This unit has the power of 60W (8 ohms) while his opponent owns power of 35W (8 ohms). Amplifier Cambridge Audio Azur 851A is equipped with unbalanced and balanced input connectors, and thus will be the ideal partner for the company's CD-player, with XLR-outputs. In total, seven line inputs are provided, an input / output for connecting a recording device, and an adjustable output from the preamplifier. On the front panel of the device there is an informative display with an original indication of the set sound volume, as well as an output for connecting stereo headphones.
A powerful power supply and current feedback allow the Marantz PM8005 to confidently swing speakers even with complex impedance characteristics. The device uses proprietary amplification modules HDAM, and the bottom panel of the case is made three-layer to damp mechanical vibrations. The amplifier is equipped with a tri-band tone control (bass, midrange, treble), which greatly simplifies the setting of the optimal tonal balance depending on the characteristics of other components of the system and listening room. There are five line inputs, an input for connecting an MM-cartridge of a vinyl disc player, an output for a recording device.
The Cambridge Audio Azur 851A is better integrated amplifier in this comparison. Check Cambridge Audio Azur 851A price