In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and TSi200, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and Polk TSi200 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 Polk TSi200 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 TSi200 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, TSi200 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 2 5.25" Organic Fiber Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz.
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas TSi200 has a frequency range of 50-24k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 and TSi200 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and TSi200's is at 89 dBd B.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas TSi200 has a power range of 20-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. TSi200 has a Pair of 5-way binding posts - Gold-plated which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position