In this review, we will be comparing specifications of RP-400M and EVO4.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch RP-400M and Wharfedale EVO4.2 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 EVO4.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that RP-400M is a 2-way design whereas EVO4.2 is a 3-way speaker. RP-400M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 4" Cerametallic Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1500 Hz. On the other hand, EVO4.2 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter , a 2" Midrange and 1 6.5" Kevlar Woofer .
RP-400M has a frequency range of 52-25k Hz whereas EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
RP-400M and EVO4.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. RP-400M sensitivity is rated at 93 dB and EVO4.2's is at 88 dBd B.
RP-400M has a power range of 50 watts RMS whereas EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 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