The What Hi-Fi? reader verdict on the Bowers & Wilkins factory and new 800 Series Diamond speakers

Bowers & Wilkins test room
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It's not every day you get the chance to peer behind the curtain at one of the most successful hi-fi companies in the world, but five lucky What Hi-Fi? readers did just that at Bowers & Wilkins HQ in Worthing, England earlier this month.

The five were winners of our recent competition, earning them the chance to get a full tour of the impressive Bowers & Wilkins factory, see the new 800 Series Diamond (and Nautilus) speakers being made, and treat themselves to some quality time in the company's listening rooms. That's a day well spent.

But don't just take our word for it. Check out the video below to find out exactly what the competition winners thought about the experience, as well as their impressions of the new 800 Series Diamond speakers. It's fair to say, they were impressed.

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