In this review, we will be comparing specifications of D310 and LX16, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and MartinLogan.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale D310 and MartinLogan LX16 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale D310 and MartinLogan LX16 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both D310 and LX16 are 2-way speakers. D310 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 4" Woven Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, LX16 features a 1.0 x 1.4" Folded Motion Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2700 Hz.
D310 has a frequency range of 65-20k Hz whereas LX16 has a frequency range of 60-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
D310 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to LX16 which has a nominal impedance of 5 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. D310 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and LX16's is at 92 dB dB.
D310 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas LX16 has a power range of 20-200 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
D310 features Custom 5-way binding posts type posts and LX16 has a Custom 5-way binding posts type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position