In this review, we will be comparing specifications of C 93 II and LX16, two Bookshelf speakers from Jamo and MartinLogan.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Jamo C 93 II and MartinLogan LX16 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Jamo C 93 II and MartinLogan LX16 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both C 93 II and LX16 are 2-way speakers. C 93 II features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6" Composite Woofer . On the other hand, LX16 features a 1.0 x 1.4" Folded Motion Tweeter and 1 x 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2700 Hz.
C 93 II has a frequency range of 45-24k Hz whereas LX16 has a frequency range of 60-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
C 93 II is a 6 ohms speaker compared to LX16 which has a nominal impedance of 5 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. C 93 II sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and LX16's is at 92 dB. This 4 dB difference makes MartinLogan LX16 a more sensitive speaker compared to Jamo C 93 II, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
C 93 II has a power range of 50-120 watts RMS whereas LX16 has a power range of 20-200 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
C 93 II features Custom 5-way binding posts type posts and LX16 has a Custom 5-way binding posts type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both C 93 II and LX16 have a back firing ports.
In this section, We are going to compare Jamo C 93 II's and MartinLogan LX16's external dimensions.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Jamo C 93 II and MartinLogan LX16.