Rega Brio vs Denon PMA-800NE

Brio vs PMA-800NE comparison chart

Overall
Rega Brio
4.7
Denon PMA-800NE
8.2
8
9
3
10

Rega Brio vs Denon PMA-800NE review

Rega Brio
vs
Denon PMA-800NE

Comparing Rega Brio vs Denon PMA-800NE? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, Brio has a total rating of 4.7 out of 10 vs 8.2 out of 10 for PMA-800NE.

Advantages Rega Brio over Denon PMA-800NE

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8,4Ohm

Advantages Denon PMA-800NE over Rega Brio

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 97dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 3/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0

Common strengths

  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 4 4
Rating 3.7 3.7
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Product

Rega Brio
Denon PMA-800NE

Model

Brio
PMA-800NE

Brand

Rega
Denon

Reviews

23
38

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

50/8, 73/4
100/8, 170/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

58/8, 93/4
50/8, 85/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8,4

Frequency response

12Hz-43KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

97
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)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

1
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

195
200

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

13.6 x 3.1 x 8.5/7 x 1.9 x 4.9
34.5 x 12.1 x 26.6/13.6 x 4.3 x 10.5

Weight, kg/lbs

6.1/11.24
7.5/16.5

Other

Release year

2009
2018
Rega Brio
Denon PMA-800NE
Rega Brio
Denon PMA-800NE

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  • 4.7
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  • 4.7Rega Brio
  • 8.2Denon PMA-800NE