From the rumble of an explosion to the low thud of an approaching dinosaur’s footsteps, to helping recreate the subtle acoustics of a classical recording's venue, good bass has always been vital to the sound experience. That’s why we’ve developed pioneering bass technologies that can deliver the power and control needed to bring cinema sound to life, while also retaining a breathtaking musicality.
With subwoofers, power is only half of the story. To convey the impact of an explosion, or the sweep of an orchestral score, you also need control – the kind that stops sonic distortion dead in its tracks and brings nuance and pin-sharp definition to even the biggest, most powerful bass effects. Our rigid subwoofer drivers bring nuance and definition even to the biggest, most powerful bass effects.
With its distinctive bubble-shaped cabinet and advanced digital features, the PV1D subwoofer offers the perfect combination of performance, flexibility and control. Thanks to its automatic callibration and preset options, it's easy to hook up the subwoofer with a range of Bowers & Wilkins speakers in either a home theatre or 2.1 stereo set up. With PV1D, the choice is yours.
PV1D stands firm under pressure, thanks not only to its sturdy construction, but also to the ingenious design of its twin drivers, opposing each other in perfect mechanical alignment .The symmetrical mounting of the drive units keeps the subwoofer balanced and anchored to the floor, while improving the distribution of pressure inside the speaker.
Inspired by deep sea pressure vessels, the PV1D's bubble shape is a beautiful solution to the problems that plague conventional subwoofers. In a normal, flat-sided subwoofer, air pressures tend to stress the panels of the cabinet, setting up unwanted resonances. In the PV1D, those pressures are dispersed evenly around a rigid, continuous shell, reducing unwanted vibrations to a bare minimum.
The 'D' in the name of the PV1D subwoofer stands for digital – an added dimension that brings a new level of enjoyment to your home theatre listening experience. Thanks to its new digital platform, the subwoofer delivers faster, deeper bass. And with a range of EQ options and presets all controlled through a handy OLED display, it's easy to fine-tune your sound to suit your taste and environment.
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