Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass (Black)

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass (Black) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass (Black)

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Take your Bowers & Wilkins Formation system to the next level, with the powerful Formation Bass.

Pair for a new dimension in sound
Designed to work seamlessly with the Formation Bar, Wedge and Duo models, the Formation Bass adds a whole new depth of sound. With bass now extending right down to 20Hz, you’ll not just be able to hear the bass from your favourite music and movies, but feel it, too.

Immense power
With a mighty 250 watt amp on-board, plus twin, long-throw woofer units the Formation Bass easily lives up to its name. No matter how deep the bass note, the Foundation Bass reaches down and reproduces it – in all its window-rattling power.

Opposed Dual Driver technology for low distortion
Deep, powerful bass is one thing, keeping it under control is quite another. It’s here where the Formation Bass truly excels. Sophisticated digital processing working with Opposed Dual Driver technology helps cancel out any distortion. This means the bass isn’t just deep, it’s also exceptionally clean and tight – helping to keep the action even more intense.

Formation sound all around your home
The Bowers & Wilkins Formation system offers high-end sound quality with effortless, multi-room versatility. It uses a patented, robust mesh network for perfect speaker synchronisation all around your home. Set-up is quick and easy and Formation is compatible with all popular streaming systems, including Bluetooth, AirPlay, Roon and Spotify. For the best possible sound, Formation is also compatible with 24 bit/96kHz Hi-Res music files.

High-resolution sound
With the ability to stream up to 24 bit/96kHz, the Formation is capable of streaming at twice the fidelity of its leading competitor. This gives the sound purer harmonics for a more life-like sound. It also means you get to hear your Hi-Res music files to their full potential.

Robust, Formation Wireless Technology
Developed to run independently from your home wi-fi, Formation Wireless Technology delivers an unbeatably stable connection. The more Formation units you add, the stronger the mesh becomes, meaning you can stretch to the furthest parts or your home where wi-fi may be patchy. The mesh also helps deliver perfect synchronisation between all the Formation speakers in your home.

Easy to set up
Simply download the Bowers & Wilkins Home app from the Apple or Google stores and you’re ready to go. Set-up is fast and intuitive, with each additional speaker clearly identified on the app.

Wide-ranging compatibility
Whichever way you choose to stream your music, the Formation is likely to be compatible. With built-in wi-fi and Bluetooth, you can stream from a huge range of sources. Formation is also compatible with the most popular streaming systems and services, including Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect (Premium account required) and the multi-room system, Roon.

Buckle up and enjoy the ride, with the storming Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass.
Overview
Active or Passive?
Active
Smart Features
Apple AirPlay
Yes
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
USB
Yes - (Service Only)
Wi-Fi Built In
Yes
Audio
Driver Units
2 x 6.5 inch Long Throw
Frequency Response (Hz)
20 - 150
High Resolution Audio
Yes
Power Output
250w
Features
Auto On/Off
Yes
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
440 x 234 x 240
Weight
Weight (KG)
12.1
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rock on - literally! I bought a new Sony TV and Formation Soundbar together and pondered whether to but the Bass. As soon as the soundbar was installed I decided to take the plunge and I am so glad I did. The ease of setting up and the quality of the sound are stunning. You don't really get what it is doing until you approach the unit and see the end speaker diaphragms moving. If you turn of the bass then you notice the difference - not that the soundbar quality isn't superb by itself but it just gives the icing on the cake. Would I recommend it - absolutely.
Date published: 2021-03-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Adds depth to the sound The formation bass adds depth to the sound of the sound bar and I loved it - well for one day because then the formation soundbar started emitting a continuous screeching noise and is awaiting collection for repair under warranty. We look forward to its return then we can appreciate the bass
Date published: 2021-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure sound, perfect shape! Truly awesome base, from a tiny footprint, another fantastic product from B&W. An Audiofiles dream base, punching way above its weight, truly beautiful to look at and flawless form factor. and a great deal from richer sounds. highly recommended to add a big punch to your Formation suite
Date published: 2020-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clarity of sound I have had a B&W Zeppelin for about 5 years and wanted to upgrade. The Formation range offers expansion. Initially I purchased the Wedge and Bass which are outstanding and give real clarity. I hope to get the soundbar soon to add TV sound to the system.
Date published: 2020-01-03
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