In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and R-51M, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and Klipsch R-51M 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 Klipsch R-51M compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and R-51M 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, R-51M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 5.25" Copper-spun IMG Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1660 Hz.
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas R-51M has a frequency range of 62-21k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to R-51M 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 R-51M's is at 93 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas R-51M has a power range of 85 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. R-51M has a Single Gold Plated Binding Posts - 5-way which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Denton 85 and R-51M features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.