B&W 686 S2 Speakers


Reg. price £349.00

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The 686 S2 is the smallest in the 2014 600 series release but features the same double dome decoupled tweeter as the rest of the range for stunning image quality.

The 686 S2 is an ideal bookshelf or wall mount speaker as it has a front mounted bass port and even an integrated rear wall mounting point.

The 5 inch bass unit delivers fast detailed bass and the decoupled double dome aluminium tweeter delivers a clean detailed top end that remains fatigue free.

When you hear the 686 it amazes at how well it can fill even a larger space and the sense of scale and in particular the height of the musical image is remarkable in a speaker at this price level.

This update to the 600 series has been some time coming but is most definately worth the wait! The range is available in both Black and White finishes.

Woven Kevlar  
Crossover Tuning  
Nautilus Tapering Tube  
Technical features Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter with Nautilus™ tube loading
Description 2-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass/midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 54Hz and 50kHz
Frequency response 62Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
Horizontal: over 60º arc
Vertical: over 10º arc
Sensitivity (84)85dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 110Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 180Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8ohms (minimum 5.2ohms)
Crossover frequencies 4kHz
Recommended amplifier power 25W - 100W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1ohm
Dimensions Height: 315mm (12.4 in)
Width: 160mm (6.3 in)
Depth: 229mm (9.0 in) cabinet, grille and terminals
Net weight 4.6kg (10.1 lb)
Finishes Black

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B&W 686 S2 Speakers

B&W 686S2 Black
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