Bowers and Wilkins

Bowers and Wilkins Formation Audio Wireless Hub

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Bowers and Wilkins Formation Audio Wireless Hub

Transform your passive system into a high-resolution multi-room wireless system.

Formation Audio

Manufacturers Details:

Your Favourite Music Is Waiting.

The Formation Audio brings together the outstanding Bowers & Wilkins audio heritage with 21st-century streaming convenience. The Formation Audio enables high-quality wireless streaming to your existing passive system or from existing passive components – CD player, turntable, or other pieces – to wireless.

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. Easily combine the Formation Bass, Bar, Duo, Wedge, Audio, and/or Flex in your ideal setup to play and enjoy music throughout your whole house.

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.

Engineered With Care:

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™.

Key Features:

  • 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
B&W Wireless Hub

Specifications:

Model Formation Audio
Description Wireless Audio Hub
Technical features Apple® AirPlay 2® technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
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
aptX HD
AAC
SBC
Dimensions Height: 44mm
Width: 215mm
Depth: 263mm
Weight 1.0 kg
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.

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