Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a McLaren edition of its flagship Px8 helmet. The special edition celebrates the collaboration between these two British brands, with the world renowned premium audio brand responsible for the high performance audio systems found inside McLaren cars.
Specifically, the Bowers & Wilkins Px8 McLaren Edition headphones celebrate a new partnership between the two brands. Since 2015, Bowers & Wilkins have worked closely with the automaker’s design and engineering teams to create and optimize the audio systems inside McLaren cars – this time for the first production hybrid supercar. company, the McLaren Artura.
The Px8 McLaren Edition comes with a Galvanic Gray and Papaya Orange color finish. The headphones feature Qualcomm’s aptXTM adaptive wireless technology and are said to deliver exceptional detail, resolution and spaciousness, thanks to the all-new bespoke 40mm carbon cone driver units found inside. each pair. The units are said to be carefully angled inside each ear cup to ensure a consistent distance to the listener’s ears from every point.
The drive units work in conjunction with digital signal processing (DSP) developed by Bowers & Wilkins to deliver 24-bit high-resolution sound quality from major streaming services. The Px8 also features noise cancellation technology, while six microphones are used to meter the output of each drive unit, react to ambient noise from the outside world, and deliver exceptional voice clarity with noise cancellation. improved.
The Px8 McLaren edition uses the Bowers & Wilkins music app for setup and use. It’s supposed to simplify connecting the Px8 to a mobile device, as well as supporting fine-tuning of sound with an adjustable EQ and allowing owners to configure their preferred noise canceling mode. It can also monitor the battery charge level. Speaking of battery, the headphones should be good for 30 hours between charges.
The Bowers & Wilkins Px8 McLaren Edition is now available for purchase at $799.