The new Wharfedale DS-2 Active Speakers build on the award-winning Wharefedale DS-1 Active Speakers and have a complete redesign both inside and outside an even bigger sound reaches for the affordable price tag. The DS-2 has 30W (60 W peak) of amazing reinforcement and is even provided with an additional input, and volume / regulator pair at the side of the device.
||3 "(75mm) woven polypropylene bass coe
||3/4 "(19mm) silk dome
||apt-X Bluetooth / 3.5mm stereo AUX in
|Amplifier Power Output
||2x15W (digital amplifier with DSP)
|Frequency Response (+/- 3dB)
||120Hz - 20Hz
||190mm x 120mm 140mm
||Black / White hi-gloss panel with leatheroid cabinet
||3.5mm Stereo AUX cable / power cable / power adapter
The new Wharfedale DS-2 Active Speakers build on the award-winning Wharefedale DS-1 Active Speakers and have a complete redesign both inside and outside an even bigger sound reaches for the affordable price tag.
Connecting your audio sources on the Wharfedale DS-2 is simple thanks to the easy-labeled compounds, controls and the inclusion of Bluetooth connections. The right speaker houses all the amplifiers and controls.
Following customer feedback Wharfedale has repositioned the control and connection panel on the side of the DS-2.
This two-way active speakers are extremely compact and take with a height of just 19 cm and a width of 12 cm in a relatively small area to complete, and can be placed on a desk or table. They can even be connected to your PC or smartphone / device via the intuitive aptX Bluetooth connectivity technology that is integrated into the DS-2's. This aptX Bluetooth allows you to stream all the music on smart devices or PC / Laptops in excellent CD quality.
The drive units in the Wharfedale DS-2 Active Speaker consist of a powerful 7,5 cm mid / bass driver which makes use of a woven polypropylene cone, and is located behind a 2 cm sides dome tweeter. The rear doors of the DS-2 are found at the back of the DS-2, which are to provide a low-frequency performance every time you play your music. Metal grilles are included, a new addition that was not found on the original DS-1 speakers, and arranged to protect the drive units.
Wharfedale DS-2 is a true two-way speaker, with a true 30W RMS stereo amplifier, built. The amplifier on board sends a 7.5 cm mid / bass driver to which is provided with a woven polypropylene cone. This is linked to a high-quality silk dome tweeter of 2cm for true high fidelity performance.
The ports for the rear part of the loudspeakers are located at the rear of the speakers for a great low-frequency performance. This crucial drivers are protected from the rigors of daily life with rugged metal grills.
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