Elysian 2 is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Wharfedale. It features a 27x90mm" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter, 1 x 6" Midrange and 1 x 8.5" Coated Fiberglass Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 35-22k Hz and a sensitivity of 89 dB. Wharfedale Elysian 2 has an MSRP of 6996$ per pair.
Elysian 2 is a member of Wharfedale's Elysian series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Wharfedale Elysian Series Speakers
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Wharfedale Elysian 2 has a Frequency response range of 35-22k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-250 watts. At a minimum frequency of 35 Hz, Elysian 2 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.
Here we have a comparison of how Elysian 2'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 10000$ (Pair), these are the 1 Passive Bookshelf speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Wharfedale Elysian 2's 35Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Wharfedale Elysian 2?
Elysian 2 is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 360Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 2900Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Wharfedale Elysian 2's nominal impedance level is 4 ohms and has a sensitivity of 89 dB.
Is the Wharfedale Elysian 2 an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Wharfedale Elysian 2 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective. 89dB of Wharfedale Elysian 2 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
Elysian 2 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 Elysian 2 Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Wharfedale Elysian 2 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 27.5 x 13.1 x 18.1inch (700.0 x 334.0 x 462.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 30.50kg / 67.1lbs.
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Wharfedale Elysian 2, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Wharfedale Elysian 2 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
Cabinet type and Materials
Wharfedale Elysian 2 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and MDF/Wood-veneer 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 Elysian 2 is a bottom-firing port speaker
Wharfedale Elysian 2 is available in Walnut.
Elysian 2 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
Elysian 2 comes with magnetic grilles. The purpose of the speaker 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 Elysian 2 magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Wharfedale Elysian 2?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Elysian 2:
Stand-mount loudspeaker Grille 2 Terminal-jumpers (pre-installed) User Manual
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Wharfedale Elysian 2, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Wharfedale Elysian 2
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Wharfedale Elysian 2 speaker:
Official Brochure for Wharfedale Elysian 2
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Wharfedale Elysian 2 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Wharfedale Elysian 2
5 years of parts warranty and 5 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.