In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Diamond 225 and Diamond 11.2, two Bookshelf speakers by Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale 225 and Wharfedale 11.2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale 225 and Wharfedale 11.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Diamond 225 and Diamond 11.2 are 2-way speakers. Diamond 225 features a 1" Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Woven Kevlar Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2300 Hz. On the other hand, Diamond 11.2 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Woven Kevlar Woofer .
Diamond 225 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas Diamond 11.2 has a frequency range of 48-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Diamond 225 and Diamond 11.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Diamond 225 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and Diamond 11.2's is at 88 dB. This 1 dB difference makes Wharfedale 11.2 a more sensitive speaker compared to Wharfedale 225, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Diamond 225 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas Diamond 11.2 has a power range of 25-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Diamond 225 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Diamond 11.2 has a Post which doesn't feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Diamond 225 and Diamond 11.2 have a bottom firing ports.