Bowers & Wilkins New 600 Series

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  1. Weetabix

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    I’m glad they’ve gotten rid of the heinously ugly yellow driver.

    They look very good.
     
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    Last time they improved/upgraded the 600 Series it was a noticeable improvement - Bass was more tamed and the Mid/High were greatly improved bringing them up pretty close to the B&W CM Series (now 700 Series).

    If that pattern continues, these should be pretty spectacular speakers for the money.

    The models seem more condensed and more focused on the speakers that most people will buy - 130mm Bookshelf, 165mm bookshelf, 2x130mm Center, and a 3-way 2x165mm Floorstanding model. That really seems to cover it.

    Steve/bluewizard
     
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    I have to say I am quite excited by these. I've been holding off buying anything new until I can audition them. Reading around it seems that they are a noticeable upgrade, slightly brighter than previous models but with some good tight bass.

    Time will tell I guess.
     
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    If you get a chance to audition the speakers, report back and let us know what you think.

    Steve/bluewizard
     
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    I'm glad they reduced the range. There are some chassis and driver combos that work better than others. The price difference between say 683 and 684, 685 and 686, better focus on one of the two. Also the smaller centre speaker was always a waste of time.
     

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