Sony SCDXA5400es vs. Cambridge Azur 840c

Has anyone compared the Sony SCDXA5400es to a Cambridge Azur 840c? I know the Sony plays SACD but both players are getting a lot of positive press. Can the Sony be used as a Dac like the Cambridge? Any Info will be appreciated.
I've heard both, in the same system and felt the sony has the edge. Dare to say, sony was 'warmer' with not edge. I've read the white paper on the 840 and believe it is just nonsense.
Thanks for your response, I prefer warmth over a edgy sound. I'm looking for a wide sound stage as well.
Sony cannot be used as a DAC; no digital inputs.