In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and Motion 35XTi, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and MartinLogan.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 1 and MartinLogan 35XTi 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 MartinLogan 35XTi compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and Motion 35XTi 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, Motion 35XTi features a 1.25 x 2.4" Folded Motion XT Tweeter and 1 6.5" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas Motion 35XTi has a frequency range of 50-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 1 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Motion 35XTi which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Bronze 1 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Motion 35XTi's is at 92 dB dB.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas Motion 35XTi has a power range of 20-250 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Motion 35XTi features Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts 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
Both Bronze 1 and Motion 35XTi features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.