D300C is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Center Channel speaker by Wharfedale. Center channel speaker is an important component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers the listener significant part of the on-screen dialogue from your television. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 2 x 5" Black woven Kevlar Cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 65-20k Hz and a sensitivity of 89 dB. Wharfedale D300C has an MSRP of 179$ per pair.
What size of room is the Wharfedale D300C speaker good for?
The size of the room that you are planning to use the Wharfedale D300C is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various size of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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What are the speakers in Wharfedale's D300 Series?
D300C is a member of Wharfedale's D300 series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Wharfedale D300 Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Wharfedale D300C speaker?
Wharfedale D300C has a Frequency response range of 65-20k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 65 Hz, it is hard to expect a strong bass response from D300C so depending on your intended use, using a subwoofer will significantly help to widen the response range.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Wharfedale D300C, check the Powered Subwoofers under $300. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless from the price.
Here we have a comparison of how D300C's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Center Channel Speakers
Center Channel Speakers
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 300$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Center Channel speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Wharfedale D300C's 65Hz:
What is the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Wharfedale D300C? Is it an easy to drive speaker?
Wharfedale D300C's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 3.8 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 89 dB
Center Channel Speakers
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Wharfedale D300C is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
89dB of Wharfedale D300C is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Minimum Impedance of Wharfedale D300C
Even though the nominal impedance of the D300C is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Wharfedale is 3.8 ohms Wharfedale D300C so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check our Integrated Amplifiers page to find an amplifier to pair with the Wharfedale D300C.
D300C has Post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Wharfedale D300C External Dimensions and Weight
Wharfedale D300C has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 7.8" x 20.1" x 9.1" (190 x 510 x 232mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Wharfedale D300C is approximately 1183.0cm2 / 183.4inch2.
The Wharfedale D300C weighs 8.00kg / 17.6lbs (per piece). Here is a comparison of how D300C's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
All Center Channel Speakers
Center Channel Speakers under $300
Cabinet type and Materials
Wharfedale D300C has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Wharfedale D300C is a bottom-firing port speaker
Wharfedale D300C is available in Rosewood, Black, White and Walnut.
Does the Wharfedale D300C come with a Grille?
D300C comes with magnetic grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the D300C magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Wharfedale D300C, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Wharfedale D300C
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Wharfedale D300C speaker:
Official Brochure for Wharfedale D300C
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Wharfedale D300C speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Wharfedale D300C
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.