Yamaha A-S301 vs Cambridge Audio CXA60

Yamaha A-S301
vs
Cambridge Audio CXA60

Yamaha A-S301 vs Cambridge Audio CXA60: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? Based on our rating, A-S301 has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 6.8 out of 10 for CXA60.

Advantages Yamaha A-S301 over Cambridge Audio CXA60

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Advantages Cambridge Audio CXA60 over Yamaha A-S301

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 100dB vs 99dB
  • USB port

Common strengths

  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Pure direct mode available
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Have a pre-out for sub
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S301
8.2
Cambridge Audio CXA60
6.8
8
7
10
3
Yamaha A-S301

Yamaha A-S301 review

Jan 30, 2020

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Cambridge Audio CXA60

Cambridge Audio CXA60 review

Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S301
Cambridge Audio CXA60

Model

A-S301
CXA60

Brand

Yamaha
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

364
37

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

120/8, 140/6
60/8, 90/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

60/8, 70/6
30/8, 50/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Wolfson WM8740 192 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

1/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/1

Phono (MM) input

1
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
4

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
600

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 x 11.5 x 34.1/16.9 x 13.4 x 4.5

Weight, kg/lbs

7.9/19.8
8.3/18.3
Yamaha A-S301
Cambridge Audio CXA60
Yamaha A-S301
Cambridge Audio CXA60

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6.8
  • 8.2Yamaha A-S301
  • 6.8Cambridge Audio CXA60

The Yamaha A-S301 is better integrated amplifier in this comparison. Check Yamaha A-S301 price