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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 review: specs and price

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    22 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.88mm
  • Diaphragm size
    40mmvs31.02mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

2.weight

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

4.has included ear pads
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

22 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.driver unit size

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.warranty period

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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