How we made Prince's Purple Rain

This is a great article with plenty of insight!

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Nice five star review for the SE1s in this months issue of BBC Music Magazine.

Why not treat yourself to a pair? It is Friday after all...

http://bit.ly/2qSirJJ

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"A sonically superb soundbase from the bass to the treble – with sturdiness and style to boot"

Improve your the sound of your favourite movies with the TV5V2 soundbase.

http://bit.ly/2fMDxEj

CDs and vinyl remain popular with music lovers, BPI research shows

Are you favouring physical formats over streaming services?

CXA60 vs CXA80 – The Differences and Upgrade Path

So you're in the market for a new hi-fi system and think the CX range is ideal for you... Great! but which amp in the range should you invest in?

Our blog looks at the CXA60 and CXA80 amplifiers and the differences between them.

http://bit.ly/2q6UdhH

Bluetooth, the BT100 and aptX

The BT100 dongle makes playing your music via Bluetooth simple.

Our video shows you the best way to connect it to Cambridge Audio devices and the differences between SBC and aptX Codecs.

http://bit.ly/21c97vU

The Story of British Sound | Cambridge Audio

"It began at Cambridge University in a borrowed garage..."

http://bit.ly/2bepHvb

Time for Manchester to Quit Its Dull and Damaging Addiction to Nostalgia

Quite a controversial view on Manchester's musical heritage! What do you think?

The best soundbars and soundbases of 2017 - reviewed

"The bass is tight, but forceful, and the midrange focused and full of insight."

It's a ★★★★★ review from Stuff Magazine UK for the TV5v2. Head to the link for the full review!

USB Audio Part 3: What is Asynchronous USB Audio?

The final part of our USB Audio video series is here and we're looking at Asynchronous USB Audio.

Check out our video as we take you through what Asynchronous USB means, USB audio transfer basics and the different types of USB Audio DAC.

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Are you an Android user? Have you previously used our Cambridge Connect app? We need your help!

We're looking for Android users with a UPnP renderer and UPnP Server in their system to help test a new media app. For a chance to be involved, please email us at: betatesting@cambridgeaudio.com with the subject line 'App Tester Android'.

Cambridge Audio at the LA Audio Show 2017 | Cambridge Audio

Great British Sound... Now in LA!

In case you missed it, we headed to the City of Angels for this year's Los Angeles Audio Show. Check out our video exploring the city and showcasing our CX and 851 series of products at the show.

http://bit.ly/2tImvkw

Artist Interview: YolanDa Brown

Combining the genres of Reggae, Soul and Jazz, the UKs premiere saxophonist YolanDa Brown is currently storming the Jazz Album charts!

We sat down with YolanDa to talk about her new album, her influences and the importance of inspiring todays youth to engage with music.

http://bit.ly/2sswjKX

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Are you an iOS user? Have you previously used our Cambridge Connect app? We need your help!

We're looking for iOS users with a UPnP renderer and UPnP Server in their system to help test a new media app. For a chance to be involved, please email us at: betatesting@cambridgeaudio.com with the subject line 'App Tester iOS'.

USB Audio Part 2: Class 1 and Class 2 USB Audio

Part 2 of our USB Audio video series is here and this time, we're looking at Class 1 and 2 USB Audio.

Our video outlines the differences between the two and what makes up a USB audio system.

http://bit.ly/28NBnBk

Careers | Cambridge Audio

Ever fancied working for Cambridge Audio? We're looking for a Brand Marketing Manager to join us in SE1 London, where we design and engineer all our products!

Interested? Head on over to our careers page below for the full job details.

P.S. A great taste in beats and biscuits is required!

http://bit.ly/2ttcx3g

What is a CD Transport?

The CXC is an award winning CD transport that retrieves data from your music CDs with perfect precision. But what is a CD Transport?

Our latest blog discusses the differences between a transport and a player and how you can benefit from having one in your system.

http://bit.ly/2s8K9Cf

Cambridge Audio at the LA Audio Show 2017 | Cambridge Audio

We'd like to wish all of our American followers a very happy Independence Day! 🇺🇸

In honour of the Fourth of July, check out our latest video documenting our time at this years Los Angeles Audio Show.

http://bit.ly/2tImvkw

Sony to start making records again 30 years after abandoning vinyl

Which Sony releases are you looking forward to hearing on wax?

Richer Unsigned + Melomania Lunchtime Sessions, a playlist by Cambridge Audio on Spotify

This month we're taking a break from our usual Richer Unsigned lunchtime session in our Melomania venue. So instead, we've compiled a playlist featuring the artists who we've LOVED seeing take to our stage.

Let The Second Sons, WAX, JUDAS, Jim and Sam and more ease you into the weekend.

http://spoti.fi/2sptyhv

The best films of 2017 so far

We're just over halfway through the year, how many have you seen?

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

We LOVE it when our followers share pictures of their Cambridge Audio kit and setups. Here are just a few sent in from our Twitter followers.

Keep them coming to our social channels:
https://www.facebook.com/cambridgeaudio
https://twitter.com/CambridgeAudio
https://www.instagram.com/cambridgeaudio/

Best CD players

A big thank you to What Hi-Fi? for including the CXC in their Best CD players feature, under the CD Transport Under £300 category. Head over to their website and check out the full list.

How Countries Around the World Fund Music—and Why It Matters

Helping fund creativity and music is of great importance! This is a good read.

USB Audio Part 1: What is USB Audio?

Part 1 of our USB Audio video series is here, discussing how using a USB connection can help improve audio quality.

Check out our video to see how you can get so much more from digital files on your computer.

http://bit.ly/25XsA9M

How Should You Stack Your Hi-Fi Units?

Re-arranging your hi-fi system or maybe starting from scratch? There are a few do's and don'ts you should know about first.

Here's our guide on how you should be stacking your hi-fi separate units.

http://bit.ly/2qiZ76T

In Vogue - WAX | Richer Unsigned

We LOVED having the brilliant WAX at last months Richer Unsigned lunchtime session. Check out the video of the lads performing 'In Vogue' at our Melomania venue space.

8 crazy instruments invented by famous musicians - BBC Music

From the Pikasso to the Gizmotron, which of these inventions are your favourite?

The best stereo amplifiers of the 21st century

We've been included in the What Hi-Fi? Best Stereo Amplifiers of the 21st Century.

See where the CXA60 and range of other amps fit into the feature in the link below.

Spotify is testing "Sponsored Songs" in playlists

Have you noticed them in any playlists yet?

CXC CD Transport

For those who want to get the most from their CD collection, our CXC CD transport is the perfect separates unit for CD playback.

CD transports work slightly differently to regular CD players, see how in our CXC video.

http://bit.ly/29Vm8p8

You say you want a sexual revolution: why 1967 is the year pop came out

This is a really interesting read!

Digital Pre-Amplifiers

Looking to explore our Digital Preamplifiers or not sure what one is?

Here's everything you need to know and what makes our units so good!

http://bit.ly/1XRUEmU

Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution with Howard Goodall

Nothing to watch tonight? We recommend checking this out on BBC iPlayer.

Digital Inputs in Amplifiers – Why Do We Need Them?

When listening habits change over time, we have to make sure we cater for them. Which is why we include digital inputs in our amplifiers.

Here's why it's of the upmost importance to add digital inputs in our amplifiers and how best to benefit from them.

http://bit.ly/2s1Qwbl

The 100 Greatest Movies

Empire Magazine have released their 100 greatest movies of all time list. Has your favourite made the cut?

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Our stand was looking good at the In Home Expo in Hong Kong looked over the weekend! #BritishSound

Light It Up - The Second Sons | Richer Unsigned

The Second Sons performed an awesome set at last months Richer Unsigned lunchtime session at Melomania!

Yet to give them a listen? Check out their song 'Light It Up' and kick start your #MondayMotivation!

http://bit.ly/2ssvDZo

Yamaha & Cambridge Audio TV5 Best In Choice Soundbar Shootout | channelnews

"An excellent choice for anyone looking for a high performance soundbar”

Very pleased with the TV5s outcome in Choice Magazines testing of soundbars and soundbases. Full article below!

Which of your favorite albums is hard for you to look at?

Here's something for a Friday lunchtime discussion. Which albums you love have terrible cover art?

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Whilst at the Los Angeles Audio Show our very own Gregg Chopper guested on the Beginner Audiophile podcast, talking about our signature British Sound and the CX Series.

You can hear his full interview at around 01:02 into the show. Head to the link below or search in your preferred podcast app.

http://beginneraudiophile.com/

Metal Mash Up, a playlist by Cambridge Audio on Spotify

To those heading to Download Festival weekend, we salute you!

If you're not, you could always crack on our Metal Mash Up playlist and have a stomp around your living room.

http://spoti.fi/1SAbpic

Cambridge's 'TVB2': A Feature Packed Soundbar That Won't Break The Bank

"The TVB2 is a nicely put together soundbar which could truly become the centrepiece of your home entertainment system."

The team at Boss Hunting have given their views on our TVB2 soundbar, check out their full review below.

Transformers Part 3: Why we use Toroidal Transformers

The third and final part of our Transformer video series takes a more in depth look at the Toroidal Transformer.

Find out why we try to use them wherever possible, the benefits of using them and how they're vital for achieving the best possible sound.

http://bit.ly/29TNqkS

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

We had a great time at the Los Angeles Audio Show over the weekend. Big thanks to everyone that stopped by our stand for a listen and a chat!

In case you missed it, Great British Sound is now in America.

We recently announced the opening of our American HQ based in the home of the blues, Chicago Illinois. Our brand new stateside base allows us to get closer to our customers in the USA and share our renowned 'British Sound'.

With such a rich music heritage, it's the perfect home from home. Check out our video exploring the amazing city.

Great British Sound... Now in America | Cambridge Audio

Great British Sound... Now in America.

Cambridge Audio are proud to announce our American HQ based in the home of the blues, Chicago Illinois. Our brand new stateside base allows us to get closer to our customers in the USA and share our renowned 'British Sound'.

Check out our video exploring the cities amazing blues and jazz scene and rock and roll heritage that makes Chicago a perfect home from home.

http://bit.ly/2qFgEGt

10 Great Movies About Rock Bands You May Have Missed

Some great movies on this list! Has your favourite missed out?

Stageside | Clean Cut Kid

The full-length Clean Cut Kid feature from the guys at London Instagram is now up and live, which features a blinder of a set at our Melomania venue last month. Check out the video and enjoy!

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