In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 2 and Uni-Fi UB5, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 2 and ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 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 2 and ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that Bronze 2 is a 2-way design whereas Uni-Fi UB5 is a 3-way speaker. Bronze 2 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" C-CAM Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 3100 Hz. On the other hand, Uni-Fi UB5 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter , a 4" Midrange and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 270 / 2700 Hz.
Bronze 2 has a frequency range of 42-30k Hz whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a frequency range of 46-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 2 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Uni-Fi UB5 which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Bronze 2 sensitivity is rated at 90 dB and Uni-Fi UB5's is at 85 dB dB.
Bronze 2 has a power range of 30-100 watts RMS whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a power range of 40-140 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Bronze 2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Uni-Fi UB5 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position