Fast Responsiveness, High Output, Excellent Precision, and Low-Noise Operation: High-Value Cambridge Audio CP1 Moving-Magnet Phono Preamplifier Plays with Warmth and Clarity
Hear the countless sonic and emotional benefits gained from the use of a dedicated phonostage for a song with the Cambridge Audio Solo MM phono preamplifier. Able to wring the musicality, warmth, naturalism, and dynamics from vinyl LPs, the MM-only Duo features a cutting-edge switch-mode power supply for fast responsiveness, high output, excellent precision, and low-noise operation. Solo also comes with surface-mount technology for the PCB board – resulting in cost-belying accuracy, black backgrounds, and short signal paths. The steel-and-aluminum construction exudes stability and elegance. Plus, if you don't need moving-coil compatibility, Solo lets you save and have more money to spend on records. Offering clarity and sleek playback that surpass that offered by many built-in phono preamplifiers, the ultra-slim Solo makes high-end analog magic affordable and addictive. 100% Music Direct Guaranteed.
The Advantages of a Switch-Mode Power Supply and Surface-Mount Technology
Switch-mode power supplies and surface-mount technology allow a compact overall design with short signal paths. This guarantees a faster response, greater precision and, lower background noise levels free from the hum and noise that can badly corrupt vinyl's delicate low-level signals. By specifying switch-mode power supplies, Cambridge Audio employed smaller transformers while maintaining or improving power-output levels. Switch-mode power supplies and software control also allow for improved energy efficiency. Solo automatically switches to standby if unused for 20 minutes.