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Bowers & Wilkins PM1

Bowers & Wilkins PM1
alaScore 86

6 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins PM1. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bowers & Wilkins PM1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tom Andry (

Bowers & Wilkins PM-1 Bookshelf Speaker First Look


The 5" midbass driver has been upgraded as well with a new Foam Damping Cap (FDC). This is the dust cap in the center and B&W has found that it can be the weak point of the driver. They've fitted the FDC tightly inside the voice coil former. It has...

So, what does this all translate to? Well, an MSRP of $2,800 a pair. In all honesty, that isn't out of the range of what we'd expect for this level of technology and fit and finish. The matching stands at $550 seem a bit pricy (and bulky) but we're...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Andrew Robinson (

Bowers & Wilkins PM1 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed


Andrew Robinson sat down to review the Bowers & Wilkins PM1 bookshelf speakers, with some high expectations. It would be safe to say that the PM1 not only met but exceeded these expectations....

Bowers & Wilkins' all-new PM1 bookshelf loudspeaker is a wonderfully stylish aural achievement that manages to provide a lion's share of high-end sound at a more real world price. Granted $2,800 a pair is still a lot of money but when you consider that...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (

Extraordinary sound achievement in such small enclosures


These little speakers reward a serious investment in audio components. Paired with an REL T1 sub, and driven by a Cyrus 8xp with psx-r amplifier, I suspect I would have to spend an absolute fortune on speakers to achieve a better outcome. The stability...

Quality and performance

Feb, 2012