Excellent-Sounding Cambridge Audio CXA80 Integrated Amplifier Delivers 80Wpc, Touts Asynchronous USB Input for 24-Bit/192kHz Computer Audio
Audiophile-Grade Build: Toroidal Transformer With Dual-Mono Windings, Separate Power Supplies, 24-Bit/192kHz Wolfson DAC, Metal Casing Distinguish Cambridge Audio CXA80 Integrated Amp
Seize all the benefits of digital audio with the Cambridge Audio CXA80 integrated amplifier. Part of the British manufacturer's cutting-edge CX Series, CXA80 outputs 80Wpc and includes an audiophile-grade 24-bit/192kHz Wolfson DAC for stellar fidelity. An asynchronous USB input allows you to play 24-bit/192kHz music straight from your computer, while a fully symmetrical circuit board with balanced XLR connections and two optical inputs add more flexibility. Equipped with a low-flux toroidal transformer featuring separate dual-mono windings, twin rectifiers, and separate power supplies for the l/r amplifiers, CXA80 takes hold of practically any loudspeaker and produces soundstages noticeable for their depth, architecture, and richness. You can even add an optional Cambridge BT100 Bluetooth dongle for instant aptX streaming from smartphones and tablets.
Performance, Control, Convenience
With CXA80, 80 watts per channel of spectacular detail come from a super-efficient, fully symmetrical class A/B amplifier design. Separate, dual mono windings on a low-flux toroidal transformer further enhance performance. Together, these details deliver incredible control over your speakers. To journey deeper into the music you love, CXA80 touts a high-specification 24-bit/192kHz WM8740 DAC chip from Wolfson, the same found at the core of the award-winning DacMagic range. Two optical inputs and one co-axial digital input complement an asynchronous USB audio input for incredibly low jitter, so you can play your music directly from your PC or Mac. Add an optional BT100 Bluetooth dongle to CXA80 for instant aptX-quality streaming from your smartphone or tablet.
80W RMS into 8 Ohms
120W RMS into 4 Ohms
DAC: Wolfson WM8740
Frequency Response: <5Hz– 60kHz +/-1dB
Analog audio inputs
1 x balanced XLR
4 x RCA
1 x 3.5mm MP3 input (front panel)
Digital audio inputs:
1 x S/PDIF coaxial
2 x TOSLINK optical
1 x USB audio
Bluetooth via BT100 (not supplied)
Compatibility: TOSLINK optical, S/PDIF coaxial, USB 1.0 and 2.0, BT100 Bluetooth receiver
Power consumption: Max: 750W, Standby: <0.5W
Dimensions (HWD): 4.5" x 16.9" x 13.4"
Weight: 19.1 lbs.