Popular integrated amplifier comparisons 2020

  • Peachtree Audio nova300 review Peachtree Audio nova150 review

    Peachtree Audio nova300 vs nova150

    The nova300 has two times higher power output than its Peachtree brother: 300W vs 150W at 8 Ohms. The source inputs are many — two USB, of which one is solely dedicated to syncing with Apple products intelligently. From there, one digital coaxial cable, and then two digital optical i...
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  • NAD D 3020 V2 review PS Audio Sprout100 review

    NAD D 3020 V2 vs PS Audio Sprout100

    The Sprout100 has almost two times more power output than its opponent. 50W vs 30W at 8 Ohms. A serious and functional filling was placed in a compact case: a DAC based on the ESS Saber 9016 chip, a Bluetooth module, a phonopred, a headphone amplifier and a class D power amplifier. The updated topology, according to th...
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  • Yamaha A-S301 review Onkyo A-9110 review

    Yamaha A-S301 vs Onkyo A-9110

    The opponent’s power loses Yamaha in two times - 60W vs 30W both at 8 Ohms. The Yamaha A-S301 amplifier is equipped with both traditional analog and modern digital inputs (optical and coaxial) for connecting to modern TVs or Blu-ray players, and the built-in phono stage allows you to easily connect a vinyl record player. The...
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  • Yamaha A-S301 review NAD C 316BEE review

    Yamaha A-S301 vs NAD C 316BEE

    Gourmets of quality sound who are familiar with Yamaha equipment will recognize the new model in design. The company that produces amplifiers does this in its own unique style, which is difficult to confuse with others. This was reflected in the equipment in a positive way. The front panel is made of aluminum. It successfully loca...
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  • Yamaha A-S501 review Yamaha A-S701 review

    Yamaha A-S501 vs A-S701

    The model in comparison with analogues has a budget price. At the same time, the sound quality is at a fairly high level. A special Pure Direct mode allows signals to travel along the shortest path, resulting in a clean reproduction of songs. A-S701 has gold-plated connectors. They prevent loss of signal. The presence of gold-pl...
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  • Cambridge Audio CXA60 review Cambridge Audio CXA80 review

    Cambridge Audio CXA60 vs CXA80

    The power output per channel of this device is slightly higher than his opponent’s. Here we have 40/8 vs 30/8 W/Ohm. The Cambridge Audio CXA 80 is equipped with four line-level inputs (in addition to the one located on the front panel), and also has pre-outs for connecting an external power ...
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  • Cambridge Audio CXA60 review Yamaha A-S801 review

    Cambridge Audio CXA60 vs Yamaha A-S801

    Yamaha A-S801 outweighs Cambridge with its 100/8 vs 30/8 W/Ohm. The A-S801 uses the ES9010K2M from ESS Technology, Inc. as the digital-to-analog converter. They selected it after a careful study of all the strengths, which in addition to high-precision processing of 32-bit audio signals include the ability to pro...
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  • Yamaha A-S501 review Yamaha A-S801 review

    Yamaha A-S501 vs A-S801

    Two Yamaha brothers defined who has more output power. 801 outweighs 501 with its 100/8 vs 85/8 W/Ohm. The high-strength chassis increases the density and clarity of the reproduced sound. For effective damping of vibrations that adversely affect the sound quality, the A-S801 amplifier chassis has a double bottom with a steel she...
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  • Marantz PM8005 review Yamaha A-S801 review

    Marantz PM8005 vs Yamaha A-S801

    The power output of these units is uncomparable as far as Yamaha has 100W while its opponent can boast only 35W at 8 Ohms. High power output and a good power supply provide easy, undistorted transmission of peak signals. Low output impedance ensures operation with any acoustics. A high-quality built-in DAC has coaxial, optical...
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  • Marantz PM8005 review Marantz HD-AMP1 review

    Marantz PM8005 vs HD-AMP1

    This unit delivers 20W/8 Ohms of power vs 35/8 from his Marantz opponent. The device is made on a two-layer chassis with an additional bottom plate, which effectively dampens any mechanical vibration that can degrade the sound. The HD-AMP1 is the first Marantz model in this class to use pulsed amplification technology. The...
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  • Marantz PM6006 review Marantz PM8006 review

    Marantz PM6006 vs PM8006

    Both Marantz models worth their money but of course PM8006 has higher power: 70W vs 40W at 8 Ohms. The Marantz PM8006 is equipped with an upscale built-in phono equalizer, the circuit of which has been completely redesigned by the company's engineers to precisely match today's current requirements for vinyl reproduction. The...
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  • Marantz PM8005 review Marantz PM8006 review

    Marantz PM8005 vs PM8006

    The models from the same series line have rather different power output figures. PM8006 has 70W while PM8005 has only 35W both at 8-ohm load. It is made in a corporate design with a curly aluminum front panel, on which there are all controls arranged symmetrically relative to the vertical axis. In addition to the usual input...
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  • Rega Brio review Marantz PM8006 review

    Rega Brio vs Marantz PM8006

    The circuitry provides the necessary stability of the amplifier when working with speakers with a complex impedance characteristic. The amplifier volume control is built according to a new scheme to achieve the most smooth and accurate tune of the signal level without audible noise. The Marantz PM8006 power supply is built on the basi...
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  • Rega Brio review PS Audio Sprout100 review

    Rega Brio vs PS Audio Sprout100

    The Sprout100 has almost the same power output as its opponent. 50W vs 58W at 8 Ohms. Connection options are somewhat limited by the miniature size of the Sprout 100, but at the same time there is a phono input (for MM cartridges), a linear stereo input and a stereo output, a monaural output to a subwoofer, a headphone output ...
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  • Rega Brio review Audiolab 6000A review

    Rega Brio vs Audiolab 6000A

    In addition to the standard analog line inputs, there is a built-in MM phono stage, built on JFET transistors. The set of digital inputs includes optical and coaxial, there is also a wireless Bluetooth module with support for the aptX codec. All physical digital inputs support PCM stream with parameters up to 24 bit / 192 kHz. On the ...
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  • Onkyo A-9150 review Denon PMA-800NE review

    Onkyo A-9150 vs Denon PMA-800NE

    Denon wins in terms of power output. Here we have 50/8 vs 30/8 W/Ohm. The amplifier is equipped with an excellent built-in MM / MC phono stage, which can compete with many stand-alone devices. The digital section in the amplifier is represented by three optical and one coaxial inputs, which are capable of receiving a PCM signa...
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  • Marantz PM6006 review Denon PMA-800NE review

    Marantz PM6006 vs Denon PMA-800NE

    This unit takes the point when we talk about power output. It delivers 50W while Marantz has 40W at the same 8-ohm load. The amplifier is equipped with an excellent built-in MM / MC phono stage, which can compete with many stand-alone devices. The digital section in the amplifier is represented by three optical and one coa...
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  • Marantz PM5005 review Onkyo A-9110 review

    Marantz PM5005 vs Onkyo A-9110

    The Onkyo A-9110 integrated amplifier, created on the basis of the successful A-9010 model, is a component with a modified design of the original amplifier, which has earned a good reputation among both critics and customers for its dynamism and musicality. The amplifier is equipped with five RCA inputs, including the MM Phono i...
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  • Marantz PM5005 review Marantz PM6006 review

    Marantz PM5005 vs PM6006

    Two models from Marantz have different power. PM6006 has two times higher 40W compared to PM5005’s 20W at 8 Ohms. The preliminary and final stages of this unit are assembled on discrete elements, and there are no microcircuits on the signal path. The Marantz PM6006 circuit integrates HDAM SA2 and HDAM SA3 discrete ampl...
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  • Marantz PM6006 review Yamaha A-S501 review

    Marantz PM6006 vs Yamaha A-S501

    The power of the amp is 40W per channel at 8 ohms. At the same time Yamaha has 85W (8 Ohms). The model uses current feedback, which helps to minimize distortion, expand the frequency range, obtain excellent transient characteristics and, in combination with a powerful PSU, ensure reliable operation even with capricious speaker...
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