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Cambridge Audio Edge A

Cambridge Audio Edge A

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Cambridge Audio

Cambridge Audio Edge A

Regular price $5,999
Sale price $5,999 Regular price $6,499.00
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Cambridge Audio EDGE A Integrated Amplifier

The Cambridge Audio EDGE A Integrated Amplifier stands as the pinnacle of musicality and technical precision. Designed with painstaking attention to detail, the EDGE A combines powerful performance with a clean, balanced sound that brings your music to life. Perfect for audiophiles and music enthusiasts, this integrated amplifier offers a rich and immersive listening experience, whether you're enjoying digital or analog sources.

Cambridge Audio's Most Detailed Integrated Amplifier

Edge A is crafted to celebrate musicality in its purest form. Every riff, phrase, and percussive roll is delivered with exceptional detail and depth, thanks to its dynamic setup. The amplifier’s effortlessly powerful performance is complemented by an incredible clarity that makes you feel like you're in the recording booth with the musicians. The overall sound is breathtaking, capturing the essence of every piece of music.

Breathtaking Musicality

The EDGE A is engineered to bring out the finest musical details, delivering a sound that is finely balanced, deep, and clear. Each component was selected after extensive listening tests to ensure only the best parts were used. This meticulous process resulted in a groundbreaking arrangement that produces a much cleaner signal path, allowing your music to breathe and flourish. The EDGE A delivers Cambridge Audio's classic British sound – unaltered and pristine.

More Musical Detail

Cambridge Audio pioneered the use of toroidal transformers in amplifiers, leading to enhanced performance. With the EDGE A, they have taken this innovation further by using opposing symmetry twin toroidal transformers. This design cancels out electromagnetic interference, providing outstanding power and consistent tonality, regardless of the volume. The result is a musical experience that retains its quality at any listening level.

Effortless Power Without Distortion

Standard Class A amplifier technology wasn’t sufficient for the EDGE A. Instead, Cambridge Audio added a bias voltage to a traditional Class AB design, significantly reducing distortion to inaudible levels. This unique configuration not only minimizes distortion but also produces less heat, making the system more efficient and effective. The EDGE A delivers powerful performance without compromising on clarity.

Hi-Res Bluetooth

Stream your music effortlessly with the EDGE A’s high-resolution Bluetooth capabilities. Pair any Bluetooth device to the amplifier and enjoy your music in stunning quality, thanks to aptX HD support. This allows you to play audio at up to 24-bit/48kHz, ensuring a rich and detailed listening experience.

Sonic Balance

The EDGE A features a unique PCB design with a DC coupled topology and a solid-state volume control. These innovations replace conventional capacitors, resulting in a clean signal path that maintains perfect balance at any volume. The EDGE A’s design ensures that every musical detail is faithfully reproduced, providing a superior audio experience.

Perfect Partners

The EDGE series is designed to work in perfect harmony. Pair the EDGE A with complementary loudspeakers to create a hi-fi system that is both visually stunning and acoustically impressive. The performance of the EDGE A, combined with the right speakers, forms the foundation of an exceptional audio system that delivers unparalleled sound quality.

Technical Specifications

Specification Details
Continuous Power Output 100W RMS into 8 Ohms; 200W RMS into 4 Ohms
THD (Unweighted) <0.002% 1kHz at rated power (8 Ohms); <0.02% 20Hz – 20kHz at rated power (8 Ohms)
Frequency Response <3Hz – >80kHz +/-1dB
S/N Ratio (Ref Full Power) >103 dB
Crosstalk @ 1kHz < -100dB
Input Sensitivity Input A1-A2 (unbalanced) 380mV RMS
Input Impedances Input A3 (balanced) 47k Ohm; Input A1-A2 (unbalanced) 47k Ohm
Inputs Balanced, Coax S/PDIF, TOSLINK, USB Audio, Unbalanced, Bluetooth, Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Outputs Speakers, Preamplifier, Headphones (impedance of between 12 and 600 ohms are recommended)
USB Audio Input USB Audio Class 2.0 supporting up to 24-bit 384kHz PCM, or up to DSD256
Bluetooth 4.1 (Smart/BLE enabled) A2DP/AVRCP supporting formats up to aptX HD
TOSLINK Input 16/24 bits, 32-96kHz
Coax S/PDIF Input 16/24 bits, 32-192kHz
Max Power Consumption 1000W
Standby Power Consumption <0.5W
Dimensions 150 x 460 x 405mm (5.9 x 18.1 x 15.9")
Weight 24.4kg (53.7lbs)

In the Box

  • Edge A Integrated Amplifier
  • 1.5M Power Lead
  • Edge Remote Control
  • 3 x AAA Batteries
  • Bluetooth Antenna
  • Edge Link Cable
  • Edge A User Manual