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With comprehensive inputs, including XLR balanced, digital and USB audio, plus class-leading power, the Cambridge CXA80 silences the opposition.

RIGOROUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL FOR POWERFUL, DETAILED SOUND


Lift the lid on the Cambridge CXA80 and you'll find components and technology that would usually only be found on much more expensive designs. At its heart is a fully symmetrical Class A/B amplifier. This ensures a precise, even sound with excellent separation between the right and left channels. Powering the amp is a large toroidal power transformer with separate, dual-mono windings. By having separate windings for left and right channels, the symmetrical amplifier design is enhanced still further, with the clarity and imaging more reminiscent of amplifiers from a class or two above. Renowned for their low noise, high efficiency and superior sound quality, the over-sized transformer also helps give the CXA80 its powerful, dynamic sound and a hefty 80 watts per channel power output. This is enough to drive most speakers to high levels in pretty much all domestic environments.

BUILT-IN DAC FOR DIGITAL DELIGHT

The Cambridge CXA80 has been designed from scratch to work just as well with your digital sources as it is your analogue ones. This means that Cambridge have gone to the trouble of fitting a high quality DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor) inside the amp. Usually found in their dedicated DacMagic range, the Wolfson WM8740 DAC chipset offers high quality sound that could actually improve the sound of your existing digital sources. With two optical digital inputs and one coaxial one, you can connect up to three digital sources, such as games console, TV and a CD transport such as the matching Cambridge CXC.

ASYNCHRONOUS USB AUDIO

A further highlight of the CXA80's spec is the asynchronous USB socket at the rear. This makes the ideal connection for hooking up your computer as it will effectively 'control' the PC's output for the best sound quality possible. This greatly reduces jitter and gives the highest quality sound possible from your computer audio.

OPTIONAL BLUETOOTH

Add the optional Cambridge BT100 Bluetooth dongle (cost option) and you'll be able to enjoy Bluetooth connectivity with your Smartphone, tablet, laptop, computer or other compatible device. Not only will the music from your Bluetooth device sound superb through the unit's sophisticated DAC technology but it is also compatible with the higher grade Bluetooth aptX CODEC - used on many of the latest devices. This enhanced form of Bluetooth transmission is designed to give the highest audio quality and gets the closest yet to a conventional wired connection.

FLEXIBLE ANALOGUE CONNECTIVITY INCLUDING BALANCED XLR INPUTS

Just because it has class-leading digital connectivity doesn't mean that Cambridge has forgotten about analogue connectivity - far from it, in fact! More usually found on 'reference' hi-fi and professional equipment, the CXA80 boasts balanced XLR inputs. When connected to a suitable source, this gives a fully balanced, hot/cold, connection for the ultimate analogue signal quality. The Cambridge CXA80 also has four line level inputs: easily enough for the vast majority of systems. An added bonus is the 3.5mm, front-mounted input. This is perfect for connecting up your MP3 player or smartphone for quick and convenient playback. Other handy connections include an RCA subwoofer output, headphone socket and connections for two pairs of speakers.

SLEEK STYLE

The CXA80 is part of the totally redesigned CX-Series. The distinctive tear-drop profile gives the CXA80 a contemporary look and makes it the ideal partner for the matching CD transport and network player. Yet it's far more than just a good-looking case; it helps the sound quality, too. With rigid, metal construction and low-resonance design, the casing helps shield the amp from both mechanical and electrical interference, helping to improve clarity and reduce background noise.

If you've been looking for an amp with the finest sound quality without compromising connectivity, you need look no further. The Cambridge CXA80 has it all!

Sound
Power Output
80 x 2
Maximum power output per channel - RMS into 8 ohms
Specifications
Wireless Connection
No
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Internet Radio & Services
No
Does it have access to Internet radio and other online music services?
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
optional - BT100
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Remote Control
Yes
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Connections
Analogue RCA Inputs
4
Number of line level inputs, including front inputs, excluding phono stage input.
Phono Input
No
Does it have a phono stage? Essential if connecting a turntable. Can be either MM (standard quality) or MC (higher quality).
MP3 Front Input
Yes
Does it have a front MP3 input? Usually a 3.5mm socket designed for MP3 player or other portable device.
Coaxial Digital Inputs
1
Number of coaxial digital inputs (digital amps only)
Optical Digital Inputs
2
Number of optical digital inputs (digital amps only)
USB Input
Yes
Does it have a USB input? Designed for sound from your computer.
XLR Inputs
1
Number of XLR Balanced inputs. Ultra high quality connection.
Power Amp In
No
Does it have a power amp in connection? Designed for when using the amp connected to an AV receiver. It powers the front speakers.
Dock Input
No
Does it have an iPod dock or port included?
Microphone Input
No
Does it have an input for a microphone? This is usually mounted on the front of the unit.
Audio Outputs
0
Number of recording output(s). This is in addition to the line inputs.
Pre Output
Yes
Does it have a pre output? This allows the output of a pre-amp signal, via phono sockets, to a larger power amplifier.
Sub Output
Yes
Does it have an active (RCA) subwoofer output?
Headphone Output
Yes
Does it have a headphone socket?
Speaker Sets
2
Number of pairs of speakers the amp will run
Networking
DLNA Compliant
No
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance. It is an alliance of interested bodies that help standardise streaming content. If a product is DLNA complaint you can be assured it will stream music from your PC, laptop, or NAS drive.
Wireless Connection
No
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Internet Radio & Services
No
Does it have access to Internet radio and other online music services?
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
optional - BT100
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Green Credentials
Power Consumption - Standby
0.5
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
Power Consumption - Normal Use
750
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted.
General
Power Output
80 x 2
Maximum power output per channel - RMS into 8 ohms
Frequency Response
5 - 60,000
Frequency response quoted by manufacturer
Wireless Connection
No
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Internet Radio & Services
No
Does it have access to Internet radio and other online music services?
Tone Controls
Yes
Does it have tone controls? Bass & Treble controls to alter the brightness and warmth of sound. Can be a single tone control or seperate controls.
Loudness Control
No
Does it have a Loudness control? This boosts the bass and treble at low volumes for a fuller sound
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
optional - BT100
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Tuner Radio
No
Type of radio built-in. DAB is Digital Audio Broadcasting
Remote Control
Yes
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Dimensions
430 x 341 x 115
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm
Weight
8.7
Weight of unit, unboxed, in KG