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FIVE-STAR AWARD WINNERS
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.
REAL HI-FI SPEAKERS
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.
TAKING CENTRE STAGE
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.
GETTING THE LOW DOWN ON THE SUB
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.
GOOD-LOOKING TO BOOT
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.
|Active or Passive subwoofer||Active or passive subwoofer included for greater bass||active|
|Maximum Power Handling||Maximum power handling in watts RMS||80|
|Impedance||Resistance. 8 ohms is standard||4|
|Sat Dimensions||Dimensions of satellite speaker (H x W x D) mm.||190 x 122 x 123|
|Centre Speaker Dimensions||Size of speakers (H x W x D) mm.||122 x 292 x 123|
|Subwoofer Speaker Dimensions||Size of speakers (H x W x D) mm.||335 x 285 x 320|
|Weight Of Speaker F/C/R||Weight of speakers, unboxed, in KG Front/Centre/Rear.||1.8/2.5/1.8|
|Weight Of Subwoofer||Weight of subwoofer, unboxed, in KG.||8.6|
|Black||Does this speaker package have a black finish?|
|Wood||Does this speaker package have a wood or wood style finish?|
|Other Colour||Does this speaker package have another coloured finish?|
|Speaker System||Number of speaker channels. The higher the number the greater the number of surround speakers. "Point" 1 indicates a subwoofer channel.||5.1|
|Included Cables||Speaker/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 be||20 - 200|
|Centre Freq Response (Hz)||Frequency response of the centre speaker||80 - 20,000|
|System Freq Response (Hz)||Combined frequency response of the speaker package||20 - 20,000|