Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar is a high-fidelity music and movie soundbar. This soundbar features the exclusive B&W exclusive wireless technology which has the perfected in-room speaker synchronization.

It is quick and easy to set up the Formation Sound Bar through a streamlined user interface.  You can do the set-up and start playing in just moments.  You can even pair with the Formation Bass for a deeper and more immersive sound.

The Bowers & Wilkins is compatible with Spotify, Roon, Airplay, and Bluetooth.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation BASS




  • 3 channel high-fidelity home theater system
  • Streams music in 96/24 bit high-resolution stereo sound
  • 9 optimized performance drivers and dedicated center channel
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify® Connect, Roon and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronizes in perfected harmony with other Formation products



  • Wireless Soundbar

Technical features

  • Apple® AirPlay 2® Technology
  • Spotify® Connect
  • Roon Ready
  • Bluetooth In
  • Dolby Digital
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
  • Digital Amplifier
  • Dynamic EQ

Drive units

  • 3 x 25mm (1 in) double-dome tweeter
  • 6 x 65 mm (2.6 in) woven glass fibre cone bass/midrange

Frequency response

  • 40Hz to 28kHz

Amplifier power output

  • 6x 40W

Input voltage

  • 100V – 240V – 50/60Hz

Power consumption

  • Below 6 Watts (Sleep)*


  • Digital audio in (Toslink)
  • Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
  • USB – service only


  • Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2
  • aptX HD
  • AAC
  • SBC


  • Height: 109mm (4.3 in)
  • Width: 1240mm (48.8 in)
  • Depth: 107mm (4.2 in)


  • 5.5kg (12.1 lb)

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.


*Formation products create a mesh network. Each product in this network dynamically chooses the optimal path to route audio-data between products, to ensure a robust streaming experience. We have therefore certified Formation products for High Network Availability (HiNA) and conform to the appropriate power requirements set out in the ERP directive.