Yamaha A-S501 vs Marantz PM5005

A-S501 vs PM5005 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S501
8.7
Marantz PM5005
6
9
7
10
10

Yamaha A-S501 vs Marantz PM5005 review

Yamaha A-S501
vs
Marantz PM5005

Here we show you the best comparison of Yamaha A-S501 vs Marantz PM5005 integrated amplifiers. Based on our rating, A-S501 has a total rating of 8.7 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for PM5005.

Advantages Yamaha A-S501 over Marantz PM5005

  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 1/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Advantages Marantz PM5005 over Yamaha A-S501

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8,6Ohm
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 103dB vs 99dB

Common strengths

  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01%
  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha A-S501

Feb 28, 2020

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Marantz PM5005

Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S501
Marantz PM5005

Model

A-S501
PM5005

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

378
47

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

170/8, 200/6
40/8, 55/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

85/8, 100/6
20/8, 30/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8,6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-50KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
103

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
6

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
2

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

240
350

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15 x 38.7/17.1 x 6 x 15.2
44 x 10.5 x 37/17.3 x 4.1 x 14.6

Weight, kg/lbs

10.3/22.7
6.7/14.7

Other

Release year

2014
2014
Yamaha A-S501
Marantz PM5005
Yamaha A-S501
Marantz PM5005

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.7
  • 6
  • 8.7Yamaha A-S501
  • 6Marantz PM5005