In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and RP-500M, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 and Klipsch RP-500M 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 Klipsch RP-500M compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Reva 1 and RP-500M 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, RP-500M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 5.25" Cerametallic Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1500 Hz.
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas RP-500M has a frequency range of 48-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 and RP-500M has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and RP-500M's is at 93 dBd B.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas RP-500M has a power range of 75 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Reva 1 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. RP-500M has a Single binding posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position