In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and RTi A3, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 and Polk RTi A3 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 Polk RTi A3 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and RTi A3 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, RTi A3 features a 1" silk polymer composite Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Polymer composite Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2800 Hz.
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas RTi A3 has a frequency range of 50-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to RTi A3 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 RTi A3's is at 89 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas RTi A3 has a power range of 20-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both Denton 85 and RTi A3 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position