In this review, we will be comparing specifications of D320 and Motion 35XTi, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and MartinLogan.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale D320 and MartinLogan 35XTi 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 MartinLogan 35XTi compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both D320 and Motion 35XTi are 2-way speakers. D320 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, Motion 35XTi features a 1.25 x 2.4" Folded Motion XT Tweeter and 1 6.5" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
D320 has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz whereas Motion 35XTi has a frequency range of 50-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
D320 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Motion 35XTi which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. D320 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and Motion 35XTi's is at 92 dB dB.
D320 has a power range of 25-100 watts RMS whereas Motion 35XTi has a power range of 20-250 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Motion 35XTi features Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts 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