In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and Diamond 220, two Bookshelf cameras by Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and Wharfedale 220 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 220 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 Diamond 220 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, Diamond 220 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas Diamond 220 has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 and Diamond 220 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Diamond 220's is at 86 dBd B.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas Diamond 220 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both EVO4.2 and Diamond 220 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position