In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and Debut 2.0 B5.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale EVO4.2 and ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that EVO4.2 is a 3-way design whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 is a 2-way speaker. EVO4.2 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter , a 2" Midrange and 1 6.5" Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, Debut 2.0 B5.2 features a 1" Cloth Soft-dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Woven Aramid-Fiber Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a frequency range of 46-35k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Debut 2.0 B5.2 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Debut 2.0 B5.2's is at 86 dB dB.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a power range of 120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a 5-Way Metal post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position