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Cambridge Audio 540D

Cambridge Audio 540D
alaScore 79

11 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Cambridge Audio Azur 540D DVD-A/V player

 

British companies like Meridian and Arcam have used their extensive experience in highperformance audio to springboard into leadership positions in home theater electronics—a transition tougher to pull off than one might think. Whereas it is arguably...

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Cambridge Audio Azur 540D V2 review

 

Sticks to the basics, but does them very well

p>Well built Easy to set up Sharp pictures Excellent audio</p

p>Weak component signals No DVD-A or SACD playback</p

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Cambridge Audio Azur 540D V2

 

Cambridge Audio's Azur 540D is a mid-priced DVD player with an upmarket specification. It's marketed as the perfect combo to the 540R AV receiver. Build quality is similarly high and available in silver and black brushed metal finishes to match with...

Well built, Easy to set up, Sharp pictures, Excellent audio

Weak component signals, No DVD-A or SACD playback

A great DVD player that doubles as a decent CD player, but playback options are limited and need more flexibility

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Consumer review by:

Cambridge Audio Azur 540D - (DVD Players)

 

Consumer review by:

Region free out of the box and a quality product

 

We bought the 540D last December as a gift to ourselves and we have been very pleased with the results. Region free and then some We have a lot of region 2 DVDs from our time in the UK, but now we are in Canada we also have a lot of region 1 DVDs. ...

Region free, high quality picture and audio, 2 year warranty

Limited controls on front panel, DVD Audio only, pricey compared to mainstream brands

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V2 VERSION WITH HDMI

 

only fun of this player cause the hd war makes me crazy and now i see my dowloads (movies) in the finest quality picture and sound.

music sounds awesome easy to use strong build ; upgrades bad quality in a nice picture ; cristalclear on 780 p

upscale 1080 i sometimes skin a litlle to red ; depents on the quality of the dvd

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A well built DVD-A deck boasting superb quality and value.

 

This player is leagues ahead of the sub-50 supermarket models you can get and so good that it brings a flavour of high-end AV performance at a very affordable price. The build quality is top-notch, DVD-A and CD playback are refined and the DVD-Video...

Excellent value, great picture and sound quality ; multiregional out of the box

No SACD playback ; built-in decoder won't do DTS ; handset is stylish but awkward

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI:No / Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback:No / Yes
DVD Audio Playback:No / Yes
DVD-R Playback:No / Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback:No / Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No

Sound

DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital
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