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B&W 705 S2

The top-performing stand-mount speaker in the 700 Series range, the B&W 705 S2

With state of the art features such as the tweeter-ontop design borrowed from the 800 Series Diamond, this uncompromising high performance two-way speaker reveals subtle nuances in music others miss. Even challenging instruments such as the piano are conveyed with uncanny realism, presence and transparency

Solid Body tweeter 

Milled from a solid block of aluminium, the solid body tweeter housing design creates an acoustically optimised housing for the tweeter – one that’s exceptionally inert and resistant to resonances.

Carbon Dome™ tweeter 

Carbon Dome™ tweeters are a brand new technology purpose-built for the 700 Series. Delivering a dramatic improvement on the aluminium double-dome tweeter, they raise the breakup threshold to 47kHz, for pinpoint imaging accuracy and detail.

Continuum™ cone 

First introduced with the 800 Series Diamond, the Continuum™ cone represents the biggest step-change in midrange performance since Kevlar®. Its woven, coated material provides highly controlled break-up, resulting in a more open, neutral midrange.

Technical Specifications B&W 705 S2

Description 2-way vented-box system

Technical features Decoupled Carbon Dome™ tweeter

Solid Body Tweeter on top

Continuum™ cone bass/midrange


Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Carbon

Dome high-frequency

1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum cone


Frequency range (-6dB) -6dB at 45Hz and 33kHz

Frequency Response -3dB 50Hz – 28kHz ±3dB

Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83VRMS, 1m)

Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)

<1% 100Hz – 22kHz

<0.5% 150Hz – 20kHz

Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)

Recommended amplifier 30W – 120W into 8Ω on unclipped

power programme

Dimensions Height: 340mm (13.4 in) cabinet only

407mm (16 in) including tweeter

Width: 200mm (7.8 in)

Depth: 285mm (11.2 in) cabinet only

310mm (12.2 in) including grille

and terminals

Net weight 9.3kg (20.5 lb)

Finishes Cabinet: Rosenut

Gloss Black

Satin White

Grille: Black

Grey (Satin White only)

Optional dedicated stands available in black or silver, for £399.00 a pair