Red Cherry Finish
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Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series Red Cherry 3-Way Floorstanding Speaker, Model 683C

The Bowers & Wilkins 683 Floorstanding Speaker is the ultimate choice for discerning listeners looking to create a stereo or surround sound system, but who don't have an unlimited budget. These formidable 3-way speakers are outfitted with some of the best technology B&W speakers have to offer, producing impressive sound that's suitable for large listening areas.

To produce a full range of sounds, the B&W 683 floorstanding speaker employs a quartet of high-tech drivers. Handling the low frequencies are a pair of 6.5-inch aluminum/paper/Kevlar bass drivers, and combined with the front-firing bass port, they put out deep bass you can truly feel. To cover the high end, the B&W 683 speakers are outfitted with a 1-inch aluminum dome tweeter which utilizes the renowned B&W Nautilus tube design to achieve frequencies even above the limits of human hearing. By capturing both high and low frequencies so accurately, the 5-inch midrange driver is left with less work to do, so it can more precisely reproduce the ever-important middle frequencies. And it does this with aplomb, thanks to the ultra-stiff Kevlar cone construction and FST technology, which limits transducer travel due to the lessened frequency coverage needed. The result is a driver that puts out ultra-tight middling tones with unparalleled clarity. Simply put, you will be astonished with the frequency response these B&W floorstanding speakers produce; a single pair pumps out crystal clear highs, booming lows, and everything in between.

The all-encompassing nature of the B&W 683 speakers lends a versatility that makes them a great choice for any audio system. Looking for high quality floorstanders to mate with a turntable for a simple, yet sweet stereo setup? A pair of B&W 683s will do the job, and then some. Their bass response eliminates the need for a subwoofer. If you're building the ultimate home theater system, add a 600 Series Center Channel, a pair of B&W 686 Speakers as rear channels and a 600 Series Subwoofer for an unbelievable, enveloping surround sound experience. The great thing about the B&W 600 Series Speaker line is that you can buy a piece at a time, as your budget—or taste—grows. Every piece is matched both sonically and aesthetically, available in a Cherry Red or Black Ash finish.

B&W Speakers have earned their place in the audiophile world as some of the best-sounding speakers available, and one listen to the 683 Floorstanding Speakers and you'll know why. And unlike most upper-echelon audio equipment, the B&W 683 Speakers are priced at a point that makes them attractive to those without an infinite budget.

Specifications

  • Woven Kevlar Yes
  • Crossover Tuning Yes
  • Nautilus Tapering Tube Yes
  • Flowport Yes
  • Mushrooms Yes
  • FST Yes
  • Technical Features
    • Nautilus™ tube loaded aluminium dome tweeter
    • Kevlar® brand fibre cone bass / midrange
    • Aluminium/paper/Kevlar® cone bass driver
    • Flowport™
  • Description 3-way vented-box system
  • Drive Units
    • 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
    • 1x ø150mm (6 in) woven Kevlar® cone FST™midrange
    • 2x ø165mm (6.5 in) Aluminium/paper/Kevlar® cone bass
  • Frequency Range -6dB at 30Hz and 50kHz
  • Frequency Response 38Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
  • Dispersion
    • Within 2dB of reference response
    • Horizontal: over 60º arc
    • Vertical: over 10º arc
  • Sensitivity 90dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  • Harmonic Distortion
    • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    • <1% 90Hz - 22kHz
    • <0.5% 120Hz - 20kHz
  • Nominal Impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.0 Ω)
  • Crossover Frequencies 350Hz, 4kHz
  • Crossover Filters
    • 1st Order – tweeter
    • 2nd Order – midrange low pass
    • 2nd Order – midrange high pass
    • 3rd Order – bass
  • Recommended Amplifier Power 25W - 200W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
  • Max. Recommended Cable Impedance 0.1Ω
  • Finish Red Cherry

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 38.8"
  • Width: 7.8"
  • Depth: 13.4"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 57.3 lbs
  • Shipping: 65 lbs
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Frequency Response38Hz - 22kHz ?3dB
Driver Size (inches)6, 6.5
Enclosure MaterialCherry Wood
Enclosure Type3-way vented-box system
Impedance8-Ohms
Magnetic shieldingNo
Midrange Size (inches)6
Power25W - 200W
Sensitivity90dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Speaker DesignFloor Standing
Speaker TypeFloor Standing
Tweeter Size (inches)1
Woofer Size (inches)6.5
Height (inches)38.8
Width (inches)7.8
Depth (inches)13.4
  

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Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series Red Cherry 3-Way Floorstanding Speaker

Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series Red Cherry 3-Way Floorstanding Speaker

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