Rega Brio vs Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

Brio vs Azur 851A comparison chart

Overall
Rega Brio
4.7
Cambridge Audio Azur 851A
8
8
9
3
8

Rega Brio vs Cambridge Audio Azur 851A review

Rega Brio
vs
Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

How do you choose between Rega Brio vs Cambridge Audio Azur 851A? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. Based on our rating, Brio has a total rating of 4.7 out of 10 vs 8 out of 10 for Azur 851A.

Advantages Rega Brio over Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Advantages Cambridge Audio Azur 851A over Rega Brio

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 98dB vs 97dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/1
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.02%
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Rating 5 5
Rega Brio

Feb 28, 2020

The amplifier combines all the Rega family signs in sounding - a reliable, but at the same time delicate and rich presentation in a wide range, the right scene, confident dynamics. There are a lot mor...

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Product

Rega Brio
Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

Model

Brio
Azur 851A

Brand

Rega
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

23
16

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

50/8, 73/4
120/8, 200/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

58/8, 93/4
60/8, 105/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

12Hz-43KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

97
98

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Wolfson WM8740 192 KHz/24-bit

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

0/0
0/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/1

Phono (MM) input

1
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
8

XLR inputs (pair)

0
2

Record outputs (pair)

1
1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

RS-232

0
1

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

195
800

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

13.6 x 3.1 x 8.5/7 x 1.9 x 4.9
43 x 11.5 x 38.5/16.9 x 4.5 x 15.1

Weight, kg/lbs

6.1/11.24
15/33
Rega Brio
Cambridge Audio Azur 851A
Rega Brio
Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.7
  • 8
  • 4.7Rega Brio
  • 8Cambridge Audio Azur 851A

The Cambridge Audio Azur 851A is better integrated amplifier in this comparison - check Cambridge Audio Azur 851A price.