In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and Crystal 4.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 1 and Wharfedale 4.2 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 Wharfedale 4.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and Crystal 4.2 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, Crystal 4.2 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer .
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas Crystal 4.2 has a frequency range of 60-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 1 and Crystal 4.2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms and their sensitivity is also same at 88 dB dB.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas Crystal 4.2 has a power range of 20-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Bronze 1 features 5-way post type posts and Crystal 4.2 has a 5-way post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Bronze 1 and Crystal 4.2 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.