NAD C 316BEE vs Denon PMA-800NE

NAD C 316BEE
vs
Denon PMA-800NE

Comparing NAD C 316BEE vs Denon PMA-800NE? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, C 316BEE has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 vs 8.2 out of 10 for PMA-800NE.

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over NAD C 316BEE

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8Ohm
  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 95dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 3/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0

Common strengths

  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
NAD C 316BEE
5.2
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
7
9
10
10
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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Product

NAD C 316BEE
Denon PMA-800NE

Model

C 316BEE
PMA-800NE

Brand

NAD
Denon

Reviews

27
35

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8
100/8, 170/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8
50/8, 85/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8
8, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

95
105

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
3/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

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)

0
1

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

200

Power consumption standby, W

0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 8 x 28.7/17.1 x 3.1 x 11.4
34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5

Weight, kg/lbs

5.5/12.1
7.5/16.5
NAD C 316BEE
Denon PMA-800NE
NAD C 316BEE
Denon PMA-800NE

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 8.2
  • 5.2NAD C 316BEE
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE

The Denon PMA-800NE is better integrated amplifier in this comparison. Check Denon PMA-800NE price