In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and Alpha P5, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and PSB.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 1 and PSB P5 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 PSB P5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and Alpha P5 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, Alpha P5 features a 0.75" anodized aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polypropylene Woofer .
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas Alpha P5 has a frequency range of 55-21k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 1 and Alpha P5 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Bronze 1 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Alpha P5's is at 89 dBd B.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas Alpha P5 has a power range of 10-90 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Bronze 1 features Gold-plated 5-way post type posts and Alpha P5 has a Gold-plated 5-way post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Bronze 1 and Alpha P5 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.