Battle of the Budget Speakers: JBL Stage vs Emotiva B1+

Written review/data can be found here:

Buy Emotiva B1+ (recommended):
Buy JBL Stage A120:
Buy JBL Stage A130:
Note: Above links are affiliate links which help me earn a small commission - at no additional cost you - should you choose to purchase through them.

Support the cause:
Contribute via PayPal:

Your support helps me pay for new items to test, hardware, miscellaneous items and costs of the site’s server space and bandwidth. All of which I otherwise pay out of pocket. So, if you can help chip in a few bucks, know that it is very much appreciated.


All of my tests are conducted using KLIPPEL Hardware and Software. KLIPPEL is an innovative leader in providing unique test equipment for electro-acoustical transducers and audio systems. Founded in 1997 by Dr. Wolfgang Klippel, the novel techniques developed for control and measurement systems of loudspeakers and other transducers are the result of over 30 years of fundamental research. This provides more accurate physical models of loudspeakers, micro-speakers and headphones valid for both small and large amplitudes. The focus is on revealing the root causes of signal distortion and defects and giving practical indications for improvements in design and manufacturing of audio products. For information on KLIPPEL products, please visit their site below:
Be the first to comment