In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.1 and A130, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.1 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 Wharfedale EVO4.1 and JBL A130 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both EVO4.1 and A130 are 2-way speakers. EVO4.1 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5" Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, A130 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polycellulose Woofer .
EVO4.1 has a frequency range of 58-22k Hz whereas A130 has a frequency range of 55-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.1 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to A130 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. EVO4.1 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and A130's is at 86 dB dB.
EVO4.1 has a power range of 25-100 watts RMS whereas A130 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.1 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