Wharfedale D330 Loudspeaker Sidebar: Don't Call Them Diamonds

Sidebar: Don't Call Them Diamonds

Although there's a D in the model designation, Wharfedale is at pains to point out that this isn't a new Diamond range, but instead draws on – and re-engineers – the same technology to create a somewhat different speaker offering, with price a paramount consideration. Below the D330s here, the D300 series kicks off with the little two-way D310 speakers, only a smidge taller than the diminutive original Diamonds, using a 10cm woofer and just £159/pr, while the larger D320 standmounts up the mid/bass size to one of the 13cm drivers also used in the D330, and are £199. Completing the range is the D300C centre channel speaker at £179, complete with two 13cm woofers.


All speakers share the same 25mm tweeter. And it seems slimmed-down ranges are on trend at the moment: the most recent release from rival Bowers & Wilkins, the new 600 series, saw a similar cull, with just two standmounts, one floorstander [the 603, HFN Dec '18] and a centre speaker making the cut.

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