In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.1 and Crystal 4.2, two Bookshelf cameras by Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.1 and Wharfedale 4.2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale EVO4.1 and Wharfedale 4.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both EVO4.1 and Crystal 4.2 are 2-way speakers. EVO4.1 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5" Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, Crystal 4.2 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer .
EVO4.1 has a frequency range of 58-22k Hz whereas Crystal 4.2 has a frequency range of 60-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.1 and Crystal 4.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. EVO4.1 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and Crystal 4.2's is at 88 dBd B.
EVO4.1 has a power range of 25-100 watts RMS whereas Crystal 4.2 has a power range of 20-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.1 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Crystal 4.2 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position