B&amp;W http://www.stuff.tv/bw/videos en-GB The first Bluetooth speaker from B&W is transparently gorgeous http://www.stuff.tv/bw/hi-fi-specialists-bw-release-first-bluetooth-speaker/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “I’m ‘a do things AirPlay; AirPlay, or the highway”…it no longer sings </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W T7" alt="B&amp;W T7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/t7%20main.jpg?1414143427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/fraser-macdonald" title="View user profile.">Fraser Macdonald</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>A Bluetooth speaker? Pah-tooey! </strong><br />Are you going to clean that up? Because it&rsquo;s not our job to scrape your prejudicial sputum off the deck. And there are several reasons why the T7 Bluetooth speaker deserves more respect. For one, it&rsquo;s made by British hi-fi superstars Bowers &amp; Wilkins, AKA &lsquo;B&amp;W&rsquo;. For two, there are several very good AirPlay speakers in its showroom already, including the iconic Zeppelin speaker. And, for three, the T7&rsquo;s got some see-though bits and we bladdy love those.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>See-through? I finger my snook and say this to you: &ldquo;&#39;Tis a gimmick.&rdquo; </strong><br />Well, B&amp;W says that the honeycomb structure is designed to minimise cabinet resonance, giving this handbag-sized speaker clean sound right up to its higher volume levels. Ditto the soft-touch rubber enclosure that surrounds it, and likewise the twin bass radiators, surrounded as they are by two 50mm drivers. The T7 has sufficient heft to it &ndash; 40g shy of a full British kilogram &ndash; to make you believe that it might be capable of some notable bass action. One thing we do know: the T7&rsquo;s hexagonal halo reflects light in an intriguing way and the whole thing looks, feels and smells like quality.</p> <p><strong>Wait, what? You said &ldquo;smells&rdquo;.</strong><br />Oh, come on. Everybody smells new gadgets. (MacBooks, in particular, have an attractive high-tech smell. Give one a sneaky sniff the next time you&rsquo;re in an Apple store.) Surely you wouldn&rsquo;t ignore one of your most revealing senses when thinking of spending &pound;300 on a new wireless speaker?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W T7" alt="B&amp;W T7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/T7%201.jpg?1414143427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W T7" alt="B&amp;W T7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/T7%202.jpg?1414143427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W T7" alt="B&amp;W T7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/T7%203.jpg?1414143427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Wait, what? You said &pound;300! </strong><br />Ah, yes. The T7 is a little on the pricey side. But remember all that stuff from earlier about the internal construction and materials. And it does have a whole wodge of lithium-ion battery built in &ndash; enough, says <a href="http://www.bowers-wilkins.com" target="_blank">B&amp;W</a>, for about 18 hours of playback at 75% volume. It has aptX codec Bluetooth, or you can connect your source physically using an aux-in socket. But, yes, you can certainly get cheaper Bluetooth speakers. Few of which, though, have see-through bits.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bluetooth-speaker-system/yamaha-relit-lsx-70-speaker-and-lamp-rolled-one/news" target="_blank">Yamaha Relit LSX-70 is a Bluetooth speaker and a lamp rolled into one</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W T7" alt="B&amp;W T7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/T7%205_0.jpg?1414143427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/hi-fi-specialists-bw-release-first-bluetooth-speaker/news#comments B&W Bluetooth Speakers Docks and Speakers Hot Stuff Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:37:09 +0000 Fraser Macdonald 1451007 at http://www.stuff.tv How to make the world's best festival sound system http://www.stuff.tv/bw/how-make-worlds-best-festival-sound-system/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With &#039;Glasto&#039; preparing to assault Somerset&#039;s ears, we meet the unique B&amp;W system taking festival sound into the next-gen… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Sound System" alt="B&amp;W Sound System" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/BW1.gif?1403834098" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Festivals are better known for flower garlands, upcycled furniture and astronomically expensive lager than audiophile sound.</p> <p>But as Glastonbury 2014 kicks off another summer of alfresco gigs, it seems fair to ask &ndash; why does sound quality still appear to be lower on most festival billings than knitting tents?</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/mark-wilson" title="View user profile.">Mark Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It might get loud </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Debuted at Primavera Sound 2014 and heading next to Womad festival (24-27July 2014), the one-off &#39;Sound System&#39; consists of four, three-metre high stacks, which together produce a huge 30kW output &ndash; or 120 decibels from eight metres away.</p> <p>Our ears had the pleasure of auditioning the system&#39;s incredible clarity and dynamic range at Primavera Sound, where it was joined by 360-degree video projections (all streamed on boilerroom.tv) to create an immersive, next-gen festival experience.</p> <p>Ahead of its next stop on the festival circuit, we chatted with B&amp;W&#39;s Head of Engineering Stuart Nevill about how it was made, why it&#39;s unique and why we can&#39;t have it in our garden.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Sound System" alt="B&amp;W Sound System" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/BW2.gif?1403834098" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Why did you make the Sound System? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We asked ourselves why people go to gigs and festivals. Nothing beats the rush of experiencing live music, but all too often there&#39;s something missing: sound quality.</p> <p>A lot of sound systems have a horn between the moving element and the air, which produces &#39;colourations&#39; (the blurring of an instrument&#39;s original sound).</p> <p>Don&#39;t get me wrong, horn systems are great and designed for a purpose: to be extremely loud and sensitive. But we wanted to bring hi-fi quality sound to live music, with all the realism you&rsquo;d expect from a top-end speaker, but delivered at scale for the first time.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Sound System" alt="B&amp;W Sound System" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/BW3.gif?1403834098" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How did you go from home loudspeakers to a PA system? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We had some idea how to do it from an unofficial system we did for one of Coldcut&#39;s tours of war-torn Eastern Europe. We knew the direct radiator approach (a system with direct facing drive units formed into a &#39;line array&#39;) could work. So we did some calculations, and on paper it looked like we could go loud enough and get the quality.</p> <p>We tested the Sound System in a massive warehouse, a development space next to our factory. Everybody heard it. It was rattling cutlery in the kitchen. There were some predictions saying it wouldn&#39;t go loud enough, or would blow up! But it really did sound like a giant hi-fi, which was very impressive.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Sound System" alt="B&amp;W Sound System" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/BW4.gif?1403834098" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What makes it different from other sound systems? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Unless a customer wanted quality above all else, they wouldn&#39;t go for something like our system, because it&#39;s big, heavy inefficient and takes a lot of power. But the quality speaks for itself. The best hi-fi speakers aren&#39;t lightweight things, they&#39;re heavy. You can&#39;t change the laws of physics.</p> <p>So we paid the same amount of attention to the cabinet design as we do our normal hi-fi speakers, hence why each speaker stack weighs one tonne! We&#39;re definitely not saying &quot;this is the way it should be done&quot;. But it&#39;s proving a point that if you use good ingredients you can scale it up and make something really great.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Sound System" alt="B&amp;W Sound System" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/BW5.gif?1403834098" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where can we hear the Sound System next? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We&#39;ll be taking it to Womad festival (24th-27th July) next. It&#39;s going to be much more about listening there, so won&#39;t come with the 360-degree moving projections we had in Primavera&#39;s Igloo tent.</p> <p>Lots of festivals, including Bestival and Glastonbury, asked us about the Sound System, but we wanted the right bill &ndash;&nbsp;and the DJ line-up for Primavera Sound 2014 was so good.</p> <p>At Womad we&#39;ll use it to demonstrate all the things you can listen for, so it&#39;s going be more like a TEDx event. If all goes well, next year we&#39;ll hopefully look at doing two or three festivals.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/5-best-tents-reviewed/feature" target="_blank">5 of the best tents - reviewed</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zYoC9hJuPd8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/how-make-worlds-best-festival-sound-system/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/how-make-worlds-best-festival-sound-system/feature#comments B&W Docks and Speakers Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:12:49 +0000 Stephen Graves 1440212 at http://www.stuff.tv Bowers & Wilkins' debut PA aims to bring 30,000W of audiophilia to the mosh pit http://www.stuff.tv/bowers-wilkins-giant-speaker-stack-cranks-volume-well-past-11/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We wish we could kit out Stuff HQ with this sound-blasting behemoth </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bow to it. BOW" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins&#039; giant speaker stack cranks the volume up well past 11" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/BowersWilkins_Sound_System_2.jpg?1400069776" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Bowers and Wilkins has unveiled a new speaker stack set to rock the ear drums of festival goers while also treating them to music that doesn&#39;t sound like it&#39;s having a buzzcut in a metal bin.</p> <p>Currently a one-off commission for Barcelona&#39;s Primavera Sound festival, the giant speaker stack is packed full of tech designed to sound amazing while it haemorrhages your internal organs.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>All that adds up to an output of 30kW and a whopping 120dB at 8 metres. That&#39;s as loud as standing 100 metres away from a roaring jet engine, and it&#39;s well above the 80dB limit for long-exposure hearing loss. Might want to move away from the front then eh?</p> <p>The speaker stack is so powerful that it requires substantial bracing in the form of a reinforced cabinet to prevent it from destroying itself with vibrations. Despite all that power however, Bowers &amp; Wilkins has managed to kill off any pesky distortion associated with standard large-scale systems by replacing the more standard horn system with a direct radiating transducer.</p> <p>In English, that means that the speaker stack doesn&#39;t have a horn between the moving element and the air. The result is a smoother, more uniform sound.&nbsp;</p> <p>Currently you&#39;ll only be able to experience the system at Primavera, but we&#39;re hoping more venues will jump onboard soon.</p> <p>Now if you&#39;ll excuse us, we&#39;re off to gather as much money as possible to throw at Bowers and Wilkins in the hope that they&#39;ll let us hire its system for a BBQ this weekend. Nothing big, just a few mates.</p> <p>Can you cook sausages with nothing but bass? We&#39;ll let you know.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/monstrous-178kg-iphone-speaker-really-does-goes-11-oh-and-it-has-built-monkey-head-too/news" target="_blank">This monstrous 178kg iPhone speaker dock has a built-in monkey head</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Are you bowing yet?" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins&#039; giant speaker stack cranks the volume up well past 11" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/BowersWilkins_Sound_System_1.jpg?1400069776" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bowers-wilkins-giant-speaker-stack-cranks-volume-well-past-11/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bowers-wilkins-giant-speaker-stack-cranks-volume-well-past-11/news#comments B&W Docks and Speakers Mon, 12 May 2014 13:27:58 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1436984 at http://www.stuff.tv Predictably gorgeous Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones unveiled http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-p7-headphones-unveiled/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s the first pair of over-the-ear cans from the Brit speaker stalwart, and we want a pair. You will too </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-p7.jpg?1379609381" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Worthing-based audio specialist Bowers &amp; Wilkins has launched its first pair of over-the-ear headphones, the P7. And they look a bit nice.</p> <p>B&amp;W says it has taken its many years of speaker-making experience and channelled it into the design of the P7. It promises tight bass, crisply-defined vocals and “a wonderful sense of space, balance and clarity across the whole frequency range”. Of course, it would say that, so we’ll let you know if that’s actually the case with a full review soon.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leather, steel and aluminium </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Like <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw-p3/review">its predecessors</a>, the P7 is constructed with top-notch materials like leather, stainless steel and aluminium, and the over-the-ear design means noise is passively isolated: less annoying for your fellow train passengers and more all-enveloping for you, without the need for charging or sticking batteries in an earcup. A detachable remote control and iPhone-friendly mic cable are included.</p> <p>The B&amp;W P7 will be out this month, priced at £330.</p> <p>[Via <a href="http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/Headphones/Headphones/P7/explore.html ">B&amp;W</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/bowers-wilkins-p7-2.jpg?1379609381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/bowers-wilkins-p7-folded.jpg?1379609381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" alt="Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/bowers-wilkins-p7-hinge.jpg?1379609381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bowers &amp; Wilkins P7 headphones revealed </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> B&W Headphones Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:50:51 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1426773 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W Zeppelin video review http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/bw-zeppelin-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> B&amp;W’s iconic iPod dock has flown onto our testing runway – does it sound as good as it looks? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="368" height="266" title="B&amp;W Zeppelin " alt="B&amp;W Zeppelin " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Bowers-And-Wilkins-Zeppelin.png?1371548658" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-659728413001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="659728413001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/bw-zeppelin-review#comments B&W Hi-Fi & Streaming Zeppelin Fri, 04 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 1424147 at http://www.stuff.tv Bowers & Wilkins Z2 http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-z2/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The successor to B&amp;W&#039;s Zeppelin Mini is just as stylish but rocks the new Lightning connector for iPhone 5 fun and frolics </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-Z2-review_0.jpg?1384867436" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The baby of B&amp;W&#39;s AirPlay range is a little belter, and it adds a proper Lightning dock to Apple&#39;s wireless tech. It&#39;ll easily fill a small to medium-sized room with chunky bass, punchy beats and lovely, clear vocals. You&#39;ll buy it for the look, but love it for the sound.&nbsp;</p> <p>Read the full <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-z2/review">Bowers &amp; Wilkins Z2 review on whathifi.com</a>.&nbsp;</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £330.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-review-url"> <div class="field-label">What Hi-Fi? review URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.whathifi.com/review/z2 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You&#39;ll buy the Z2 for its looks but love it for the sound&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-z2/review#comments B&W Hi-Fi & Streaming Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:40:50 +0000 Sophie Charara 1423832 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W outs Z2 speaker dock and Zeppelin Air with Lightning connector goodness http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-outs-z2-speaker-dock-and-zeppelin-air-lightning-connector-goodness/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> B&amp;W &#039;s latest speaker dock gets struck by Lightning. Will you be getting one to free your iPhone 5&#039;s music in style? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="997" height="747" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/zeppelin-air-lightning_0.jpg?1364407093" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1014" height="761" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/z2-airplay-speaker_0.jpg?1364407093" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_98.jpg?1364407093" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>B&amp;W has announced the Z2, a compact wireless speaker dock with Lightning smarts and built-in AirPlay tech. In true B&amp;W design fashion, the Z2 is minimalist and gracefully curved, with an attractive metal grill to protect its drive units while something dubbed 'Flowport' technology works to keep bass in check. The black Z2 will be out in April while the white model will hit shelves in June. Both colours will set you back £330.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/tv-and-hi-fi/news-nugget/bw-outs-z2-speaker-dock-and-zeppelin-air-with-lightning-connector-good </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-outs-z2-speaker-dock-and-zeppelin-air-lightning-connector-goodness/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-outs-z2-speaker-dock-and-zeppelin-air-lightning-connector-goodness/news#comments B&W Zeppelin Air Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:08:43 +0000 Esat Dedezade 424510 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W A7 http://www.stuff.tv/a7/bw-a7/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ditch cables for the magic of wire-free sound with the best AirPlay speaker we&#039;ve heard yet from Bowers &amp; Wilkins </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-A7-airplay-press-1.jpg?1370253699" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-and-wilkins-A7-review-press-3.jpg?1370253699" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Bowers &amp; Wilkins’ <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/bw-zeppelin-air">Zeppelin</a> will perhaps remain the most iconic iPod dock of all time, but there are those for whom the blimp-like design is just a bit too showy.</p> <p>That’s where B&amp;W’s new flagship AirPlay speaker comes in: an altogether more subtle object, albeit a rather beautiful, bomb-proof one with nought but a brushed metal strip to break up the black mesh. And behind that black mesh are five drivers and a big woofer waiting to rock…&nbsp;</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £700.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sound  </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Wow. The A7 rocks. It chucks out an amazingly wide, spacious sound that can fool you into thinking you’re listening to a pair of solid stereo speakers rather than a single, neat box.&nbsp;</p> <p>The A7 has the detail and dynamics of a ‘proper’ hi-fi, and the large woofer and big cabinet produce boat-loads of deep, punchy bass.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> set-up  </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>B&amp;W’s AirPlay Setup app isn’t as simple as the likes of the Libratone app, used to control the <a href="/review/libratone-zipp">excellent Zipp</a>, but it’s far more straightforward than other rivals like the Loewe AirSpeaker’s clunky affair. With AirPlay, USB and aux-in connections, this 150W speaker is mains only too, unlike the lighter, more portable <a href="/review/libratone-zipp">Libratone Zipp</a> which has a four hour built-in battery.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> verdict  </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The A7 will fill your room with delicious sound. It’s seriously awesome – then again with AirPlay speakers from Loewe, Pioneer and Libratone between £300 and £500, it should be for the price.&nbsp;</p> <p>Review by <strong><a href="https://plus.google.com/103215055246401872764/posts">Tom Parsons&nbsp;</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Expensive, beautiful and better sounding than any AirPlay speaker we’ve heard.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/bw-a7 </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/a7/bw-a7/review#comments A7 B&W Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Sophie Charara 424709 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W P3 http://www.stuff.tv/bw-p3/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Superb sound and a solid, achingly stylish design make these the best portable on-ears around </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W P3" alt="B&amp;W P3" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bw-p3-review-main.jpg?1376651858" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sophie-charara" title="View user profile.">Sophie Charara</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> 0 false</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £170.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All punch, sparkle and solidity </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lightweight materials, a foldable design and the neat carry case make them great for commuting too. Oh, and they also sound superb – all punch, sparkle and solidity. Bass is deep and weighty but not at the expense of mid-range detail or clarity. In short, they’re absolutely brilliant and deserve their position in our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten">Top Ten list of the best headphones</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">The fact that two cables come in the box – one with a mic and remote for iPhones and one without - only sweetens the already candy floss-like deal.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="716" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/bw-p3-review-folded.jpg?1376651858" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> design </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Superb sound and a solid, achingly stylish design make these the best portable on-ears around&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/bw-p3 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw-p3/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw-p3/review#comments B&W Headphones P3 Sun, 01 Jul 2012 16:44:29 +0000 Sophie Charara 422597 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W P3 headphones unveiled http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-p3-headphones-unveiled/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> These £170 cans from Bowers &amp; Wilkins caress your eardrums with natural sound, and your lugholes with memory foam </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Bowes-and-Wilkins-P3_0.jpg?1385998687" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_5198.jpg?1385998687" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hot on the heels of its popular <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/bw-p5">P5 headphones</a> and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/portable-media/news-nugget/bw-c5-in-ear-headphones-revealed">C5 earphones</a>, Bowers &amp; Wilkins has unveiled the more affordable &ndash; but still high quality &ndash; B&amp;W P3 headphones.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/portable-media/news-nugget/bw-p3-headphones-unveiled </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-p3-headphones-unveiled/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-p3-headphones-unveiled/news#comments B&W Headphones P3 Fri, 04 May 2012 10:16:01 +0000 Luke Edwards 421035 at http://www.stuff.tv Bowers & Wilkins pumps up the volume on revised Mini Theatre series http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-pumps-volume-revised-mini-theatre-series/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MT-60D and MT-50 systems arrive with superpowered new PV1D subwoofer and retuned M-1 satellite speakers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-MT60D-500_0.jpg?1364396908" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-PV1D-500-angle_0.jpg?1364396908" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bowers-wilkins-MT50-500_0.jpg?1364396902" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_1388_0.jpg?1364396902" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Cinema remakes are notorious for fading into the shadows of the originals, but Bowers &amp; Wilkins thinks that – seven years after its multi award-winning Mini Theatre series – a reboot of its Mini Theatre system will swin it a fresh set of plaudits.</p> <p>Going up for the gongs are B&amp;W’s revised pair of compact 5.1 surround sound systems – the MT-60D and MT-50 – starring five identical M-1 satellites, redesigned from the ground-up to offer bookshelf hi-fi speaker quality.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/tv-and-hi-fi/news-nugget/bowers-wilkins-pumps-up-the-volume-on-revised-mini-theatre-series </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-pumps-volume-revised-mini-theatre-series/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-wilkins-pumps-volume-revised-mini-theatre-series/news#comments B&W Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:29:58 +0000 Paddy Smith 419882 at http://www.stuff.tv BBC News finally broadcasts to Android tablets with dedicated app http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bbc-news-finally-broadcasts-android-tablets-dedicated-app/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The BBC updates its News app to play nice with Android Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bbc-news-android-tablets_1.jpg?1364400768" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The BBC has updated its popular News app to play nice with Android tablets that are 7.2in and above, running Android Honeycomb and the delectable Ice Cream Sandwich. </p> <p>The BBC's News app has been available on Android since May of last year, but users were limited to smartphone use only. So until now, users wanting to get a slice of news on their Android tabs would have to settle for a visually unappealing upscaled version. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apps-and-games/news-nugget/bbc-news-finally-broadcasts-to-android-tablets-with-dedicated-app </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bbc-news-finally-broadcasts-android-tablets-dedicated-app/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bbc-news-finally-broadcasts-android-tablets-dedicated-app/news#comments B&W Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:32:52 +0000 Lucy Hedges 419636 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W Zeppelin Air http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-zeppelin-air/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A well as an unusual cigar-shaped chassis, this distinctive speaker also packs Apple AirPlay for wireless streaming from iTunes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" alt="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Zeppelin-Air-3_0.jpg?1369747379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" alt="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Zeppelin-Air-1_0.jpg?1369747379" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £500.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AirPlay and iTunes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The weighty, well-built Zeppelin has had a slight rejig, but it remains unmistakable. The original premium iPod dock is now one of the first AirPlay docks; you can stream music to it from an iThing, Mac or PC via iTunes, using your Wi-Fi network. Its USB input lets you sync your iOS device to iTunes from the dock, a video output will pipe its videos to a screen and a 3.5mm input hooks up other music players. The speaker is supplied with a fairly basic remote, but you can also your iDevice’s more detailed interface for full control of your music.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sound quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Switching between a docked iPhone and an AirPlay device isn’t as slick as we’d like, but it works. There is a slight drop in audio quality with AirPlay compared to a docked portable, but either way you can expect a big, powerful sound with lashings of bass and voices that are natural and detailed. It goes loud without any hint of trouble.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" alt="B&amp;W Zeppelin Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Zeppelin-Air-2.jpg?1369747379" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> design </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A thumping party-starter with a new wireless dimension for Apple devotees.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/bw-zeppelin-air </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-zeppelin-air/review#comments B&W Docks and Speakers Zeppelin Air Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:59:01 +0000 Esat Dedezade 417991 at http://www.stuff.tv Bowers and Wilkins brings Zeppelin Air app to the party http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-and-wilkins-brings-zeppelin-air-app-party/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> B&amp;W wants you to share and listen to music like never before </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="281" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/bandw500x_partyplaylist_0.jpg?1364401337" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_2749.jpg?1364401337" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Bowers and Wilkins, the brains behind the iconic <a href="//www.stuff.tv/video/vidcasts/ces-hot-stuff-award-winner-%E2%80%93-bowers-wilkins-zeppelin-air">Zeppelin Air</a> and probably one of <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/portable-media/hands-on/hands-on-%C2%A0bw-zeppelin-air">our favourite iPod docks ever</a>, has just outed its Zeppelin Air app – a brilliant attempt to revolutionise our wireless listening habits and make it more of a social affair. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apps-and-games/news-nugget/bowers-and-wilkins-brings-zeppelin-air-app-to-the-party </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-and-wilkins-brings-zeppelin-air-app-party/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bowers-and-wilkins-brings-zeppelin-air-app-party/news#comments B&W Zeppelin Air Tue, 30 Aug 2011 10:31:47 +0000 Lucy Hedges 417692 at http://www.stuff.tv B&W C5 in-ear headphones revealed http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-c5-ear-headphones-revealed/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Are these pricey C5 earbuds stylish enough to part you and your cash? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="728" height="546" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/C5-Gloss-Black-White-Background-728-75_0.jpg?1364401761" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_3200.jpg?1364401761" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you’re hunting around for an upgrade to Apple’s paltry white buds, you may wish to give the new B&amp;W C5 headphones an audition. Featuring a custom-made micro-porous filter which reduces pesky noise bleeding, the high-quality aluminium sound blowers also have a handy adjustable loop design to ensure a solid fit in and around your lug holes, as well as an inline remote and microphone.</p> <p>At £150 they're not cheap, but Bowers &amp; Wilkins quality never has been. And at least you’ve got around a month to start saving till their release in August.</p> <p><strong>Also</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/portable-media/news-nugget/bw-c5-in-ear-headphones-revealed </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-c5-ear-headphones-revealed/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/bw/bw-c5-ear-headphones-revealed/news#comments B&W Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:54:06 +0000 Esat Dedezade 416968 at http://www.stuff.tv