Bowers & Wilkins CM1 Loudspeakers (Series 1)

Regular Price: £599.00

Special Price: £449.00

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With a little help from Bowers and Wilkins, we've managed to get hold of the last few remaining unopened, unused gloss black CM1s! This is brand new stock of a now discontinued model, but includes the same 5 year warranty, documentation, accessories and original packaging. 

The CM1 from Bowers & Wilkins is the prestigious loudspeaker company's entry model within their mid-range CM series. The CM1 benefits from a 130mm bass/midrange driver cone, built from Kevlar; a light yet highly rigid material. This enables the loudspeaker to offer a more detailed and sonically accurate representation than that of lesser materials. The aluminium dome tweeter features Bowers & Wilkins' world-renowned Nautilus tube-loaded design, which when combined with the icon Kevlar cone, allows the CM1 to play music with an effortless response, while retaining a solid and impressive sound across the entirety of the frequency spectrum. 

The CM1 is not only a sonically superior loudspeaker, but also features a classy aesthetic and thanks to the multitude of finishes the speaker is available in, the CM1 is easily integrated with existing home décor. The grilles are attached via discrete magnets so no unsightly grille-mounting features are present to compromise the simple and sophisticated face of the cabinet. The available finishes of the CM1 include two real wooden veneers (rosenut or wenge), or a beautiful white lacquer, or a highly polished gloss black finish.


Woven Kevlar
 Crossover Tuning
Nautilus Tapering Tube  
 Technical Features

Nautilus Tube Loaded
Aluminium Dome Tweeter

Kevlar Brand Fibre
Cone - Bass/Midrange


 Description 2 Way Vented Box System
 Drive Units

1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium
dome high-frequency

1x ø130mm (5 in) woven Kevlar® c
one bass / midrange

 Frequency Range  

-6dB at 45Hz and 50kHz

 Frequency Response 55Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
 Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
 Horizontal over 60º arc
 Vertical over 10º arc
Sensitivity 84dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Harmonic Distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)

<1% 110Hz - 22kHz
Nominal Impedance 8Ω (minimum 5.1)
Crossover Frequency 4kHz
Recommended Amplifier Power   30W - 100W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1
Height 280mm (11") 
Width 165mm (6.5") 

276mm (10.9 in) including grille and terminals 

 Net Weight 6.7kg (14.7lbs) 
Cabinet Wood Finishes 



 Cabinet Premium Painted Finishes






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