Yamaha A-S801 vs Denon PMA-800NE

Yamaha A-S801
vs
Denon PMA-800NE

Comparing Yamaha A-S801 vs Denon PMA-800NE? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, A-S801 has a total rating of 9.5 out of 10 vs 8.2 out of 10 for PMA-800NE.

Advantages Yamaha A-S801 over Denon PMA-800NE

  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over Yamaha A-S801

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 99dB

Common strengths

  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01%
  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Pure direct mode available
  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 8 8
Rating 4.4 4.4

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S801
9.5
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
10
9
10
10
Yamaha A-S801

Yamaha A-S801 review

Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S801
Denon PMA-800NE

Model

A-S801
PMA-800NE

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

364
35

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

200/8, 240/6
100/8, 170/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

100/8, 120/6
50/8, 85/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
105

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ES9010K2M 384 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

1/0
3/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

270
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 x 38.7/17.1 x 6 x 15.2
34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5

Weight, kg/lbs

12.1/26.7
7.5/16.5
Yamaha A-S801
Denon PMA-800NE
Yamaha A-S801
Denon PMA-800NE

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 9.5
  • 8.2
  • 9.5Yamaha A-S801
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE

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