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Bowers & Wilkins HTM61 S2

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The perfect partner for the 683 S2 in a commanding home theatre system, the Bowers & Wilkins Centre Speaker HTM61 is a true three-way centre speaker which features two 6.5-inch drivers, an FST midrange and a Decoupled Double Dome tweeter.


The HTM61 S2 now features a Decoupled Double Dome tweeter, ideal for delivering the clarity needed for dialogue. The double dome enhances rigidity without adding weight, for a more precise response, while decoupling the tweeter from the main enclosure removes unwanted resonances and vibration. The result is absolutely clear.

Using construction techniques found in the 600 Series floorstanders, the HTM61 S2 also features two 6.5-inch bass drivers that use new aluminium cones, for an ideal mix of punch and precision.

Below the Decoupled Double Dome tweeter and between the two 6.5-inch bass drivers lies an FST midrange driver. And to the rear of the speaker are two Flowports. Together these ensure stunning audio clarity is carried across the entire frequency range, and a new symmetrical design improves integration and sound dispersion. The result is a serious centre speaker - stunning for big-screen action.

Woven Kevlar - Yes
Crossover Tuning - Yes
Nautilus Tapering Tube - Yes
Flowport - Yes
Mushrooms - Yes
FST - Yes

Technical features
Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter with Nautilus tube loading
Kevlar brand fibre cone FST midrange driver
Dual-layer aluminium cone bass driver
Flowport

Description
3-way vented-box system

Drive units
1x 25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
1x 100mm (4 in) woven Kevlar cone FST midrange
2x 165mm (6.5 in) aluminium cone bass

Frequency range
-6dB at 42Hz and 50kHz

Frequency response
50Hz - 22 kHz + / -3dB on reference axis

Dispersion
Within 2dB of reference response
Horizontal: over 20Deg arc
Vertical: over 60Deg arc

Sensitivity
88dB spl (2.83V, 1m)

Harmonic distortion
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 95Hz - 22 kHz
<0.5% 180Hz - 20 kHz

Nominal impedance
8Ohm (minimum 5.2Ohm)

Crossover frequencies
400Hz, 4kHz

Recommended amplifier power
30W - 150W into 8Ohm on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance
0.1Ohm

Dimensions
Height: 218mm (8.6 in)
Width: 590mm (23.2 in)
Depth: 304mm (12 in) cabinet, grille and terminals

Net weight
17.2kg (37.8 lb)

Finishes
Black Ash
White

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