In this review, we will be comparing specifications of EVO4.2 and A120, two Bookshelf cameras from Wharfedale and JBL.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Wharfedale EVO4.2 and JBL A120 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Wharfedale EVO4.2 and JBL A120 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that EVO4.2 is a 3-way design whereas A120 is a 2-way speaker. EVO4.2 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter , a 2" Midrange and 1 6.5" Kevlar Woofer . On the other hand, A120 features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 4.5" Polycellulose Woofer .
EVO4.2 has a frequency range of 48-22k Hz whereas A120 has a frequency range of 60-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
EVO4.2 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to A120 which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. EVO4.2 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and A120's is at 86 dB dB.
EVO4.2 has a power range of 25-120 watts RMS whereas A120 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. A120 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position