Cambridge Audio CXC CD Transport

Cambridge Audio CXC (Black)

CD Transport

In stock
£249
Richer Sounds exclusive model.

"If you've already got a good DAC, the Cambridge CXC transport is a no-brainer."
'What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine'. 5-star review. Tested at £300.

Transport-only design

The Cambridge CXC is a CD transport only, so inside you'll only find 'half' of what's usually inside a CD player. Although this may sound unconventional, it has many benefits. The most obvious of these is cost effectiveness, but there are sonic benefits to be had, too. Without an onboard DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor), the power supply only has to drive the CD transport. By being dedicated to this task it can provide a clean, stable power supply for the highest performance possible at its price.

Pair with your choice of DAC
Another advantage is increased flexibility. Chose to match with one of the Cambridge CXA digital amplifiers or use your own choice of DAC entirely. By starting with such a high quality transport design, the CXC could see you through many system and DAC upgrades without being in the least bit out of place.

S3 servo
Rather than using 'off the shelf' CD software, Cambridge uses its own S3 servo processor. Dedicated to CD music playback rather than the multi-purpose disc readers, the CXC maximises the full potential of your audio CDs. With state-of-the-art error correction your CDs simply sound more realistic, more dynamic and more detailed than with other players.

Sleek style
The CXC is part of the totally redesigned CX-Series. The distinctive tear-drop profile gives the CXC a contemporary look and makes it the ideal partner for the digital amplifiers and network player. Yet it's far more than just a good-looking case - it helps the sound quality, too. With rigid, metal construction and low-resonance design, the casing helps shield the player from both mechanical and electrical interference, helping to improve clarity and reduce background noise.

Dedicated to the finest sound from CD possible, the Cambridge CXC CD transport redefines CD playback quality at its price.

Click here for link to our blog review

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Next day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500

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

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

 Disabled assistance

Richer Sounds are happy to offer FREE delivery* on the vast majority of our products to blind, partially sighted and disabled customers. (*see our delivery page for T&Cs.)

Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge.
Richer Sounds exclusive model.

"If you've already got a good DAC, the Cambridge CXC transport is a no-brainer."
'What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine'. 5-star review. Tested at £300.

Transport-only design

The Cambridge CXC is a CD transport only, so inside you'll only find 'half' of what's usually inside a CD player. Although this may sound unconventional, it has many benefits. The most obvious of these is cost effectiveness, but there are sonic benefits to be had, too. Without an onboard DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor), the power supply only has to drive the CD transport. By being dedicated to this task it can provide a clean, stable power supply for the highest performance possible at its price.

Pair with your choice of DAC
Another advantage is increased flexibility. Chose to match with one of the Cambridge CXA digital amplifiers or use your own choice of DAC entirely. By starting with such a high quality transport design, the CXC could see you through many system and DAC upgrades without being in the least bit out of place.

S3 servo
Rather than using 'off the shelf' CD software, Cambridge uses its own S3 servo processor. Dedicated to CD music playback rather than the multi-purpose disc readers, the CXC maximises the full potential of your audio CDs. With state-of-the-art error correction your CDs simply sound more realistic, more dynamic and more detailed than with other players.

Sleek style
The CXC is part of the totally redesigned CX-Series. The distinctive tear-drop profile gives the CXC a contemporary look and makes it the ideal partner for the digital amplifiers and network player. Yet it's far more than just a good-looking case - it helps the sound quality, too. With rigid, metal construction and low-resonance design, the casing helps shield the player from both mechanical and electrical interference, helping to improve clarity and reduce background noise.

Dedicated to the finest sound from CD possible, the Cambridge CXC CD transport redefines CD playback quality at its price.

Click here for link to our blog review
Cd Memory No
Cd Number Of Discs 1
Cd Text No
Cdrw Playback Compatible Yes
Coaxial Digital Input No
Coaxial Digital Output yes
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 430 x 315 x 85
Gapless Playback Yes
Optical Digital Input No
Optical Digital Output yes
Power Consumption- Normal Use 25
Power Consumption - Standby 1
Remote Control yes
USB No
Weight (KG) 5
XLR Balanced Outputs No
Brand Cambridge Audio
Colour Black
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reassuringly solid build quality Tremendous value for an excellent piece of Hifi. Worked well straight-out-of-the box presenting the listener with a firm wide and deep listening perspective connected to my Leema Elements amplifier built in DAC. Confidently expect additional improvements as the unit burns in and would probably benefit from experimentation with different coax and Toslink digital cables. Bought to use with the wonderful Cambridge Audio 851D DAC I look forward to long-term CD listening satisfaction.
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent performance of Cambridge Audio CXC The CXC has complemented my CXA60 amp perfectly!
Date published: 2019-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product. I bought this to go with my CXA60 amp. Works well.
Date published: 2019-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spot on I have used tis over the last month and I'm impressed with the simplicity and the quality.
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sound! Bought the cxc to go with my rega brio amp.some people complain about the use of remote controller to skip to next track and brightness of display,they are both fine! Bought with dacmagic 100 which intermittently switches itself off,so will need sorting while in gaurentee!
Date published: 2019-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound . Easy to use Good looking product which fitted well with my system and sounds great
Date published: 2018-12-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cambridge CXC I bought this CD transport as I sometimes feel the need to spin up an old CD or two. I was surprised at the difference from streamed audio the CXC makes through the same DAC. For me it sounds more open, spacious and detailed than my streamed audio. Works well with the DAC/amp. Got me listening to CDs again.
Date published: 2018-12-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great piece of equipment Quick delivery Used with my Roksan me DAC. Great sound. I knocked off a Star as it won't read some slightly scratched CDs. The Nad CD player it replaced could read these CDs.
Date published: 2018-12-08
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6 Year Supercare £24.85

Add our Supercare to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

We think you’ll agree that our Supercare guarantee offers fantastic value. What’s more, if you don’t use our it in the 6 year period, we’ll refund the cost of it. You really can’t say fairer than that!
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Lowest price guaranteed!

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

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 / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery

Next day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500

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

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

 Disabled assistance

Richer Sounds are happy to offer FREE delivery* on the vast majority of our products to blind, partially sighted and disabled customers. (*see our delivery page for T&Cs.)

Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge.