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Bowers and Wilkins Z2 AirPlay Speaker

Bowers and Wilkins Z2 AirPlay SpeakerAs a follow up to the Zeppelin mini, Bowers and Wilkins unveiled their Z2, an Apple AirPlay capable speaker designed to work with the iPhone 5’s 8 pin connector.

The Z2 is the first of its kind to connect with Apple’s Lightning connector, enabling it to hook up directly to the iPhone 5, iPod Touch (5th generation) and iPod Nano (7th generation). A slot sits on top of the speaker, allowing you to slide in whatever device you’re using. … read more >>

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Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

At the start of 2011, anyone who wanted an AirPlay speaker had one choice: the Zeppelin Air. Over the year we’ve seen the list of AirPlay options grow steadily, and today we have 15 unique models to choose from. Although these aren’t the most affordable speakers out there, the promise of untethered sound and ease of use helps justify the cost.

While some of these may seem insanely expensive, they aim to make up for it in superior design and … read more >>

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Zeppelin Air User Experience

Were you one of the first to get your hands on the beautiful Zeppelin Air? One of our readers, Mark C. was and he was kind enough to email us his experience and thoughts. I have posted them below.

The ZeppelinAir arrived today.

Got home and syncing with the wireless (all Apple: Airport Extreme, MacBook) at the house) took a good 40 minutes. Had to reset several times. Clearly not an Apple product from that point of view (i.e., ease

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Zeppelin Air from B&W

Zeppelin Air from B&W

 

Zeppelin Air

We heard it was coming and now it’s official. The beautiful Zeppelin Air AirPlay speaker from Bowers and Wilkins has launched.

 

The Zeppelin Air is a premium AirPlay speaker. It retains the classic Zeppelin shape but is completely redesigned on the inside.

B&W boasts “it’s the best sounding iPod speaker ever produced” and we might have to agree considering the specs:

  • Proprietary digital signal processing (DSP)
  • Digital to analog converters (96kHz/24bit DAC)
  • Active 2.1 system featuring 2
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