Bowers & Wilkins CWM362 In-Wall Speaker
Speakers from B&W, including the Bowers & Wilkins CWM362 have always been recognised as delivering the best audio experience at any level. Techniques and materials honed to perfection in our core models have been successfully carried over to our custom products, so that those who want to hear everything whilst seeing nothing have had a clear solution. That is unless the environment is one of high humidity, such as a shower room or indoor swimming pool, which are unsuited to some of the advanced materials we have employed.
The three models in the new CI 300 Series have been specifically designed to cope with these more demanding environments, so whereas their cost effectiveness may lead them to being described as entry level, they also provide a point of entry to areas of the home that were previously off-limits for high-quality installation loudspeakers.
About Bowers & Wilkins
1960s: Humble beginnings
The sleepy coastal town of Worthing in South England might not look like a hotbed of 1960s freewheeling experimentation, but for audio fans it’s a place that’s synonymous with innovation. Thanks to the first Bowers & Wilkins speakers built here in the early years of the company, music lovers could experience albums such as Sgt. Pepper and Pet Sounds in new, mind-expanding depth and clarity.
1970s: A decade of milestones
The decade that saw a series of musical upheavals from disco to punk rock also brought several major milestones for Bowers & Wilkins. The company introduced curved cabinet forms and new cone materials such as Aramid fibre. And it all culminated in the launch of the 801, soon to become the reference speaker of choice for many of the world’s leading recording studios.
1980s: The application of science
Extensive investment in research led to the establishment of the company’s dedicated R&D facility in Steyning. The era of MTV pop superstardom and bombastic stadium rock also saw Bowers & Wilkins buck the trend and introduce something small and unobtrusive: the “compact monitor”, or CM1.
1990s: Rewriting the rulebook
The 1990s saw the pioneering work of the Steyning research team realised in spectacular fashion with the launch of Nautilus™, a speaker that upended preconceived notions of speaker design. It also saw major product launches at both ends of the spectrum, with the unveiling of the highly regarded entry-level 600 Series and the flagship Nautilus 800 Series.
2000s: Hi-fi goes digital
The decade that brought us iPods and smartphones saw us embrace the new world of digital with the launch of the Zeppelin. We also expanded into the car audio market with our partnership with Jaguar, and launched a revolutionary new speaker technology in the form of diamond tweeter domes.
The 2010s: Innovation overdrive
Monumental technological change seemed to be everywhere in the 2010s, and Bowers & Wilkins was no exception.
2-way in-wall system
1x ø25mm (1in) Nautilus™ tube loaded aluminium dome tweeter
1x ø130mm (5in) blue Kevlar® cone bass/midrange
Frequency range (-6dB)
54Hz – 50kHz
Sensitivity SPL (2.83V, 1m)
Max Amp Power
25 – 100w
Depth Behind Surface