Elysian C is a 3-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 27 x 45mm" Air Motion Transformer (AMT) Tweeter, 1 x 6" Midrange and 2 x 8.5" coated fiberglass matrix Woofer. Elysian C also employs Foamed Rubber passive radiators. The speaker has a frequency range of 35-22k Hz and a sensitivity of 91 dB.
Elysian C 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 C has a Frequency response range of 35-22k Hz at ±3dB ((-6dB) 27Hz) and Power Range of 25-150 watts. At a minimum frequency of 35 Hz, Elysian C 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 C's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
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What is the Crossover frequency of Wharfedale Elysian C?
Elysian C 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 C's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms but can go down to as low as 3.5 ohms, and has a sensitivity of 91 dB.
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Is the Wharfedale Elysian C an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Wharfedale Elysian C is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
91dB of Wharfedale Elysian C is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Elysian C an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
Minimum Impedance of Wharfedale Elysian C
Even though the nominal impedance of the Elysian C is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Wharfedale is 3.5 ohms Wharfedale Elysian C so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Elysian C has Binding 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 C Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Wharfedale Elysian C has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 12-5/8 x 32-11/16 x 14-9/16inch (321.0 x 831.0 x 370.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 30.23kg / 66.5lbs.
Cabinet type and Materials
Wharfedale Elysian C has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. 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 C is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Wharfedale Elysian C is available in Piano Black, Piano Walnut.
Elysian C 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 C magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Wharfedale Elysian C, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Wharfedale Elysian C
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Wharfedale Elysian C speaker:
Official Brochure for Wharfedale Elysian C
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Wharfedale Elysian C speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Wharfedale Elysian C
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.