PS Audio Sprout100 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80

PS Audio Sprout100
vs
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Comparing PS Audio Sprout100 vs Cambridge Audio CXA80? Our experts can help you find the best integrated amp. Based on our rating, Sprout100 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for CXA80.

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over Cambridge Audio CXA80

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Advantages Cambridge Audio CXA80 over PS Audio Sprout100

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 103dB vs 100dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/1
  • USB port

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Have a pre-out for sub
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Integrated amplifiers comparison chart

Overall
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
Cambridge Audio CXA80
7.3
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3
PS Audio Sprout100

PS Audio Sprout100 review

Feb 28, 2020

PS Audio has released a new integrated amplifier in the Sprout line - the Sprout100, which is twice as powerful as its predecessor. See all the interesting PS Audio Sprout100 specs in this PS Audio S...

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Cambridge Audio CXA80

Cambridge Audio CXA80 review

Feb 28, 2020

Not so long ago, the British company Cambridge Audio introduced users a new series of devices - CX. And here we want you to see the Cambridge Audio CXA80 specs listed in this Cambridge Audio CXA80 rev...

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Common

Product

PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Model

Sprout100
CXA80

Brand

PS Audio
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

93
46

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 200/4
80/8, 120/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

50/8, 100/4
40/8, 65/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.02

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

100
103

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS9016 384 KHz/24-bit
Wolfson WM8740 192 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional
optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/1

Phono (MM) input

1
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

2
4

XLR inputs (pair)

0
1

Record outputs (pair)

0
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

280
750

Power consumption standby, W

0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2
43 x 11.5 x 34.1/16.9 x 4.5 x 13.4

Weight, kg/lbs

1.3/2.9
8.7/19.18
PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio CXA80
PS Audio Sprout100
Cambridge Audio CXA80

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 7.3
  • 5.8PS Audio Sprout100
  • 7.3Cambridge Audio CXA80

The Cambridge Audio CXA80 is better integrated amplifier in this comparison. Check Cambridge Audio CXA80 price