Cambridge Audio Solo (Graphite)

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Cambridge Audio Solo (Graphite) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 62.
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Cambridge Audio Solo (Graphite)

Moving Magnet Phono Preamplifier
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Whatever amp you have, the Cambridge Audio Solo gets you closer to the true sound of vinyl.

Perfect for amps without a phono preamp built-in

Many amplifiers no longer come with a built-in phono preamp, which is fine if you don’t use vinyl but not so good if you want to spin some records. The Cambridge Audio Solo is a dedicated Moving Magnet phono preamp, meaning you can add a record deck to just about any amp or system with a standard AUX input. This means your choice of stereo amp or receiver is greatly expanded and, of course, you can retain the Solo phono preamp if you upgrade your main amp.

Perfect for amps with a phono preamp built-in!
Even if your main amplifier already has a phono preamp built-in, the chances are that the one inside the Solo is considerably better. Using a dedicated, switch mode power supply, the Solo is far quieter than most built-in phono preamps. The revised circuit board layout with surface-mount components further reduces noise and distortion. Factor in the shielded casing and you’ll simply hear more music and less background noise.

Subsonic filter
Not all records are pressed the same – due to the poor quality of vinyl used, some sound considerably nosier than others. Wear and tear can play its role in reducing the quality, too. With its subsonic filter, the Solo filters out low frequency rumble; reducing distortion and protecting your speakers’ woofers from excessive wear.

Make a stronger connection with your record collection, with the Cambridge Audio Solo – it’s the best upgrade to your vinyl playback you can make.
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
176 x 48 x 132
Weight
Weight (KG)
0.68
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great go-between I have added this between a Project Debut Carbon Evo turntable and a Sonos Port to provide life to my vinyl collection. It is small and unobtrusive but powerfully perfect for this purpose. My LP's have never sounded better with clarity and depth
Date published: 2022-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This makes such a difference Since the Audio-Technica AT-LP120XBTUSB deck comes with its own built-in phono stage I wasn't sure I needed anything better. The built-in phono stage certainly works ok, but there was a bit of a hum when playing at high volume, despite the ground connection, so I thought I would try the Pro-Ject Phono Box MM suggested in the 'Do you need?' box. A chat with telesales convinced me to aim higher with the Cambridge Audio Solo - a lot more expensive but well worth it, to judge by the sound. It really does make a difference. Great service as ever from Richer Sounds.
Date published: 2022-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple but great It was so simple to set up and start enjoying straight away. Matches my deck and amp perfectly and the sound is clear and full.
Date published: 2022-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smaller than you think For the price, it is built really well. It feels like a quality product however much smaller than I was expecting. If I am honest I haven't seen much of a difference adding this pre-amp to my existing amp (Pioneer A400) when listening to my records (Technics SL-1200GR - turntable) but I have been advised that the more you use the better it iwill sound. Since it was only £150 I thought I would give it a try.
Date published: 2022-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow I was pleased with the phono pre amp on my Yamaha AS-501, but once I replaced it with this unit my vinyl has come alive! Better highs and lows my turntable has never sounded so good! Really pleased with this upgrade!
Date published: 2022-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent preamp My previous Cambridge phono preamp packed up after many years. This replacement is superb.
Date published: 2022-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from solo phono pre amp looks good and well built. in the right system it should sound good
Date published: 2022-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic service and great product I bought a Sonos Amp and Cambridge Audio per-Amp just before Christmas, Richer Sounds moved heaven and earth to deliver the products to me in time for the festive season - and they did just that. Brilliant! Everything arrived on time and the quality of the products hooked up o my Thorens turntable is awesome.
Date published: 2022-01-01
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