In this review, we will be comparing specifications of D320 and Carina BS243.4, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale D320 and ELAC Carina BS243.4 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale D320 and ELAC Carina BS243.4 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both D320 and Carina BS243.4 are 2-way speakers. D320 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, Carina BS243.4 features a 1" JET AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer .
D320 has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz whereas Carina BS243.4 has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
D320 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Carina BS243.4 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. D320 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and Carina BS243.4's is at 85 dB dB.
D320 has a power range of 25-100 watts RMS whereas Carina BS243.4 has a power range of 30-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Carina BS243.4 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. D320 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position