In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and SVS Prime, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and SVS.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and SVS Prime 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 SVS Prime 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 SVS Prime 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, SVS Prime features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2300 Hz.
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas SVS Prime has a frequency range of 48-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 and SVS Prime has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and SVS Prime's is at 87 dBd B.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas SVS Prime has a power range of 25-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. SVS Prime has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position