In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and Uni-Fi UB5, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 and ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 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 ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that Reva 1 is a 2-way design whereas Uni-Fi UB5 is a 3-way speaker. Reva 1 features a 1" woven textile Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Woven Glass Fiber Woofer . On the other hand, Uni-Fi UB5 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter , a 4" Midrange and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 270 / 2700 Hz.
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a frequency range of 46-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Uni-Fi UB5 which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and Uni-Fi UB5's is at 85 dB dB.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a power range of 40-140 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Reva 1 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Uni-Fi UB5 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position