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Wharfedale Diamond 12.C Centre Speaker Black

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Wharfedale Diamond 12.C Centre Speaker Black

The DIAMOND 12.C Black brings cinema-quality vocal tangibility and depth to the Wharfedale DIAMOND 12 series home theatre system. Designed as the centrepiece and perfect complement for the DIAMOND 12 series standmount (bookshelf) and floorstander models, the DIAMOND 12. ... more
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Wharfedale Diamond 12.C Centre Speaker
(Black)

Wharfedale Diamond 12.C Centre Speaker Black

The DIAMOND 12.C brings cinema-quality vocal tangibility and depth to the Wharfedale DIAMOND 12 series home theatre system.

Designed as the centrepiece and perfect complement for the DIAMOND 12 series standmount (bookshelf) and floorstander models, the DIAMOND 12.C is compact, accurate and powerful.

Using dual 130mm (5”) KlarityTM drivers for accurate, refined mid-range and bass frequencies, while the 25mm (1”) dome tweeter delivers open and smoothly extended high frequencies opening up detail and depth for movies, sports and music.

Klarity affords focus

NEW Klarity™ cone material, formulated from a blend of Polypropylene and mica adds stiffness to reduce flexing, enabling a lightweight cone with high rigidity, low colouration and lightning-fast response.

Low colour and expression

The Klarity™ cone is fitted with a low-damping surround, thereby achieving both low colouration and expressive dynamics. By simulating many different cone shapes and adding ribs to provide further stiffening, a flat response curve was achieved without resorting to a high-damping surround, thereby striking the ideal balance.

A magnet of forces

A precision-made magnet system with an aluminium compensation ring to minimise the effect of variations in inductance as the voice coil travels. This contributes to an absence of distortion and intermodulation generated by the ‘motor system’.

A voice coil beyond this class

The voice coil is wound on a high-power epoxy/glass fibre bobbin highly unusual in speakers at this price level. This has the advantage of not adding eddy currents and delivering greater power handling than an aluminium bobbin, whilst also being much stiffer than the Kapton type associated with this price-class.

DIAMOND highs

The 25mm dome is made from a woven polyester film with a high-loss coating to deliver open and smoothly extended high frequencies. The magnet system and the front plate have been optimised for wide dispersion and uncompressed behaviour. The front plate is flat and exposes the dome as much as possible; only a very short duct on the front plate balances the acoustic load and improves the SPL (sound pressure level) measurement.

A crossover of style

The crossover network uses an acoustic LKR 24dB topology. This includes air-core inductors of the type more commonly found in high-end speakers, selected because they produce the lowest distortion of all inductor types. As the resistance of the coil is higher than a standard laminated steel or ferrite core inductor, the magnetic structure of the mid/bass driver has been modified to compensate, resulting in fast, clean bass with no distortion from the inductor.

Firm and fair

The DIAMOND 12.1 ’s rear-ported enclosure is precisely sized so that the internal volume works in harmony with the drive unit system to deliver the desired sonic result. A multi-layered sandwich design subdues the identifiable characteristics of the cabinet’s ‘sound’. Even the resonant properties of the glue between the layers was measured to determine the optimum combination.

General description2-way bookshelf speaker
Enclosure type closed-box system
Transducer complement 2-way
Bass driver 5"(130mm) advanced PP Cone x2
Treble driver 1"(25mm) Textile Dome
AV shield No
Sensitivity(2.83V @ 1m) 90dB
Recommended amplifier power 20-120W
Peak SPL 96dB
Nominal impedance 8Ω Compatible
Minimum impedance 4.0Ω
Frequency response(+/-3dB) 90Hz ~ 20kHz
Bass extension(-6dB) 80Hz
Crossover frequency 2.2kHz
Cabinet Volume (in litres) 8.7L
Dimensions ( H x W x D ) 180 x 480 x (180+28) mm
Net weight 8.5kg/pcs
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Additional Information

Promotion No
Manufacturer's Part No. Diamond 12.C
EAN No
Warranty 5 Years
Speaker Type Centre Channel
Speaker Award No
awards No
Colour Black, Rosemah, Walnut, White
Features No
Speaker Dimensions (HxWxD): 180 x 480 x (180+28) mm
Type of Finish Veneer
Type of Tweeter Dome
Recommended Amplifier Requirements 25-125w
Number of Drivers 2
Driver Size 5,00
Type of Connection No
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