B&W Formation Duo Bookshelf Speaker

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  • The ultimate 96/24 bit high-resolution streaming audio system
  • Carbon domed tweeter-on-top design from our 700 Series
  • Designed with the legendary Continuum™ Cone from our 800 Series
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify®Connect, Roon and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronizes in perfected harmony with other Formation product

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Formation Duo

  • The ultimate 96/24 bit high-resolution streaming audio system
  • Carbon domed tweeter-on-top design from our 700 Series
  • Designed with the legendary Continuum™ Cone from our 800 Series
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify®Connect, Roon and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronizes in perfected harmony with other Formation product

Introducing wired fidelity, wirelessly*

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

Compatible with:
Spotify, Roon, Airplay, and Bluetooth

Carbon Dome Tweeter
Our patented Carbon Dome Tweeter design, derived from our 700 Series, delivers a precise soundscape unlike any other wireless speaker.

Continuum Cone Technology™
Features on our legendary 800 Series, the Continuum™ cone delivers expressive and accurate mid-range tones that make music come alive.


Pair with the Formation Bass for a deeper, more immersive sound

Specifications

Model
Formation Duo

Description
Wireless High Performance Speaker System 

Technical features
Apple® AirPlay 2® technology
Spotify®Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital amplifier 
Dynamic EQ

Drive units
1x ø25mm (1 in) Carbon dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass midrange

Frequency response
25Hz to 33kHz 

Amplifier power output
2 x 125W 

Input voltage
100V – 240V – 50/60Hz 

Power consumption
Below 6 Watts (Sleep)* 

Connections
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only 
Bluetooth 
Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2
AptX HD
AAC 
SBC 

Dimensions
Height: 395mm (15.5 in)
Width: 197 (7.8 in)
Depth: 305mm (12 in)
Weight: 10.6kg (23.4lb)

AirPlay 2 compatibility
iPhone, 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. 

*Formation devices have multiple radios and therefore are compliant for the ERP requirements for a HiNA device

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New Zealand Bowers & Wilkins Official Product. Come with Bowers & Wilkins Manufactures Warranty.