In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and Aria 906, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Focal.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and Focal Aria 906 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 Focal Aria 906 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and Aria 906 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, Aria 906 features a 1" TNF aluminum/magnesium Inverted Hard Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Flax Woofer .
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas Aria 906 has a frequency range of 55-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to Aria 906 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Denton 85 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Aria 906's is at 89.5 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas Aria 906 has a power range of 25-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Aria 906 has a Binding post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Denton 85 and Aria 906 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.