The B&W SCMS is a 2-way speaker that is designed to be used either for rear surround.

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The B&W SCMS is a 2-way speaker that is designed to be used either for rear surround, or as a more affordabale set of stereo front speakers and are a part of Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) top of the line 800 series of home audio speakers.  There is a 6.5" Kevlar bass/midrange driver and a 1" alumiunum dome contained within the Matrix cabinet, which uses interlocking panel-bracing to eliminate unwanted cabinet resonances that may color the sound.  The tweeter is contained in a Nautilus tapering tube, which is designed to only project sound through a hollow pole magnet frontwards, and is tapered towards the rear to eliminate reflections off the rear of the cabinet producing unwanted sound effects.  The cabinet is designed shallower than other speakers in this line so it can be wall mounted with it's custom wall bracket.  The speaker has also been balanced to accomodate the bass reinforcement produced by the nearby wall, making this a truly wall mountable speaker. The cabinet is avaialable in three real wood veneers: cherrywood, rosenut and black ash; and comes with a removable black cloth grill.

  • Crossover Tuning 
  • Nautilus Tapering Tube 
  • Flowport 
  • Tube-loaded aluminium dome tweeter
  • Matrix cabinet
  • Flowport
  • Adjustable bracket for on-wall mounting included
  • 2-way vented-box system
  • 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
  • 1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar cone bass / midrange
  • Frequency range: -6dB at 48Hz and 50kHz
  • Frequency response: 60Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
  • Dispersion Within: 2dB of reference response
  • Horizontal: over 60º arc
  • Vertical: over 10º arc
  • Sensitivity: 88dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  • Harmonic Distortion: 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m) (
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 Ohms (minimum 4.7 Ohms)
  • Crossover frequencies: 4kHz
  • Recommended Amplifier Power: 50W - 120W into 8 Ohms on unclipped programme
  • Max. Recommended Cable Impedance: 0.1 Ohms
  • Height: 399mm (15.7in)
  • Width: 373mm (14.7in)
  • Depth: 219mm (8.6in) not indluding wall bracket
  • Net weight: 8.5kg (19 lb)
  • Finishes (Real Wood Veneers): Cherrywood, Rosenut, Black Ash
  • Removable black cloth grill
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