B&W DM 602 S2 Bookshelf Speakers

4.52/5 (178 Reviews) MSRP : $600.00


Product Description

7" Woofer and 1" Metal Tweeter


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jazz player a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: September 7, 2014

Bottom Line:   
Bought it second hand last year. Using it for critical listening in a very well treated small room with enough low and broadband bass trapping.
My first impression was that highs were harsh and lows were there , but not as defined as It should be. Since then I did some modifications that makes all the difference: 1) filled my stands with sand. 2)take out the jumper plates and simply get the speaker cable doing the job.3) Added Sorbothane pads between the speaker cabinet and the stands(a big improvement) 4) Put felt around the tweeters to avoid diffraction + a smooth tweeter FR.

Still not perfect, but I feel there´s room for improvement ;-)
A fair overall rating would be 4,5 stars.

Overall: a good speaker that reacts to every subtle change in the system room/acoustics/gear and needs a well treated room to shine - as any other quality speaker, of course.

Amp: Rotel 970 BX

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2002



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by NBACOUSTICS a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 12, 2008

Bottom Line:   
Mostly used as a surround sound theatre( I HAVE 4 OF THESE) along with the ASW Subwoofer 10 inch.
the combination is excellent for this use. in my home studio they dont have enough definition in base. mids and highs are excellent.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   bracks



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by shane2468 a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2007

Bottom Line:   
Nice entry level speakers with a big hearted sound with potentials of a reference speaker or maybe not. Had these partnerd with my roksan kandy mk3 amp along with byron sonnetter cd player. The sound was fast and puchy, but on the other hand it can be smooth and silky sounding on depending what I play. These speakers can really go wild with nirvana, they sound fast and the woofer really moves accurate with the kick drum. The tweeter is top-notch as crisp, you could even heare the performer licking licking his lips before he sings. And the hi-hat symbol going up-down sounds grate like as if its in front of you but its not, Its coming from the dam speaker from a heavy intergrated amp feeding it. Any way these speakers are grate and magnificent with respect. And god forbid these speakers do sort of need good equipment to get them to you saticfication.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   2006

Price Paid:    $290.00

Purchased At:   Ebay



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rickenbacker a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: September 23, 2006

Bottom Line:   
Purchased for 2400 French Francs (around 360 euros).

Great looks with their woven yellow kevlar woofers and dome tweeters, but they can fit in very discreetly once the covers are back on.
Well balanced but no deep bass.

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Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $360.00

Purchased At:   Jean Helary (France)



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Johnny Farm a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 26, 2005

Bottom Line:   
Excellent Speakers with clear and natural sound. Very good build quality like all b&W. Im very impressed with its performance. Greats ¡¡¡

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $650.00

Purchased At:   Audio Market




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I need help with my B&W DM 602 S2

Hi guys, I need some help to see if I can correct the highs in my B&W DM 602 S2. I can not stand the bright highs anymore. I have another set of bookshelf speakers, Monitor Audio Silver S2 which has excellent highs. The B&W s are harsh and there isn't way I can enjoy them. If I can not correct it w ... Read More »

B&W DM 602 S2 or S3 .... your opinions?

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