In this review, we will be comparing specifications of BW 606 and A130, two Bookshelf cameras from Bowers & Wilkins and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of B&W 606 and JBL A130 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how B&W 606 and JBL A130 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both BW 606 and A130 are 2-way speakers. BW 606 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Decoupled Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Continuum Woofer . On the other hand, A130 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polycellulose Woofer .
BW 606 has a frequency range of 52-28k Hz whereas A130 has a frequency range of 55-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
BW 606 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to A130 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. BW 606 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and A130's is at 86 dB dB.
BW 606 has a power range of 30-120 watts RMS whereas A130 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
BW 606 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. A130 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both BW 606 and A130 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.