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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar Wireless Soundbar-Formation Bar

Model #: Formation Bar
258743
Bowers & Wilkins
At a Glance

With Formation Bar, Bowers & Wilkins has created a powerful multi-room soundbar that delivers legendary sound quality with wireless streaming flexibility. Bowers & Wilkins engineers designed nine optimised drive units born from their legendary loudspeakers and have them optimally positioned in a sleek design to create a wider, all-inclusive, soundstage, while a dedicated centre channel layers in crisp, clear dialogue.

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With Formation Bar, Bowers & Wilkins has created a powerful multi-room soundbar that delivers legendary sound quality with wireless streaming flexibility. Bowers & Wilkins engineers designed nine optimised drive units born from their legendary loudspeakers and have them optimally positioned in a sleek design to create a wider, all-inclusive, soundstage, while a dedicated centre channel layers in crisp, clear dialogue.

Wireless soundbars are supposed to help give a full, immersive home theatre sound experience in a compact design, but often they fall short, with too few speakers that aren’t placed at an optimum angle due to the limited shape and size. With Formation Bar, Bowers & Wilkins has created a powerful multi-room soundbar that delivers legendary sound quality with wireless streaming flexibility. Bowers & Wilkins engineers designed nine optimized drive units born from their legendary loudspeakers and have them optimally positioned in a sleek design to create a wider, all-inclusive, soundstage, while a dedicated centre channel layers in crisp, clear dialogue. The combination makes an entire room “centrestage,” for a truly immersive audio experience that will make your home theatre experience a part of the Highest Form of Sound™.

  • 3 channel high-fidelity home theater system
  • Streams music in 96/24 bit high-resolution stereo sound
  • 9 optimized performance drivers and dedicated center channel
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify® Connect and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronizes in perfected harmony with other Formation products

Exclusive Formation® Wireless Technology

Creates perfected in-room speaker synchronization, providing the ultimate listening experience. Hear every detail in perfect harmony.

Perfected Speaker Synchronization

An industry-defining, completely immersive soundstage experience, due to an imperceptible in-room 1 microsecond sync between speakers

Patented Robust Mesh Network

Developed to run independently from your home WiFi network to ensure high-resolution audio performance throughout your home.

High Fidelity Streaming

96/24 Bit Audio Resolution streaming with twice the fidelity than the leading wireless speaker brand for the purest and clearest audio experience.

Quick and Easy Set Up

Streamlined user interface takes just moments to set up and start playing.

9 Optimized Drive Units

Born from our legendary loudspeakers each driver is optimally positioned to create a wife and immersive soundstage for music and movies.

Specifications

General

ModelFormation Bar
DescriptionWireless Soundbar
Technical FeaturesApple® AirPlay 2® technology, Spotify® Connect, Roon Ready, Bluetooth In, Dolby Digital, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Digital amplifier, Dynamic EQ
Drive Units3 x 25mm (1 in) double dome tweeter, 6 x 65 mm (2½ in) woven glass fiber cone bass/midrange
Frequency Response40Hz to 28kHz
Amplifier Power Output6 x 40W
Input Voltage100V – 240V – 50/60Hz
Power ConsumptionBelow 6 Watts (Sleep)
ConnectionsDigital audio in (Toslink), Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi), USB – service only, Bluetooth, Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2, AptX HD, AAC , SBC
DimensionsHeight: 109mm (4.3 in), Width: 1240mm (48.8 in), Depth: 107mm (4.2 in), Weight: 5.5kg (12.1lb)
Airplay 2 CompatibilityiPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 11.4 or later, Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th Generation) with tv OS 11.4 or later, Mac or PC with iTunes 12.8 or later.

Misc. Specs

Product Weight12.1
Speaker TypeSound Bars
Depth (in.)4.2
Height (in.)4.3
Width (in.)48.8
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