In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Denton 85 and A130, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale Denton 85 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 Wharfedale Denton 85 and JBL A130 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Denton 85 and A130 are 2-way speakers. Denton 85 features a 1" woven textile Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Woven Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, A130 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polycellulose Woofer .
Denton 85 has a frequency range of 45-20k Hz whereas A130 has a frequency range of 55-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Denton 85 is a 4 ohms speaker compared to A130 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Denton 85 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and A130's is at 86 dB dB.
Denton 85 has a power range of 20-120 watts RMS whereas A130 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Denton 85 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 Denton 85 and A130 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.