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DIAMOND 9.0

WHARFEDALE
DIAMOND 9.0
Black Speakers Per Pair

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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.
  • 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.

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

WERE £59.95 from 15.02.17

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NOW £39.95

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

The original small hi-fi speaker

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.

Solid construction
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. Equally impressive are the drive units. A soft dome tweeter gives the clarity and smoothness of sound you'd expect from a more expensive speaker, while the woofer cone uses a carbon fibre type weave to offer extremely taut and responsive bass.

Surprisingly powerful
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.

Hi-fi connections
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
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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
WHARFEDALE DIAMOND 9.0 is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 244.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't be deceived by their size The speakers are small there is no getting away from that but and it is a big but, they don't sound small at all. Before I bought them I was worried that they might not have a lot of bass how wrong was I!!! I have them on a Denon DM40 in my bedroom as I work from home I wanted a good sound to work to and this is a perfect set up small enough to fit in but with the sonic muscle to bang out the tunes when you want them. The front firing bass port can move some serious air. If you are looking for seismic bass then look elsewhere they cannot go seriously low but don't shame themselves I was pleasantly surprised at how much bass there is and detail too. Cons at low volume the mid range can be a little recessed but with a bit of volume this is sorted. Overall very impressed loved the original diamonds and these are no let down buy with confidence.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Punches well above their weight I decided to buy these as the speakers on my old Technics tuner had died. I never expected them to sound the way they do. For the size and cost they are truly awesome.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound quality in a small package I bought these speakers as a replacement for some basic PC speakers I had been using for the past few years on my computer and as a return to hi-fi sound for my system. The outstanding sound quality and detail in the music makes me wish I had bought them sooner! They are a perfect fit for the bookshelf above my desk and have ample power and sound staging to fill the studio room I work in. They also represent exceptional value which was one of the key decisions that lead to buying them. They are the perfect compliment to my Denon PMA-250III amplifier, which I'm glad to have reason to put to good use. For hi-fi enthusiasts on a tight budget with a small space to fill, I would thoroughly recommended these speakers as the perfect choice!
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from compact wasn't expecting much from such a small compact box, but was genuinely blown away. running them on a rotel 70w ch power amp... awesome!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speakers with big sound for such a small size Fantastic speakers at a great price! Crystal clear sound perfect for my surround sound setup. Great advice from the guys at Leicester and faultless service.
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great price great looks and sound The speakers are a great size and look nice on my bookshelf.the finish and look is far better than i was expecting. They look the part. Lots of detail in the sound and the bass and lows have a bit of punch.i have coupled mine with a cheap dac/headphone amp and small 50w amp.i use them in my bedroom for tv and music.in my opinion these will outperform some of the top end soundbars and stereo systems.all in all my setup cost £150 and wins hands down for bang for buck.these would also be great in a office or for use with gaming systems with the necessary components.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cheap Speakers These just do the job. It's brilliant that you can run decent wire to them and use banana plugs. Sounds very good. For the price you can't lose
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent speakers Replaced an old set of speakers with these - they sound fantastic and have transformed my system
Date published: 2017-03-27
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