In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and A130, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i 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 Q Acoustics 3030i and JBL A130 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and A130 are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, A130 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polycellulose Woofer .
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas A130 has a frequency range of 55-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i and A130 has the same Impedance of 6 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and A130's is at 86 dBd B.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas A130 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
3030i 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 3030i and A130 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.