Cambridge Audio CXA80 vs Onkyo A-9150

CXA80 vs A-9150 comparison chart

Overall
Cambridge Audio CXA80
7.3
Onkyo A-9150
8
8
7
3
10

Cambridge Audio CXA80 vs Onkyo A-9150 review

Cambridge Audio CXA80
vs
Onkyo A-9150

What are the main differences between the Cambridge Audio CXA80 vs Onkyo A-9150 and which integrated amp is better? Based on our rating, CXA80 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 vs 8 out of 10 for A-9150.

Advantages Cambridge Audio CXA80 over Onkyo A-9150

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.02% vs 0.08%
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Advantages Onkyo A-9150 over Cambridge Audio CXA80

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 107dB vs 103dB
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
Votes 11 11
Rating 4.5 4.5
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Feb 28, 2020

Not so long ago, the British company Cambridge Audio introduced users a new series of devices - CX. And here we want you to see the Cambridge Audio CXA80 specs listed in this Cambridge Audio CXA80 rev...

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Common

Product

Cambridge Audio CXA80
Onkyo A-9150

Model

CXA80
A-9150

Brand

Cambridge Audio
Onkyo

Reviews

49
34

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 120/4
60/8, 120/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8, 65/4
30/8, 60/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.08

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

103
107

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Wolfson WM8740 192 KHz/24-bit
Ak4452 768 KHz/32-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

2/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/1
2/0

Phono (MM) input

0
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

1
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
1

Line level inputs (pair)

4
6

XLR inputs (pair)

1
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

750
160

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.2

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 11.5 x 34.1/16.9 x 4.5 x 13.4
43.5 x 13.9 x 33.1/17.1 x 5.4 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

8.7/19.18
11.5/20.3

Other

Release year

2015
2017
Cambridge Audio CXA80
Onkyo A-9150
Cambridge Audio CXA80
Onkyo A-9150

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Cambridge Audio CXA80
  • 8Onkyo A-9150