Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Bookshelf Speaker


705 Signature

The 705 Signature stand-mount speaker features optimised crossovers, a Continuum cone mid/bass driver and a Carbon Dome tweeter housed in Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top enclosure.

*Stand/s not included.

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Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Bookshelf Speaker

Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Bookshelf Speaker


A Truly amazing bookshelf speaker!

Optimised tweeter housing

Milled from a solid block of aluminium, the Solid Body Tweeter housing design creates an acoustically optimised housing that is exceptionally inert and resistant to resonances.

Sharper detail

Carbon Dome tweeters are purpose-built for the 700 Series and deliver pinpoint imaging accuracy and detailed insight into your music.

Truly amazing sound

Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the smooth, accurate Continuum cone mid-bass driver.

Specifications – Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Bookshelf Speaker

  • Size & weight

    Dimensions Height: 340mm (13.4 in) cabinet only
    407mm (16 in) including tweeter
    Width: 200mm (7.8 in)
    Depth: 285mm (11.2 in) cabinet only
    301mm (11.9 in) including grille and terminals
    Net weight 9.3kg (20.5 lb)
    Table header is decorative

    Technical details

    Technical features Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
    Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top
    Continuum™ cone bass/ midrange
    Description 2-way vented-box system
    Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) Carbon Dome high-frequency
    1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum cone bass / midrange
    Frequency range -6dB at 45Hz and 33kHz
    Frequency response 50Hz – 28kHz ±3dB
    Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
    Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    <1% 100Hz – 22kHz
    <0.5% 150Hz – 20kHz
    Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)
    Recommended amplifier power 30W – 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
    Table header is decorative


    Cabinet finishes Datuk Gloss
    Midnight Blue Metallic
    Grille finishes Black

    “The real appeal of the B&W 705 S2 stand-mount is that very few loudspeakers at this price are as well rounded; most don’t approach its power handling or imaging, its focus or rhythmic snap – let alone excel in such things.”

    Hi-Fi Choice Recommended


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