Marantz HD-AMP1 vs PS Audio Sprout100

HD-AMP1 vs Sprout100 comparison chart

Overall
Marantz HD-AMP1
6
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
7
8
3
0

Marantz HD-AMP1 vs PS Audio Sprout100 review

Marantz HD-AMP1
vs
PS Audio Sprout100

How do you choose between Marantz HD-AMP1 vs PS Audio Sprout100? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. Based on our rating, HD-AMP1 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 vs 5.8 out of 10 for Sprout100.

Advantages Marantz HD-AMP1 over PS Audio Sprout100

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8, 4Ohm vs only 8,4Ohm
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 105dB vs 100dB
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0
  • USB port
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over Marantz HD-AMP1

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.05%
  • Built-in Phono (MM) stage

Common strengths

  • Optical digital inputs
  • Have a pre-out for sub
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Marantz HD-AMP1

Feb 28, 2020

The new amplifier of the Japanese company Marantz was the HD-AMP1 model with a high-level layout and a catchy retro design. More of these Marantz HD-AMP1 specs you’ll find in this Marantz HD-AM...

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PS Audio Sprout100

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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Common

Product

Marantz HD-AMP1
PS Audio Sprout100

Model

HD-AMP1
Sprout100

Brand

Marantz
PS Audio

Reviews

34
95

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

40/8, 70/4
100/8, 200/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

20/8, 35/4
50/8, 100/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8,4

Frequency response

20Hz-50KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.05
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

105
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ES9010K2M 384 KHz/32-bit
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

2/0
1/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

0
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)

2
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

55
280

Power consumption standby, W

0.3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

30.4 x 10.6 x 35.3/12 x 4.2 x 13.9
15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2

Weight, kg/lbs

5.4/10
1.3/2.9

Other

Release year

2016
2018
Marantz HD-AMP1
PS Audio Sprout100
Marantz HD-AMP1
PS Audio Sprout100

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.8
  • 6Marantz HD-AMP1
  • 5.8PS Audio Sprout100