In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and LS50, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and KEF.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and KEF LS50 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 KEF LS50 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and LS50 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, LS50 features a 1" Vented dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Magnesium/aluminum alloy Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas LS50 has a frequency range of 79-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to LS50 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 LS50's is at 85 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas LS50 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. LS50 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Denton 85 and LS50 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.