Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2017 | The Master Switch

"For the price, these are stupendously good speakers and represent a brave engineering concept."

The Aero 2's have made The Master Switch's Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2017 list! Check out the full run down in the link below.

Don't have the space for a full 5.1 sound system? That's ok, your movie sound doesn't need to suffer.

The TV5 V2 is the ultimate one box TV sound upgrade. Full details below:

— Products shown: TV5 (v2) Soundbase with Bluetooth.

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

If you've invested in everything you need for 4K movies at home, the next step is picking films that not only look and sound amazing, but are actually a good watch too!

Luckily we're big film geeks too, so we've picked our favourite discs that you can add to your collection right now.

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Explore our flagship award-winning network player, the 851N:

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Ever fancied working for Cambridge Audio? We're looking for Mobile Developers to join our engineering team in SE1 London.

Interested? Then head on over to our carers page below for full job details:

Music Direct

Fancy a sneak peek at some upcoming technology?

Here's our Technical Director Dominic Baker chatting to Music Direct at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest a few weeks ago.

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We're giving away a Yoyo (S) Portable Bluetooth Speaker signed by none other than Newton Faulkner, plus a signed copy of his latest album 'Hit The Ground Running' and poster.

Fancy getting your hands on this awesome prize? To be in with a chance, just like this post and tell us why YOU should win this brilliant bundle! We'll pick a winner next Friday.

Artist Interview: Bloom

Following their ace set at Melomania last month, we chatted to synth pop extraordinaires Bloom about the band, influences, their love of Brighton and much more!

Check out the full interview in our latest blog below.

How we made the Jackson 5's I Want You Back

Great insight into one of pops most well known tracks.

Ultra HD Blu-Ray – What You Need to Know

Ultra HD Blu-Ray and 4K capable products are starting to creep into home cinema systems, offering stunning detail and immense clarity for your movies.

Not sure what you need or even what 4K is? We've outlined what you need to know in our blog piece below:


We're extremely proud to announce that the 851N and CXN network players are What Hi-Fi? 2017 Award winners within the Best Streamer category!

The 851N has been awarded the Best music streamer £1000-£1500, whilst the CXN takes home the Best music streamer £500-£1000 for the second year in a row. You can check out the full category below.


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We had a fantastic time at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest over the weekend, showcasing our latest upcoming tech! Thanks to everyone that stopped by for a sneak peek.


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Bluetooth speakers designed by hi-fi engineers.

Explore the What Hi-Fi? 5-star winning Yoyo (S) Portable Bluetooth Speaker.

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR20 Stereo Receiver Review

"The Topaz SR20 is a straight forward stereo receiver that punches far above its weight class."

The team at Audio Advice think the SR20 is a great entry level unit, and so do we! Check out their full review in this video.

The best stereo amplifiers of the 21st century

We're beyond happy to be featured in this list from What Hi-Fi?!

Check out the full list below and take a trip down memory lane.

We're proud that our 851N Network Player is a 5 star What Hi-Fi? award winner, but we're just as thrilled that it's dog approved!

Full spec here:

SE1s in the USA – Our Partnership with Music Unites

The SE1 in-ear headphones are now on sale in the USA from our webshop, with 50% of proceeds going to our newest charity partners Music Unites!

Check out our blog for more information on the non for profit and an insight into the amazing work they do for young musicians around the world.

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50

We're a couple of days late, but happy birthday to BBC Radio 1 & 2!

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

Another great Richer Unsigned lunchtime session in Melomania!

Big thanks to Charlie Wood and Pat Dam Smyth for performing great sets!

Next up we’ve got Pat Dam Smyth!

Coming live from Melomania with Richer Unsigned, the brilliant Charlie Wood!

Behold Some of the Greatest Cinematic Images of the 90s

Can you name all the films in this massive 90s movie supercut?

10 Apple Music Tips and Tricks you Might Not Know About

Recently we shared a blog outlining some handy tips and hints for Spotify's lesser known features.

For the sake of balance (and because we love using the platform!), we've outlined some clever tips for using Apple Music and some of its lesser known features in our latest blog.

The Ground - Bloom | Richer Unsigned

We've got another Richer Unsigned lunchtime Melomania session lined up tomorrow!

But until then check out the video from our last session featuring the brilliant Bloom!

These Oreo "vinyl records" have been cut with music you can play on mini turntables

But will they survive the tea dunking test?

Best budget stereo amplifiers

Looking for a budget stereo amplifier? What Hi-Fi? reckon the CXA60 is one of the best out there!

If you're looking for new amplifier check out the full list below.

Photos: "Ride for a Cause" presented by The XX Project

We're very proud to support the Music Unites charity "Ride for a Cause" event with The XX Project by donating pairs of our SE1 earphones. Full story below.

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It's here! The CXUHD 4K Blu-Ray Player is now available to purchase from our webshop:

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We had a fantastic evening celebrating the 50th anniversary of 'Their Satanic Majesties Request' by The Rolling Stones.

Big thanks to Kris Needs for his inspiring introduction, Richer Sounds, Shindig! Magazine... the latest! and of course, everyone that travelled to Melomania for a brilliant night!

The T3 Awards 2017 together with Three AS IT HAPPENED!

We're beyond happy to announce that the Yoyo (M)s have picked up the title of Best Bluetooth Speaker at the 2017 T3 Awards!

Head to the link below for the full list of winners.

10 Spotify Tips and Tricks you Might Not Know About

We're imparting some #WednesdayWisdom on you this week, as we're looking at some Spotify tricks you might not know about.

Head to our blog and check out some of the streaming service's features you might not be using.

The Best Britpop Albums… That Aren’t British

Do these bands do it as good as or even better than the Brits?

Photos from Cambridge Audio's post

We've had a brilliant time at the Guangzhou International Sound Recording show in China over the weekend, showcasing our product and technologies!

On show was everything from Topaz to 851 to our latest edition,
the CXUHD 4K Blu-Ray player.

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

It's #NewMusicFriday and we've updated our Richer Unsigned playlist to feature our latest lunchtime session inductees: FØNX and Bloom!

Cue up the playlist and check out some incredible unsigned artists this afternoon.

Cambridge Audio YoYo (M) Speakers - Small Size, Big Sound

"They deliver a full range across the audio spectrum, reproducing subtleties such as guitar strings clearly."

The team at Tech50+ have their say on the Yoyo (M) Bluetooth speakers, check out the review below.

CXA60 vs CXA80 – The Differences and Upgrade Path

CXA60 or CXA80? both are brilliant amplifiers from our CX series, but which one is best suited for your hi-fi system?

Our blog looks at the main differences between them to help you decide which is best suited for your listening needs.

How Sony, Universal and Warner plan to make hi-res music mainstream

What do you think of their masterplan?

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We had a fantastic evening this week at Melomania with Richer Sounds, hosting an intimate live set and Q&A session with the brilliant Newton Faulkner.

Make sure you check out his new album 'Hit The Ground Running'

Next up for the Richer Unsigned lunchtime session, we've got the awesome Bloom!

We're live in Melomania for a Richer Unsigned session with the brilliant FØNX.

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As the end of Summer draws closer, there isn't a better time to think about those Autumn evenings in.

Beef up your TV sound with the TV2V2 Soundbase.

Queen's Freddie Mercury: the maddest stories about rock's best-loved hellraiser - NME

A great read on what would be Freddie's birthday.

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We've teamed up with Richer Sounds and Shindig! Magazine... the latest! to give away tickets to an exclusive playback of The Rolling Stones 50th anniversary edition of the amazing 'Their Satanic Majesties Request'

Winners will be treated to an exclusive presentation and prize giveaways on the night at our London Melomania venue on the 21st of September.

Head to for full #competition details. Good luck!

american dream

Recently over on our Twitter account, we've been sharing our weekly #NewMusicFriday recommendations including new albums from The War On Drugs, Everything Everything and unsigned faves WAX

This week we're checking out the new album from LCD Soundsystem. What new music are you listening to this weekend?

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The perfect setup for the hi-fi curious looking to invest in their first stack of separates.

The Topaz series is a great way to start your high quality audio obsession, Explore the range below:

Off To College - 2017

"The Yoyo (M) provide great quality room filling sound without taking up much space."

Tech50+ think the Yoyo (M)s are perfect for students heading back to college... And we agree! Check out the full list below.

The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s

A huge compiled list from Pitchfork on the best 80s music. What would you put on your list?

Artist Interview: October Drift

After smashing a Richer Unsigned lunchtime set at Melomania last month, the Somerset lads October Drift have featured heavily on the office hi-fi.

We chatted with drummer Chris Holmes about the band, their direction and a playing to a packed out crowd at Glastonbury 2017.

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Newton Faulkner fans, our friends at Richer Sounds are hosting the album launch party for his latest release 'Hit The Ground Running' at Melomania... and you could be there!

For more information and a chance to #win tickets head to the link below:

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