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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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NOW £39.95

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6 YEAR GUARANTEE INCLUDED ON SPEAKERS FOR OUR VIP MEMBERS
6 YEAR GUARANTEE INCLUDED - What you get

Full parts and labour cover
If your unit goes wrong we'll fix it. No quibbles and no fuss. (Excludes projector bulbs)

Like for like machine replacement if unit is unrepairable
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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LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED!We'll beat any genuine advertised price,
even from the web & give you up to £100!
LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED

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!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase.
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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 5by 87 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5by What a top deal! Initially, I was a little sceptical of how these would sound given their small size but needed to fit a system into a small room. The bottom line is if you're after a good quality set of speakers and are on a budget I'm confident that with the current deal on these have to be the best value speakers on the market. They would be cheap at twice the price. They give a wonderfully lush, full bodied sound and do a remarkable impression of a much larger set of speakers. These won't shake your house (not surprisingly given their small size) but the bass extension is much better than you'd think. I expect these would perhaps not sound their best if partnered with warm sounding equipment but my Pioneer A400 is on the less warm side and suits them down to the ground. For the money these are astonishingly good and won't disappoint even if you are prepared to spend more. 19 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Superb, especially at tthe price The sound is pretty good for a small speaker. Bass not greatly extended, but it's there all the same. Using on a desktop powered by a small SMSL SA50 Class T Amplifier. No stands as yet - just a small book underneath :) 17 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Speakers first time using Richer Sounds, what a great experience at the Reigate shop, first time I actually enjoyed shopping Mark was great a good chat about past times and a great purchase well done. 11 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Excellent sound, quality and value Bought for my second system and very impressed with the sound which is full and rich. 08 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Amazing Value Got to say these diamond 9s are just the job for either front speakers or surrounds, im using mine as fronts at the mo & they will make for ideal surrounds if/when i upgrade but can honestly say im in no hurry to do so, the guys at the manchester city centre branch provided top notch service as always 07 May 2015
Rated 4 out of 5by This product had everything I needed and was available when I walked into the store. I bought this product for my home after seeing it online. It is a good size has an ok Wattage output. The only drawback for me was that it only came in the colour black. 05 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Fantastic value for money Bought these speakers to use with an old amp and record deck rescued from the loft so my son can listen to some of my old vinyl records and start his own collection. The amp and deck were good quality in their day and these speakers sound great for the price and do justice to the other components. Son is very happy and I have had a great time listening to the old records again. 28 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5by Great power and detail I have a pair of these linked to a Topping TC30 amp driven from my PC. The sound and detail are excellent, and even better the whole setup (excluding the PC!) cost less than 100. What could be better? 28 April 2015
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