Bowers and Wilkins: All boom and tizz? What’s your view?

The thread starts as follows: I've been reading alot of forums etc regarding peoples view of B&W. Main comments gleaned so far

  1. bloated bass and enamel stripping treble
  2. round earth - no FEP's for me
  3. mass market produced = midfi
  4. huge marketing campaign allied to huge number of dealers is reason for their popularity
  5. poor value for money in USA
  6. kevlar driver gives good soundstage and imaging - see (2)

What d'ya reckon?

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