Wharfedale DIAMOND 220 (Black)

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£119 RRP £199

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"Want to know what the best sounding budget speakers on the market are? Easy, its Wharfedales brand-new Diamond 220s." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine, 5-star review.

The legend continues

It was back in 1981 when the Wharfedale Diamond first redefined expectations of small speakers. The original model proved that a small speaker didn't necessarily need to sound 'small', that a budget speaker could sound full-bodied without being intrusive. The latest Diamond 220 follows on from the highly successful 121 model and has already received an excited response.

New cabinet for improved sound
New to the Wharfedale Diamond 220 is a sandwich cabinet design. Rather than the simple chipboard and MDF used by the previous Diamond 121, the new 220 uses particle board sandwiched by MDF on either side. This gives superb rigidity and damping properties, helping to further reduce the already low levels of distortion. A further benefit is the smooth MDF construction provides a cleaner surface for the veneer; meaning a smoother finish all round.

Ported design
Also new is the gloss finished baffle, making the speakers far more pleasing to the eye. As before, the 220 ports the bass via an integral plinth, rather than the more usual front or rear holes. This not only provides a more efficient and even bass output but also makes the speaker easier to place: you don't have to take wall positioning into account.

New drive units, class-leading sound
The bass driver is formed from woven Kevlar with ribs for added rigidity, but has a revised magnet system for tighter control of the sound. Vocals still sound incredibly realistic, and the bass is upbeat and never lags. At the other end of the scale the treble unit is surrounded by a deeply dished waveguide. This helps to improve the imaging and 'width' of sound, making it easier to pick out individual instruments, as well as providing loads of detail. Put together, the overall sound quality is still fantastically well-balanced.

With its latest upgrades the Wharfedale Diamond 220 has truly come of age. If ever there was an argument for evolution over revolution in speaker design, a listen to the Diamond 220 proves the case for the former - and then some!

We'll happily come to you!

Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices

"Want to know what the best sounding budget speakers on the market are? Easy, its Wharfedales brand-new Diamond 220s." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine, 5-star review.

The legend continues

It was back in 1981 when the Wharfedale Diamond first redefined expectations of small speakers. The original model proved that a small speaker didn't necessarily need to sound 'small', that a budget speaker could sound full-bodied without being intrusive. The latest Diamond 220 follows on from the highly successful 121 model and has already received an excited response.

New cabinet for improved sound
New to the Wharfedale Diamond 220 is a sandwich cabinet design. Rather than the simple chipboard and MDF used by the previous Diamond 121, the new 220 uses particle board sandwiched by MDF on either side. This gives superb rigidity and damping properties, helping to further reduce the already low levels of distortion. A further benefit is the smooth MDF construction provides a cleaner surface for the veneer; meaning a smoother finish all round.

Ported design
Also new is the gloss finished baffle, making the speakers far more pleasing to the eye. As before, the 220 ports the bass via an integral plinth, rather than the more usual front or rear holes. This not only provides a more efficient and even bass output but also makes the speaker easier to place: you don't have to take wall positioning into account.

New drive units, class-leading sound
The bass driver is formed from woven Kevlar with ribs for added rigidity, but has a revised magnet system for tighter control of the sound. Vocals still sound incredibly realistic, and the bass is upbeat and never lags. At the other end of the scale the treble unit is surrounded by a deeply dished waveguide. This helps to improve the imaging and 'width' of sound, making it easier to pick out individual instruments, as well as providing loads of detail. Put together, the overall sound quality is still fantastically well-balanced.

With its latest upgrades the Wharfedale Diamond 220 has truly come of age. If ever there was an argument for evolution over revolution in speaker design, a listen to the Diamond 220 proves the case for the former - and then some!
More Information
Depth 50.00
Height 43.00
Width 33.00
Brand Wharfedale
Colour Black
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good first impressions I bought these as an emergency replacement for bi-amped speakers that had been accidentally damaged in transit. They sounded extremely good on their first time out and I look forward to trying them on a range of different music types. They compared well with much more expensive speakers. The finish is excellent, they were well packed for delivery, and arrived exactly at the promised time.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wharfedale diamond 220 At the low end of the market these are Great value speakers for £129 (VIP member)
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound from a smallish speaker This is truly a great little speaker and I am really pleased with all aspects of their performance. As a VIP member I paid £129.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Five Stars I love these speakers from Richer they sound great and pair well with my Amplifier and Can adapt to any genre without losing their finesse.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lovely warm sound with decent base Bought a pair of these for a retro system consisting of a Cambridge Topaz and a Rega 1. A lovely warm sound with decent base, they sound gorgeous! Bargain!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent true sounding speakers Bought these speakers a little over a week ago and they have been fantastic so far. I've paired them up with a Denon DM40DAB and they have performed well with an immersive sound and excellent bass. I have them placed in a small student room and they fill it with great sound without overpowering the place. The down firing woofer design means I can have them placed pretty much anywhere without worrying about effecting the sound quality they produce. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these speakers. I will say straight off, I love these speakers. I have played in bands for years and I like to hear good, clear faithful sound reproduction, and for a small stand mount these speakers do it for me. Don't be put off by the size, they can handle plenty of power and a complex arrangement of instruments, and still keep it real. The big bonus is the bass port that is in the bottom of the speaker. Because of its position it is not nearly as sensitive to wall placement as traditional rear port facing speakers.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound is amazing When I plugged these speakers, I could not believe it. The sound is truly amazing, crisp, full bodies, well balanced. For the price and the size that's a winner.
Date published: 2017-02-25
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Free UK delivery

Next day delivery and timed options available for online purchases of selected products. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

Lowest price 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. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trace in discounts.
T&Cs apply

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy in-store & take it home today! Find store details Buy by phone Call our UK based team on 0333 900 0093

We'll happily come to you!

Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices

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