Yamaha A-S301 vs NAD C338

A-S301 vs C338 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S301
8.2
NAD C338
7
8
8
10
3

Yamaha A-S301 vs NAD C338 review

Yamaha A-S301
vs
NAD C338

Here we show you integrated amps comparison of Yamaha A-S301 vs NAD C338 based on specifications, reviews and ratings. Based on our rating, A-S301 has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for C338.

Advantages Yamaha A-S301 over NAD C338

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 6Ohm vs only 8,4,2Ohm
  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.03%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 99dB vs 98dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Advantages NAD C338 over Yamaha A-S301

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
  • Have a pre-out for sub
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha A-S301

Jan 30, 2020

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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S301
NAD C338

Model

A-S301
C338

Brand

Yamaha
NAD

Reviews

378
12

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

120/8, 140/6
80/8, 150/4, 210/2

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

60/8, 70/6
50/8

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8,4,2

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.03

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
98

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

1/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
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

190

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15 x 38.7/17.1 x 6 x 15.2
43.5 x 7 x 28.5/17 x 2.7 x 11

Weight, kg/lbs

7.9/19.8
4.8/10.7

Other

Release year

2014
2020
Yamaha A-S301
NAD C338
Yamaha A-S301
NAD C338

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Yamaha A-S301
  • 7NAD C338