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  1. Which is better: Proficient Speakers vs B&W Speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi, Total newbie. Trying to determine which is better in wall speakers Proficient IW575s LCR Speakers vs Bowers & Wilkins CWM7.4? Don't know what to look for, but in general are Proficient speakers (optimized) will produce same results as Bowers & Wilkins, etc? Thanks in advance for any help...
  2. Crown xls on b&w 683s

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Has anyone used a xls crown Amp on a pair of 683s. From what i read bowers and Wilkins do pair up with rotel quite nicely. I will be using a xls Amp to power my substage it would be nice to keep the amps in my rack the same . My set up is for Ht and music listening..
  3. B&W 802 Diamond

    Home Audio Speakers
    I went to my local Hi-Fi shop yesterday for speaker wire and cables. They had a pair of 802 Diamonds on display in a 2 channel setup and they were beautiful! Some of the smoothest vocals I've ever heard come out of speakers and very impressive bass also. It was a treated room and some very high...
  4. Conversion of B&W 805 to active - help

    DIY Speakers
    Hi everyone, In order to try improve my system I had this crazy thought of "upgrading" the crossover of my B&W 805s to active crossover. After seeking for the available options on the market I have decided to order the Marchand XM44 which seemed to be flexible and reasonable priced in...
  5. Is $450 for these B&W towers a good price?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I can get some B&W DM603 S2 tower speakers for $450. Is this a good deal and would they be better than the Polk RtiA9 towers?
  6. B&W DB1

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Anyone with DB1 having problems connecting to the SubApp. Mine keep on seeking for connection without luck. B&W said to download USB driver which downloads but won't install completely!
  7. B&W P7 Headphones

    Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) '13 Show Coverage
    B&W P7 Headphones Component | MSRP B&W P7 Headphones | $499 Wayne's Impressions The B&W P7 Headphones are closed headphones with a luxury look and feel and a very accurate sound. Bass did not seem over-emphasized, was just right. The highs also were accurate, perhaps slightly laid back...
  8. Advice on a Sub for my B&W CM surround system

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi everyone I'm totally new both to this forum and the world of home audio systems. I found a great deal on a pair of B&W CM7's and a B&W CM Center and I'm trying to round out the system with a sub and two smaller bookshelf speakers for the surround channels. I'm very torn on how much to spend...
  9. B&W DM1400 or Infinity Kappa 5.1 series II

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have the Kappas and am thinking about a pair of B&W dm1400 someone is selling on graigslist. How does the B& W do against the Kappa 5.1. I plan on using them as bookshelf speakers. Perhaps the B&W's like to be away from the wall and won't work well on a bookshelf. I realize they weigh 42 lbs...
  10. B&W CM1 speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi guys my family room is 14x17x9 and opens to my kitchen. I was looking at getting 3 b&w cm1 for the fronts and keep my nht speakers for rears. My sub is the HSU VTF15H. Would the CM1's work in this room or should I look at the towers and center. My friend just ask me if I'm thinking about...
  11. SVS VS. B&W 805's what do you think?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Well now look what you guys have done to me. I spent over an hour on the phone with one of the SVS guys and gained a lot of enthusiasm and confidence in their product. So yell at me if you feel the need but I am considering their Tower Theater package. It comes with the two towers a center and...
  12. B&W Dm-1400 amp recommendation

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am thinking getting these used vintage speakers B&W DM1400. They seem sweet. Does anyone know moderately priced power amp I could pair with these? Please let me know...I am a noob
  13. Is Denon 2113 compatible with B&W MT-50?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    As the captioned question, are they a good combination? I have already decided to purchase the MT-50 speaker package, but still can't decide the receiver. (I'm of 60 movie and 20/20 for music/TV.) To be honest I do like all of the specs of 2113 on paper. But what I'm worrying about is that...
  14. B&W M-1 + ASW610 = frequency gap?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello People, Not sure if this is the right forum for this... If not please move the thread. I have a new HT setup with 5 B&W M-1 satellites and a B&W ASW610 sub - all connected to a Yamaha RX-V673 amp. The room is a bit funny so speaker placement isn't ideal (I'm sitting with my back to the...
  15. B&W 685 bi-amp with Onkyo 818

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have an Onkyo 818 running 5.1 with two unused channels. Do you think it's worth bi amping my 685 speakers (mains) or keep it set up just running it normally? Sent from my iPhone using HTShack
  16. Bi-amp my B&W 685s?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have an Onkyo 818 running 5.1 with two unused channels. Do you think it's worth bi amping my 685 speakers (mains) or keep it set up just running it normally? Thanks. Sent from my iPhone using HTShack
  17. Placement of surround B&W dipoles?

    System Setup and Connection
    I have placed some DS6 dipoles at the back wall of my theatre. From initial setup they sound great! But is this the correct placement or do they belong at the side walls and i'm missing a better treat for my ears?
  18. The B&W DM303 Bookshelf Speaker

    Reviewers Private Forum
    Bower and Wilkins (B&W) DM303 The DM303 bookshelf speakers are a 9.33 Liter cabinet measuring 13 inches tall, eight inches wide and nine inches deep with a .75” thick particle board rear baffle. The side walls and top and bottom of the speaker cabinet are .75” MDF and each cabinet weighs in at...
  19. B&W THX PCS 8 speakers replacement

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Hello Internet, this is my first forum post ever so bare with me. My grandparents have the B&W THX PCS 8 speakers and the subs are totally blown. They want to replace the subs’ speakers with the original type or a different/better one. They gave me this task and I have NO idea what I’m doing...
  20. B&w htm2 center with blown mid bass

    Home Audio Speakers
    Does anyone know where I old get replacement mid bass for my center? Part number is lf zz11460. I would also take a good substitute. Any ideas Thanks Barry