Wharfedale D300S Atmos Speakers belongs to the D300 Series speakers that feature 102 mm Black woven Kevlar cone bass driver and incorporates a 25 mm (1 inch) soft dome tweeter that delivers exceptional sound.
Boasting impressive features at a low price point the D300S is here for big music lovers with a small budget. Beautifully simple and light, these speakers have a beautiful rounded modern style with four colours to match any interior design. Don’t let the low price fool you into making quick judgements about sound quality. A plethora of surprises will hit you when you listen to the D300’s neat and lively elevated sound when paired with the D330’s. Don’t believe us? Come in and have a listen. The D330 is part of the Wharfedale 300 series which endeavours to set the bar for high quality/low-budget loudspeakers.
The D300 Series
Wharfedale and a team of esteemed specialists have created a range of ‘budget’ speakers that punch far above their weight, elevating expectations of what can be achieved at such lowly price points. And, despite the speakers’ compact size, the soundstage they produce is substantial and engaging, their expressive midrange definition transitioning seamlessly with fluid high-frequency detail. The bass reaches surprising depths yet remains lucid, accurate and controlled, thanks to the speakers’ advanced bass drivers and P-EQ bass reflex port. Whether the music is driving and energetic or soft and subtle, from rock and electronica to classical and jazz, the D300 Series speakers deliver captivating sound.
Advanced Bass and Midrange Drivers
The D300 Series incorporates the most advanced drive unit systems ever seen in such an affordable loudspeaker range. For the bass/mid drivers, the latest generation of Wharfedale’s long-established woven Kevlar cones are bonded to a super-lightweight rubber surround, delivering remarkable clarity, texture and musical expression.
These cones are driven by a super-long-throw voice coil motor system, enabling low-frequency linearity and accuracy that is exceptional for such low-cost loudspeakers. The use of a specially shaped one-piece pole plate fitted with a copper cap reduces inductance and controls the magnetic flux, ensuring low distortion through the critical midrange area. Oversized ceramic magnets – a technology pioneered by Wharfedale in the 1960s – ensure high sensitivity, smooth response and absolute control of cone movement over lower bass frequencies.
The driver assembly is mounted in a specially designed basket with a network of ribs to increase rigidity, thus improving transient impact. A large open area behind the cone reduces early reflections and allows the internal cabinet absorbent to do its work.
Crossover and Cabinet Design
The output of the drive units is carefully combined by a thoroughly researched crossover developed using Wharfedale’s Advanced Software and Listening Iteration system. Each crossover is carefully evaluated using a wide range of music, with the emphasis being on the lifelike reproduction of voices and instruments in addition to the dynamics of the musical performance. Crossover components feature low-loss polypropylene capacitors and laminated core inductors for optimum transfer of the music signal.
The acoustically profiled cabinets feature 28mm-thick front baffles – a luxury, engineering touch to such low-cost speakers – profiled at the edges to reduce diffraction edge reflections at mid to high frequencies. Critical bracing of the cabinet panels contributes to the eradication of audible resonance and, combined with the rounded cabinet edges, yields a rigid base on which to mount the drive units. In addition, the cabinet walls are lined with a specially developed internal fibre, chosen for its outstanding absorbent qualities across a wide bandwidth. The result is that the listener hears the drive unit output unsullied by unwanted colourations caused by panel vibration or internal resonances, revealing more of the detail of the musical performance.
Whether the music is driving and energetic or soft and subtle, from rock and electronica to classical and jazz, the D300 Series speakers deliver captivating sound.
|Enclosure Type||Bass Reflex|
102 mm Black woven Kevlar cone
|Tweeter||1 inch soft dome|
|Frequency Response (+/-3dB)||
100 Hz - 20 kHz
|Recommended Amplifier Power||20 - 60W|
|Nominal Impedance||8 Ohms Compatible|
|Dimensions (H x W x D) in mm||355 x 430 x 250 Pair|
|Stocked Colours||Black, Rosewood, White, Walnut|