Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass Subwoofer



Bowers & Wilkins Bass form part of the Foundation Suite. Its unique patented cylindrical design enables the use of opposed dual driver technology to reduce distortion, while a powerful Class D amplifier with Dynamic EQ delivers crisp, clean sound.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass is more accurate, well timed and more expressive than ever, creating a greater depth of sound you can not only hear but also feel. Pairing seamlessly with other speakers in the Formation Suite, and together they create the Highest Form of Sound.

Formation Bass

  • Add a deeper depth of bass to your music and movies
  • Opposed Dual Driver technology reduces distortion
  • Powerful Class D amplifier delivers exacting performance
  • Dynamic EQ optimises performance in real time
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • Sets up in moments
  • Wirelessly connects with Formation speakers



Size & weight

Dimensions Height: 254mm (10 in)
Width: 281mm (11.1 in)
Depth: 260mm (10.2 in)
Net weight 12.5kg (27.6 lb)

Technical details

Technical features Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital Amplifier
Dynamic EQ
Description Wireless Subwoofer
Drive units 2 x 165mm (6.5 in) Long throw bass unit
Frequency response 20Hz to 150Hz
Amplifier power output 250W
Input voltage 100V – 240V – 50/60Hz
Power consumption Below 6 Watts (Sleep)*
Connections Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only
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.


Cabinet finishes Black