Bowers and Wilkins, also known as B&W, is a luxury speaker brand from Great Britain. It was founded by Mr. John Bowers in 1966. In over five decades, Bowers & Wilkins crafted many award-winning speakers with only one goal: “Producing the perfect loudspeaker – of delivering recorded sound that is utterly faithful to the live performance and to the artist’s original intent.”

Range:

Bowers & Wilkins is one of the Premium brands with a range of speakers for home audio applications from starting mini Home Theater to Iconic Nautilus for Hi-end Ultra Luxurious High Fidelity audio setup.

Reputation and Legacy in the Audio Industry:

Reputation of crafting perfect high-end speakers for Home Theater, Outdoor applications, Marine speakers, and the greatest high-fidelity (HiFi) speakers in past years. Bowers & Wilkins is considered a legendary brand among Audio enthusiasts.

Since 1966, research and development in Bowers and Wilkins Speakers has featured architectural design and great-sounding speakers in luxurious home theater hi-fi (high fidelity) audio setups.

Compact & high performance:

Bowers and Wilkins Satellite speakers’ compact size and high sound quality make them ideal for Home Theater applications in bedrooms and small living rooms.

Architecture Speakers:

Bowers and Wilkins custom installation series In-wall & In-ceiling speakers with paintable grills and B&W’s audiophile construction make Home Theater & HiFi system application suitable without disturbing home interior decor.

Innovative features:

Bowers and Wilkins Speakers is an OEM (original equipment manufacturer). Their driver’s cabinet constriction develops precise and exceptional High-Fidelity award-winning speakers, the first choice of many audiophile enthusiasts.

Product Categories:

Floor-standing Speakers

Bowers and Wilkins leaders in developing great Floor-standing speakers, also called Tower speakers. The 600, 700, and 800 Series have world-class Floor-standing speaker collections per room size and audio lessoning. You can select them for Home Theater and HiFi stereo Systems.

Bookshelf Speakers:

Bowers and Wilkins speakers also has one of the best bookshelf speakers, also called stand mount speakers. The 600, 700, and 800 Series have precise Bookshelf Speaker collections per room size. You can use them for Home Theater & High-Fidelity Systems.

Center-channel Speaker:

In the home theater system, the center speaker plays a key role in delivering complete dialog in movies. Bowers and Wilkins manufactures marvelous center speakers in their 800 Series, 700 Series & 600 Series, and Custom Theatre Series.

Subwoofers:

The subwoofer is one of the key elements in the Home Theater system. It produces most of the bass in movies. Bowers & Wilkins Active & Passive Subwoofers contribute Fast, tight, and dramatic rich low bass to the Home Theater system. Bowers and Wilkins Speakers preferred Subwoofer Series are ASW Series, DB Series, and Custom Theatre.

In-wall & In-ceiling Speakers:

Bowers and Wilkins Speakers has specific speakers for in-wall ceiling speakers that deliver high-performance audio quality without disturbing interior decor. Bowers & Wilkins In-wall & In-ceiling Speakers can be used in various applications like home multiroom audio, home theater, restaurants, and bars.

Outdoor & Marine Speakers:

Bowers and Wilkins Speakers has expertise not only in creating indoor speakers but also in outdoor speakers. B&W Outdoor & Marine Speakers come with IP66 ratings. They can survive extremes of temperature, salt spray, and hosing down.

Nautilus is Bowers & Wilkins’ flagship model. This masterpiece was launched 30 years ago, in 1993, but B&W still says it’s their best creation. None of the speakers beat Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus Ultra Luxuries High Fidelity Audio Performance.

There are only three words to describe Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus – Icon. Legend. Inspiration.

Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus Specification:

Features: Nautilus tube loading Active crossover
Description: 4-way tube-loaded loudspeaker system
Drive units.:1x 300mm (12 in) aluminum cone bass
:1x 100mm (4 in) aluminum/polymer sandwich cone lower midrange
:1x 50mm (2 in) aluminum dome upper midrange
:1x 25mm (1 in) aluminum dome high frequency
Frequency range: -6dB at 10Hz and 25kHz
Dispersion: Within 2dB of response on reference axis
Horizontal: over 60° arc
Vertical: over 10° arc
Crossover frequency: 220Hz, 880Hz, 3.5kHz
Power amplifier requirements: 4 channels per speaker, rated 100W-300W continuous into 8 Ω on unclipped programmed.
(each channel to have identical gain and phase)
Net weight: 86.5kg per speaker

Bowers & Wilkins 801 D4 is the top model in B&W’s new generation 800 Diamond Series.

Bowers & Wilkins 801 D4 features a Diamond dome tweeter, Continuum cone midrange, Anti-Resonance plug, Biomimetic Suspension, Turbine Head, and Matrix design, making it a beast that delivers Ultra High Luxuries audio HiFi (Hi-Fidelity) Audio and Home Theaters.

Bowers & Wilkins 801 D4 Specification:

Description:3-way vented-box system
Drive units.1x 25mm (1in) diamond dome high frequency
1x 150mm (6in) Continuum cone FSTTM midrange
2x 250mm (10in) Aerofoil cone bass units
Frequency range13 kHz to 35 kHz
Frequency response:15Hz to 28kHz
(+/-3dB from reference axis)
Sensitivity:90dB
(on axis at 2.83Vrms at 1m)
Harmonic distortion:2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB,1m on axis)
<1% 30Hz – 20kHz
<0.3% 100Hz – 20kHz
Nominal impedance:8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)
Recommended amplifier power:50W – 1000W into 8Ω.
Net weight:100.60kg per Speaker

Combining Bowers & Wilkins Five M-1 Compact & High-performance Speakers with B&W ASW608 Active subwoofer makes MT-50 Mini Theatre.

Bowers & Wilkins M-1 Satellite Speakers Specification:

Technical features:Nautilus tube loaded tweeter with aluminum dome Woven glass fiber cone bass / midrange.
Description:2-way vented-box system
Drive units.1x 25mm (1in) aluminium dome high frequency
1x 100mm (4in) woven glass fibre cone bass / midrange.
Frequency range-6dB at 55Hz and 50kHz
Frequency response:64Hz – 23kHz ±3dB on reference axis
Sensitivity:85dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Finishes:Cabinet: Matte Black or Matte White
Grille: Matte Black or Matte White perforated steel to match
Nominal impedance:8Ω (minimum 4.0Ω)
Recommended amplifier power:20W – 100W into 8Ω.

Bowers & Wilkins ASW608 Active Subwoofer Specification:

Technical features:Paper/Aramid Fibre cone drive unit 200W ICEpower® amplifier
Description:Active closed-box subwoofer system
Drive units:200mm (8 in) paper/Aramid Fibre cone long-throw
Frequency Range:-6dB at 23Hz and 25/140Hz adjustable (EQ at A)
Frequency Response:±3dB 32Hz – 40/140Hz adjustable (EQ at A)
Bass Extension:-6dB at 23Hz (position A)
-6dB at 28Hz (position B)
-6dB at 36Hz (position C)
Amplifier Power output:200W
Dimensions:Height: 260mm (10.2 in) not including feet
Width: 260mm (10.2 in)
Depth: 330mm (13 in) including grille and controls
Net Weight:8.85kg
  • Home Theater Applications: Bowers and Wilkins Speakers most of the series can be used for Home Theater. The following chart explains better as per room are.
  • Bedroom or small living room: Bowers & Wilkins Mini Theatre, In-wall & In-ceiling Series
  • Living room: Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series, 700 Series, 800 Series & In-wall & In-ceiling Series
  • Media or Theater room: Bowers & Wilkins In-wall & In-ceiling Series & Custom Theatre
  • Audio System Application: For a high-fidelity audio system, Bowers and Wilkins Speakers all-floor standing and bookshelf Speakers are ideal. Choose carefully as per the room size quality you are looking for. Also, Bowers & Wilkins Reference Series in-wall speakers give an excellent HiFi Audio experience without cooping floor space due to their backbox construction.

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