In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and Diamond 220, 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 220 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 220 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and Diamond 220 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, Diamond 220 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5" Woven Kevlar Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas Diamond 220 has a frequency range of 56-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 1 and Diamond 220 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Bronze 1 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Diamond 220's is at 86 dBd B.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas Diamond 220 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Diamond 220 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