Bowers & Wilkins 201i Speaker User Manual

Stand-mount/Bookshelf loudspeaker system
Product Summary
The 200 series was deemed as the rarity in the mass consumer hi-fi market – a reasonably
priced loudspeaker that provided high sensitivity, extended linear frequency response and
pinpoint stereo imaging.
The 201i is a 2-way vented box loudspeaker system. The speaker comprises of a 1in high
frequency unit with polyester dome and one 6-in low/mid frequency composite fibre cone.
The B&W wall bracket accessory permits easy, multi-directional positioning on walls.
Technical highlights
The Design incorporates a cabinet profile and wedge shaped grilles on acoustically
transparent frames.
The magnetic fluid-cooled voice coils are a B&W hallmark, wound on glass reinforced
Kapton® formers, enabling the drivers to take the heat when reproducing modern digital
In common with all B&W tweeters, the lightweight units incorporate low viscosity magnetic
fluids to offer excellent power handling and linearity.
B&W Loudspeakers Ltd reserves the right to amend details of the specifications without notice in line with technical developments. E & OE. All trademarks acknowledged.
Drive Units
Frequency Response
Nominal Impedance
1 x 25mm high-frequency with polyester
1 x 165mm low frequency with
composite short fibre cone
66Hz – 20kHz ± 3dB on reference axis
90dB spl(2.83V 1m)
4 ohms
Power Handling
Suitable for amplifiers up to 100W
Height: 360mm Width: 225mm
Depth: 181mm
Black ash vinyl