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Wharfedale Denton 85

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Denton 85th Anniversary is a two-way speaker in the classic bookshelf tradition, beautifully hand veneered in Mahogany by Wharfedale cabinet makers with an inset front baffle and traditional Tungsten cloth […]

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Denton 85th Anniversary is a two-way speaker in the classic bookshelf tradition, beautifully hand veneered in Mahogany by Wharfedale cabinet makers with an inset front baffle and traditional Tungsten cloth grille.

Underneath the traditional exterior, however, the Denton 85th Anniversary is bang up to date and utilises a mixture of traditional and advanced technology. The bass unit features Wharfedale’s innovative woven Kevlar cone mounted on a rigid die-cast chassis, this combination delivering a rich, detailed bass/midrange output with superb dynamic performance. High frequencies are handled by a woven textile soft dome treble unit with high flux ferrite magnet, engineered for smooth, detailed HF extension.

These drive units are combined by a highly researched crossover that is near inaudible to the listener, resulting in a coherent, seamless musical output that is both thrilling and natural in its rendition of any source material.

Most famous Loudspeaker
Wharfedale is proud to present this 85th Anniversary Edition of one of the brand’s most famous and popular loudspeakers – the Denton.

Gilbert Briggs, who founded Wharfedale in 1932, turned the company into one of the most famous loudspeaker brands in the world by concentrating on quality and value for money.

The Wharfedale Denton exemplified these two edicts, balancing fine craftsmanship, natural sound quality and affordability inside a compact loudspeaker that was bought in its millions right across the globe.

The original Denton went on to further other models based on its highly popular formula, the Denton 3 being the last of the line…

…until now!

Classic bookshelf tradition
Denton 85th Anniversary is a two-way speaker in the classic bookshelf tradition, beautifully hand veneered in Mahogany by Wharfedale cabinet makers with an inset front baffle and traditional Tungsten cloth grille.

Underneath the traditional exterior, however, the Denton 85th Anniversary is bang up to date and utilises a mixture of traditional and advanced technology. The bass unit features Wharfedale’s innovative woven Kevlar cone mounted on a rigid die-cast chassis, this combination delivers a rich, detailed bass/midrange output with superb dynamic performance. High frequencies are handled by a woven textile soft-dome treble unit with high flux ferrite magnet, engineered for smooth, detailed HF extension.

Seamless musical output

These drive units are combined by a highly researched crossover that is near inaudible to the listener, resulting in a coherent, seamless musical output that is both thrilling and natural in its rendition of any source material.

The original Denton was well known for its warm, rich and natural sounding character and the 85th Anniversary Edition retains that character but imbues it with an open, detailed performance that will entice you to explore your whole music collection.

Veritably a modern classic!

Denton 85 Specifications

General Description 2-way vented-box/standmount
Enclosure Type Bass reflex
Transducer Complement 2-way
Bass Driver 6.5″(165mm) black woven Kevlar cone
Treble Driver 1″(25mm) soft dome
Sensitivity (2.0V @ 1m) 88dB
Recommended Amplifier Power 20-120W
Peak SPL 95dB
Nominal Impedance
Minimum Impedance 3.8Ω
Frequency Response(+/-3dB) 45Hz ~ 20kHz
Bass Extension(-6dB) 40Hz
Crossover Frequency 3.1kHz
Cabinet Volume 13.5L
Dimensions H x W x D 340 x 240x (275+12) mm
Net Weight 9.0kg/pcs
Finishes Mahogany Red Veneer, Antique Walnut
Unit Sold as a Pair

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