Bowers & Wilkins 705 S3 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker with FS-700 Floor Stand - Pair

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Model: WWS705FSGP UPC: 683950296435 Item: 3797

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705 S3 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker

Studio Sound Comes Home

705 S3 is Bowers & Wilkins' ultimate 700 Series standmount speaker, a no-holds-barred celebration of excellence able to highlight all the subtle nuances in your music that other speakers miss. Its Carbon Dome tweeter is housed in a Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top enclosure evolved from the latest generation of 800 Series Diamond. That joins a new and subtly curved baffle endowed with an all-new ‘pod’ housing for its Continuum Cone bass / midrange driver, ensuring that you hear less of the speaker’s cabinet, and more of the music you love.

Solid Body Tweeter

The 700 Series features the latest generation of Bowers & Wilkins' iconic Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top housing. Its new, more elongated form incorporates a longer tube loading system to produce an even more free and open sound with high frequencies. The carefully decoupled housing is milled from a single solid block of aluminum to better resist resonance.

Carbon Dome Tweeters

Carbon Dome tweeters are purpose-built for the 700 Series. Delivering a dramatic improvement on the aluminum double-dome tweeter, they raise the breakup threshold to 47kHz, for pinpoint imaging accuracy and detail.

Biomimetic Suspension

Sometimes, making a big difference takes unconventional thinking. The transition from Bowers & Wilkins' famous yellow Aramid Fiber midrange cones to Continuum Cone technology resulted in a massive improvement to midrange performance. Now, they turned their attention to another crucial element in a loudspeaker cone: the fabric spider. The new Biomimetic Suspension revolutionizes midrange cone performance by greatly reducing the unwanted air pressure and coloration that a conventional fabric spider can generate. The result? Midrange transparency you wouldn’t believe possible.

Continuum™ Cone

Thanks to its composite construction, the Continuum™ cone avoids the abrupt transitions in behavior that can impair the performance of a conventional drive unit. The result is a more open, neutral performance that delivers voices and instruments with precision and transparency.

Decoupled Midrange Assembly

Every three-way loudspeaker in the new 700 Series has a dedicated midrange cone using four key Bowers & Wilkins technologies: the Continuum cone, FST™, Biomimetic Suspension and midrange decoupling, the latter ensuring minimal interference from the operation of the loudspeaker’s bass drivers.

Aerofoil™ Profile Bass Cone

Developed using advanced computer modeling techniques, the Aerofoil™ Profile bass cone has variable thickness, providing stiffness and rigidity where it’s needed most. The result: deep and dynamic bass.

Curved Baffle

The new 700 Series features a curved front baffle for the first time. This allows the midrange and bass drivers to be located in individual pod-type housings that sit proud of the speaker baffle. When combined with the curvature of the structure, this new approach – derived from the 800 Series Diamond – reduces the audible impact of the cabinet, creating a cleaner, more open and more immersive sound.


FS-700 Floor Stand for S3 700 Series Bookshelf Speaker

705 S3, 706 S3 and 707 S3 work best when positioned in their ideal listening position and at the correct height. Bowers & Wilkins' elegant FS-700 S3 stands handle both tasks perfectly and are available in complementary black or silver finishes. Their upgraded design includes a subtle curvature to each column to match the front baffle of each speaker, a bright metal detail running up that column to further accent their premium design, and fillable columns that can be mass-loaded for outstanding stability and quietness. Cable management is also included – as is the option of securely bolting each model of speaker to the top-plate of the stand, ensuring optimum safety.




705 S3 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker

  • Description: 2-way vented-box system
  • Drive units
    • 1x ø25mm (1in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
    • 1x ø165mm (6.5in) Continuum cone bass / midrange
  • Frequency range: 45Hz to 33kHz
  • Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis): 50Hz - 28kHz
  • Sensitivity (on axis at 2.83Vrms at 1m): 88dB
  • Harmonic distortion
    • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
    • <1% 100Hz - 22kHz
    • <0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz
  • Nominal impedance: 8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)
  • Recommended amplifier power: 30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped program
  • Max. recommended cable impedance: 0.1Ω
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • Cabinet only: 7.6” x 13.6” x 11.7”
    • Including grille, tweeter, and terminals: 7.6” x 16.3” x 13.3”
  • Net weight: 21.1 lbs
*Specifications per (1) speaker

FS-700 Floor Stand for S3 700 Series Bookshelf Speaker

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.42" x 25.98" x 12.4"
  • Weight: 13.29 lb
  • Material: Metal
*Specifications per (1) speaker stand

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

705 S3 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker

  • (2) 705 S3 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker
  • (2) Grille
  • (2) Literature Pack
  • (2) Foam Plug
  • (2) Pack of Self-adhesive Rubber Feet

FS-700 Floor Stand for S3 700 Series Bookshelf Speaker

  • (2) FS-700 Floor Stand for S3 700 Series Bookshelf Speaker
  • (2) Literature Pack
  • (2) Pack of Spikes
  • (2) Pack of Rubber Feet
  • (2) Pack of Screws & Washers


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