NAD C 316BEE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35

C 316BEE vs AXA35 comparison chart

Overall
NAD C 316BEE
5.2
Cambridge Audio AXA35
6
7
7
10
3

NAD C 316BEE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35 review

NAD C 316BEE
vs
Cambridge Audio AXA35

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive integrated amplifiers NAD C 316BEE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35. Based on our rating, C 316BEE has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for AXA35.

Advantages NAD C 316BEE over Cambridge Audio AXA35

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 95dB vs 82dB
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Advantages Cambridge Audio AXA35 over NAD C 316BEE

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • USB port
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8Ohm
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Rating 5 5
NAD C 316BEE

Feb 28, 2020

The new C 316BEE successfully replaces its predecessor and is perhaps the most affordable high-level integrated amplifier. See this NAD C 316BEE review for all the NAD C 316BEE specs. Article navig...

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Product

NAD C 316BEE
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Model

C 316BEE
AXA35

Brand

NAD
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

28
0

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8
70/8

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8
35/8

Output Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
5Hz-50KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

95
82

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

260

Power consumption standby, W

0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 8 x 28.7/17.1 x 3.1 x 11.4
43 x 8.3 x 33.5/16.9 x 3.3 x 13.2

Weight, kg/lbs

5.5/12.1
5.6/12.3

Other

Release year

2018
2019
NAD C 316BEE
Cambridge Audio AXA35
NAD C 316BEE
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 6
  • 5.2NAD C 316BEE
  • 6Cambridge Audio AXA35