Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 review & specs

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10: great sound – good price

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10

If yоu want to purchase a receiver for the house and you cannot decide on a choice – you have come exactly where you need it. In this article, you will read the Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 review. I would like to share with you my thoughts on this receiver. And I hope that this review will be useful to you.

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Design

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 has a very elegant appearance. The AV receiver is made in a solid metal case with a thick aluminum front panel and has an anti-resonant chassis. AV receiver has a very thoughtful, competent layout. Extra wires are not present, the wiring is made very carefully, and the transformer is securely screwed to the base. The front panel has a 6.3 mm stereo headphone jack. The AV receiver provides tone controls in the LF, HF and stereo balance.

Features

Cambridge Audio delivers 2 x 85W. The Topaz SR10 V2.0 power supply unit is equipped with a high-quality custom-made toroidal transformer capable of delivering significant current to the load and having a minimum level of electrical interference.

The functionality of Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 v2.0 is quite wide. The Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 specs include four linear inputs on the rear panel, and another one on the front, designed to connect portable equipment. Also in this AV-receiver, there is a high-quality built-in phono stage for connecting MM pickups, which will surely appeal to lovers of vinyl sound.

Performance

If you have ever heard your favorite movies sound through the tiny speakers of modern TVs, when you hear the sound quality from the Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10, then your reaction will be something between a pleasant and very strong surprise.

The modified version of the popular Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 V2.0 stereo receiver, which is included in the series of the most affordable models of the company, has a very high ratio of quality and price.

Sound Quality

The sоund quаlіty of Cаmbrіdge Audіo prоducts іs supеrb. The AV-receiver was created in such a way that by eliminating the minor functions to achieve maximum sound quality while remaining within a fairly modest budget. The receiver copes well with a large number of sound effects simultaneously, but at the same time, each individual sound is audible very clearly.

Connectivity

To connect the speakers in the Topaz SR10 V2.0 there are two pairs of high-quality screw terminals, which allows you to connect speakers according to the scheme Bi-wiring. The big disadvantage is that there is no Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Setup

Setup was very easy. Connect your gear, plug-in the provided activity electro-acoustic transducer, and use the simplified remote to follow the on-screen prompts. Within a few short moments, your receiver is prepared for action and you can safely sit back, relax, and enjoy. Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 V2.0 comes with a full-featured remote control.

Conclusion

Cambridge has a certain comfort zone – and this zone is a budget arena. I had no problems with the setup, everything was very simple and understandable. This product is really cool. I recommend this receiver.

Common features

Product

Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10

Model

Topaz SR10

Brand

Cambridge Audio

Rating

3.9 of 5

Reviews

7

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Operational power consumption

Standby power consumption

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent

Colour

black

Amplifier

Total output power

170 W

Output power per channel

85 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.15 %

Number of channels

2

Signal-to-noise ratio

82 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

Video conversion/scaling

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

Connector type

AV inputs

8

Optical digital inputs

2

Coaxial digital inputs

1

HDMI inputs

has not

HDMI outputs

has not

Optical digital outputs

has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not

Subwoofer outputs

1

USB

has not

Phones

1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM

Preset station qty

30

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Sound output mode

Stereo Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

has not

Surround system class

2.0 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

has not

Digital content protection

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

16.9 x 13.4 x 4.3 inches

Product weight

17.86 pounds

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