NAD C 316BEE vs PS Audio Sprout100

C 316BEE vs Sprout100 comparison chart

Overall
NAD C 316BEE
5.2
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
7
8
10
0

NAD C 316BEE vs PS Audio Sprout100 review

NAD C 316BEE
vs
PS Audio Sprout100

How do you choose between NAD C 316BEE vs PS Audio Sprout100? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. Based on our rating, C 316BEE has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 vs 5.8 out of 10 for Sprout100.

Advantages NAD C 316BEE over PS Audio Sprout100

  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over NAD C 316BEE

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 100dB vs 95dB
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 1/0
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub

Common strengths

  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 2 2
Rating 4.5 4.5
NAD C 316BEE

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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PS Audio Sprout100

Feb 28, 2020

PS Audio has released a new integrated amplifier in the Sprout line - the Sprout100, which is twice as powerful as its predecessor. See all the interesting PS Audio Sprout100 specs in this PS Audio S...

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Common

Product

NAD C 316BEE
PS Audio Sprout100

Model

C 316BEE
Sprout100

Brand

NAD
PS Audio

Reviews

28
95

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8
100/8, 200/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8
50/8, 100/4

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
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS9016 384 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

0
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
0

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

Power consumption standby, W

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
15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2

Weight, kg/lbs

5.5/12.1
1.3/2.9

Other

Release year

2018
2018
NAD C 316BEE
PS Audio Sprout100
NAD C 316BEE
PS Audio Sprout100

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 5.8
  • 5.2NAD C 316BEE
  • 5.8PS Audio Sprout100