Bowers & Wilkins, manufacturer of the iconic Zeppelin loudspeaker and its own AirPlay sequel Zeppelin Air, nowadays introduced an updated version with even more hp and attributes: Zeppelin Wireless ($700). The first $600 Zeppelin re-defined “highend iPod loudspeakers” at a time when Bose and Klipsch had created a $300 to $400 cost limit, effectively upping the ante in both audio quality and industrial style.
Zeppelin Wireless keeps B&W’s traditional elongated football form and five-loudspeaker theory, but now relies completely on wireless streaming for sound, boasting Bluetooth apt x, AirPlay, and Spotify Link support. Backed by 150 Watts of amplifier power, a new twice-as-strong digital sign processor upsamples all input signals to 2 4-bit/192kHz resolution, guaranteeing to provide greater precision, lower sound, and improved dynamic range via an audiophile-quality DAC. The loudspeaker systems and enclosure happen to be updated, as properly…
On the loudspeaker side, Zeppelin Wireless now features an updated 6″ sub-woofer like the business’s highend version A7, but with “an ultra-long-throw voice-coil” and decreased shaking to provide deep, precise bass even at high-volume ranges. B&W additionally contains two 25mm double dome tweeters and reconditioned suspensor transducer (FST) mid-range drivers, all housed inside a recently reinforced, shaking-free cupboard made out of fiberglass ribs and a-50% thicker front fascia than the sooner Zeppelins.
Removed from this version is the Zeppelin’s and Zeppelin Air’s iPod/iPhone dock, leaving Zeppelin Wireless using a solely black cloth front aside from a little B&W emblem on the plastic foundation. Controls are simplified, and now consist of three buttons nestled on the most effective surface.
Zeppelin Wireless is available on the internet now, and can reach shops on Oct 1-5. The AirPlay and pier-centered Zeppelin Air can be obtained as a factory-accredited version for $400, while the boxier A-7 nevertheless sells for $800.