Wharfedale Denton 85th Anniversary

  • 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: 4Ω
  • 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
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Denton 85

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

Underneath the traditional exterior, however, the Denton 85th Anniversary is bang up to date.  The Denton uses 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 delivers a combination delivering a rich, detailed bass/midrange output with superb dynamic performance. A woven textile soft dome treble unit handles the high frequencies.  The tweeter has a high flux ferrite magnet, engineered for smooth, detailed HF extension.

A highly researched crossover combines these drive units that is near inaudible to the listener.  The result is 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 Denton 85 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  exemplifies these two edicts, balancing fine craftsmanship, natural sound quality and affordability inside a compact loudspeaker.

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!

Seamless musical output

The original Denton was well known for its warm, rich and natural sounding character.  The Denton 85 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!

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