AKdead wrote:I have both the Weber Neomags and JBL E120s. They don't sound the same. The Neos are not broken in yet. First thing I noticed is that they are not as sensitve. 1 JBL at 8 ohms is louder than 2 Neos at 4 ohms (side by side with a stereo power amp). The amp is rated at twice the wattage at 4 ohms vs. 8 ohms...so how is the JBL louder? Same true with EVM 12Ls.
I've had the EVs for 25 years and they are my fave. I like them better that the JBL E-120s.
The Webers don't sound bad...and they weigh a bout 1/3 what the JBLs and EVs weigh...but maybe there is a reason why those speakers weigh so much. I think the Neos are rated at 75 watts, while the JBLs and EVs are rated at 200 (maybe 300 for the JBLs).
AKdead wrote:so how is the JBL louder?
AKdead wrote:The Weber site now says this about the Neos:
We are currently working on redesigning the neo magnet circuit and will release several models throughout 2010
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