Cambridge Audio CXA 80

Cambridge Audio CXA 80


Overview

Product Highlights:

  • 80 watts x 2 channels into 8 ohms (120 watts x 2 channels into 4 ohms)
  • 4-ohm capability allows use with a wide range of speakers
  • THD: 0.02% (20-20,000 Hz at 80% of rated power)
  • built-in high-performance Wolfson WM8740 DAC
  • toroidal power transformer for low noise and high-current output
  • separate transformer taps for left and right channels, twin rectifiers and separate power supply units for dual mono operation of the left and right power amplifiers
  • separate left and right channel heat sinks and symmetrical separated circuit paths for maximum stereo separation and minimal cross-channel interference
  • high-quality ALPs film-type volume control provides superb low-level channel balance and stereo imaging
  • relay-based input source switching with silver-plated contacts for maximum signal transfer
  • full-metal casework with thick, brushed aluminum front panel and acoustically damped chassis for enhanced resonance control
Inputs:
  • USB (Type B) input for connection to a computer
    • supported bit depth and sample rates: up to 24-bit/192kHz
    • dedicated Cambridge Audio USB 2.0 driver required for 24-bit/192kHz playback on a Windows® PC (free USB driver download available from Cambridge Audio website)
  • 2 optical and 1 coaxial digital audio inputs
  • balanced stereo XLR inputs provide connectivity for high-end and professional audio sources
  • 4 stereo RCA audio inputs, 1 front-panel minijack (3.5mm) audio input
  • Bluetooth®-ready with optional Cambridge Audio adapter
Outputs:
  • 1 stereo RCA preamp output and a dedicated mono subwoofer output
  • minijack headphone output
  • switchable A+B speaker outputs with binding-post connectors
Other Info and Specs:
  • class A/B amplifier design
  • asynchronous USB technology for reduced timing jitter and better sound
  • ground lift switch to eliminate potential noise through USB connection
  • remote
  • 16-15/16"W x 4-1/2"H x 13-7/16"D
  • weight: 19.1 lbs.
  • If connecting to a TV, please make sure you can select "PCM" output in your TV's audio menu. The built-in DAC cannot decode multi-channel Dolby® Digital signals.
  • warranty: 3 years