Peachtree Audio nova300 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80

nova300 vs CXA80 comparison chart

Overall
Peachtree Audio nova300
5.9
Cambridge Audio CXA80
7.3
9
8
3
3

Peachtree Audio nova300 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80 review

Peachtree Audio nova300
vs
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Comparing Peachtree Audio nova300 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, nova300 has a total rating of 5.9 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for CXA80.

Advantages Peachtree Audio nova300 over Cambridge Audio CXA80

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.005% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 103dB
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Advantages Cambridge Audio CXA80 over Peachtree Audio nova300

  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • USB ports
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3
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

Peachtree Audio nova300
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Model

nova300
CXA80

Brand

Peachtree Audio
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

7
49

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

600/8, 900/4
80/8, 120/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

300/8, 450/4
40/8, 65/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.005
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

105
103

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS 9018K2M 384 KHz/32-bit
Wolfson WM8740 192 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

optional

Bluetooth

optional
optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

2/1
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/1
1/1

Phono (MM) input

1
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

2
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

1
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

3
4

XLR inputs (pair)

0
1

Record outputs (pair)

0
0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

750

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

35.5 x 10.9 x 36/14 x 4.3 x 14.2
43 x 11.5 x 34.1/16.9 x 4.5 x 13.4

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17.9
8.7/19.18

Other

Release year

2017
2015
Peachtree Audio nova300
Cambridge Audio CXA80
Peachtree Audio nova300
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.9
  • 7.3
  • 5.9Peachtree Audio nova300
  • 7.3Cambridge Audio CXA80

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