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Bowers and Wilkins - 6-1/2" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) - Painted Gloss Black CM5GB

Bowers and Wilkins - 6-1/2" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) - Painted Gloss Black CM5GB
alaScore 89

20 reviews

Jul, 2014

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(Based on 20 reviews)

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Amazing sound!!!


These speakers are amazing for their size! Great clarity and powerful sound.

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Excellent, clear, crisp, lifelike sound. Almost enough bass to not require a sub. Short of standing speakers (I needed to mount one above a sliding glass door), these are superb. Highly recommended.This product has... Right size for my space, Easy to...

Very clear, full sound


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These are a great secondary audio room speaker!


We purchased the B&W CM5s for our pool table room. And paired them with the Top of the Line Sunfire Signature Subwoofer EQS12. The combo is fantastic for our recreation room. Almost as good as my vintage $10000 system in my main listening room, for...

The sound is clear and crisp, and when paired with the right subwoofer is outstanding

Hard to find in stores with listening rooms


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The Speakers to Get if you have the money


Love these speakers. They look amazing, sound even better.This product has... Right size for my spaceAbout me... practical

Great pure sound with excellent highs and lows

Price a bit steap

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Dynamic sound in a small unit


For the money, these are far and away the best speakers I found after extensive research. Really hard to believe the sound they put out from relatively small enclosures. They are perfect for my fairly large listening area, used as the front left and...

Fantastic sound, great looks and at an affordable price

I think I was "over sold" on the bi-amping capabilities

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Great sounding speakers- small and attractive


I use these as front speakers in my media room paired with a Pioneer Elite receiver- good combination - these speakers really sound great.This product has... Right size for my space, Good build qualityAbout me... practical, Technically challenged

Great clarity for music or movies


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Sounds larger then they are.


I have them set up for Hi-Fi only hooked up to A McIntosh MA-6300 Intergrated Amplifier with A Rotel Tuner,NAD CD player,Sirius XM tuner and a pc with A Sound Blaster Zx sound card (analog out).The CM5s are connected with Audioquest cables(Full Range)...

Nice bass,smooth mids and clear highs

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Big quality sound out of a small speaker


Excellent sound and thats what a good speaker is all about. The small size works well in almost any room.This product has... Right size for my space, Easy to set up, Good build qualityAbout me... Audiophile, Tech savvy

Dynamic sound, good looks

A little pricey but worth it

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Broad, yet crisp sound range


These speakers are a sound pleasure. They deliver a broad sound spectrum with clarity at all levels!This product has... Right size for my spaceAbout me... Audiophile, Tech savvy

Clarity of sound

Not inexpensivei

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High end bookshelf


I purchased these speakers as my main (front) speakers for my home theater system. I primarily listen to music and I was impressed with the overall sound quality that these speakers provide. The music quality is very transparent providing very real...

Music in a small room

Sound in a large room