In this review, we will be comparing specifications of RP-400M and Diamond 220, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch RP-400M and Wharfedale 220 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Klipsch RP-400M and Wharfedale 220 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both RP-400M and Diamond 220 are 2-way speakers. RP-400M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 4" Cerametallic Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1500 Hz. On the other hand, Diamond 220 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
RP-400M has a frequency range of 52-25k Hz whereas Diamond 220 has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
RP-400M and Diamond 220 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. RP-400M sensitivity is rated at 93 dB and Diamond 220's is at 86 dBd B.
RP-400M has a power range of 50 watts RMS whereas Diamond 220 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Diamond 220 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. RP-400M has a Single binding posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
In this section, We are going to compare Klipsch RP-400M's and Wharfedale 220's external dimensions.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Klipsch RP-400M and Wharfedale 220.