In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and BW 705 S2, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Bowers & Wilkins.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 and B&W 705 S2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale Reva 1 and B&W 705 S2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Reva 1 and BW 705 S2 are 2-way speakers. Reva 1 features a 1" woven textile Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Woven Glass Fiber Woofer . On the other hand, BW 705 S2 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Solid Body Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Continuum Woofer .
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas BW 705 S2 has a frequency range of 50-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 and BW 705 S2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and BW 705 S2's is at 88 dBd B.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas BW 705 S2 has a power range of 30-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both Reva 1 and BW 705 S2 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position