Hifi News - Wharfedale
Wharfedale launch the DS-2 - dinky desktop divas
harfedale’s new DS-2 stereo Bluetooth speaker system is based on the now-discontinued DS-1, a similarly diminutive pair of Bluetooth speakers widely acknowledged as the best available under £200 – “petite little desktop speakers that sound fantastic for the money,” said What Hi-Fi? whilst presenting them with an Award in 2015. The DS-2 reconstructs the original DS-1 concept with an all-new design, delivering even better sound per pound performance. In contrast to most Bluetooth speakers, the DS-2 is a pair of proper two-way hi-fi speakers shrunk to desktop size, standing just 190mm high, 120mm wide and 140mm deep.
Wharfedale Diamond 11 Series
Wharfedale Diamond 11 series - more info via a new microsite
he new Wharfedale Diamond 11 series of speakers have a new just-launched microsite. The Wharfedale Diamond 11 Series is a range of speakers that sets new standards at modest price points with elegantly curved cabinets and advanced drive unit technologies.
Wharfedale Diamond 11 Series
Wharfedale launch the Diamond 11 Speaker Series
t’s all speakers at the moment and third to the pass amongst the speaker companies is Wharfedale with the Diamond 11 series, the 11th iteration of the Wharfedale Diamonds. Sporting extensive improvements both inside and out, Diamond 11 represents the most significantly enhanced Diamond series in years. The range comprises eight models: three stand mounting speakers (Diamond 11.0, 11.1 and 11.2), three floor standers (Diamond 11.3, 11.4 and 11.5) and two centre speakers for home cinema systems (Diamond 11.CC and 11.CS).
Wharfedale Diamond Active A1
Wharfedale Launch The Diamond Active A1 Speakers
he Wharfedale Diamond Active A1 at £599.95 offers Bluetooth, digital and analogue inputs into an integrated amp and speaker package. Wharfedale’s True Wireless technology enables the great connection flexibility found in the A1s. The Diamond A1 is a classic ‘bookshelf’-size speaker (31.5cm high) that include a 50 Watt amplifier in each speaker to deliver a combined ‘system power’ of 100 Watts.
Wharfedale Diamond A2
Wharfedale Launch The Diamond Active A2 Floor Standing Speakers
he Wharfedale Diamond Active A2 at £999.95 is a larger floor standing design (91.2cm high). Like the A1 the A2 includes a 50 Watt amplifier in each speaker to deliver a combined ‘system power’ of 100 Watts. The A2 also uses the H1 wired and wireless hub (pictured on top of the left hand speaker) which can in turn communicate wirelessly with the A2 speakers.
Wharfedale Reva Speaker Range
Wharfedale Launch The Reva Speaker Range
he Wharfedale Reva speaker series is a 2 stand mounted, 2 floor standing and one centre channel, five speaker range priced from £449.95 to £1299.95. Wharfedale’s Reva range uses elements from Wharfedale’s Diamond range but improves upon these to create a speaker range sitting above Diamond. The Reva range consists of two stand mount models (Reva-1 and Reva-2), two floor standing speakers (Reva-3 and Reva-4) and a centre speaker for home cinema systems (Reva-C), all combining a 25mm textile dome tweeter with one or more woven glass fibre bass/midrange cones.
Wharfedale Diamond Active A1
Wharfedale Reveal The Diamond Active A1 Speakers
he Wharfedale Diamond Active A1 speakers were seen at the Bristol HiFi Show 2016. Not only are the Wharfedale Diamond Active A1 speakers active but they are also are a digital wireless speaker using aptX Bluetooth. Operating wirelessly the A1s are controlled via a control hub that emits the wireless signal. Operating wired - a digital signal can be sent to the A1s via both Coax and Optical and an old fashioned analogue signal can be sent in via RCA Inputs.
Wharfedale - DX-1SE 5.1 speaker system
Wharfedale Launch The DX-1SE 5.1 Speaker System
he Wharfedale DX-1SE 5.1 Speaker System is a full 5.1 speaker system in a stylish, and compact small design, yet costs less than £400. A coming soon from Wharfedale expansion pack allows the DX-1SE 5.1 Speaker System to be expanded to a 7.1 speaker system
Wharfedale Diamond 200 Series
Wharfedale launch the Wharfedale Diamond 200 Speaker Range
he HiFi Enthusiast has already seen the Wharfedale Diamond 220 speaker from the Wharfedale Diamond 200 series. a replacement for the Wharfedale 121 Standmounted speaker. Now Wharfedale have completed the Wharfedale Diamond 200 range, which replaces the Wharfedale diamond 100 series. The Wharfedale diamond 200 series consists of 6 speaker models, two standmounted speakers, three floorstanders and a centre speaker for home cinema enthusiasts. The 6 models in the Wharfedale Diamond 200 series are the :-
Wharfedale Diamond 220 - Speakers
Wharfedale launch the Diamond 220 - Speakers
he £195 Wharfedale Diamond 220 book shelf speakers are an upgraded version of the award winning Wharfedale Diamond 121.
Wharfedale launch the DS-1 - Active Bluetooth Speakers
irst seen at the Bristol HiFi Show 2014, the £149.95 diminutive Wharfedale DS-1 speakers are both active and Bluetooth capable making them ideal for Desktop usage.
Wharfedale reveal the DS-1 Active Bluetooth Speakers
he £149 Wharfedale DS-1 active Bluetooth speaker may look like a traditional stereo speaker but there’s more going on ‘under the hood’ than you may realize at first glance!
Wharfedale Vista 100 Soundbar
Wharfedale launch the Vista 100 soundbar
ell here’s a first for HiFi Enthusiast and the venerable, well respected, British speaker manufacturer Wharfedale – a Soundbar ! From the HiFi Enthusiast perspective – the Wharfedale Vista 100 Soundbar’s got to be AV, not HiFi , but then again, it’s a Bluetooth multi speaker system, and is it really that different from say the iBox Max, and others, that we’ve already reported on ? Also I’ve very fond memories of my first stereo speakers from Wharfedale the XP2 ( for anyone else that can remember that model ! ) , so here’s the details :-
Wharfedale Jade 1 Speakers
Wharfedale launch the Jade 1 Speaker
he Wharfedale Jade 1 is a three-way bookshelf loudspeaker that measures just 14 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide and 13 inches deep. The Jade 1 features Wharfedale's new Crystalam cabinet design, which employs the use of a new laminate technology that is said to improve dampening, and aperiodic loading to effectively kill cabinet resonance.
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