Bowers & Wilkins Formation AUDIO Network Streamer

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation AUDIO Network Streamer
Warranty Period: 2 years Sold as: 1 Unit


The ultimate setup of a traditional Bowers & Wilkins sound system, for decades, has been the definition of high-fidelity sound. Now, the uncompromising Bowers & Wilkins audio heritage is married with 21st-century streaming convenience due to the new Formation Audio. It finally enables high-quality wireless streaming to your existing passive system or from existing passive components – CD player, turntable, or other pieces – to wireless Formation speakers, anywhere in the home. Our analogue-to-digital converter ensures there are no lag or breaks in sound, even between rooms, while 96/24-bit streaming maintains legendary Bowers & Wilkins sound resolution. Just think – existing passive sound system quality, now synced to stream anywhere, wirelessly. It is why Formation by Bowers & Wilkins is the Highest Form of Sound™.



  • Transform your passive system into a multi-room system
  • Connect analogue devices and stream to Formation speakers
  • Stream in 96/24 bit high-resolution to your passive system
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronises in perfected harmony with other Formation products



  • Formation Audio


  • Wireless Audio Hub

Technical features

  • Apple® AirPlay 2® technology
  • Spotify® Connect
  • Roon Ready
  • Bluetooth In
  • High performance analogue-to-digital converter (ADC)
  • High performance digital-to-analogue converter (DAC)

Input voltage

  • 100V – 240V – 50/60Hz

Power consumption

  • Below 6 Watts (Sleep)*


  • Digital audio in (Toslink)
  • Analogue audio in (2 x RCA)
  • Digital audio out (1 x RCA)
  • Analogue audio out (2 x RCA)
  • Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
  • USB – service only


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


  • Height: 44mm (1.7 in)
  • Width: 215mm (8.5 in)
  • Depth: 263mm (10.4 in)


  • 1.0kg (2.2 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.