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★★★★★

“Excellent system 8 years on!”

Written on: by indcraig (1 review written)

I have these set up with my Mordaunt Short Avant 906i's and have done for many years. An excellent analogue stereo amp. Considering I only play flac's and bitstream DTS and AC3 re-sampled through madflac, reclocker, lav and AC3 anyone claiming these speakers don't produce a good sound is nonsense. You simply haven't got everything tweaked to perfection. I've set up £1000+ 5.1, 7.1 media servers with superior digital output and while they obviously produce a more rounded and better sound… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“This amp properly matched with a good book shelf...”

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This amp properly matched with a good book shelf speaker ( I'm using a pair of Mission 700's) sounds like a tube amp. Very difficult to push over the edge. Solid imaging deep soundstage, and plenty of power begs the question of diminishing returns when spending more. Great amp to do blind tests on audiophools who need to throw away money on over priced so called "high end" amps that sound different but no better… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“great item i love it”

Written on: by tooriscool (10 reviews written)

great item i love it… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“The Cambridge Audio Azur 540A is a really exciting amp...”

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The Cambridge Audio Azur 540A is a really exciting amp and for 250 quid its a bargain too i would recommend a neutral warmer sounding cd source such as nad or marantz… Read Full Review

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“It gives great sound quality. Change over from speaker...”

Written on: by ldb (1 review written)

It gives great sound quality. Change over from speaker to speaker is easy. The design is beautiful and I like the blue LED's. Quite expensive but it is a beautiful amp and has great sound quality… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“The Cambridge Audio Azur 540A has a bright sound...”

Written on: by phbenson (1 review written)

The Cambridge Audio Azur 540A has a bright sound compared to NAD. Tone controls hardly make any difference in sound(direct button disengaged) I kept trying different speakers and CD players in an attempt to control brightness Polk LSi7 and Pioneer Elite PD65 work pretty well… Read Full Review

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“Cambridge Audio Azur 540 is NOT high-end audio,...”

Written on: by jimd6 (2 reviews written)

Cambridge Audio Azur 540 is NOT high-end audio, despite what you may have heard. First example was defective, second only fair. Would not purchase again… Read Full Review

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“Can not recommend to anyone based on quality issues....”

Written on: by thaas (1 review written)

Can not recommend to anyone based on quality issues. Perhaps they had Lucas Electric do the wiring… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I bought the Cambridge 540A to go with Mission...”

Written on: by davidm450 (1 review written)

I bought the Cambridge 540A to go with Mission bookshelf speakers and was immediately impressed by the quality of the sound. I use it for listening to CD's in a normal home environment in a medium size room.
A few months ago I decided to upgrade to floor standing speakers and bought some KEF XQ5 which were on special offer. This relatively small amp powers them beautifully and the sound is amazing - it seems to match the KEF speakers very well, very clear treble and mid range and enough power… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Not a Hi-Fi just a stereo. I found that the Cambridge...”

Written on: by stevenieve (3 reviews written)

Not a Hi-Fi just a stereo. I found that the Cambridge Audio Azur 540A were good enough for listening to TV but poor for music… Read Full Review

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You say you don't like the amp but don't explain why. What area of it's Sonic abilities don't you like and why?

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