In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and EVO4.2, two Bookshelf cameras by Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 and Wharfedale EVO4.2 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 Wharfedale EVO4.2 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 Reva 1 is a 2-way design whereas EVO4.2 is a 3-way speaker. Reva 1 features a 1" woven textile Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Woven Glass Fiber Woofer . On the other hand, EVO4.2 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter , a 2" Midrange and 1 6.5" Kevlar Woofer .
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 and EVO4.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and EVO4.2's is at 88 dBd B.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both Reva 1 and EVO4.2 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position