In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and EVO4.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i 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 Q Acoustics 3030i 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 3030i is a 2-way design whereas EVO4.2 is a 3-way speaker. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . 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 .
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to EVO4.2 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. On the other hand, they have the same sensitivity of 88 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 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. 3030i has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position