In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and Carina BS243.4, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 and ELAC Carina BS243.4 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale Reva 1 and ELAC Carina BS243.4 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Reva 1 and Carina BS243.4 are 2-way speakers. Reva 1 features a 1" woven textile Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Woven Glass Fiber Woofer . On the other hand, Carina BS243.4 features a 1" JET AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer .
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas Carina BS243.4 has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Carina BS243.4 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and Carina BS243.4's is at 85 dB dB.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas Carina BS243.4 has a power range of 30-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both Reva 1 and Carina BS243.4 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position