-Our mission

Music lovers on a mission

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50 years ago we released our iconic P40 amplifier. Ever since we have pursued one simple objective: to produce audio equipment that faithfully creates a pure and natural sound. Nothing added, nothing taken away.

Cambridge Audio P40 Amplifier
-History

Let's start at the beginning

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It’s been 50 years since we our founding, when a group of talented, young technology graduates established a high technology R&D and prototyping business in Cambridge, England. We’re proud of everything we’ve achieved in the 5 decades since.

Building audio equipment
1968
2018
1968
P40 Stereo Amplifier
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1970
T50 Tuner + P50 Stereo Amplifier
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1971
R50 Transmission Line Speakers
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1984
C75 Pre amplifier + A75 Power amplifier
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1985
CD1 CD Player
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1990
CT50 Cassette Deck
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1995
DacMagic (Original)
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2003
Azur Series
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2006
840 Audiophile Series
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2008
DacMagic
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2010
Minx Speakers
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2011
Stream Magic
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2013
Aero and Aeromax Speakers
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2013
Wireless speakers
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2015
CX Series
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-Great British Sound

Where it all began

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In the 1960s three things happened simultaneously - British bands began to enjoy unprecedented global success, British studios led the way in recording technology and British manufacturers started to make the best hi-fi equipment in the world. Britain made a name for itself in all three areas but it was the studios and manufacturers that began to develop systems to capture and replay music as naturally as possible. Over time, this sound has become recognisably ‘British’. On with enjoying it.

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Great British Sound
-Who we are

The team

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This is the Cambridge Audio team. In each picture is our favourite moment in our favourite song. First and foremost, we’re all music lovers, musicians, and gig goers. It’s this passion that drives our desire to make sure our products make our moments sound exactly as they were made to be heard. Everything we do is driven by our love of music. We genuinely believe that great things happen when people who love music make audio products.

Cambridge Audio Staff member Cambridge Audio Team member
SE1 Headphones

Giving

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We feel it’s right to give something back, so we give 5% of our profits to charity. We always support any of our colleague’s personal efforts such as sponsored runs or rides and we do our own fundraisers such as our SE1 headphone campaign where customers could purchase our unique in-ear headphones for whatever price they wanted and every single penny went to the fantastic Youth Music charity.

Members of Youth Music
-Awards

We’re quite proud

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It’s lovely when others recognise our excellence. We’re very proud of the many fantastic reviews and awards our products have received.

Collection of awards Cambridge Audio CXN Network Streamer

Our technology

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Our drive to produce audio equipment that faithfully creates a pure and natural sound has seen us at the forefront of audio innovation over the decades. Thanks to our in-house design and engineering teams, Cambridge Audio proprietary technologies are only found in our own products.

Our culture

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This document started out as a presentation, it’s not quite a book, but it is an introduction to Audio Partnership and Cambridge Audio.

-The environment

Commitment to the environment

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We take our commitment to the environment very seriously and even more importantly, our responsibility to anyone involved in the production and distribution of our products. We only work with partners who share our commitment to protect and preserve the environment. This specifically includes compliance with local government laws and international standards.

We minimise the effects of our business on the environment by encouraging the recycling and re-use of components and reducing the amount that is sent landfill sites. We even stopped printing service manuals to save on the paper! Whilst we endeavour to ensure our customers have many years of fault-free product ownership we have a corporate responsibility to encourage our consumers to recycle old products so as to reduce damage to the environment.

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-Careers

Work with us

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We believe a great company is created by employing the best people. Attitude and a cultural fit are all important when we recruit. So if you’re a music lover with a keen interest in hi-fi/technology and you like the sound of any of the positions below then get in touch.

Cambridge Audio staff in the office