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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air iPod speaker with Apple airplay - Full 2 Year B&W Warranty
Preserving the exemplary styling of its ancestor, the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air makes use of a variety of delicate styling improvements when compared to the original Zeppelin, the biggest differences are within the internal circuitry, improved drive units and the addition to Apply AirPlay wireless streaming technology.
The Zeppelin Air features a digital docking arm compatible with the new 5-Pin 'Lightning' Apple connector. When an iPod is docked, the digital data is streamed using a number of new and high-quality analogue devices with a 24bit, 96kHz exquisite audiophile quality digital to analogue converters, which decode the signal an in the analogue domain and results in a much more improved sound quality.
This new docking arm is now able to stream music from wired and wireless internet connections, so that means music stored on your home network, iTunes, PC, Mac, iPod Touch, iPad or iPhone can all wirelessly connect to the dock and pass their digital music streams wirelessly.
The drive units contained within the Zeppelin have also been improved, and now give a more detailed bass extension, more clarity in midrange elements and a much more spacious and airy high-end. All of the five units are driven from four 25 watt amplifiers. The bass subwoofer is driven from a 50W amplifier and has an improved rear firing flow port reflex loading.
Multi-room music is presented in an easy solution - easily place as many Zeppelins Airs around as home as you feel is required, as they can either play different music in each room individually, when used in conjunction with the appropriate dongle, or put them into party mode and they will simply synchronise together and play the same music in each area. The Zeppelin Air is a stylish, high in performance and flexible music system with a superb sound quality, as well as an extensive list of featured which both improve connection flexibility and sound quality. "The legendary Zeppelin story continues"
Description Speaker system for iPod/iPhone Technical Features Apple® AirPlay® technology
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Switch mode power supply
USB streaming from PC / Mac®
iPod® / iTunes® sync
Drive Units 2x 25mm (1.0in) Nautilus™ tube aluminium tweeter
2x 75mm (3.0in) Midrange
1x 125mm (5.0in) Subwoofer
Frequency Response 51Hz – 36kHz ±3dB on reference axis Frequency Range -6dB at 36Hz and 42kHz Amplifier Power Output 2x 25W (tweeter)
2x 25W (midrange)
1x 50W (subwoofer)
Input Voltage 100V - 240V ~ 50/60Hz Rated power consumption 100W Standby power consumption 0.8W Inputs iPod® / iPhone® (5-pin connector)
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or Wi-Fi)
Auxiliary - analogue / optical digital (3.5mm mini jack)
Streaming, synchronization & firmware upgrades (USB 2.0)
Ouputs Composite Video (RCA Phono) Height 173mm (6.8in) Width 640mm (25.2in) Depth 208mm (8.2in) Net Weight 6.2kg (13.5lb) Enclosure Gloss black with stainless steel trim Grilles Black cloth AirPlay Compability iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.3.3 or later
Mac with OS X Mountain Lion
Mac and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later
Apple 5-Pin Lightning Connection Compatibility iPhone 5
iPod touch (5th generation)
iPod nano (7th generation)
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