Yamaha A-S501 vs PS Audio Sprout100

A-S501 vs Sprout100 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S501
8.7
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
9
8
10
0

Yamaha A-S501 vs PS Audio Sprout100 review

Yamaha A-S501
vs
PS Audio Sprout100

How do you choose between Yamaha A-S501 vs PS Audio Sprout100? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. Based on our rating, A-S501 has a total rating of 8.7 out of 10 vs 5.8 out of 10 for Sprout100.

Advantages Yamaha A-S501 over PS Audio Sprout100

  • 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 coaxial digital in/out: 1/0
  • USB port

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over Yamaha A-S501

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 100dB vs 99dB

Common strengths

  • Equal Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01%
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
  • Have a pre-out for sub
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S501
PS Audio Sprout100

Model

A-S501
Sprout100

Brand

Yamaha
PS Audio

Reviews

378
95

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

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

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

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

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
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS9016 384 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

1/0
1/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

240
280

Power consumption standby, W

0.5

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
15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2

Weight, kg/lbs

10.3/22.7
1.3/2.9

Other

Release year

2014
2018
Yamaha A-S501
PS Audio Sprout100
Yamaha A-S501
PS Audio Sprout100

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