In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Reva 1 and Alpha P5, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and PSB.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Reva 1 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 Reva 1 and PSB P5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Reva 1 and Alpha P5 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, Alpha P5 features a 0.75" anodized aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polypropylene Woofer .
Reva 1 has a frequency range of 52-20k Hz whereas Alpha P5 has a frequency range of 55-21k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Reva 1 and Alpha P5 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Reva 1 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and Alpha P5's is at 89 dBd B.
Reva 1 has a power range of 20-60 watts RMS whereas Alpha P5 has a power range of 10-90 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Reva 1 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