The new Bowers & Wilkins DB Series includes three subwoofers that feature the Aerofoil cone bass drivers used in the company’s flagship 800 Series Diamond. The Bowers & Wilkins DB Series is comprising of the flagship DB1D, mid-sized DB2D and compact DB3D. All three models have very high power on tap — with the DB1D featuring 2000-watts — plus dual-opposed drive units and incredibly rigid cabinets, all aspects that dramatically reduce distortion for deep, agile bass. The DB2D and DB3D offer 1,000-watt amplifiers.
All three DB Series subwoofers deploy two bass cones arranged in an opposed, balanced configuration. This technology was originally developed for the iconic PV1 subwoofer, and was also put to great use on the DB-1. B&W says using this array greatly reduces cabinet vibration and ensures a cleaner, more precise sound.
The DB Series can be configured via an iOS and Android App. The App includes positioning guides, set-up and troubleshooting and can be used to provide control over both output and audio preset modes. All three models will be available in a choice of three finishes: Gloss Black, Satin White and Rosenut.
- DB1D will be available May 2017, priced at $4,500
- DB2D will be available May 2017, priced at $3,500
- DB3D will be available May 2017, priced at $2,500