In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Bronze 1 and A130, two Bookshelf cameras from Monitor Audio and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Monitor Audio Bronze 1 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 Monitor Audio Bronze 1 and JBL A130 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Bronze 1 and A130 are 2-way speakers. Bronze 1 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5.5" C-CAM Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2700 Hz. On the other hand, A130 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polycellulose Woofer .
Bronze 1 has a frequency range of 55-30k Hz whereas A130 has a frequency range of 55-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Bronze 1 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to A130 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Bronze 1 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and A130's is at 86 dB dB.
Bronze 1 has a power range of 20-70 watts RMS whereas A130 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Bronze 1 features 5-way post type posts and A130 has a 5-way post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Bronze 1 and A130 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.