B&W Formation Audio Wireless Hub
Your Favourite Music Is Waiting.
The high-quality analogue to digital converter ensures there are no lag or breaks in sound, while 96/24-bit streaming maintains the legendary Bowers & Wilkins sound resolution.
The Full Formation Suite.
With perfect synchronisation, the Bowers & Wilkins formation speakers combine with other products in the B&W formation range to provide immersive multi-room audio.
What You Can Expect From the Formation Suite:
Exclusive Formation Wireless Technology
Creates perfected in-room speaker synchronization, providing the ultimate listening experience.
Hear every detail in perfect harmony.
Perfected Speaker Synchronisation
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 Setup
Streamlined user interface takes just moments to set up and start playing.
Features of the Formation Audio:
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 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. 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
|Description||Wireless Audio Hub|
|Technical features||Apple® AirPlay 2® technology|
|High performance analogue-to-digital converter (ADC)|
|High performance digital-to-analogue converter (DAC)|
|Input voltage||100V – 240V – 50/60Hz|
|Power consumption||Below 6 Watts (Sleep)*|
|Connections||Digital 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|
|AirPlay 2 compatibility||iPhone, 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.