Published On: August 28, 2018

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces New Affordable 600 Series Speakers

Published On: August 28, 2018

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces New Affordable 600 Series Speakers

The four new speakers and three new subs in the lineup promise to deliver an incredible mix of performance and value.

Bowers & Wilkins has announced a new range of 600 Series speakers that benefit from a healthy dose of trickle-down technology borrowed from the company’s renowned 800 Series Diamond lineup. These include B&W’s popular Continuum Cone midrange driver material, which breaks a new price barrier here. The new 600 Series speakers also benefit from an updated version of the company’s Decoupled Double Dome Tweeter. Prices range from $300 to $900 per speaker, with a new range of subs running from $500 to $1,200.

More details from the press release:

Bowers & Wilkins, the storied British audio brand, introduces the sixth iteration of its 600 Series speakers to deliver leading sound performance at an accessible price point.

The Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series range has won a host of awards for great value and high performance. Now, Bowers & Wilkins is launching a new range composed of four speakers and matching subwoofers that feature several improvements from their predecessors. With advanced technology, discreet style and the ability to outperform more expensive rivals, the new 600 Series sets a higher sound quality standard at a competitive price point. This range is ideal for vinyl enthusiasts as well as those looking to improve their 5.1 surround sound experience.

“The 600 Series is the perfect entry point into the Bowers & Wilkins high-fidelity audio experience,” said Richard Campbell, Chief Revenue Officer at Bowers & Wilkins. “The new 600 Series embodies the original ethos of John Bowers’ mission to deliver best sound quality and to set new standards for audio performance.”

This breakthrough quality and value is achieved by integrating higher-end technologies first used in the Bowers & Wilkins’ flagship 800 Series Diamond range. The new 600 Series is the most affordable range to incorporate the remarkable Continuum Cone midrange driver, developed and exclusively manufactured by Bowers & Wilkins to improve upon the transparency and accuracy of the iconic Kevlar cone. Available in every model in the new 600 Series range, the Continuum Cone enables astonishing levels of insight and realism.

The new 600 Series also introduces an updated version of its acclaimed Decoupled Double Dome Tweeter technology for even clearer and more accurate high-frequency performance. This technology, paired with new paper cone low-frequency drivers in the flagship 603, ensures rich, powerful bass response.

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The new range is available in Matte Black and Satin White and includes:

    • 603: As the flagship and largest speaker in the series, this floor standing speaker delivers outstanding power, accuracy and musicality with the Decoupled Double Dome tweeter, an FST midrange driver using the Continuum Cone, plus dual paper-cone bass drivers (Price for each: $900)
    • 606: For stand or bookshelf use, this compact speaker delivers stunning clarity and tonal purity plus outstanding bass extension combining the Decoupled Double Dome tweeter technology with 6.5-inch Continuum Cone (Price for each: $400)
    • 607: Although the smallest in the range, this compact stand or bookshelf speaker offers outstanding bass response and insight from its main 5-inch Continuum Cone mid/bass driver (Price for each: $300)
    • HTM6: A slim, dedicated centre channel speaker with considerable power and exceptional precision featuring the Decoupled Double Dome tweeter plus dual 5-inch Continuum Cone mid/bass drivers (Price for each: $599)
    • ASW610XP, ASW610 and ASW608: Completing the range are three exceptional subwoofers carried across from the previous 600 Series with updated finishes to match the new range (Price for each ASW610XP: $1,200), (Price for each ASW610: $650) and (Price for each ASW608: $500)

For more information about the new 600 Series, please visit www.bowers-wilkins.com.

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