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Bowers & Wilkins produce some of the most well-regarded loudspeakers in the world, having a range of award-winning products in a number of price points. The CM series (Bowers & Wilkins' midrange speaker selection) has recently seen a drastic upgrade; implementing new technologies, new aesthetic and even an entirely new speaker; the CM6. This newly developed CM series has been dubbed 'CM S2 Series'.
The CM5 S2 sees a number of innovative technological advances from its predecessor, the standard CM5. Not only does the CM5 S2 feature Bowers & Wilkins' critically acclaimed Decoupled Double Dome Tweeter construction, but the main 165mm Kevlar cone bass/midrange driver has also seen an upgrade in the way of an Anti-Resonance Plug dustcap. This results in an unprecedented power, tempered with the a crisp and accurate response to microdynamics, allowing the CM5 to capture the true emotion of whatever sound may be playing through it.
Every major component within the CM5 S2 has been drastically improved, including an update to internal wiring (now using high quality Van den Hul cabling exclusively), a Mundorf capacitor in the crossover and a nick-plated terminal tray. These updated components allow the CM5 S2 to deliver a superior performance. The CM5 S2 isn't just superior in terms of sound reproduction though; an update to the metal trimmings of the speaker and the option of three beautiful finishes means that the CM5 S2 is easily to implement with existing decor to become an integral part of your living room aesthetic.
Woven Kevlar Flowport Technical features Nautilus tube loaded Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter
Kevlar® brand fibre cone bass / midrange Flowport™
Description 2-way vented-box system Drive Units 1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Double Dome aluminium high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass / midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 45Hz and 50kHz Frequency response 50Hz - 28kHz ±3dB Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
Horizontal: over 60º arc
Vertical: over 10º arc
Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83V, 1m) Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 86Hz - 28kHz
<0.5% 110Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω) Crossover frequencies 4kHz Recommended amplifier power 30W - 300W into 8V on unclipped programme Max. recommended cable impedance 0,1 Ω Dimensions Height: 340mm (13.4 in)
Width: 200mm (7.8 in)
Depth: 285mm (11.2 in)
cabinet only 301mm (11.9 in)
including grille and terminals
Net weight 8.9kg Finishes Cabinet:
Grey (Satin White only)
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
Shipping Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic of Ireland (2-day) Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00 Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99 Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99 Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25
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