PS Audio Sprout100 vs Cambridge Audio AXA35

Sprout100 vs AXA35 comparison chart

Overall
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
Cambridge Audio AXA35
6
8
7
0
3

PS Audio Sprout100 vs Cambridge Audio AXA35 review

PS Audio Sprout100
vs
Cambridge Audio AXA35

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive integrated amplifiers PS Audio Sprout100 vs Cambridge Audio AXA35. Based on our rating, Sprout100 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for AXA35.

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over Cambridge Audio AXA35

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 100dB vs 82dB
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 1/0
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub

Advantages Cambridge Audio AXA35 over PS Audio Sprout100

  • USB port
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01%
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 2 2
Rating 4.5 4.5
PS Audio Sprout100

Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Model

Sprout100
AXA35

Brand

PS Audio
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

95
0

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 200/4
70/8

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

50/8, 100/4
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

100
82

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS9016 384 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional
optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

2
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

280
260

Power consumption standby, W

0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2
43 x 8.3 x 33.5/16.9 x 3.3 x 13.2

Weight, kg/lbs

1.3/2.9
5.6/12.3

Other

Release year

2018
2019
PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio AXA35
PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio AXA35

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 6
  • 5.8PS Audio Sprout100
  • 6Cambridge Audio AXA35