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Chris Shelly

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Today I ordered a set of Wharfedale Diamond 8 speakers.

Diamond 8.4 (Almond)
Diamond Center (Almond)
Diamond DFS (Almond) x2 for 7.1

I have been researching different brands of speakers for some time. I have found many brands I liked but only the Diamond 8 speakers offered the sound quality and value I have been looking for.

I have a Panasonic SE-200S receiver that puts out a good amount of power. Should not be a problem driving the Diamonds. This receiver has a reputation of being very clean sounding. Because of this I shy'ed away from Klipsch. I believe the flatter response of the Wharfedales will be a much better match for this receiver.

Now the worst part is waiting for them to be delivered.

Chris
 

JedW

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I will be in the market for upgrading my system in the near future and the Wharfedale's looked good to me as well. I am especially interested in the surround speakers. If you don't mind, could you post how much everything cost and where you got them from?
 

Chris Shelly

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The total cost for the system was $1,434.26. This also includes a 12" Powerbass 12 subwoofer. The retailer is Wild West Electronics. www.wildwestelectronics.com

I was also considering the Wharfedale Zaldek series speakers. But these are not highly rated and not all that much cheaper. I could not find a single complaint about the Diamond Series speakers.

Since my receiver is very clean with a shift toward the bright side I have decided not to go with a horn loaded speaker even though that is what I originally wanted.

Chris
 

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