In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S20 and Reva 1, two Bookshelf cameras from Polk Audio and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk S20 and Wharfedale Reva 1 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 Wharfedale Reva 1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S20 and Reva 1 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, Reva 1 features a 1" woven textile Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Woven Glass Fiber Woofer .
S20 has a frequency range of 39-40k Hz whereas Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S20 and Reva 1 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S20 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Reva 1's is at 86 dBd B.
S20 has a power range of 20-125 watts RMS whereas Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Reva 1 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. S20 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position