Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10 Stereo Receiver

Amplifier Section

Stereo Amplifier: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver employs a fully-discrete, high-power, bipolar-transistor based, power amplifier rated at 85 watts RMS x 2-channels.
  • The amplifier can handle impedances between 4 and 8 ohms.

A/B Speakers: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 is equipped with A & B speaker terminals to connect two pair of loudspeakers or bi-wire a single pair of loudspeakers.
  • You can select which speaker outputs are heard - A speaker only, B speaker only, A+B speaker, or Off.
  • The amplifier can support a 4-ohm load when driving only one pair of speakers.
  • The amplifier can support an 8-ohm load when driving two pair of speakers.

Rugged Chassis Design: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver has been carefully designed with a brushed aluminum front-panel, rigid metal chassis, and internal bracing to prevent resonance and improve sound quality.

Toroidal Transformer: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver utilizes a custom low-flux toroidal transformer for audiophile performance.

Cooling Fan: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 features a very quiet speed-controlled cooling fan to keep the receiver operating at a normal temperature for consistent performance and outstanding reliability.

Tuner Functions

AM/FM Tuner: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver features a built-in AM/FM with manual, seek, and preset tuning.

RDS: 

  • The built-in AM/FM tuner features RDS for station name display on FM stations that support this function.

Preset Tuning: 

  • You can store up to 30 AM/FM station presets (15 each).

Mono Mode: 

  • For low quality stereo FM signals, selecting the Mono mode can reduce the noise and improve reception.

Controls

LCD: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver features a front-panel LCD for the display of information, such as the selected input source, station identification, volume, and tone/balance level.

Volume Control: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 features a front-panel rotary dial to increase or decrease the level (-80 to 0) of the sound from the speakers outputs and headphone output of the unit.
  • You can also use the included remote control to adjust the volume level.

Tone Control: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 offers Bass (100Hz) and Treble (20kHz) controls which are adjustable from -10 to +10dB.
  • The unit also allows you to balance the unit's speaker outputs left-to-right (+/-10).

Remote Control: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 comes supplied with an IR remote control for wireless operation (Menu/Source/Volume) of the stereo receiver.
  • The included remote control will also operate playback function of the Cambridge Audio CD10 CD player (779CD10, sold separately).

Connections

4 Rear-Panel Inputs: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver is equipped with 5 rear-panel analog stereo RCA inputs (MP3/Aux, CD, Phono, BD/DVD).
  • These analog stereo RCA terminals are suited for any line-level source.

Phono Input: 

  • This input has a built-in phono stage.
  • Turntables fitted with a moving magnet (MM) or high-output moving coil (MC) cartridge can be used.

Note: 

  • Low output moving coil types (<1mV and normally 10-1,000 ohm load impedance) cannot be directly connected.

Front-Panel Input: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver features a front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for temporary connection of a portable digital audio player.

Note: 

  • Connecting an audio device to the front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input will override the unit's rear-panel RCA auxiliary input.

Record Output: 

  • The stereo receiver's analog stereo RCA record output lets you connect a tape recorder or CD-burner.
  • The unit's record output is not affected by the volume control or tone adjustments.

Subwoofer Output: 

  • A single rear-panel RCA subwoofer output is used to connect a powered subwoofer.

Binding Posts: 

  • The Cambridge Audio stereo receiver is equipped with 8 binding-post speaker terminals to connect two pair of bookshelf or floor-standing loudspeakers.
  • The binding-post terminals will accept bare wire, pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single/dual).
  • The binding post terminals are color-coded (red/black) to distinguish positive and negative.

Headphone Output: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver is equipped with a front-panel 1/4" headphone socket for connection of a set of headphones.
  • The amplifier's speaker outputs are muted when headphones are connected.

Note: 

  • Headphones with an impedance of between 32 and 600 ohms are recommended.

Detachable IEC Power Cord: 

  • The Cambridge Audio SR10 stereo receiver includes a detachable 5' IEC power cord.
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