In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and Carina BS243.4, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 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 Monitor Audio Bronze 1 and ELAC Carina BS243.4 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and Carina BS243.4 are 2-way speakers. Bronze 1 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5.5" C-CAM Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2700 Hz. On the other hand, Carina BS243.4 features a 1" JET AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer .
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas Carina BS243.4 has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 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. Bronze 1 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Carina BS243.4's is at 85 dB dB.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas Carina BS243.4 has a power range of 30-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Carina BS243.4 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Bronze 1 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position