120W AV Receiver
A box to delight audiophiles, music lovers and film fans in one. The CXR120 will give your movies an unprecedented audio experience with every piece of dialogue, every crash and every bang is delivered with punch, precision and power. This is allied to the benefits of our flagship hi-fi stereo amps for superb music presentation and the built-in award winning StreamMagic streaming module which provides wireless access to your complete digital library, Spotify Connect and internet radio.
"An entertaining, musical AV receiver that eschews fancy features for high-end build quality and performance."
- Trusted Reviews, November 2015
We created the CXRs with the same premise as any of our other hi-fi products - with amazing sound at the core of their design. Through class AB amplification the CXR120 delivers extremely low noise and distortion levels and is rated at 120 watts in stereo mode or 60 watts with all seven channels driven. The power supply is via a low flux audiophile-grade toroidal transformer with a substantially extruded heat sink; the result is that the CXR120 delivers smooth seamless sound with incredible precision. You no longer need two separate systems for your music and movies, the 120 will bring power and energy to anything you put through it.
Complementing the audio prowess, its visual performance is second to none. HDMI connections are 2.0 rated (apart from the MHL input which is 1.4), and support 4K and 3D standards, the CXR120 will also upscale all 1080p signals to 4K ultra high definition. With Deep Colour support too, the perfect picture is guaranteed with vivid colours and lifelike detail.
We know that people store their music in various different places and in a countless number of formats, and we also know that people use lots of different streaming services so they can listen to any track in the world. To keep everyone happy we’ve incorporated our complete StreamMagic streaming platform which brings with it NAS drive and UPnP playback, Spotify Connect, thousands of Internet Radio stations, and the ability to play just about any file from basic MP3s to 24-bit/192kHz hi-res files, either wired, from USB hard drives, or via Wi-Fi, all with fantastic depth and quality.
The free Cambridge Connect App for iOS and Android devices brings the whole experience to life. Whether it’s flicking through album artwork, building playlists or setting presets, the app allows intuitive browsing and navigation of all your music. The App can also control power on/off, source selection and volume of the CXR120.
Whatever format your entertainment takes, the CXR120 can connect with it beautifully. The seven HDMI input sockets cater for all your visual feeds, one of which is a front facing MHL port, making it simple to watch phone content on your big screen. Other front ports of the CXR include USB and MP3 aux-in, so if it’s on a portable device you can still enjoy it through the 120.
Further digital inputs include two co-axial digital sockets and two optical ports. Add a BT100 Bluetooth receiver and it will pair with any compatible device, allowing playback in superb quality thanks to aptX technology. Analogue options are well catered for too: 3 line level inputs, one recording output, and 7.1 multi-channel direct inputs. There’s even support for Direct Stream Digital (DSD), allowing you to play back Super Audio CDs from your universal player. It’s a long list but basically you can enjoy anything!
120 watts RMS per channel, 6 ohms (two channels driven), 155 watts RMS per channel, 4 ohms (two channels driven), 100 watts RMS per channel, 8 ohms (two channels driven), 60 watts RMS per channel, 8 ohms (all 7 channels driven)
HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, ARC supported on HDMI 1 output
3 x Analogue, Tuner (FM/AM), 7.1 multi-channel analogue direct, 2 x digital coaxial, 2 x optical
6 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x MHL compatible (HDMI 1.4 - max 1080p)
7 Amplified Speaker Outputs, 2 x subwoofer outputs
2 x HDMI 2.0, ARC through HDMI 1
1 x 1/4” / 6.35mm Headphone Output (32 To 600 ohms recommended), IR emitter input, IR receiver input, 2x IR outputs, 2x 12V trigger outputs, 1 RS232C, 1 IEC type mains inlet, Wi-Fi module, RJ45 Ethernet, BT100 Bluetooth (BT100 not supplied), Spotify Connect
ALAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, AAC, HE AAC, AAC+, OGG Vorbis (16-24 bit, 11.025-192kHz), DSD (via HDMI)
165 x 430 x 420mm (6.5 x 16.9 x 16.5’’)