Cambridge Audio AXR100 vs Onkyo TX-8260

AXR100 vs TX-8260 comparison chart

Overall
Cambridge Audio AXR100
5.6
Onkyo TX-8260
6
7
7

Cambridge Audio AXR100 vs Onkyo TX-8260 review

Cambridge Audio AXR100
vs
Onkyo TX-8260

Here we are comparing Cambridge Audio AXR100 vs Onkyo TX-8260 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. Both have 2.0 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AXR100 has an overall score of 5.6 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for TX-8260.

Advantages Cambridge Audio AXR100 over Onkyo TX-8260

  • Delivers 100W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 80W/8Ohm

Advantages Onkyo TX-8260 over Cambridge Audio AXR100

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Phono (MM) input
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-8260

Dec 13, 2019

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Common

Product

Cambridge Audio AXR100
Onkyo TX-8260

Model

AXR100
TX-8260

Brand

Cambridge Audio
Onkyo

Reviews

37
50

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8
80/8, 160/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-50KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
AK4452 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
WRAT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

0
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, AUX
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

has not
has not

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
Onkyo Controller app

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

550
230

Standby consumption, W

0.5
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 11 x 34/17 x 4.3 x 13.4
43.5 x 15 x 32.8/ 17 x 6.5 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/17.8
8.3/18.3

Other

Release year

2019
2017
Cambridge Audio AXR100
Onkyo TX-8260
Cambridge Audio AXR100
Onkyo TX-8260

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6
  • 5.6Cambridge Audio AXR100
  • 6Onkyo TX-8260