Marantz PM6006 vs NAD C 316BEE

Marantz PM6006
vs
NAD C 316BEE

What are the main differences between the Marantz PM6006 vs NAD C 316BEE and which integrated amp is better for you considering specs and features? Based on our rating, PM6006 has a total rating of 7.7 out of 10 vs 5.2 out of 10 for C 316BEE.

Advantages Marantz PM6006 over NAD C 316BEE

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8Ohm
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 2/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0

Advantages NAD C 316BEE over Marantz PM6006

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.02% vs 0.08%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 95dB vs 83dB

Common strengths

  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 4 4
Rating 5 5

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
Marantz PM6006
7.7
NAD C 316BEE
5.2
7
7
10
10
Marantz PM6006

Marantz PM6006 review

Feb 28, 2020

Marantz introduced Marantz PM6006 integrated amplifier, which replaced the Marantz PM6005 integrated amplifier, the main difference in Marantz PM6006 specs is the additional optical input and assembl...

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NAD C 316BEE

NAD C 316BEE review

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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Common

Product

Marantz PM6006
NAD C 316BEE

Model

PM6006
C 316BEE

Brand

Marantz
NAD

Reviews

193
27

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 120/4
80/8

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8, 55/4
40/8

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8

Frequency response

10Hz-70KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

83
95

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

CS4398 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

2/0
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
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

1
0

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

395

Power consumption standby, W

0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.9 x 10.4 x 37/17.3 x 4.1 x 14.6
43.5 x 8 x 28.7/17.1 x 3.1 x 11.4

Weight, kg/lbs

7.8/17.2
5.5/12.1
Marantz PM6006
NAD C 316BEE
Marantz PM6006
NAD C 316BEE

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.7
  • 5.2
  • 7.7Marantz PM6006
  • 5.2NAD C 316BEE

The Marantz PM6006 is better integrated amplifier in this comparison. Check Marantz PM6006 price