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Black 5.1 Speaker Package

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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.

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This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:

Free loan machine (only if taken back to store)
Should you encounter a problem, just ask and you'll be provided with a unit to ensure you're not without music whilst your equipment is being fixed.

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If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.

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We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

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"A neat blend of trad design and stylishly compact dimensions, for the money these stylish speakers get an awful lot right". What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine.


Fresh from their five-star review, the Wharfedale DX-1 HCP speakers are a must for any home cinema shortlist. Specially designed for home cinema use, this mini speaker package combines all the sonic qualities that Wharfedale are renowned for with neat and compact design.


Using a separate silk dome tweeter and polypropylene woofer unit, the satellites are genuine two-way speakers of quality. This drive unit array ensures not only a detailed and crisp treble response but also a natural and uncompressed mid-range for clear vocals and pin-point accuracy.


Matching the four satellite speakers is a dedicated centre speaker. Unlike some systems which simply use a fifth satellite for the centre, the DX1 system utilises a bespoke design. Twin woofers help give a wider spread of sound and also add reinforcement to vocals, making them easier to follow - especially during complex sound tracks.


Helping to give this Wharfedale speaker package real clout is a powerful subwoofer. Using a 150 watt digital amplifier to drive a 20cm bass cone gives the DX1 not just a deep and powerful bass but also an agile and dynamic bottom end. Whether you're listening to music or watching films, the DX1 subwoofer gives the package genuine full scale sound.


Where the DX-1HCP package really scores over some of its rivals is in its style and build quality. Smoothly curved and solid cabinets are finished in gloss black for a look that wouldn't disgrace speakers costing twice as much. The drive units look striking, too, with their metal surrounds. If you prefer a more subdued style then plain speaker grills are included for all speakers.

Small but authoritative, stylish yet purposeful, the Wharfedale DX-1HCP is a class act.

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Active or Passive subwooferActive or passive subwoofer included for greater bassactive
Maximum Power HandlingMaximum power handling in watts RMS80
ImpedanceResistance. 8 ohms is standard4
Sat DimensionsDimensions of satellite speaker (H x W x D) mm.190 x 122 x 123
Centre Speaker DimensionsSize of speakers (H x W x D) mm.122 x 292 x 123
Subwoofer Speaker DimensionsSize of speakers (H x W x D) mm.335 x 285 x 320
Weight Of Speaker F/C/RWeight of speakers, unboxed, in KG Front/Centre/Rear.1.8/2.5/1.8
Weight Of SubwooferWeight of subwoofer, unboxed, in KG.8.6
BlackDoes this speaker package have a black finish?Yes
WoodDoes this speaker package have a wood or wood style finish?No
Other ColourDoes this speaker package have another coloured finish?No
Speaker SystemNumber of speaker channels. The higher the number the greater the number of surround speakers. "Point" 1 indicates a subwoofer channel. 5.1.2 is for Dolby Atmos systems.5.1
Included CablesSpeaker/interconnect cables included with the package. Please note that in most cases, these are basic cables only and would often benefit by being upgraded.None
Brackets/Stands included?Are wall brackets and/or desktop stands included with the speaker package? A built-in mount is usually of the 'key hole' type for wall-hanging speakers. Brackets & Desktop Stands included may be the same device usable for both tasks.Built-in mount
Sat Freq Response (Hz)The frequency response of the satellite speakers.120 - 20,000
Sub Freq Response (Hz)The frequency response of the subwoofer. The lower the first figure the deeper the bass should be20 - 200
Centre Freq Response (Hz)Frequency response of the centre speaker80 - 20,000
System Freq Response (Hz)Combined frequency response of the speaker package20 - 20,000
WhiteDoes this speaker pack have a white finish?No
Rated 4.8 out of 5by 25 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5by Great value speakers I've had these speakers going for a week now and I am very pleased. They replace Pioneer Kuro speakers which were mounted on to the side of the TV. I don't think I have the speakers dialled in 100% yet, but some more tweaking will give me a better sound in the mid-range. They are currently powered via a Pioneer VSX-919AH amp. The centre speaker was a very impressive addition and I heard sounds I hadn't ever heard before watching Alien on Blu-Ray despite watching the film hundreds of times on a few different systems. The speakers are also detailed enough that you can hear the compression on netflix streams now, which is pretty annoying! I wasn't sure if I should go for something a bit more expensive, but given that our TV and speakers are mounted next to a shared wall in a semi-detached, anything more powerful would be a waste of money as these don't get pushed anywhere near their limit. 03 November 2015
Rated 4 out of 5by Wharefedale DX1 HCP Good sound. Speakers well made and look good. Easy to connect to amp. Overall would recommend them 29 October 2015
Rated 3 out of 5by You pay for name, not sound Connected to a decent Denon amplifier this set produces uninspiring, average sound. No matter what's the source - everyday mp3 or highest definition DTS, it's just this usual "small speaker + ambitious sub" kind of sound you get from any home cinema/gaming 5.1 set. Lots of bass, very little clarity. Recap - not bad, just nothing special. 24 September 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Beautiful looks and sound, but no speaker wires included A highly attractive, high gloss finish (there are cotton gloves tucked away in each box), and great purposeful looks (especially without the detachable Grill covers),combine aesthetics with a rich crisp sound and mellow bass. The effective centre speaker unit pushes out defined dialog, a great leap forward from my old entry level Sony.While the Sub , one of the most attractive I've seen in a while easily handles rich booming effects. All in all I am very happy, the only down side is there were no wires/connections of any kind in the box, luckily I was upgrading an old system and had all the necessary leads& speaker wires, something to bear in mind if considering purchase. 22 September 2015
Rated 4 out of 5by Very decent, especially for the price After much deliberation ended up choosing this speaker set and have been very pleased with performance. Was advised that they maybe wouldn't pair that well with my Yamaha AVR but I have no real complaints. Nice full sound and do a good job with music as well as movies. Really come alive when the volume goes up with a decent Blu-Ray in though. For a full versatile 5.1 package on a budget will be very hard to beat. 02 September 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Great value. Fantastic service as ever, great product price wow. They are so heavy proper quality. 29 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Quality this little nest of speakers do everything they say they do, if you are looking for a budget set of surrounds you have found them, absolute quality. 16 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Nice sound for not much money Great package if you are looking for small speakers at a reasonable price, with the added bonus of sounding pretty good. Still tweaking the amp and location of the speakers which is worth doing as the sound has improved with each change. Would obviously like a 1000 + package one day but in the meantime these will do the job nice. One other thing, they look great. 09 August 2015
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