Bowers & Wilkins, the famend British premium audio model, has launched a McLaren Edition of its latest flagship wi-fi headphone, the Px8 with luxurious British supercar maker McLaren Automotive. The Px8 McLaren Edition is constructed on the reference-standard sound high quality of the brand new Px8, whereas the premium design honours the partnership with the luxurious supercar maker, which has generated ground-breaking improvements for in-car audio.
Introducing the Px8 McLaren Edition
To have a good time the McLaren and Bowers & Wilkins partnership and the high-performance hybrid McLaren Artura supercar wherein the 2 corporations’ award-winning collaboration options, Bowers & Wilkins has created a specially-designed model of its Px8 wi-fi headphones, the Px8 McLaren Edition.
Since 2015, Bowers & Wilkins has been liable for the event of the high-performance audio methods present in McLaren’s supercars and hypercars.
One of the world’s most revered audio manufacturers, Bowers & Wilkins is famed for pushing the boundaries of loudspeaker functionality, with the objective of unveiling as a lot of the unique recording as attainable – with out ever altering or distorting that sound. This pursuit of perfection, instilled by founder John Bowers, remains to be evident at the moment.
The partnership is constructed on agency technical foundations which has already been recognised for 3 iF design awards for the system integrations of Bowers & Wilkins within the McLaren Speedtail, McLaren GT, and most just lately, the McLaren Artura.
Bowers & Wilkins has labored carefully with McLaren’s design and engineering groups to create and optimise the audio system discovered within the firm’s first sequence manufacturing high-performance hybrid supercar – the McLaren Artura.
Like its McLaren predecessors, the Artura options the very newest speaker applied sciences, that are developed in Southwater, dwelling to the Bowers & Wilkins analysis and improvement staff since 2019 and solely 30 miles away from the McLaren world HQ in Surrey, the place its supercars and hypercars are hand-built.
The Px8 McLaren Edition includes a Galvanic gray end and Papaya orange highlights, the latter impressed by the well-known Papaya orange which originated on founder Bruce McLaren’s early racing vehicles.
Sharing McLaren’s obsession with technical and performance-led aesthetics, the Px8 McLaren Edition headphones supply wi-fi sound high quality synonymous with Bowers & Wilkins.
The coronary heart of the McLaren Edition Px8 is stellar efficiency with excellent element, decision and spaciousness due to all-new bespoke 40mm Carbon Cone drive items, impressed by know-how utilized in Bowers & Wilkins reference-quality loudspeakers.
The Carbon Cone drive items within the Px8 McLaren Edition are rigorously angled inside every earcup to make sure a constant distance relative to the listener’s ears from each level throughout the floor of every driver, to provide a extra immersive and extremely correct soundstage.
The result’s the very best sound high quality Bowers & Wilkins has ever delivered from a pair of wi-fi headphones.
Unparalleled high-resolution sound and noise cancellation
The Px8 makes use of Qualcomm’s aptXTM Adaptive wi-fi know-how to make sure the very best sound high quality from appropriate telephones, tablets and computer systems. USB-C and three.5mm analogue cable connections are additionally supported with each cable sorts included within the specifically matching carry case that accompanies the product.
Whether utilizing wi-fi or wired connections, the Px8 combines its ultra-high-performance drive unit configuration with highly effective Bowers & Wilkins-developed Digital Signal Processing (DSP) to ship excellent, 24-bit high-resolution sound high quality from main streaming companies.
The Px8 makes use of proprietary Bowers & Wilkins-optimised noise cancellation know-how to successfully shut out undesirable noise – crucially, with out harming musicality within the course of.
Six high-performance microphones work collectively to ship the very best outcomes: two measure the output of every drive unit, two react to ambient noise from the skin world and two present excellent voice readability with enhanced noise suppression.
A breakthrough in person expertise
The Px8 McLaren Edition will use the identical just lately upgraded Bowers & Wilkins Music App for set-up and use. The Music App permits Px8 customers to stream their chosen music instantly from their cell machine to their headphones, with Deezer, Qobuz and TIDAL all supported.
As earlier than, the Music App additionally simplifies connection of the Px8 to a cell machine, helps fine-tuning of the sound by way of adjustable EQ, and permits house owners to configure their most well-liked noise-cancelling mode, all whereas monitoring the headphone’s cost degree.