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  • Cambridge Audio's Azur 851 flagship series and new Minx speakers to debut at CES 2014
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    Cambridge Audio's Azur 851 flagship series and new Minx speakers to debut at CES 2014

    By 30 December 2013

    Cambridge Audio will be showing off a new line-up of Hi-Fi preamplifiers, amplifiers and speakers, next week, at the CES 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas. Specifically, the company wants to show off its flagship series, Azur 851, which consists of the Azur...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures

    By 29 November 2013

    The 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards brought the great and the good of the UK tech industry together in Central London last night, for an evening of award giving, partying, dancing and taco scoffing. Also celebrating a decade of Pocket-lint, the...

  • Best portable speaker 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best portable speaker 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 25 November 2013

    Last year we had one category defining best portable audio, but this year things have changed. Now the portable audio category has been split into two, with best headphones in one and best portable speaker in the other.  The portable speaker category...

  • A week in reviews: 5 - 9 August
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    A week in reviews: 5 - 9 August

    By 10 August 2013

    This week we've been banging out the tunes via Beats' latest Studio headphones while taking a look at some top-spec camera kit. But it's also the week that we bring you the verdict on the Motorola Moto X. The all-American and, indeed, America-only smartphone...

  • Cambridge Audio Minx Go review
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    Cambridge Audio Minx Go review

    By 9 August 2013

    Minx isn't a word that typically rouses thoughts of speaker systems. Cambridge Audio begs to differ. Its Minx Go portable Bluetooth speaker system is a chunk of plastic that's been flirting in and around the Pocket-lint offices for a couple of weeks....

  • Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop
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    Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop

    By 21 June 2013

    Cambridge Audio has announced the Minx M5 speaker system. Designed to bring powerful audio from a pair of satellite speakers and a subwoofer, they are the ideal accessory to give your laptop a bit of a boost. At 72.5 x 72.5 x 73.8mm, the two satellites...

  • Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 review

    By 27 March 2013

    Sorry, can you speak up a bit - said, perhaps a little too loudly. We've recently had a fairly ear-splitting experience with a portable speaker system. The speaker in question was the Minx Air 200 from Cambridge Audio. The ear-splitting experience came...

  • Best compact Hi-Fi systems
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    Best compact Hi-Fi systems

    By 19 December 2011

    MP3 players are great but, on a long winter’s night, it’s hard to beat a proper hi-fi. Good hi-fi systems cost money, people. They always have, and a £50 iPod dock just won’t cut the mustard in comparison. Naturally, there’s plenty to choose...

  • Cambridge Audio Sonata NP30   review
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    Cambridge Audio Sonata NP30 review

    By 21 July 2011

    As computer hard disks and external HDD balloon in size, are we the only ones who have returned to rip our CD collection in lossless quality? Probably not, and though streaming lossless files (in 24-bit/96kHz studio quality on the NP30, no less) around...

  • Cambridge Audio One micro hi-fi launches
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    Cambridge Audio One micro hi-fi launches

    By 22 January 2009

    Cambridge Audio has launched the "One", a micro hi-fi system complete with iPod dock. The One comprises of a 2.1 amplifier delivering 30 Watts per channel, matched to a bespoke iPod dock, hi-fi quality CD player, and DAB/FM tuner. In addition, the One...

  • Cambridge Audio announces Azur Blu-ray player
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    Cambridge Audio announces Azur Blu-ray player

    By 5 September 2008

    Cambridge Audio has announced it will enter the Blu-ray arena with the launch of its first player in early 2009. The 640BD will feature HDMI 1.3 output, including bitstream output of all the latest HD Dolby and DTS surround-sound systems plus internal...

  • CES 2008: Cambridge Audio Azur 840W Power Amp & Azur 840E Pre Amp
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    CES 2008: Cambridge Audio Azur 840W Power Amp & Azur 840E Pre Amp

    By 11 January 2008

    Cambridge Audio has had another great year with plaudits aplenty, and the Azur 840 Class XD power amplifier and Azur 840E pre-amp combo unveiled at this year’s CES Las Vegas look set to keep the UK company in favour. The 840W is the peak of CA’s Azur...

  • Cambridge Audio introduces Azur 540D V2 DVD player
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    Cambridge Audio introduces Azur 540D V2 DVD player

    By 28 June 2007

    Cambridge Audio has introduced the Azur 540D V2 DVD player which boasts HDMI connectivity and upscaling technology. The 540D uses a highly evolved DVD chipset and proprietary Phased Lock Loop (PLL) system which produces incredibly low jitter. The DAC...