With a cabinet just 165mm wide, CM8 S2 will fit in any room. And thanks to concealed fixings and a minimalist, magnetic and protective tweeter grille, CM8 S2 combines subtle stylish looks with modern, practical design.
Key to its slim profile is the use of two 130mm Kevlar bass drive units combined with a 130mm Kevlar FST midrange. The FST driver uses "surroundless" suspension to improve crossover with the tweeter, give a faster response and improve accuracy through the midrange.
Of course, CM8 S2 isn't designed solely to deliver power in a smaller form factor. With an FST midrange and Decoupled Double Dome Tweeter for increased rigidity and isolation from the cabinet, CM8 S2 is also designed for precise audio response.
Bowers & Wilkins is a real phenomenon. From humble beginnings, the British company is now one of the biggest names in the hi-fi industry and has been an integral part of our range for decades.
We have a comprehensive selection of B&W loudspeakers available for demonstration in our HiFi studios in Berlin-Kreuzberg. We look forward to your visit!
|Technical features||Nautilus tube loaded Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter
Kevlar® brand fibre cone FST midrange
|Description||3-way vented-box system|
|Drive units||1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Double Dome aluminium high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5 in) woven Kevlar® cone FST midrange
2x ø130mm (5 in) paper/Kevlar® cone bass
|Frequency range||-6dB at 43Hz and 50kHz|
|Frequency response||48Hz - 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% 100Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 300Hz - 20kHz
|Nominal impedance||8Ω (minimum 3.1Ω)|
|Crossover frequencies||350Hz, 4kHz|
|Recommended amplifier power||30W - 150W into 8V on unclipped programme|
|Max. recommended cable impedance||0,1 Ω|
|Dimensions||Height: 924mm (36.4 in) cabinet only
Width: 165mm (6.5 in) cabinet only
252mm (9.9 in) including plinth
Depth: 277mm (10.9 in) cabinet, grille and terminals only
298mm (11.7 in) including plinth
|Net weight||19.5kg (43 lb)|
Grey (Satin White only)
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