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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar

The Formation Wedge is a brand new wireless speaker from Bowers & Wilkins. Part of their new high-end wireless 'Formation Suite'. This wireless speaker will effortlessly fill any room with beautiful, high fidelity sound. As with any Bowers and Wilkins product, the Design, Materials and Sound quality are absolutely outstanding. The unique 120-degree elliptical speaker shape was created to hold a full range of high frequency, midrange and subwoofer components for a true stereo effect, with calculated, angled drivers so sound reaches every part of a room. The Wedge can stream in high resolution 24 bit / 96KHz quality and sync easily with other Formation speakers for a complete high fidelity, multiroom setup. Spotify, Roon, Airplay 2 and Bluetooth are all supported and controlled via the user-friendly Bowers and Wilkins Home App.

The overall design of the Formation Bar is one of favourite looking modern soundbars on the market, the wavy effect on the bar is just something unique which makes it strive ahead of competition, as all of the Formation Range, the Bar is a very livable product, making it simple to use and very easy to control and set up. The Bar has one of the fastest speaker synchronisation times the market has to offer, coming in at an outstanding 1 microsecond between any Formation product. Another key feature that was mentioned before is the high-resolution streaming, the bar is capable of having twice the fidelity than any other currently leading wireless speaker brand, giving you nothing but pure and crisp audio experience. When purchasing a soundbar you would want to expect a full, immersive home theatre experience. The Formation Bar ticks all of the boxes, the Bar is an extremely powerful product which will easily fill your listening room with Bowers' legendary sound.

Some key facts about the Formation Bar:

  • The Bar has 9 optimised drive units - taken from their iconic loudspeakers, each individual driver is optimally positioned to create a spacious yet precise soundstage for music and movies
  • Dedicated Center Channel - a dedicated centre channel specifically made for your favourite movies and shows which enables the listener a crisp yet clear dialogue
  • Double Dome Tweeter - The Double Dome Tweeter technology used in the 600 Series will provide a high-quality high-end soundstage
  • Simple Set Up - With very easy to follow steps, the Bar is very simple to get set up and sync
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify® Connect, Roon and Bluetooth compatible
  • Synchronises in perfected harmony with other Formation products

Our Verdict

Please note that these are our own personal opinions so they may not be the same as your own personal standpoint about the Bar. The Bar is an incredible, versatile option to go for if you're thinking of getting a higher-end soundbar. It just gives off such precise and clear sound, everything is just there, the separation, the high and low end and especially the looks.

What we like about the Bar at this current time:

  • Looks - Once again Bowers have nailed the looks of this soundbar, no matter what placement it will always blend into the environment
  • Sound - With the 9 drive units, the feedback you receive is something outstanding, truly mesmerised by the sound
  • Simplicity - The Formation Bar is super simple to set up
  • App - The app is very easy to follow when it comes to syncing the bar to your Wifi

Who are Bowers and Wilkins?

Bowers & Wilkins are a company who needs a very little introduction, having been constructing some of the world's most critically acclaimed loudspeaker and headphone models for half of a decade. Starting at the entry level 600 S2 series, through to the new 700 S2 series audiophile range, 800 Diamond series and flagship Nautilus model. These different series of loudspeaker have been praised as the superior listening experience in both two-channel hifi/music listening and in multi-channel home theatre applications, having claimed a vast multitude of awards in both categories. A Bowers speaker can be easily recognised by the signature yellow Aramid fibre. cone, which can be found with their 600 series with the latest 700 and 800 Series opting for a silver 'continuum' cone.

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Model 

Formation Bar
 Description

Wireless Soundbar

 Technical features

Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology

Spotify® Connect

Roon Ready

Bluetooth In

Dolby Digital

Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Digital Amplifier Dynamic EQ

Drive units 

3 x 25mm (1 in) double dome tweeter

6 x 65 mm (2.6 in) woven glass fibre cone bass/midrange

Frequency response  40Hz to 28kHz
 Amplifier power output 6x 40W
 Input voltage 100V – 240V – 50/60Hz
 Power consumption Below 6 Watts (Sleep)*
Connections 

Digital audio in (Toslink)

Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)

USB – service only

 Bluetooth

Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2

aptX HD

AAC

SBC

 Dimensions

Height: 109mm (4.3 in)

Width: 1240mm (48.8 in)

Depth: 107mm (4.2 in)

Weight

5.5kg (12.1 lb)

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Delivery

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Postage and packing is completely free for orders over £100*. 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.

          

Orders are sent via our couriers' DPD on a next-day-delivery service and usually, take between 1 and 3 days. 

          

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*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.

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