Cambridge Audio CP2 (Silver)

MM/MC Phono Pre Amp

In stock
£149.95
A fully equipped phono stage that's suitable for any turntable, including ones equipped with MC cartridges, the Cambridge CP2 brings out the very best in vinyl.

A chance to play vinyl or a significant 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 CP2 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 CP2. 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.

MC cartridge compatibility
One of the biggest advances over its little brother, the CP1, is the ability to amplify MC (Moving Coil) cartridges. These have an even lower output than MM (Moving Magnet) cartridges and therefore require dedicated amplification. Once correctly amplified, however, the sound quality is stunning with a smoother yet more detailed sound usually possible. If you're serious about vinyl then fitting a good quality MC cartridge is an upgrade that comes highly recommended.

Class-leading sound quality
This high quality 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. There's also copper shielding of sensitive circuits and premium grade, multi-parallel capacitors for even higher levels of sonic accuracy. 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.

Subsonic filter
The CP2 comes fitted with a switchable subsonic filter. This helps limit low frequency 'rumble' caused by vinyl imperfections and helps protect your speakers from excessive wear.

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 CP2 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 joys of vinyl with the flexible Cambridge CP2.

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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.

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Next day delivery and timed options available for online purchases of selected products. Please see checkout for further details.

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!

A fully equipped phono stage that's suitable for any turntable, including ones equipped with MC cartridges, the Cambridge CP2 brings out the very best in vinyl.

A chance to play vinyl or a significant 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 CP2 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 CP2. 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.

MC cartridge compatibility
One of the biggest advances over its little brother, the CP1, is the ability to amplify MC (Moving Coil) cartridges. These have an even lower output than MM (Moving Magnet) cartridges and therefore require dedicated amplification. Once correctly amplified, however, the sound quality is stunning with a smoother yet more detailed sound usually possible. If you're serious about vinyl then fitting a good quality MC cartridge is an upgrade that comes highly recommended.

Class-leading sound quality
This high quality 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. There's also copper shielding of sensitive circuits and premium grade, multi-parallel capacitors for even higher levels of sonic accuracy. 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.

Subsonic filter
The CP2 comes fitted with a switchable subsonic filter. This helps limit low frequency 'rumble' caused by vinyl imperfections and helps protect your speakers from excessive wear.

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 CP2 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 joys of vinyl with the flexible Cambridge CP2.
More Information
Depth 12.00
Dimensions WxHxD (mm) 18 x 31 x 12
Height 31.00
Width 18.00
Brand Cambridge Audio
Colour Silver
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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.

Free UK delivery

Next day delivery and timed options available for online purchases of selected products. Please see checkout for further details.

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!

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