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Cambridge Audio Duo

Cambridge Audio Duo
alaScore 89

36 reviews

Oct, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Cambridge Audio Duo. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Cambridge Audio Duo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : simonlucas (

Cambridge Audio Duo phono stage review | Trusted Reviews


A broad range of talents makes the Cambridge Audio Duo phono stage a good choice for a broad range of systems

Good-looks, decent build, impressive specs ; Dynamic, detailed and pleasantly warm-sounding

Not the punchiest phono stage around

A broad range of talents makes the Cambridge Audio Duo a good choice for a number of systems

Apr, 2019

Consumer review (

Excellent sound.


I recently bought this phono pre-amp and it's made a huge difference to the sound of my vinyl collection, everything is so clear and sound quality is excellent. This also works amazingly with headphones, just plug them in, sit back and listen. I'm so...

Aug, 2020

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Excellent quality and sound


had the cambridge duo a week but on the very first listen it was a massive sound upgrade on the good cambridge azure 640p it replaced and was a first step on a planned system upgrade, absolute bargain & sound to match. Did'nt need the headphone...

Aug, 2020

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Match made in heaven


I bought this phon pre-amp to replace an aged three box NVA (high quality in its day). I run a high quality turntable set up (LinnLP12 and moving coil) The Linn has never sounded this good. Setting up was a breeze. I enabled moving coil playback...

May, 2020

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Simply a quality product


Had for a few weeks and works perfectly with my current set up, headphone amp is a brilliant addition.

Apr, 2020

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Great all round package


Stylish and easy to setup, with clear instructions on how to set up. A perfect partner for any quality set up

Mar, 2020

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Great improvement to my old phono!


I have a Revolver turntable which I bought over 30 years ago. Prior to connecting the Cambridge Audio Duo I was getting a lot of 'crackling' static from my records. Since connecting the Cambridge Audio Duo the 'crackling' has decreased and the quality...

Mar, 2020

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Fantastic bit of kit but....


So after trawling through online stores for tube pre amps, and failing miserably to find a good one, I decided to go for the Cambridge Audio Duo. Why? Because it had great reviews, and even friends had commented on how good this unit is. It performs...

Mar, 2020

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Clear detailed sound with very low noise floor!


I was looking for a fairly affordable phono stage that still gives great results. And all the internet hype led me to the Schiit Mani. A solid perfomer for sure, but plagued by constant issues of RFI, constant hum/ buzz and all of that with a high...

Jan, 2020

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Small box smooth detailed sound


I was looking for a bargain and found one 5 stars at £250. I paid £200. The improvement to the sound quality I was use to was unbelievable my main reason for this phono stage was being able to plug it into the auxiliary on my valve amp and the ability...

Jan, 2020

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