Bowers & Wilkins DM601 S2 Speaker User Manual

DM 6 0 1 S 2
Stand-mount/Bookshelf loudspeaker system
Product Summary
The DM601 S2 was voted product of the year 1999 by What Hi-Fi magazine. B&Ws
waterfall design philosophy ensures the DM601 S2 uses cutting edge technology and
components which all lead to making it an award winning speaker.
The speaker incorporates Nautilus™ technology; producing an amazingly open and
detailed sound. The front baffle is of double layer construction with a low-resonance
reinforced plastic outer skin attached to the wooden panel behind.
Technical highlights
Kevlar®: B&W developed and patented the method of using Kevlar® for
loudspeaker cones to reduce unwanted standing waves. DuPont originally
created Kevlar® for use in bulletproof vests.
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.
Aw a rded What HiFi’s prestigious
five stars. July 1999.
What HiFi Supertest winner,
1 9 9 9 .
What Hi-Fi magazine’s
Loudspeaker of the Year in its
1999 award s .
D e s c r i p t i o n
Drive units
F requency re s p o n s e
S e n s i t i v i t y
Nominal impedance
2-way vented-box system
1 x 25mm metal dome high-frequency
1 x 165mm woven Kevlar® cone
70Hz – 20kHz ± 3dB on reference
88dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
8 (min 4.3)
Power handling
D i m e n s i o n s
F i n i s h e s
25W - 100W into 8 ohm on unclipped
Height: 356mm Width: 204mm
Depth: 244mm
Cabinet: Cherry or Black Ash vinyl
Grilles: Black cloth
Nautilus™ Tweeter: B&W's Nautilus Tweeter technology ensures that the sound
remains focused and time-sensitive and that the stereo-image is presented with
unparalleled three dimensional accuracy.