Marantz NR1508 vs Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20 review

Mar 12, 2020

The Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20 stereo receiver is a cost-effective model, which was released in 2015. It’s rated at 100W per channel being able to drive even massive speakers to high volume lev...

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Product

Marantz NR1508
Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20

Model

NR1508
Topaz SR20

Brand

Marantz
Cambridge Audio

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

36
22

Amplifier

Total output power

250 W
200 W

Output power per channel

50 W
100 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.15 %

Number of channels

5
2

Signal-to-noise ratio

93 dB
88 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

has not
8

Optical digital inputs

1
2

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

6
has not

HDMI outputs

1
has not

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
1

USB

1
has not

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
30

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
has not

Surround system class

5.2 channel
2.0 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

180 W

Standby power consumption

0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.8 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches
16.9 x 13.4 x 4.3 inches

Weight

18.08 pounds
17.86 pounds
Marantz NR1508
Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20
Marantz NR1508
Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20

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  • 19.6
  • 8.6
  • 19.6Marantz NR1508
  • 8.6Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20

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