In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and Alpha P5, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and PSB.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and PSB P5 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 PSB P5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and Alpha P5 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, Alpha P5 features a 0.75" anodized aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polypropylene Woofer .
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas Alpha P5 has a frequency range of 55-21k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to Alpha P5 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 Alpha P5's is at 89 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas Alpha P5 has a power range of 10-90 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Alpha P5 has a Gold-plated 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Denton 85 and Alpha P5 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.