In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and Debut 2.0 B5.2, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 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 Wharfedale Denton 85 and ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and Debut 2.0 B5.2 are 2-way speakers. Denton 85 features a 1" woven textile Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Woven Kevlar 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.
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a frequency range of 46-35k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 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. Denton 85 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Debut 2.0 B5.2's is at 86 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a power range of 120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Debut 2.0 B5.2 has a 5-Way Metal post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position