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Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS Review

Introduction As we all know, digital audio has been around for awhile and is practically a standard on most of our audio devices. Unfortunately, there are still select motherboards out there that don’t offer a digital output, so we’re stuck using an analog connection and laptops that only offer an analog audio jack. Cambridge Audio has the solution with their DacMagic XS. It’s a pocket size device that connects via any USB port and converts the audio to a digital signal.   Before we get started, let’s see what Cambridge has to say about it. Listening to music on your computer is brilliant – instant, easy access to all your digital files and a world of streaming services, internet radio and video sites. The cheap headphone output of a typical laptop or computer is simply not good enough to get the best from your headphones. The DacMagic XS USB DAC / Headphone Amp is an instant upgrade to any computer’s sound output. It connects quickly and easily to any USB port and allows you to hear your favourite music and movies with every drop of detail, exactly as the artist intended.



 
 
 
 
 

Cambridge Audio Minx Go

Introduction We just received the Minx Go for review recently. Developed by Cambridge Audio, the Minx Go is a Bluetooth speaker that is designed for indoor or backyard barbecue activities. While the Minx Go isn’t something that you would want to take on an outdoor adventure, you shouldn’t need to settle for a boombox style stereo for entertaining the guests. The five speaker array is designed to deliver crisp and precise audio streamed from your Bluetooth enabled device. While the Minx Go doesn’t have your normal features like a speakerphone, the audio quality and looks make up for lacking a speakerphone. Will the Minx Go earn the recognition of gamers? Continue reading to see how it stands up…   First, here’s a bit about Cambridge Audio Music is also at the heart of everything we do and we believe that every musical experience should be a magical one. Although it’s an incredible treat which we urge everyone to experience, most people simply don’t have time to listen to a dedicated hi-fi every time they want to hear great music.



Cambridge Audio Unveils Minx M5 Multimedia Speakers

LONDON – June 20, 2013 – Cambridge Audio, a world-class acoustic design team with decades of Hi-Fi audio innovations, introduces Minx M5, a powerful 2.1 audio system that reproduces computer audio with clarity, emotion and passion. The combined benefits of Cambridge Audio’s proprietary technologies and in-house design expertise mean the Minx M5’s two satellite speakers are capable of producing an amazingly rich and detailed sound on a far larger scale than their size would suggest. Meanwhile, the compact active subwoofer – which can be hidden from sight and controlled remotely – delivers incredible deep and punchy bass. An integrated digital amplifier provides effortless room-filling power and an adjustable bass control allows Minx M5 to be perfectly tuned to suit its location. To get the best possible results from all your digital files, streaming services, internet radio, movies, games, and video sites, Minx M5 features a USB audio input and a high-quality DAC which process digital audio in a much purer way than a computer’s soundcard can. Also included with the Minx M5 system is a desktop control hub which houses power and volume adjustment in addition to an aux input for connection of any portable audio device. An integrated headphone socket is provided for added privacy and enhanced quality personal listening. The Minx M5 system comes complete with integrated stands and all cables needed for instant enjoyment of rich, powerful music from any laptop or de...



Cambridge Audio Brings Hi-Fi to Wi-Fi and More

Cambridge Audio Brings Rich Heritage in Hi-Fi Audio Design to New Wireless Minx Air 100 and 200   Now available in the US, Minx Air is the first wireless speaker to offer AirPlay, Bluetooth, and Internet Radio presets – Room filling, lifelike sound driven by BMR speakers and MaxxAudio® technology by Waves Audio, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award   LONDON – May 22, 2013 – Cambridge Audio, a world-class acoustic design team with decades of Hi-Fi audio innovations, debuts Minx Air 100 and 200 – two powerful, compact wireless speaker systems designed to play music from just about any phone, tablet or computer in superb, Hi-Fi quality. This marks the first time a Hi-Fi wireless speaker boasts integrated AirPlay, Bluetooth, and built-in Internet Radio. Benefiting from Cambridge Audio’s vast Hi-Fi expertise, audio quality is simply stunning. Minx Air 100 and 200 are designed to deliver maximum possible detail from stored tracks and streaming services. Patented BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) speakers create a rich sound that’s more room-filling than similar-sized traditional speakers. BMR’s unique, hybrid design of pistonic and flat panel technology ensures you never have to find the “sweet spot” to enjoy your music. Meanwhile, a custom-developed digital amplifier guarantees heart-thumping performance, even at top volumes.   Minx Air also features sophisticated Digital Signal Processing (DSP) using advanced algorithms developed for music and movie...





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