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Home audio starts with your listening habits. Are you an active or passive listener? Do you prefer music in a specific space or like it to follow you around your home? Everyone falls into one of 3 categories: 50% are Passive Listeners: Music is strictly background....
As Google follows Apple's removal of the headphone jack, wireless headphones seem suddenly more relevant. The buds designed for the iPhone X and Pixel 2 are as down-the-middle crowd-pleasing as anyone could hope for, but those obsessed with sound will be looking for...
“The best loudspeaker isn’t the one that gives the most, it’s the one that loses the least.” – John Bowers, founder of Bowers & Wilkins. This is the philosophy that has carved Bowers & Wilkins a place in the audiophile echelon. Not to boast the loudest stats,...
Diamond Dome Tweeter
Thanks to diamond’s high stiffness-to-density ratio, the dome displays perfectly controlled, piston-like behavior further beyond the upper limits of human hearing than ever before. The first breakup occurs at an unprecedented 70kHz (in contrast, the equivalent frequency for standard aluminium domes is 30kHz). For high frequency clarity and detail, no other tweeter dome comes close.
Flowport: Flowport™ is a venting system that minimises air turbulence in the same way as a golf ball. Dimples on the surface generate tiny eddy currents, over which air can flow smoothly. The result: tighter bass and no ‘chuffing’.
Mushroom: 800 Series Diamond bass drivers use a mushroom-type diaphragm construction, maximising strength and rigidity by bonding the cone, dust cap and voice coil into a stiff unit. This helps deliver low-end ‘drive’ and ‘punch’.