What is Dolby Vision?

Taking a step up from HDR technology, Dolby Vision is a staple feature of the CXUHD that delivers a greater level of variance in contrast and colours, improving colour definition.

Not sure what Dolby Vision is? Don't worry, our latest blog explains exactly what it is and why you want it in your home cinema system.

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Cambridge Audio at the HKAV Audio Show 2017

We had an absolute blast at the AV Show 香港高級視聽展 earlier this month, demonstrating our products and showcasing new technologies to customers and fans in the East.

Here's a sneak peak video inside our stand.

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20 Stereo Receiver Review | Audio Advice

"The Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20 is for the person who is serious about great stereo sound, but on somewhat of a budget."

Here's what the team at Audio Advice thought of the Topaz SR20 Receiver (quick hint, they loved it!)

USB Audio Part 4: Optimising Windows

The final part of our USB Audio video series looks at optimising your Windows computer for better audio playback.

http://bit.ly/29NAFnm

Timeline Photos

Here's a quick #ThrowbackThursday revisit to the DacMagic 2 digital to analogue converter, originally released back in 1995. Who had one of these in their system?

Youth Music

The SE1s are raising money for a brilliant cause! Have you picked up a pair yet?

The best online tools for record collectors - The Vinyl Factory

Essential for any collectors out there. Do you have any good tips for building that vinyl collection?

The Best 4K Blu-Ray Discs to Show off your UHD System

If you're an early adopter of UHD, there's no doubt you're already enjoying stunning 4K visuals at home. But which films are truly worth your time?

We've selected a handful of discs you simply NEED in your collection in our latest blog, so check it out and prepare yourself for movie night.

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CXUHD

Step into a world of crisp visuals and stunning detail in 4K resolution with our first ever UHD Player, the CXUHD.

http://bit.ly/2vPfu2e

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

The #HKAVshow2017 is in full swing and our stand is looking amazing! Find us in hall 3 stands X16 and X17.

Ultra HD Blu-Ray – What You Need to Know

In case you missed it, we just released our first ever 4K UHD Universal Blu-Ray Player, the CXUHD. But for those unfamiliar with the latest technology, the world of UHD at a glance can be slightly confusing.

Our latest blog takes an in depth look at 4K, outlining everything you need to know about the format and what you need for crisp, stunning movies at home.

http://bit.ly/2us3AqP

Timeline Photos

Please welcome to the CX family, our first ever 4K UHD Universal Blu-Ray Player, the CXUHD.

The CXUHD marks our first step into the world of 4K video playback from UHD discs and 4K media files, complete with HDR and Dolby Vision supported in beautifully detailed 3840 x 2160 resolution.

Head to our website for full info and specs.

http://bit.ly/2vPfu2e

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Summoned by a foolish magpie - Lisa Marini | Richer Unsigned

Here's the brilliant Lisa Marini Music from last months Richer Unsigned lunchtime session in Melomania. It's essential Tuesday viewing!

The reissue racket: how many more ‘classic’ albums will be repackaged?

Where do you stand on album reissues?

10 Spotify Tips and Tricks you Might Not Know About

Music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music have been around for a while now, so many of you might consider yourself as a highly skilled streamer.

We've compiled a list of Spotify tips, tricks and features hidden away in the platform that you might not know about. Check out our blog for the list.

http://bit.ly/2f4jx3u

Belting Bluetooth hifi from a classic brand

The team at How To Spend It, Financial Times loved the Yoyo (M) Bluetooth speakers, check out their verdict below.

How we made Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket

Some great behind the scenes accounts from Kubrick's classic.

Which Home Sound System Should I Buy? | Cambridge Audio

Need a new sound system? Don't know where to start? Our short animation is designed to help hi-fi and audio newbies choose a system perfect for their needs.

Everyone is entitled to great sound from their audio setup, so we've cut out the jargon to make buying high-quality audio products for the first time really simple.

http://bit.ly/2eNp9z7

Product review: Cambridge Audio ES20 outdoors speakers | Richer Sounds Blog

Summer is well and truly here, so the team at Richer Sounds have revisited the ES20 outdoor speakers.

Read their full verdict below.

Why Spotify Lowered the Volume of Songs and Ended Hegemonic Loudness

Some great research and insight into volume levels within Spotify.

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

We had an amazing time at last weeks Richer Unsigned lunchtime session in Melomania. Big thanks to Lisa Marini Music and OCTOBER DRIFT for playing brilliant sets!

We've added them both to our lunchtime sessions playlist, so make sure you check them out this week! Link below:

http://spoti.fi/2uJtl6P

Cambridge Audio Yoyo (M) Portable Bluetooth Speakers Review | Audio Advice

"The Yoyo (M) just nailed it, which again was a big surprise for its price!"

Thank you to Audio Advice for their great review on the Yoyo (M) Bluetooth Speakers. Full review below.

Top 50 Cover Songs from Movies

Great list! But are there any missing that you'd include?

Next up for Richer Unsigned's lunchtime Melomania session, the awesome OCTOBER DRIFT.

Coming to you live from Melomania with Richer Unsigned, it's Lisa Marini Music

Which Sound System Should I Choose?

Know someone who's buying quality audio for the first time? From the outside looking in, it can sometimes come across as a daunting task!

We've put together a simple guide to help those first timers picking out a new audio system an absolute breeze. Check it out in our latest blog piece:

http://bit.ly/2uZ6XZ9

Film stars as pop stars: 5 fans rated, 5 they slated - BBC Music

Which movie stars did great jobs portraying musicians in films?

Which Home Sound System Should I Buy? | Cambridge Audio

Need a new sound system but not sure where to start? We believe everyone is entitled to great sound from their audio setup, whichever way you like to listen!

It’s also important for us to help decipher technical language and make buying high-quality audio products for the first time really simple.

Check our short animation, designed to help hi-fi and audio newbies choose a system perfect for their needs.

Best CD players

The CXC is named 'Best CD Transport Under £300'. Thanks What Hi-Fi? we'll take that!

Full details on the CXC here: http://bit.ly/1UhJ7NP

How we made Prince's Purple Rain

This is a great article with plenty of insight!

Timeline Photos

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...

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Timeline Photos

"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.

Timeline Photos

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

Timeline Photos

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

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