Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins (B & W) is an in 1966 by John Bowers ( 1923-1987 ) and Roy Wilkins under the name B & W Electronics, founded in England company.

The company develops and produces predominantly speakers in middle and high price segment, which are used both in home use as well as in studios use (although they are of the style and function no studio monitors). Since 2008, Bowers & Wilkins served with its new media series and the computer and mobile segment. The most famous scion of this series is the Bowers & Wilkins ' Zeppelin ', which among other things was awarded the EISA Award 2008-2009 as " Best Product " in the Sound Station segment.

The best known speakers of the company applies the "Nautilus " from the year 1993. The housing in the form of a snail hosts with a pre -operated with outsourced active crossover four-way system. The speaker is the first one called the Nautilus tube technology, in which the rear into the housing radiated from the speaker portion of sound is absorbed via the reverse horn geometry. Superimposition of the musical sound signal with noise which arise in the case not in the drivers can be thus avoided.

Another popular model is the series "Nautilus 800", which is currently with the " 800 Series Diamond" in the third edition. This series is one of the high-end range most popular and most purchased speakers at all.

In addition to Rotel in 2001 to include Classé Audio for B & W Group, which is headquartered in the UK.

In October 2005, B & W has now brought the first tower speaker ( XT series) in aluminum housing on the market, have been incorporated into the findings of recent developments.

In 2010 featured 800 Series Diamond speakers are equipped with dome of industrial diamond.

In the summer of 2011, the company announced that it will also distribute so-called earphones future. With the model "C5 " dares the manufacturer thus for the first time in the segment before.