Music also sounds good, from two-channel stereo tracks to full-on musicals, the little NR1509 never failed to impress with punchy basslines from The Greatest Showman, to flat-out Wembley 1985 in Bohemian Rhapsody, where once again the performance was excellent at sensible volume levels with an excellent soundstage and precise vocal placement.
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"Wharfedale delivers movie magic on a small scale" - What HiFi Award 2019
‘Sound-per-pound ‘performance, earning five-star reviews in What Hi-Fi? And Home Cinema Choice magazines, scoring 9/10 on the Trusted Reviews website, and winning ‘Best Compact Loudspeaker System’ in last year’s AVTech Media Awards.
The Wharfedale DX-2 HCP, with consisting four satellite speakers for the front and rear, plus a compact centre speaker, with an active subwoofer, the DX-2 replaces the DX-1 Series of speaker packages.
The DX-2 brings in key ingredients that made the DX-1 HCP and DX-1SE packages so successful, with re-engineered and improved cabinet design, a smart contemporary new look, the drive units have been tuned and active, giving the subwoofer a upgraded with more powerful and sophisticated integral amplifier resulting in a greater scale of refinement.
The Satellite speakers bring the ideal size for quality home cinema, bringing in the two way design features silk dome tweeters for a smooth treble. With the woofers been woven polypropylene to give a dynamic sounding mid-range. These sealed cabinets mean you are free to place them close to a wall without compromising the sound quality.
The DX-2 uses a dedicated speaker with the ideal twin woofer layout. This device is able to sit nicely under your TV but it offers a more spacious sound with vocals and even dialogue that is set against an audio playlist.
With the matching subwoofer, this 20cm Bass Driver is powered by the 70w amplifier for a fast and defined sound. The quality of the subwoofer gives a design that ensures that it integrates superbly with other speakers in the package. The Auto-power feature automatically switches in or out of the standby when a signal is sensed.
With the mounting of the wall or an AV stand or shelf, the small DX-2 Satellite has a 19mm silk dome tweeter and 75 mm mid/bass driver with a woven polypropylene cone. Giving a design that includes an aperiodic bass loading system consisting of a vent that is filled with resistive foam.
It delivers smart, space saving style with exhilarating sound for both movies and music, giving fast and detailed sense of scale that comes from the size of the speakers.
Enjoy authentic and engaging surround sound with high quality 5.1 speaker packages.
Bass Driver 3" (75mm) woven polypropylene bass cone
Treble Driver 3/4" (19mm) silk dome
Sensitivity (2.83v @ 1m) 84dB
Recommended Amplifier Power 20-60W
Frequency Response (+/-3dB) 120Hz ~ 20kHz
Bass Extension (-6dB) 100Hz
Dimensions 190 x 120 x 122 mm ( h x w x d )
Net Weight 2kg/pcs
Bass Driver 3" (75mm) woven polypropylene bass cone x2
Midrange Treble Driver 3/4" (19mm) silk dome
Sensitivity (2.83v @ 1m) 86dB
Recommended Amplifier Power 20-100W
Frequency Response (+/-3dB) 80Hz ~ 20kHz
Bass Extension (-6dB) 70Hz
Dimensions 120 x 310 x 122 mm ( h x w x d )
Net Weight 2.7kg
Bass Driver 8” (200mm) long-throw cone
Frequency Response 40 - 120Hz ±3dB
Amplifier Power Output 70W
Crossover Range 40 - 150Hz
Inputs Stereo line In (2 x RCA phono),
mono (LFE), line In (RCA phono)
Input Impedance Line in 10kΩ LFE 5kΩ
Features Low pass filter slope adjustment
Dimensions (298+30) x 268 x (300+22) mm ( h x w x d )
Net Weight 7.8kg
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