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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2010, 20:10 »
Greetings from Oz....

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2010, 20:36 »
Wahahahaha!!! I can't stand but laugh out so loud! Got fake owners?  ;D

finally post your picture isplash! Still with the BC I see. By now should be very well run-in on the drivers.
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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2010, 22:37 »

finally post your picture isplash! Still with the BC I see. By now should be very well run-in on the drivers.


hehe yeah.. trying to contribute to the thread :)

Yes still with the BC.. i am under "medication" to slow down the "poison" from getting to my heart :P keke
 
 

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2010, 03:09 »
Hello everyone,
When is the new 800 Series Diamond coming out on sale??
Can't wait...at least wanna try listen to diamond... :P

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2010, 08:36 »
Video on the new Diamond series

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNPoPCbB_lI[/youtube]

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2010, 08:48 »
Video on the new Diamond series

thanks isplash,
have seen this video but can't understand a word he's saying...hehehe...
i want a real one... :'(

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2010, 09:15 »
thanks isplash,
have seen this video but can't understand a word he's saying...hehehe...
i want a real one... :'(

hahaha, maybe can check with the local distributor if they have any news.  ;D

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #22 on: February 19, 2010, 09:21 »
hahaha, maybe can check with the local distributor if they have any news.  ;D


will do, but i spent all my money on Dynaudio C1...
B&W should be very different sounding..."hugging" warmth...
need to wait for at least half a year to save the money for the diamond... ;D

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2010, 10:34 »
I have listened to their "Sea Shell" once in a demo room.  Pushed by 8 Mark Levinsons... It was amazing... : )....


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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2010, 11:41 »
I have listened to their "Sea Shell" once in a demo room.  Pushed by 8 Mark Levinsons... It was amazing... : )....



this hobby is just an endless torture... :'(

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Just borrowed a Audioquest cable off a friend, will try that with my 805s this weekend, TEG is selling off their cables, it will be interesting to see how much they cost now.

IMO, they do make a difference and if a bargain or two can be had, the TEG sale will be interesting.
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The Diamond versions are out now, but they are really not cheap, SRP for the 805D is about 8k.....


Hello everyone,
When is the new 800 Series Diamond coming out on sale??
Can't wait...at least wanna try listen to diamond... :P

On another note, the 805s thrives on power and the partner well with Musical Fidelity amps. I just did a session with the A 5.5 and will be using the 805s with a A 3.5 when bro singsing is back... Stay tuned for this little audition session...

Kenshin, I hope you are suitably poisoned ;)
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Review of B & W 801 M

Equipment used:

set a)
Linn LP 12/ekos/arkiva
audio research sp15/d250 mk ii

set b)
Linn Lp 12/aro/benz micro/troika/koetsu/naim psu
Naim Nac 32.5/hi-cap/250


Toe in 30 degrees.

For my perference a bit short on bass but nevertheless satisfactory
mids are fine but treble a bit on the hot side needed to use siltech cables to smoothen out the treble and increase the pace of the music.

A bit disappointed with the lack of musicality of the speakers. Have used them for four years just sold recenlty.

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Re: Bowers & Wilkins Speakers (REAL) owner's thread - tips and info
« Reply #29 on: August 03, 2010, 23:43 »
This thread is kind of dead.

Any real owners for CM7 here? I would love to hear the 800s but I realised the price gap from CM to 800s is like one galaxy away.  ;D
I will find time to go TEG to hear the hugging warmth of B&W CM series. I may just steal a peek at 804D which I think is one of the most beautiful speakers in the world. 804s wasn't that out of reach but the d for diamond just push the ante way up. I think CM should be equally good but keen to hear owners experience with them.

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