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Elevate your home theater with the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar. This soundbar delivers captivating sound with expertly designed drivers and a dedicated center channel for crisp dialogue. Formation Wireless Technology lets you seamlessly connect to other Formation speakers and stream music with ease using Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, or Bluetooth. Experience unmatched sound quality and wireless convenience in a sleek design.
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CONNECTIONS
Digital audio in (Toslink)
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only
DIMENSIONS (H x W x D)
4.3 x 48.8 x 4.2 inches
WEIGHT
12.1 lbs
FORMATS SUPPORTED
Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Dolby Digital
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital Amplifier
Dynamic EQ
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
40Hz to 28kHz
AMPLIFIER POWER OUTPUT
6x 40W
CONNECTIONS
Digital audio in (Toslink)
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only
DIMENSIONS (H x W x D)
4.3 x 48.8 x 4.2 inches
WEIGHT
12.1 lbs
FORMATS SUPPORTED
Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Dolby Digital
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital Amplifier
Dynamic EQ
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
40Hz to 28kHz
AMPLIFIER POWER OUTPUT
6x 40W

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Beautiful sound bar with excellent clarity and richness

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Sarah T
Brand Manager

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar: Experience Cinematic Sound at Home

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar is a high-fidelity soundbar that delivers a powerful and immersive home theater experience. With nine optimized drivers and a dedicated center channel, the Formation Bar creates a wide soundstage that fills your room with detailed sound.

Features:

  • 3-channel high-fidelity sound: Experience movies and music with incredible clarity and detail.
  • 9 optimized drivers: Developed by Bowers & Wilkins engineers, these drivers deliver exceptional sound quality.
  • Dedicated center channel: Ensures crisp and clear dialogue.
  • Formation Wireless Technology: For seamless, synchronized multi-room audio.
  • High-resolution streaming: Supports 96/24 bit audio for the purest listening experience.
  • Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, and Bluetooth compatible: Stream music from a variety of sources.
  • Sleek and elegant design: Looks great in any home theater setup.

Uncompromised Sound Quality

The Formation Bar features nine optimized drivers that have been carefully positioned to create a wide soundstage. This means that you'll hear every detail of your movies and music, from the subtlest whispers to the most powerful explosions. The dedicated center channel ensures that dialogue is always clear and easy to understand.

Wireless Convenience

With Formation Wireless Technology, the Formation Bar can be easily connected to other Formation speakers to create a whole-home audio system. You can also stream music to the Formation Bar from a variety of sources, including Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, and Bluetooth.

The Perfect Soundbar for Your Home Theater

If you're looking for a soundbar that delivers exceptional sound quality and wireless convenience, the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar is the perfect choice. With its powerful drivers, dedicated center channel, and Formation Wireless Technology, the Formation Bar will take your home theater experience to the next level.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar Specifications

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)

AirPlay 2 Compatibility:

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 11.4 or later
  • Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th Generation) with tvOS 11.4 or later
  • Mac or PC with iTunes 12.8 or later.

Additional Information:

  • *Formation products create a mesh network. Each product in this network dynamically chooses the optimal path to route audio-data between products, ensuring a robust streaming experience.
  • Certified for High Network Availability (HiNA).
  • Conforms to the appropriate power requirements set out in the ERP directive.*

B&W Formation Bar Info Sheet

B&W Formation Bar Manual

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Product Description

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Elevate your home theater with the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar. This soundbar delivers captivating sound with expertly designed drivers and a dedicated center channel for crisp dialogue. Formation Wireless Technology lets you seamlessly connect to other Formation speakers and stream music with ease using Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, or Bluetooth. Experience unmatched sound quality and wireless convenience in a sleek design.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

CONNECTIONS
Digital audio in (Toslink)
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only
DIMENSIONS (H x W x D)
4.3 x 48.8 x 4.2 inches
WEIGHT
12.1 lbs
FORMATS SUPPORTED
Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Dolby Digital
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital Amplifier
Dynamic EQ
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
40Hz to 28kHz
AMPLIFIER POWER OUTPUT
6x 40W
CONNECTIONS
Digital audio in (Toslink)
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only
DIMENSIONS (H x W x D)
4.3 x 48.8 x 4.2 inches
WEIGHT
12.1 lbs
FORMATS SUPPORTED
Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Dolby Digital
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital Amplifier
Dynamic EQ
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
40Hz to 28kHz
AMPLIFIER POWER OUTPUT
6x 40W
Expert Insightdown arrow

Expert Insight

Line Circle

Beautiful sound bar with excellent clarity and richness

Expert Img
Sarah T
Brand Manager
Detailsdown arrow

Details

Line Circle

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar: Experience Cinematic Sound at Home

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar is a high-fidelity soundbar that delivers a powerful and immersive home theater experience. With nine optimized drivers and a dedicated center channel, the Formation Bar creates a wide soundstage that fills your room with detailed sound.

Features:

  • 3-channel high-fidelity sound: Experience movies and music with incredible clarity and detail.
  • 9 optimized drivers: Developed by Bowers & Wilkins engineers, these drivers deliver exceptional sound quality.
  • Dedicated center channel: Ensures crisp and clear dialogue.
  • Formation Wireless Technology: For seamless, synchronized multi-room audio.
  • High-resolution streaming: Supports 96/24 bit audio for the purest listening experience.
  • Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, and Bluetooth compatible: Stream music from a variety of sources.
  • Sleek and elegant design: Looks great in any home theater setup.

Uncompromised Sound Quality

The Formation Bar features nine optimized drivers that have been carefully positioned to create a wide soundstage. This means that you'll hear every detail of your movies and music, from the subtlest whispers to the most powerful explosions. The dedicated center channel ensures that dialogue is always clear and easy to understand.

Wireless Convenience

With Formation Wireless Technology, the Formation Bar can be easily connected to other Formation speakers to create a whole-home audio system. You can also stream music to the Formation Bar from a variety of sources, including Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Roon, and Bluetooth.

The Perfect Soundbar for Your Home Theater

If you're looking for a soundbar that delivers exceptional sound quality and wireless convenience, the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar is the perfect choice. With its powerful drivers, dedicated center channel, and Formation Wireless Technology, the Formation Bar will take your home theater experience to the next level.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar Specifications

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)

AirPlay 2 Compatibility:

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 11.4 or later
  • Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th Generation) with tvOS 11.4 or later
  • Mac or PC with iTunes 12.8 or later.

Additional Information:

  • *Formation products create a mesh network. Each product in this network dynamically chooses the optimal path to route audio-data between products, ensuring a robust streaming experience.
  • Certified for High Network Availability (HiNA).
  • Conforms to the appropriate power requirements set out in the ERP directive.*

B&W Formation Bar Info Sheet

B&W Formation Bar Manual

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