In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S20 and Debut 2.0 B5.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Polk Audio and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk S20 and ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Polk S20 and ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S20 and Debut 2.0 B5.2 are 2-way speakers. S20 features a 1" Terylene high-res dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, Debut 2.0 B5.2 features a 1" Cloth Soft-dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Woven Aramid-Fiber Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
S20 has a frequency range of 39-40k Hz whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a frequency range of 46-35k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S20 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Debut 2.0 B5.2 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. S20 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Debut 2.0 B5.2's is at 86 dB dB.
S20 has a power range of 20-125 watts RMS whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a power range of 120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
S20 features 5-Way Metal post type posts and Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a 5-Way Metal post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position