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ALVA TT V2

Direct Drive Turntable with Bluetooth® aptX HD

ALVA TT V2

Direct Drive Turntable with Bluetooth® aptX HD

  • Bluetooth aptX HD – Switchable Hi-Res wireless streaming. Place the turntable on a flat-surface that suits you.
  • Built-In Phono Stage – Switchable phono pre-amp, direct connection to amp – keep your setup simple.
  • Direct Drive – Consistent drive speed with pitch-perfect audio reproduction.
  • Pre-installed High-Output MC Cartridge – Pristine musical detail, custom design. Easy setup.
  • New Tonearm with Removable Headshell – Lightweight and strong. Tracks your records flawlessly.

ALVA TT V2

Direct Drive Turntable with Bluetooth® aptX HD

  • Bluetooth aptX HD – Switchable Hi-Res wireless streaming. Place the turntable on a flat-surface that suits you.
  • Built-In Phono Stage – Switchable phono pre-amp, direct connection to amp – keep your setup simple.
  • Direct Drive – Consistent drive speed with pitch-perfect audio reproduction.
  • Pre-installed High-Output MC Cartridge – Pristine musical detail, custom design. Easy setup.
  • New Tonearm with Removable Headshell – Lightweight and strong. Tracks your records flawlessly.
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Just Add Vinyl

You’ve spent years curating the perfect record collection, searching for hidden gems in record shops and online – because you love music. Our shared love means that we didn’t stop with Alva TT. 

We pushed on to create Alva TT V2; with a direct drive system, bespoke MC cartridge, an all-new tone-arm, and Hi-Res Bluetooth with an integrated phono stage – both now switchable. 

We believe that your records deserve to sound as fantastic as they look. 

  • "The Alva TT V2 is a beautifully built turntable backed up by Cambridge Audio’s half a century of producing high-end audio gear."

    - April 2022
  • “Throw in a bespoke MC cartridge and an integrated phono stage, and you’ve got one of the best record players on the market"

    - February 2022
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    King of Convenience

    Alva TT V2 is for people who want to listen to records at exceptional quality – without the need to choose or fit extra components. TT V2 comes with a bespoke designed cartridge pre-installed. It connects to pretty much any audio system too, thanks to a switchable integrated phono-stage. It even works wirelessly with high quality Bluetooth speaker systems. 

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    Hi-Res Bluetooth

    Built-in Bluetooth aptX HD liberates Alva from the rest of your hi-fi. With the freedom to place an Alva deck on any flat surface, your records take centre-stage. Music can be streamed to any compatible Bluetooth kit, including headphones, at up to 24bit/48kHz Hi-Res quality. Or, you can deactivate it and simply use phono cables – it’s your call.

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    Integrated Phono Stage

    Alva TT V2 has an integrated phono stage (phono pre-amp), derived from our award-winning Alva Duo – to reveal incredible detail from your records. It means you can connect TT V2 to any amp or compatible speaker system. You can deactivate the deck’s phono stage, too – ideal if your amp already has one or to keep upgrade options open. 

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    MC Cartridge Pre-installed

    Alva TT V2’s bespoke cartridge is ready fitted – so there’s no tricky set-up, and its sound is perfectly matched to the other components in the turntable. We designed the high-output Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an exposed cantilever. It reduces unwanted resonance and vibration, delivers high levels of gain and outstanding musical detail during playback.

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    Direct Drive

    Alva TT V2 has a medium-torque Direct Drive motor, like its predecessor the TT. The 8 pole, 3 phase, brushless DC motor is quartz controlled to ensure accurate turntable speed. With precision control, and silent running, Alva TT V2 achieves just 0.06% wow and flutter. This means excellent pitch stability – particularly during longer, more sustained, musical notes. 

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    Reassuringly Solid Platter

    Complimenting the direct drive motor, Alva TT V2’s platter has the feel of finely polished stone. It’s made from Polyoxymethylene, a semi-crystalline thermoplastic used in precision engineering applications, where high stiffness and dimensional stability are demanded. The weight of the platter, coupled with our medium torque direct drive motor, ensures excellent speed stability during playback of records. 

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    All-New Tonearm

    After hours of testing, our engineers selected a new high-mass, low-resonance tonearm for Alva TT V2 and Alva ST. By minimising resonant frequencies, and in combination with the cartridge, it helps retrieve the maximum detail from your records. A detachable die-cast aluminium headshell makes swapping cartridges easy – then fine-tuned with greater precision thanks to a new anti-skating dial. 

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    Designed for Life

    A record collection can last a lifetime, so why shouldn’t a turntable? We built Alva TT V2 to endure, starting with a top plate hewn from 6mm aluminium plate, and layer of EVA to absorb vibration sitting on MDF. It’s cradled in a composite chassis and weighs an impressive 10.9kg. Reassuring solid construction, with great acoustic qualities too. 

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    Timeless Style, from London

    Finished with a lunar-grey aluminium top plate and matt black plinth, tapering to our trademark floating wedge base, Alva TT V2 celebrates our timeless house-style. It’s the perfect match for our best-selling CX Series hi-fi separates and shares the laser-etched brand logo with our premium Edge Series.

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    Dust Never Sleeps

    Keep your new Alva turntable’s finely balanced tonearm and aluminium top-plate pristine when you’ve finished spinning discs for the day, with the hinged dust-cover. It’s easy to raise, lower, remove and re-attach – the choice is yours. 

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    Type
    Direct Drive
    Belt Drive
    Turntable Speeds
    33.3, 45rpm
    33.3, 45rpm
    Turntable Platter
    POM (Polyoxymethylene)
    Die Cast Aluminium
    Platter Weight
    2.2kg
    645.3g (930.5g inc. rubber mat)
    Audio Out
    RCA Phono/Line Level (Switchable)
    RCA Phono/Line Level (Switchable)
    Bluetooth
    SBC/aptX/aptX HD
    SBC/aptX/aptX HD
    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    435 x 139 x 368mm
    435 x 139 x 367mm
    Weight
    10.9kg
    9kg
    Cartridge
    High Output Moving Coil
    Moving Magnet
    Cartridge Cantilever
    Aluminium
    Alloy Tube
    Cartridge Output Level
    2mV @1kHz
    1.8~3.6mV @1kHz

    Press reviews

    Rolling Stone

    United States,

    BEST BLUETOOTH RECORD PLAYER - ROLLING STONE AUDIO AWARDS 2022

    "Throw in a bespoke MC cartridge and an integrated phono stage, and you’ve got one of the best record players on the market"

    Customer Reviews

    The details

    Type

    Direct Drive

    Turntable Speeds

    33.3, 45rpm

    Wow & Flutter

    <0.1%

    Turntable Platter

    POM (Polyoxymethylene)

    Platter Diameter

    305mm

    Platter Weight

    2.2kg

    Audio Out

    RCA Phono/Line Level (Switchable)

    Bluetooth

    SBC/aptX/aptX HD

    Power Supply

    AC 100-240V, 60/50Hz

    Power Consumption

    5.5W

    Max Power Consumption

    20W

    Standby Power Consumption

    <0.25W

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    435 x 139 x 368mm

    Weight

    10.9kg

    Phono Stage Gain @1KHZ

    42dB

    Phono Stage Nominal Output

    250Vrms

    Phono Stage Input Noise (A-Weighted)

    0.1u Vrms

    Phono Stage RIAA Curve Accuracy

    *+/- 0.3dB 30Hz-20kHz

    Phono Stage Signal/Noise Ratio

    >90dB

    Phono Stage THD+N 1KHZ

    0.0025%

    Phono Stage Input Impedance

    47Ω

    Phono Stage Input Capacitance

    100pF

    Tonearm Type

    Static Balanced Tonearm w/ detachable Headshell

    Tonearm Effective Length

    221.5mm

    Tonearm Overhang

    19mm

    Tonearm Effective Mass

    19.6g

    Tonearm Compatible Cartridge Weights

    4.5-12g

    Cartridge

    High Output Moving Coil

    Cartridge Frequency Response

    *+/- 1dB 30Hz-20kHz

    Cartridge Stylus

    Elliptical

    Cartridge Cantilever

    Aluminium

    Cartridge Output Level

    2mV @1kHz

    Cartridge Tracking Force

    2g

    Cartridge Recommended Load

    47Ω