Bowers & Wilkins

B&W will – possibly – become part of Sound United

Sound United publicly announced that they and Bowers & Wilkins signed a declaration of intent. Sound United wants to integrate the well known speaker producer Bowers & Wilkins.

Bowers PX5

Review Bowers & Wilkins PX5 NC Headphones

Five years after the launch of the Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 headphones, the brand has updated its popular on-ear headphones, the Bowers & Wilkins PX5, where the X stands for noise cancelling. We’re going out and about to see how this newcomer performs in terms of music and … noise cancelling

Multitest bookshelfs

Multitest budget monitor loudspeakers – 360 – 650 euros

Bookshelfs – or monitors – do not have a real low end.  And cheap speakers don’t sound good by definition. Isn’t that right? Well, uh… …in the old days, maybe. But is that still true? We would like to know what the state of affairs is in the entry segment. Say up to about 600 […]

Review Bowers & Wilkins 800D – Accuphase

We are present at Poulissen in Roermond to listen to three systems. We’ve already put the first two online. Now time for the third. A serious high-end system consisting of the top-of-the-range Accuphase range combined with the Bowers & Wilkins 800D3… their flagship. Top of the bill. But how does it sound? Is it worth […]

Bowers and Wilkins… A major British brand that has been building loudspeakers since World War II. The two showpieces are clearly the Nautilus, which looks impressive to say the least, and the 800D, where the D stands for a diamond tweeter. <!–more–> B&amp;W has a very wide range that runs from small, affordable book halves to the 50,000 euro Nautilus floorstander. This range is divided into 5 ‘real’ series (300, 600, 700, 800 and prestige) and single design, subwoofer and custom series. The 600 series must be one of the best-selling speakers in the world, because you can see them popping up everywhere. B&amp;W sounds full and powerful. It’s not a 100% natural sound, but it’s clearly a timbre that people like.