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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Audio Wireless Audio Hub-Formation Audio

Model #: Formation Audio
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Bowers & Wilkins
At a Glance

It finally enables high-quality wireless streaming to your existing passive system or from existing passive components – CD player, turntable, or other pieces – to wireless Formation speakers, anywhere in the home. Our analogue-to-digital converter ensures there are no lag or breaks in sound, even between rooms, while 96/24-bit streaming maintains legendary Bowers & Wilkins sound resolution.

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It finally enables high-quality wireless streaming to your existing passive system or from existing passive components – CD player, turntable, or other pieces – to wireless Formation speakers, anywhere in the home. Our analogue-to-digital converter ensures there are no lag or breaks in sound, even between rooms, while 96/24-bit streaming maintains legendary Bowers & Wilkins sound resolution.

The ultimate setup of a traditional Bowers & Wilkins sound system, for decades, has been the definition of high-fidelity sound. Now, the uncompromising Bowers & Wilkins audio heritage is married with 21st-century streaming convenience due to the new Formation Audio. It fi nally enables high-quality wireless streaming to your existing passive system or from existing passive components – CD player, turntable, or other pieces – to wireless Formation speakers, anywhere in the home. Our analogue-to-digital converter ensures there are no lag or breaks in sound, even between rooms, while 96/24-bit streaming maintains legendary Bowers & Wilkins sound resolution. Just think – existing passive sound system quality, now synced to stream anywhere, wirelessly. It is why Formation by Bowers & Wilkins is the Highest Form of Sound™.

  • Transform your passive system into a multi-room system
  • Connect analog devices and stream to Formation speakers
  • Stream in 96/24 bit high-resolution to your passive system
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronization in perfected harmony with other Formation products

Exclusive Formation® Wireless Technology

Creates perfected in-room speaker synchronization, providing the ultimate listening experience. Hear every detail in perfect harmony.

Perfected Speaker Synchronization

An industry-defining, completely immersive soundstage experience, due to an imperceptible in-room 1 microsecond sync between speakers

Patented Robust Mesh Network

Developed to run independently from your home WiFi network to ensure high-resolution audio performance throughout your home.

High Fidelity Streaming

96/24 Bit Audio Resolution streaming with twice the fidelity than the leading wireless speaker brand for the purest and clearest audio experience.

Quick and Easy Set Up

Streamlined user interface takes just moments to set up and start playing.

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Specifications

General

ModelFormation Audio
DescriptionWireless Audio Hub
Technical FeaturesApple® AirPlay 2® technology, Spotify® Connect, Roon Ready, Bluetooth In, High performance ananlogue-to-digital converter (ADC), High performance digital-to-analogue converter (DAC)
Input voltage100V – 240V – 50/60Hz
Power ConsumptionBelow 6 Watts (Sleep)
ConnectionsDigital audio in (Toslink), Analogue audio in (2 x RCA), Digital audio out (1 x RCA), Analogue audio out (2 x RCA), Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi), USB – service only, Bluetooth , Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2, AptX HD , AAC, SBC
DimensionsHeight: 44mm (1.7 in), Width: 215mm (8.5 in), Depth: 263mm (10.4 in), Weight: 1.0kg (2.2lb)
Airplay 2 CompatibilityiPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 11.4 or later, Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th Generation) with tv OS 11.4 or later, Mac or PC with iTunes 12.8 or later.

Misc. Specs

Product Weight2.2
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents