Denon PMA-800NE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35

PMA-800NE vs AXA35 comparison chart

Overall
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
Cambridge Audio AXA35
6
9
7
10
3

Denon PMA-800NE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35 review

Denon PMA-800NE
vs
Cambridge Audio AXA35

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive integrated amplifiers Denon PMA-800NE vs Cambridge Audio AXA35. Based on our rating, PMA-800NE has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for AXA35.

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over Cambridge Audio AXA35

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 82dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 3/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0

Advantages Cambridge Audio AXA35 over Denon PMA-800NE

  • USB port
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01%
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Common

Product

Denon PMA-800NE
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Model

PMA-800NE
AXA35

Brand

Denon
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

38
0

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 170/4
70/8

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

50/8, 85/4
35/8

Output Impedance, Ohm

8,4
8

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
5Hz-50KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

105
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

3/0
0/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
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)

1
1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

200
260

Power consumption standby, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5
43 x 8.3 x 33.5/16.9 x 3.3 x 13.2

Weight, kg/lbs

7.5/16.5
5.6/12.3

Other

Release year

2018
2019
Denon PMA-800NE
Cambridge Audio AXA35
Denon PMA-800NE
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE
  • 6Cambridge Audio AXA35