D330 is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Wharfedale. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter, 1 x 5" Midrange and 1 x 5" Black woven Kevlar Cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB. Wharfedale D330 has an MSRP of 399$ per pair.
What size of room is the Wharfedale D330 speaker good for?
The size of the room that you are planning to use the Wharfedale D330 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?
D330 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 D330 speaker?
Wharfedale D330 has a Frequency response range of 56-20k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 40 Hz, D330 will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who likes to experience a full range response will still benefit from use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Wharfedale D330, check the Powered Subwoofers under $500. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless from the price.
Here we have a comparison of how D330's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 500$ (Pair), there is only one Passive Floor-standing speaker that have the deeper bass levels than the Wharfedale D330's 40Hz:
What is the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Wharfedale D330? Is it an easy to drive speaker?
Wharfedale D330's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 4.1 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 88 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Wharfedale D330 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of Wharfedale D330 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Minimum Impedance of Wharfedale D330
Even though the nominal impedance of the D330 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Wharfedale is 4.1 ohms Wharfedale D330 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 D330.
D330 features Post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Wharfedale D330 External Dimensions and Weight
Wharfedale D330 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 38.0" x 7.9" x 13.3" (965 x 200 x 338mm ).
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 D330 is approximately 676.0cm2 / 104.8inch2.
The Wharfedale D330 weighs 18.20kg / 40lbs (per piece). Here is a comparison of how D330's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Wharfedale D330 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 D330 is a bottom-firing port speaker
Wharfedale D330 is available in Rosewood, Black, White and Walnut.
Does the Wharfedale D330 come with a Grille?
D330 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 D330 magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Wharfedale D330, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Wharfedale D330
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Wharfedale D330 speaker:
Official Brochure for Wharfedale D330
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Wharfedale D330 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Wharfedale D330
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.