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JBL Arena 170 vs Martin Logan Motion 15i

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Brand and Model Specifications

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Manufacturer JBL Martin Logan
Model Arena 170 Motion 15i
Release Date 2015 2019
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive Passive
Crossover Type 2-Way 2-Way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 44 - 40000 60 - 25000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] - -
Maximum SPL [dB] - -
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 87 92
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 8 5
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) - -
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 20-200 20-200
Crossover Frequency [Hz] 2100 2700
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] - -
Driver Units

Tweeter: 1-inch (25mm) soft dome tweeter
Mid/Bass Drivers: 7” (178mm) polycellulose woofer

Tweeter: 1″ × 1.4″ (2.6cm × 3.6cm) Folded Motion Transducer with 5.25″ × 1.75″ (13.3cm × 4.4cm) diaphragm
Mid/Bass Drivers: 5.25” (13.3cm) aluminum cone with cast basket.

Connectivity Wired Wired
Inputs Single Wire Single Wire
Outputs - -
Magnetic Shielding No No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Floor Shelf, Stand
Distance from Wall [cm] 15 15

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length ~8.54 in
~216.92 mm
~21.69 cm
~6.8 in
~172.72 mm
~17.27 cm
Width ~11.14 in
~282.96 mm
~28.3 cm
~9.5 in
~241.3 mm
~24.13 cm
Height ~37.75 in
~958.85 mm
~95.89 cm
~11.4 in
~289.56 mm
~28.96 cm
Weight (Single Speaker) ~27.6 lb
~12519.15 g
~12.52 kg
~12 lb
~5443.11 g
~5.44 kg
Shipping Weight ~36.3 lb
~16465.4 g
~16.47 kg
~13.85 lb
~6282.25 g
~6.28 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • White
  • Gloss black
  • Matte white
  • Red walnut
  • 1 x JBL Arena 170
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 4 x Carpet Spikes

Detachable Grilles No No

Price and Warranty

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Warranty 5 Years 5 Years
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