NAD C338 vs Denon PMA-800NE

C338 vs PMA-800NE comparison chart

Overall
NAD C338
7
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
8
9
3
10

NAD C338 vs Denon PMA-800NE review

NAD C338
vs
Denon PMA-800NE

Comparing NAD C338 vs Denon PMA-800NE? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, C338 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 8.2 out of 10 for PMA-800NE.

Advantages NAD C338 over Denon PMA-800NE

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over NAD C338

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.03%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB 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

Common strengths

  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Product

NAD C338
Denon PMA-800NE

Model

C338
PMA-800NE

Brand

NAD
Denon

Reviews

12
38

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 150/4, 210/2
100/8, 170/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

50/8
50/8, 85/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8,4,2
8,4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.03
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

98
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

2/0
3/0

Coaxial digital input/output

2/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

2
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

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 7 x 28.5/17 x 2.7 x 11
34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5

Weight, kg/lbs

4.8/10.7
7.5/16.5

Other

Release year

2020
2018
NAD C338
Denon PMA-800NE
NAD C338
Denon PMA-800NE

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  • 7
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  • 7NAD C338
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE