Marantz PM8006 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80

Marantz PM8006
vs
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Comparing Marantz PM8006 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, PM8006 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for CXA80.

Advantages Marantz PM8006 over Cambridge Audio CXA80

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 125dB vs 103dB
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Advantages Cambridge Audio CXA80 over Marantz PM8006

  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 2/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/1
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.02%
  • Have speaker A/B switching
Votes 13 13
Rating 4.5 4.5

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
Marantz PM8006
8
Cambridge Audio CXA80
7.3
9
8
10
3
Marantz PM8006

Marantz PM8006 review

Feb 28, 2020

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Cambridge Audio CXA80

Cambridge Audio CXA80 review

Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

Marantz PM8006
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Model

PM8006
CXA80

Brand

Marantz
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

30
49

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8, 200/4
80/8, 120/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

70/8, 100/4
40/8, 65/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

125
103

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

CS4398 192 KHz/24-bit
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

0/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/1

Phono (MM) input

1
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

7
4

XLR inputs (pair)

0
1

Record outputs (pair)

1
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

220
750

Power consumption standby, W

0.2
0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

44 x 12.8 x 37.9/17.3 x5 x 15
43 x 11.5 x 34.1/16.9 x 4.5 x 13.4

Weight, kg/lbs

12/26.4
8.7/19.18
Marantz PM8006
Cambridge Audio CXA80
Marantz PM8006
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8Marantz PM8006
  • 7.3Cambridge Audio CXA80

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