3-Way Driver Design: The Wharfedale CR4.3 is a three-way
floorstanding loudspeaker which incorporates a 1" fabric soft-dome tweeter, a 5"
woven kevlar weave cone midrange driver, and one 6-1/2" polypropylene cone bass
woofer. A finely tuned crossover network guarantees a smooth transition between
the tweeter, midrange, and woofer with an enjoyable audible experience, both on
- 1" Fabric Soft-Dome Tweeter: The 1" fabric
soft-dome tweeter ensures a wide dispersion, allowing multiple listeners to
experience the same, rich soundfield.
- 5" Woven Kevlar Midrange: The 5" midrange driver uses a
Woven Kevlar weave and rubber surround, combined with Wharfedale's advanced
motor systems to guarantee the highest quality, clarity, and sonic
- 6-1/2" Polypropylene Woofer: A 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer with Wharfedale's in-house manufacturing allows proprietary techniques to be
used, ensuring the best possible bass performance. A special Hot Compacted
Woven Polypropylene is used, where aligned polypropylene fibers are added in
a matrix of thermoformed polypropylene. This results in a much stronger
drive unit and therefore lowering distortion, even with large musical peaks.
Bass Reflex Cabinet: Exiting the rear of the CR4.3's cabinet
is a large round port which increases the speaker's efficiency and improves overall
Binding Post Terminals: The CR4.3 floorstanding loudspeaker is
outfitted with a set of binding-post speaker terminals that will accept bare
wire (up to 10AWG), pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and banana-plugs (single or
Spike Feet: The CR4.3 floorstanding loudspeaker comes with spike feet.
These spike feet are ideal for carpeted floors and are height adjustable. The
spikes can cause damage to hardwood, tile, laminate, and vinyl floors (no rubber
feet or protective discs are included).
- Dimensions with Spikes: 8.125" (w) x 36.4375" (h) x 10.0625" (d)
- Dimensions without Spikes: 8.125" (w) x 35.5" (h) x 10.0625" (d)
Placement: Try to position the loudspeakers equidistant
(6.5' to 13') from one another and the main listening position. The speakers
should be "toed" or angled (15° to 40°)
into the main listening position. The speakers can be positioned as close as
2.25' to 3.3125' from a side facing wall. There should be a distance of at least
0.625' to 3.3125' between the back of the speaker cabinets and the wall (the
speakers' bass extension will improve if they are positioned closer to a wall or
Crystal-4 Series: Wharfedale's Crystal-4 series has been engineered to
sound great for movies and music with crystal clear high frequencies and
powerful bass. The Crystal-4 series consists of a floorstanding speaker (CR4.3),
two bookshelf speakers (CR4.1/CR4.2),
and center speaker (CR4.C)
- all sold separately.
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