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Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 Bookshelf Speakers


The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 Bookshelf Speakers are one of our most popular selling speakers due to their outstanding sound for the money. If you are seeking hi-fi sound but may not wish to spend a tremendous amount you should audition the 685 S2 loudspeakers as i feel you won’t be disappointed!


As a part of our dealer agreement this product is unavailable for online sale. Contact us today, we would love to assist you with your purchase!

Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 Bookshelf Speakers key features;

  • Compact size
  • Front ported foe ease of placment
  • Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter with Nautilus™ tube loading
  • Kevlar® brand fibre cone bass/midrange Flowport
  • Great value for money


Description = 2-way vented-box system

Drive units

  • 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
  • 1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass / midrange

Frequency range = -6dB at 45Hz and 50kH

Frequency response = 52Hz – 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis

Dispersion = Within 2dB of reference response Horizontal: over 60º arc Vertical: over 10º arc

Sensitivity = 87dB spl (2.83V, 1m)

Harmonic distortion = 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m) <1% 95Hz – 22kHz <0.5% 140Hz – 20kHz

Nominal impedance = 8V (minimum 4.0V)

Crossover frequency = 4kHz

Recommended amplifier power = 25W – 100W into 8Ω on unclipped programme


  • Height: 345mm
  • Width: 190mm
  • Depth: 324mm cabinet, grille and terminals


  • Black ash with black grille
  • White with light grey grille
  • Timber with black grille

STAV24 black stands available extra @$299 a pair

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