Yamaha A-S1100 vs Denon PMA-800NE

A-S1100 vs PMA-800NE comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S1100
8
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
9
9
10
10

Yamaha A-S1100 vs Denon PMA-800NE review

Yamaha A-S1100
vs
Denon PMA-800NE

Comparing Yamaha A-S1100 vs Denon PMA-800NE? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, A-S1100 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 vs 8.2 out of 10 for PMA-800NE.

Advantages Yamaha A-S1100 over Denon PMA-800NE

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8,4Ohm
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over Yamaha A-S1100

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 100dB
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 3/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0

Common strengths

  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Pure direct mode available
  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 4 4
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S1100
Denon PMA-800NE

Model

A-S1100
PMA-800NE

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

11
38

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

180/8, 300/4
100/8, 170/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

90/8, 150/4
50/8, 85/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8,4

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

100
105

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

0/0
3/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

1
0

Main inputs (pair)

1
0

Line level inputs (pair)

7
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/1

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

360
200

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.7 x 46.3/17.1 x 6.1 x 18.2
34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5

Weight, kg/lbs

23.3/51.4
7.5/16.5

Other

Release year

2015
2018
Yamaha A-S1100
Denon PMA-800NE
Yamaha A-S1100
Denon PMA-800NE

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.2
  • 8Yamaha A-S1100
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE