The original Wharfedale Linton debuted in 1965 and the line continued until the end of the 1970s. This example has been re-engineered using contemporary techniques and materials
The new Linton is a three-way standmount model retaining similar proportions to the classic Linton models. Its wood-veneered cabinet and has a vintage look, yet the standard of finish is contemporary.
It features a wide baffled 200mm Kevlar cone, mounted on a rigid, die-cast chassis. Above this sits a 135mm midrange driver also sporting a woven Kevlar cone and housed within its own internal enclosure. Finally, a 25mm fabricdome tweeter with a high-flux ferrite magnet handles high frequencies.
Custom-made, the stand has a rigid metal frame. It is embellished with wood-veneered panels at the top and bottom. The design even provides space to store vinyl records within the stand’s structure.
The new Wharfedale Linton is available from the end of May for £999.95 per pair, in a choice of walnut or mahogany veneer. The Linton’s dedicated stands are available separately at £279.95 per pair. The speakers and stands may also be purchased together at a special combined price of £1099.95.
Spanning 565 x 300 x 330mm, each speaker weighs in at 18.4kg.
To learn more, click www.wharfedale.co.uk
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