In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and ELAC Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim 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 Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both EVO4.2 and Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim are 3-way speakers. 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, Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter , a 4" Midrange and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer .
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim has a frequency range of 46-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim's is at 85 dB dB.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim has a power range of 40-140 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Uni-Fi BS U5 Slim has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position