In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and Crystal 4.2, two Bookshelf cameras by Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 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 EVO4.2 and Wharfedale 4.2 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 Crystal 4.2 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, Crystal 4.2 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer .
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas Crystal 4.2 has a frequency range of 60-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 and Crystal 4.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms and their sensitivity is also same at 88 dB dB.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas Crystal 4.2 has a power range of 20-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 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