Cambridge Audio CP1 (Black)

MM Phono Pre Amp

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£99.95

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If you're dedicated to vinyl then treat yourself to a phono pre-amp that's every bit as dedicated - the Cambridge CP1.

A chance to play vinyl or an upgrade on what you already have

Plenty of today's hi-fi equipment doesn't have the ability to plug in a turntable. With the Cambridge CP1 that's quickly rectified, as this phono pre-amp simply plugs into any standard AUX input, allowing your records to be heard at the correct volume level. Even if your hi-fi does have a built-in phono stage, it's still worth considering the CP1. High quality components, a dedicated power supply and fully shielded case all make themselves heard with considerably better sound quality than the vast majority of built-ins.

Class-leading sound quality
This high quality Moving Magnet design features single-ended 'Class A' gain stages and discrete transistors, instead of the more common integrated circuits. This gives less cross-talk and interference across the signal path. What this means for sound quality is a rich, full-bodied sound that's also low on distortion and very quiet in terms of background noise.

Exquisite style and build
You'd never guess that this is a budget phono stage by looking at it. Featuring an all-metal casing with sleek, aluminium front panel and smoothly rounded edges the CP1 could easily pass for a more expensive design. Available in black or silver, the teardrop shape is also the perfect match for the awarding-winning Cambridge CX-range of amps.

Rediscover the hidden depths of vinyl, with the wonderfully transparent-sounding Cambridge CP1.

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Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices

If you're dedicated to vinyl then treat yourself to a phono pre-amp that's every bit as dedicated - the Cambridge CP1.

A chance to play vinyl or an upgrade on what you already have

Plenty of today's hi-fi equipment doesn't have the ability to plug in a turntable. With the Cambridge CP1 that's quickly rectified, as this phono pre-amp simply plugs into any standard AUX input, allowing your records to be heard at the correct volume level. Even if your hi-fi does have a built-in phono stage, it's still worth considering the CP1. High quality components, a dedicated power supply and fully shielded case all make themselves heard with considerably better sound quality than the vast majority of built-ins.

Class-leading sound quality
This high quality Moving Magnet design features single-ended 'Class A' gain stages and discrete transistors, instead of the more common integrated circuits. This gives less cross-talk and interference across the signal path. What this means for sound quality is a rich, full-bodied sound that's also low on distortion and very quiet in terms of background noise.

Exquisite style and build
You'd never guess that this is a budget phono stage by looking at it. Featuring an all-metal casing with sleek, aluminium front panel and smoothly rounded edges the CP1 could easily pass for a more expensive design. Available in black or silver, the teardrop shape is also the perfect match for the awarding-winning Cambridge CX-range of amps.

Rediscover the hidden depths of vinyl, with the wonderfully transparent-sounding Cambridge CP1.
More Information
Depth 31.00
Dimensions WxHxD 46 x 215 x 133mm
Height 12.00
Width 18.00
Brand Cambridge Audio
Colour Black
Rated 3 out of 5 by from worked for a month then really bad distortion easy to setup and worked initially with project elemental turntable to a den 300 amp but then one day is just produces really loud distortion. hasnt worked since
Date published: 2017-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent pre-amp This replaced an older preamp. Combining the Cambridge CP1 with my old Cambridge A4 amp and Pro-Ject Debut III turntable has breathed new life into my system. The sound is clear and well balanced with good detail. This is an excellent preamp and would highly recommend
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality The CP1 is a fantastic piece of kit, it has taken our old Technics turntable to a new level. This paired with our CXR200 we couldn't be happier. Fantastic service from the Richer Sounds team to recommend this product for us.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stonking little pre amp My kids bought me a Record Store Day special edition Rega1 for my birthday. However, my little FatMan valve amp couldn't quite cope with the input signal. Cambridge CP1 to the rescue!!! Oh what a transformation everything came to life in the best way possible. Now I can listen to Gregory Porter's voice actually mirror his reviewers comments and it is simply sublime. As one commentator said a voice like liquid chocolate running over salted caramel.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cambridge cp1 Looks great, good value....does the job well. I purchased one but input was faulty. Staff in Leicester shop were fantastic, took less than 3 minutes to exchange for a full working one, so no quibbles and the odd upset can happen, but as all sorted, all happy.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Phono stage Quality build, nice appearance, it's a lot smaller than I expected and fits neatly with my turntable. The sound quality is good, using with Cambridge Audio CX80 amp and Technics 1210 deck; enjoying my vinyl again.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good sound, quality product The unit is well made and feels premium, if a little light. It seems to have made an improvement to the sound of the built in preamp of my Audio Technica AT-LP5 but I haven't owned it for very long so hopefully it will improve even further after some burn in. So far it seems to have opened up the sound and improved the fidelity, soundstage and detail. For the price its well worth it!
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great boost of warmth Although my amp has a phono stage I wanted a little boost. This provided just what I needed. It has great warmth and a satisfying full sound. So simple to set up and looks great. Recommended highly. Top service too.
Date published: 2017-02-10
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Free UK delivery

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Buy now, pay later For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

Lowest price guaranteed! We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trace in discounts.
T&Cs apply

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy in-store & take it home today! Find store details Buy by phone Call our UK based team on 0333 900 0093

We'll happily come to you!

Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices

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