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DIAMOND 9.0

WHARFEDALE
DIAMOND 9.0
Black Speakers Per Pair

  • This speaker has been magnetically shielded to ensure that it doesn't interfere with any sensitive components nearby. This is particularly important if you're still using a CRT television.
  • To ensure smooth, reliable and safe operation, make sure the resistance of your speaker, measured in ohms, is above the minimum quoted by your amplifier.
This speaker has been magnetically shielded to ensure that it doesn't interfere with any sensitive components nearby. This is particularly important if you're still using a CRT television.
To ensure smooth, reliable and safe operation, make sure the resistance of your speaker, measured in ohms, is above the minimum quoted by your amplifier.

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

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Speaker legends don't get much bigger than the Wharfedale Diamond 9.0.

It's hard to believe that the original Wharfedale Diamond is now past its thirtieth birthday. All those decades ago, it was the Diamond speaker that proved, for the first time, that excellent quality sound could be achieved from a small, budget speaker. Since then there have been dozens of imitators, but the Diamonds remain amongst the best available.

The cabinet isn't just compact, it's also very solid. This combination gives the Diamonds an extremely accurate sound quality as the cabinet doesn't flex or vibrate like larger, less well made speakers. Equally impressive are the drive units. A soft dome tweeter gives the clarity and smoothness of sound you'd expect from a much more expensive speaker whilst the woofer cone uses a carbon fibre type weave to offer extremely taut and responsive bass. With a front port, these bass reflex speakers are punchier than you might expect and in no way could they ever be described as tinny. Over all, they may be small but the sound is grown-up, with excellent staging, realism and surprisingly powerful.

It's not just the major aspects of the design that Wharfedale have got right, it's the details, too. Proper 4mm banana sockets will accept thick cable and offer the best type of connection. Threaded sockets at the rear make for secure and easy bracket attachment.

At £100 these speakers were clearly market leaders. Now we're offering them at this bargain price, the Diamond 9.0 speakers are a gem of a deal!

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Connections
Connection Features
+
Bi-wireable
Are they bi-wirable? Separate earthing for bass and treble - when used with bi-wirable cable gives a more precise sound
No
General
General Features
+
Magnetically Shielded
Are they magnetically shielded? Allows speaker to be placed near a CRT TV/Monitor or sensitive magnetically stored data without the risk of damage.
Yes
Sensitivity (dB)
The higher the figure the easier it is to drive - meaning that a less powerful amp may be used
86
Impedance (ohms)
Resistance. A standard figure is 8 ohm. Figure halves when doubling the number of speakers
6
Power Rating (Watts)
Maximum power output long term/short term (RMS)
75
Dimensions
Size of speaker cabinet excluding any feet or binding posts (H x W x D) mm.
236 x 145 x 165
Weight
Weight of each speaker in KG.
2.1
Black
Does this speaker come in a black finish?
Yes
Wood
Does this speaker come in a wood or wood style finish?
No
Other Colours
Does the speaker have another coloured finish?
No
Freq Response (Hz)
The lower the first figure the deeper the bass should be
60 - 24,000
Speaker Enclosure Type
Type of speaker enclosure. Infinite baffle cabinets are sealed and so are often less fussy about placement. Usually they do require a little more power to drive, though. Bass reflex speakers are usually more efficient than infinite baffle designs but may require more care in terms of placement. Rear port designs, in particular, usually need at least 15-30cm (6 - 12 inches) between them and the wall behind, for a balanced bass response.
Bass reflex - front port
Rated 4.7 out of 5áby 76 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 Reputation undimmed These little gem speakers are still as good as their award winning reviews claimed and now at a real bargain price. 25 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby AMAZING VALUE FOR MONEY Such great value for money, would expect these to at least be ú100. Sound Quality is great, so clear. Great buy! 24 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Amazing value For ú40 these speakers are simply amazing. I am no audiophile but it sounds like Bob Dylan is in the room. Technics amp, Pioneer CD player, and these speakers. Brilliant! 24 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Classic small speaker with a great sound Hooked up to my PC via a small Lepai amp from Amazon Makes listening to music and watching movies a treat. Much better quality than traditional PC Speakers, and cheaper, too! 21 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby COME FULL CIRCLE 30 YEARS ON I had a pair of Diamonds 30 years ago when I first started to build my system, and of course over time my budget grew and so did my speakers! Now 30 years on and 3 house moves later, the room my system is now in will not lend itself to large floor standers, and the boss said she didn't want wall mounted speakers. I thought I would go back to a pair of Diamonds with a view to trying them out again, I'm so glad I did. The fit, the sound quality and the value for money fantastic! Felt like being a kid again, even put my old tunes on!! 21 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Budget Speakers Would recommend these, almost as good as those costing ú60 more. 08 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5áby Does the job well I've had this make before some time ago and it's nice to see standards have not changed 06 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Wow,amazing little speakers Really impressed by these little boxes.Using them as surround speakers,they never let me down.Gonna get another set to use on as a centre.Would be great as main speakers in a small space. 05 April 2015
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