Rega Brio vs Marantz PM5005

Rega Brio
vs
Marantz PM5005

Here we show you the best comparison of Rega Brio vs Marantz PM5005 integrated amplifiers. Based on our rating, Brio has a total rating of 4.7 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for PM5005.

Advantages Marantz PM5005 over Rega Brio

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 103dB vs 97dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
Rega Brio
4.7
Marantz PM5005
6
8
7
3
10
Rega Brio

Rega Brio review

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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Marantz PM5005

Marantz PM5005 review

Feb 28, 2020

PM5005 is an amplifier that is used as an additional element of an entry-level stereo system. We invite you to see Marantz PM5005 specs as well as other features in this Marantz PM5005 review. Artic...

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Common

Product

Rega Brio
Marantz PM5005

Model

Brio
PM5005

Brand

Rega
Marantz

Reviews

23
47

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

50/8, 73/4
40/8, 55/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

58/8, 93/4
20/8, 30/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

12Hz-43KHz
10Hz-50KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

97
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

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
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
6

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

1
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

195
350

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.3

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
44 x 10.5 x 37/17.3 x 4.1 x 14.6

Weight, kg/lbs

6.1/11.24
6.7/14.7
Rega Brio
Marantz PM5005
Rega Brio
Marantz PM5005

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.7
  • 6
  • 4.7Rega Brio
  • 6Marantz PM5005

The Marantz PM5005 is better integrated amplifier in this comparison - check Marantz PM5005 price.