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Wharfedale 9.0 Speakers - Pair - Cherry, now half price instore £49.99 @ RicherSounds
Wharfedale 9.0 Speakers - Pair - Cherry, now half price instore £49.99 @ RicherSounds

Wharfedale 9.0 Speakers - Pair - Cherry, now half price instore £49.99 @ RicherSounds

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Not sure when this happened but I just got another pair of these beauties for half the price I bought my originals. Fantastic speakers and such a steal at this price.

Audiophiles will agree. Perfect for adding to that 7.1 setup you haven't yet finished, or if you just want to upgrade your old satellites.

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guys are these powered speakers or do they need an amp, i suspect they do but someone please confirm. looking to take a next step in my bedroom dj setup, don't have an amp now and don't intend to get one so i need powered speakers...advice?

thanks

Krude1;8629027

guys are these powered speakers or do they need an amp, i suspect they do … guys are these powered speakers or do they need an amp, i suspect they do but someone please confirm. looking to take a next step in my bedroom dj setup, don't have an amp now and don't intend to get one so i need powered speakers...advice?thanks



need an amp

Nice, H+R

Anyone know how these compare to the 9.1s ?

FEATURES:

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Magnetically Shielded Yes
Sensitivity (Db) 86
Impedance (Ohms) 6
Power Rating (Watts) (RMS) 75
Bi-Wireable No

Shame they dont give the size ;-0
look here ... just googled it.
wharfedale.co.uk/Pro…spx

zermattbusby I have the 9.1's and my mate has the 9.0's and I have to say if you can russle up te xtra cash the 9.1's are well worth the extra cash. The high end on the 9.1's is so much brighter and live than the 9.0's (on the same amp), Also the 9.1's are bi-wireable. That being said the 9.0's are an AMAZING set of speakers for £50. I was going to buy the 9.0's at £50 from richer sounds a while ago for my PC but I managed to get a good deal on a used pair of Mordaunt-short's

stevvie;8629976

zermattbusby I have the 9.1's and my mate has the 9.0's and I have to say … zermattbusby I have the 9.1's and my mate has the 9.0's and I have to say if you can russle up te xtra cash the 9.1's are well worth the extra cash. The high end on the 9.1's is so much brighter and live than the 9.0's (on the same amp), Also the 9.1's are bi-wireable. That being said the 9.0's are an AMAZING set of speakers for £50. I was going to buy the 9.0's at £50 from richer sounds a while ago for my PC but I managed to get a good deal on a used pair of Mordaunt-short's



Thanks for that mate :thumbsup: 9.1s are £99.00

They've been £50 for months haven't they? A bargain nevertheless but I'd save for the 9.1s.

i believe 9.1 - aimed at front speakers. 9.0's aimed at being the rear...

avise;8631072

i believe 9.1 - aimed at front speakers. 9.0's aimed at being the rear...



Absolutely, would personally feel that the larger drivers of the 9.1s would be wasted for rears, but if you have the space to accomodate, the 9.1s would benefit with music as front speakers without having to have reliance on a subwoofer for lower frequencies.

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i have a 10 yr old old JVC hifi, twin casette deck, 6cdchanger, cost £500 in its days, probably £5 on ebay these days, anyway, will these speakers be good replacements for the existing set that deterioated over the yrs. I guess the hifi has a inbuilt amp

chickenman1234;8630520

http://www.froogle.richersounds.com/product/bookshelf-speakers/wharfedale/diamond-9.0/whar-9.0-rose£10 cheaper. looks nicer to me!



They also do them for 10 quid more in black too. Personally never have liked Rosewood speaker cabinets, but each to their own.

Curiously these Cherry ones at least by the photos looks more like beech to me.

Roccostan;8631188

i have a 10 yr old old JVC hifi, twin casette deck, 6cdchanger, cost £500 … i have a 10 yr old old JVC hifi, twin casette deck, 6cdchanger, cost £500 in its days, probably £5 on ebay these days, anyway, will these speakers be good replacements for the existing set that deterioated over the yrs. I guess the hifi has a inbuilt amp



Would suggest you look at the power output of the amplifier section of your old midi system in comparison to the recommended power input of these......

Power handling (watts): 15 - 75
Sensitivity (dB): 86
Nominal impedance (ohms): 6
Magnetically shielded? Yes
W x H x D (mm): 145 x 236 x 165
Frequency response (Hz): 60 - 24,000

To be honest, if you are finding you are not using the tape deck of your old midi system, you may do better buying a cheap Cambridge Audio Amp for 80 quid, and investing in a cd player.

Even budget hi-fi seperates would sound far better, and are far more upgradeable.

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cicobuff;8631269

Would suggest you look at the power output of the amplifier section of … Would suggest you look at the power output of the amplifier section of your old midi system in comparison to the recommended power input of these......Power handling (watts): 15 - 75 Sensitivity (dB): 86 Nominal impedance (ohms): 6 Magnetically shielded? Yes W x H x D (mm): 145 x 236 x 165 Frequency response (Hz): 60 - 24,000 To be honest, if you are finding you are not using the tape deck of your old midi system, you may do better buying a cheap Cambridge Audio Amp for 80 quid, and investing in a cd player.Even budget hi-fi seperates would sound far better, and are far more upgradeable.




speaker impedence 8 OHMS. The hifi still sounds awesome, the speakers have been destroyed physically (kids) more than to do with the music but the sound was good

Hi all.
Just looked at these but as soneone has already noted, they need an amp. Can anyone suggest a cheapish option for speakers? After having a new sky digibox and connect via HDMI, the volume is very quiet (vol 9 was fine via scart but even on 36 is hard to hear - just like the DVD player on the other HDMI). Thereis no earphone socket on the tv so I guess I'd have to use a scart to phono and plug into the unused scart plugs on the tv.
It has an optical out but cheapest I saw speakers for this is over £400. Considering the tv is on for around 1.5hr a night if that, I don't want to spend too much but surround sound would have been nice.

ANy ideas guys?
Thanks,
JJ

zermattbusby;8629916

Anyone know how these compare to the 9.1s ?



or glendale XP2s,,,

These speakers are absolutely fantastic. But are built for separates systems. They're not supposed to be used for anything else.

perfect for a set of rears. darn i dont have enough money for everything i want lol

Tannoy F1 Custom are my preference over the 9.0

hotukdealz;8632391

Tannoy F1 Custom are my preference over the 9.0


And they are only double the price...

How many more people are going to post "you can get better (insert item here) if you pay more" type comments today?

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kp49h9MfHz1qzgmklo1_400.jpg

How do these compare to the Q ACOUSTICS 1010i ??

jukkie;8632637

And they are only double the price...How many more people are going to … And they are only double the price...How many more people are going to post "you can get better (insert item here) if you pay more" type comments today?



My Bad, I Paid £75 at Richer Sounds with a price match last year, never knew they had gone up so much, but this is RIP OFF BRITAIN after all.

Wish they were black :x

Roccostan;8631188

i have a 10 yr old old JVC hifi, twin casette deck, 6cdchanger, cost £500 … i have a 10 yr old old JVC hifi, twin casette deck, 6cdchanger, cost £500 in its days, probably £5 on ebay these days, anyway, will these speakers be good replacements for the existing set that deterioated over the yrs. I guess the hifi has a inbuilt amp



Check output impeadance of the amplifier - if it is 6 ohms or lower then you are fine but if 8 ohms the speakers will stress the amp and possibly result in damage. Also you are always better off with an amplifier rated higher than the speakers - while this sounds contradictory a low powered amp is more likely to clip at lower volumes and damage the hf drivers.

Can I keep them on top of my rear bookshelf speakers to achieve a 7.1 setup?

avfc456;8633628

Wish they were black :x


Also available in neutral black for just £59.95.

9.1 > 1010i > 9.0

I have some Wharfedale 9.1 in my second system and for the money they are brilliant speakers! I also used to own some Q Acoustics 1010's and they punch above their diminutive size also.

The main difference between the 9.1 an 9.0/1010i is the cabinet size of the speaker, in theory this gives the 9.1's more bass, and they feel a bit more refined than the other two.

For £40/50 you cannot go wrong, match them with a budget amp/micro hi-fi and the sound it will produce will blow any cheap Aiwa/Sony midi-system away. :thumbsup:

a6unx;8634953

Can I keep them on top of my rear bookshelf speakers to achieve a 7.1 … Can I keep them on top of my rear bookshelf speakers to achieve a 7.1 setup?



Hi see below for an ideal 7.1 setup.

http://www.practical-home-theater-guide.com/image-files/dolby-digital-ex-131106.gif

a6unx;8634959

Also available in neutral black for just £59.95.



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