In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and S 801, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Jamo.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and Jamo S 801 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 Jamo S 801 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and S 801 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, S 801 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 4" Aluminized Polyfiber Woofer .
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas S 801 has a frequency range of 76-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to S 801 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 S 801's is at 85 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas S 801 has a power range of up to 60 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. S 801 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Denton 85 and S 801 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.