Wharfedale EVO4.4 Floorstanding Speakers
EVO4.4 Floorstanding Speakers
Available in Black, White and Walnut finishes, EVO4.4 is a 3-way floorstanding loudspeaker featuring a 30*60mm AMT treble driver, 50mm soft fabric dome midrange driver and 2 x 165mm black woven Kevlar cone bass drivers. The introduction of a second bass driver combined with a larger chassis of 1060 x 250 x 340+10mm offers much wider dynamic range and deeper bass response. EVO4.4 is perfect for medium to large sized listening spaces. Make your next evolution in listening our premium EVO4.4 floorstanding loudspeakers today. We can’t wait to show you what music can do.
EVOLUTION BY DESIGN
Taking strong elements from the Flagship Elysian series, Evo 4 has ground breaking research and design embedded in its DNA. A long history of class-leading speaker concepts coupled with new technological breakthroughs means this is genuinely an evolution of affordable Hi-Fi.
BEAUTY WITH PURPOSE
The Evo 4 cabinet is purpose-designed from the ground-up. Not just the sleek curves, which stand out from the competition, but the materials, composites, internal bracing and damping too. All of this ensures the sonic character is not compromised by aesthetics. Quite the opposite, in fact.
AIR MOTION TRANSFORMER TWEETER
The AMT (Air Motion Transformer) is a radically different way of moving air. A large, pleated, lightweight diaphragm is driven across its surface by rows of strategically placed metallic strips immersed in a strong magnetic field. Under the influence of the musical drive the pleats in the diaphragm contract and expand, squeezing the air between them to form the desired waveform. Not only is this an efficient way of moving air but it is also very accurate as the diaphragm is under close control of the motor system at all times. In addition the AMT is a velocity, rather than pressure, transducer, capable of producing scintillatingly fast transients and dynamics. The result is a wide bandwidth device that achieves low distortion naturally and delivers wonderful musical detail.
Articulate and accurate bass is perfected by the bi-directional weaved Kevlar cones – a material that is naturally self-damping to reduce and distribute resonances to virtually negligible levels. In addition, a fixed, profiled phase plug ensures smooth acoustic roll off, further aiding integration with the AMT HF unit and mid-range drivers found in the Evo 4.2 upwards.
The bass units are loaded by the most advanced version of the unique Wharfedale Slot Port yet. Christened SLPP (Slot Loaded Profiled Port) the rear output of the bass units is not wasted. Instead the lowest frequency energy is vented to a slot at the base of the speaker, specially profiled to equalize the high internal pressure to the low pressure in the room. In combination the bass units and SLPP bass reflex system provide the massive foundation on which the rest of the musical performance sits, letting you feel as well as hear the full impact of thunderous low frequency information.
As per the uncompromising workflow and standard of Wharfedale loudspeaker development, hundreds of hours of listening plus custom designed Wharfedale Computer Aided Optimisation technology allows for the fine tuning of the crossover, perfecting the combination of the driver selection for ultimate performance.
VERSATILE IN APPLICATION
The Evo 4 series is refined to appeal to the audiophile and the home-theatre enthusiast alike. Offering supreme performance in tight spaces, with the compact Evo 4.1 and equally compact but 3-way design Evo 4.3, there is also the option of the indulgent extension of bass, volume and impact in the 3-way 4.2 or 4.4. The 4.C offers enhanced clarity of dialogue in home-cinema applications while the 4.S surround speakers immerse the user in a genuine theatre experience. Whichever model is considered, Evo 4 will exceed any expectation.Download the EVO4.4 Brochure here. Download EVO4.4 User Manual here.
|General Description||3-way floorstanding Speakers|
|Enclosure Type||bass reflex|
|Bass Driver||6.5"(165mm) black woven Kevlar® cone x 2|
|Midrange Driver||2"(50mm) soft dome|
|Treble Driver||30*60mm AMT|
|Sensitivity (2.83V @ 1M)||89dB|
|Recommended Amplifier Power||30-200W|
|Nominal Impedance||8Ω Compatible|
|Frequency Response (+/-3dB)||44Hz ~ 22kHz|
|Bass Extension (-6dB)||38Hz|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||1060 x 250 x (340+10)mm|
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