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Melomania 1

True Wireless Earbuds

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Melomania 1

True Wireless Earbuds

  • Up to 9hrs earphone playback from a single charge
  • Carry Case holds an additional 36hrs (4 full charges) 
  • Graphene drivers for deep bass & clear treble 
  • Super Lightweight - just 4.6g per earphone
  • Latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology with SBC, AAC and aptX support - up to CD-quality audio
  • Award-winning: 'Best wireless earphones under £200' at the latest What Hi-Fi? Awards.
  • Available in Black and Stone

Melomania 1

True Wireless Earbuds

  • Up to 9hrs earphone playback from a single charge
  • Carry Case holds an additional 36hrs (4 full charges) 
  • Graphene drivers for deep bass & clear treble 
  • Super Lightweight - just 4.6g per earphone
  • Latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology with SBC, AAC and aptX support - up to CD-quality audio
  • Award-winning: 'Best wireless earphones under £200' at the latest What Hi-Fi? Awards.
  • Available in Black and Stone
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99,95 €
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  • The Week Logo

    "The sound is superb"

    - March 2021
  • Trusted reviews logo

    "Talented beyond their price... A remarkably accomplished and convincing listen."

    - July 2019

    Great British Sound on the Move

    Graphene Enhanced 5.8mm Drivers allied with aptX and AAC audio codecs deliver the immersive audio quality you’ve come to expect from Cambridge Audio. Whether you're an iPhone or Android user, get closer to the detail of every song in your music collection.

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    Your Music. For Longer

    Featuring up to 9 hours continuous playback and an incredible 45 hours between charges, Melomania 1 ensures that your music is on hand when you want it, for as long as you want it.

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    Lightweight and Comfortable

    At only 4.6g each and with a choice of silicone and foam earphone tips provided, we’ve designed Melomania 1 to deliver a fit that ensures both comfort and sound quality.

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    50 years of Great British Sound in Every Pair

    For over 50 years, we’ve worked hard to deliver products that help you to hear your music at it’s very best - with nothing added, nothing taken away. Designed and engineered in London, by the same team responsible for our award-winning hi-fi systems. Immerse yourself in high-quality audio, without inconvenience and hassle of wires. 

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    Press reviews

    Techradar

    United States,

    'They certainly outperform the Apple AirPods... These wireless earbuds simply blew us away.'

    Rating: 5 Stars

    Pocket-Lint

    United Kingdom,

    'Superb sound, convenience, reliability and an almost stupidly long battery life...'

    Daily Beast

    United States,

    ‘Minimalist and clean, they really hit a new and hopefully trend-setting approach to housing Bluetooth headphones.. ...a solid choice.’

    The Gadgeteer

    United States,

    ‘The audio quality is among the best among wireless earphones and the build quality is as good as it gets.’

    Trusted Reviews

    United Kingdom,

    'Talented beyond their price... A remarkably accomplished and convincing listen.'

    Rating: 5 Stars

    MobiFlip

    Germany,

    'Der Klang der Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 ist gut ausgewogen.' 

    'The sound of the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 is really well balanced.'

    Forbes

    United Kingdom,

    'Sound superb… try out a pair for yourself; you won’t be disappointed.’

    MobiFlip

    Germany,

    'Der Klang der Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 ist gut ausgewogen.' 

    'The sound of the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 is really well balanced.'

    Appgefahren.de

    Germany,

    'Die mit vier verschiedenen Silikon-Steckern ausgestatteten In-Ears von Cambridge Audio punkten dagegen in der wohl wichtigsten Kategorie: Dem Klang.'

    'The in-ears from Cambridge Audio score points in what is probably the most important category: sound.'

    GeekDad

    United States,

    '[V]ery clearly the quality Bluetooth-only alternative to Apple’s AirPods, which they beat in price by $30.'

    Shortlist

    United Kingdom,

    ‘The dinky charge case will replenish the battery four times, they sound great and cost significantly less than the other top pairs. What’s not to like?’

    The Next Web

    United States,

    '[T]he Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 is the best set of wireless earbuds I’ve tested yet. The quality is excellent. The ergonomics are fabulous.'

    New Atlas

    United States,

    '...the Melomania 1 true wireless earphones are well worth the US$129.95 asking price – which is a good bit cheaper than a pair of second gen AirPods.'

    Hi-Fi Journal

    Germany,

    'Die kabellosen In-Ear-Kopfhörer konnten eigentlich in allen Disziplinen überzeugen. Es ist tatsächlich echt erstaunlich wie gut dem Hersteller der Einstand in diesem neuen Bereich gelungen ist.'

    'The wireless in-ear headphones actually convinced in all disciplines. It's really amazing how well the manufacturer made its debut in this new field.'

    The Verge

    United States,

    'Easy, enjoyable sound [with] flawless wireless performance [and] outstanding battery life from a tiny, sturdy case.’

    Rating: 7.5/10

    What Hi-Fi?

    United Kingdom,

    ‘A truly exceptional pair of true wireless earbuds.’

    Rating: 5 Stars

    Mac Life

    Germany,

    'Mit seinem Debüt in Sachen True-Wireless-Ohrhörer hat das Team von Cambridge Audio ganze Arbeit geleistet.'

    'With its debut in true wireless earphones, the Cambridge Audio team has done a great job.'

    Caschys Blog

    Germany,

    'Und so bin ich am Ende auch wirklich davon überzeugt, dass man seine 130 Euro aktuell kaum anderswo sinnvoller in True Wireless Ohrhörer investieren kann als in die Cambridge Audio Melomania 1.'

    'At the end of the day I am really convinced that there is no better place to invest your 130 Euro in True Wireless earphones than in the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1.'

    MacTech News

    Germany,

    'Tip-Top! So lässt sich der Auftritt der Melomania 1 im Rewind-Test zusammenfassen.'

    'Tip-top! This is how Melomania 1's performance in the rewind test can be summarized.'

    The Gadget Flow

    United States,

    'Wireless earphones are great, but not when they don’t last very long. Enter the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 Bluetooth Wireless Earphones with their nine-hour battery life...' Rating: 4.8/5

    Netzpiloten Magazin

    Germany,

    'Der Hauptfokus liegt bei den Melomania 1 ganz klar auf dem Klang, dort wo er meiner Meinung nach auch liegen sollte. Und in diesem Feld haben die Entwickler bei Cambridge Audio alles richtig gemacht.'

    'The main focus of the Melomania 1 is clearly on the sound, where I think it should be. And in this field, the developers at Cambridge Audio have done everything right.'

    Connect.de

    Germany,

    'In der Preisklasse um 130 Euro liefert der Hersteller ganz großes Kino für die Ohren.'

    'In the price range around 130 euros, the manufacturer delivers great cinema for the ears.'

    The Nitpicker

    Germany,

    'Willkommen zu dem nächsten Level mit den True Wireless Kopfhörer Melomania 1.'

    'Welcome to the next level with the True Wireless headphones Melomania 1.'

    AndroidPIT

    United Kingdom,

    'Build and sound quality [matches] true wireless buds that are quite a lot more expensive.'

    Rating: 9/10

    Bild.de

    Germany,

    'Für 130 Euro sind die Melomania 1 der vielleicht beste Preis-Leistungs-Deal in dieser Übersicht. Definitiv eine Empfehlung.'

    'For 130 Euros the Melomania 1 is perhaps the best value for money deal in this overview. Definitely a recommendation.'

    MobileGeeks

    Germany,

    'The Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 have quickly become one of our favourite in-ear headphones...'

    Rating: 93/100

    The details

    Bluetooth version

    Bluetooth 5.0, Class 2

    Processor

    Triple-core Processor Architecture: Dual-core 32-bit processor application subsystem & Qualcomm QCC3026 Single-core 120Mhz Kalimba DSP audio subsystem

    Supported profiles

    A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP 

    Supported codecs

    aptX™, AAC, SBC

    Latency

    70mS

    Driver

    5.8mm Graphene-enhanced Diaphragm

    Frequency response (Earbuds)

    20Hz – 20kHz

    Total Harmonic Distortion

    <0.04% @1kHz 1mW 

    Battery Play Time (Earbuds)

    9 Hours (Continuous A2DP Playback)

    Battery Play Time (Charging Case)

    36 Hours (An Additional 4 Earbud Charges)

    Battery Play Time (Total)

    45 Hours (9 + 36)

    Charging Time

    Case: Approx. 15mins/60mins/90mins 

    Standby Time (From Full Charge)

    Approx. 1 Year

    Power Supply

    5V, 500 mA (or greater): USB charging (Micro-USB cable supplied)

    Microphone

    MEMS with cVc™ Noise Cancellation

    Microphone Sensitivity

    96dB SPL at 1kHz 

    Frequency response (Microphone)

    100 Hz to 8 kHz

    Voice Control

    Yes: Siri (iOS) / Google Assistant (Android)

    IPX Rating

    IPX5 (Water Spray Resistant (Earbuds & Case)) 

    Operating Temperature

    0°C to +40°C / 32°F - 104°F 

    Operating Relative Humidity

    10 to 80%, Non-condensing 

    Dimensions

    Charging case: 59 x 50 x 22mm; Earphones: 27 x 15mm

    Weight

    Earbud: 4.6g each (9.2g both Earbuds); Charging Case: 37g; Total: 46.2g

    Colour / Finish

    Black: Matte UV lacquer; Stone: Matte UV lacquer

    Box Contents

    Earbuds (2 pcs); Silicone Tips: Small (2pcs) / Medium (2pcs - attached to Earbuds) / Large (2pcs); Memory Foam Tips: Medium (2pcs); Charging Case; Micro-USB Charging Cable (31cm); User Manual (EN, FR, DE, IT, SE, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, JP, KR); Great Fit Earbud Fitting Instructions; Safety Guide; Feedback/Comment booklet; Cambridge Audio Stickers & Brand Booklet