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Cambridge Audio Azur 551R

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Cambridge Audio Azur 551P

Joe Z, Crutchfield
11 September 2013
  • Summary: My ONKYO didn't have a phono jack, so I contacted Crutchfield online and chatted with a service tech. He suggested the Cambridge Audio Azur 551P phono preampliphier. Although it is expensive at $157, it was worth it. It arrived in two days and was easy to hook up. I was skeptical of all the great reviews but when I listened to my first record it was crystal clear. I was amazed at how much better my old albums sounded.
  • Pros: Well made and has a power switch so it does not use electricity when not in use. Excellent sound reproduction. Easy to hook up. Use good patch cords and phono jacks.
  • Cons: The cost is high but well worth it. You get what you pay for is the old expression.
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Cambridge Audio Azur 551P

Joe Z, Crutchfield
11 September 2013
  • Summary: My ONKYO didn't have a phono jack, so I contacted Crutchfield online and chatted with a service tech. He suggested the Cambridge Audio Azur 551P phono preampliphier. Although it is expensive at $157, it was worth it. It arrived in two days and was easy to hook up. I was skeptical of all the great reviews but when I listened to my first record it was crystal clear. I was amazed at how much better my old albums sounded.
  • Pros: Well made and has a power switch so it does not use electricity when not in use. Excellent sound reproduction. Easy to hook up. Use good patch cords and phono jacks.
  • Cons: The cost is high but well worth it. You get what you pay for is the old expression.
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Excellent

pressurewelder, Crutchfield
2 July 2013
  • Summary: Very impressed. . It's obvious that Cambridge knows what vinyl is supposed to sound like, and they build the 551P with quality components. Makes my modern amp sound as warm and crisp as my vintage recapped SX950. But this Cambridge preamp is more sensitive to nuance and detail, with better resolution.
  • Pros: Modern vinyl playback at it's finest for the money, Sounds more expensive than it is.
  • Cons: A set of patch cords and ground wire included would be nice. But would obviously raise the price, and some folks wont need them.
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Good Product

Rick, Crutchfield
2 July 2013
  • Summary: Had a lot of trouble with the inexpensive $20 pre-amps that are largely touted on the online shopping services. Bought one and it didn't work at all, so I couldn't even complain about excessive noise that I read about in many reviews. Threw in the towel and upgraded with the help of a Crutchfield support person (Rocky) that both educated and directed me towards the Cambridge 551P. It was more than I wanted to spend but guess what?
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Excellent

pressurewelder, Crutchfield
2 July 2013
  • Summary: Very impressed. . It's obvious that Cambridge knows what vinyl is supposed to sound like, and they build the 551P with quality components. Makes my modern amp sound as warm and crisp as my vintage recapped SX950. But this Cambridge preamp is more sensitive to nuance and detail, with better resolution.
  • Pros: Modern vinyl playback at it's finest for the money, Sounds more expensive than it is.
  • Cons: A set of patch cords and ground wire included would be nice. But would obviously raise the price, and some folks wont need them.
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Good Product

Rick, Crutchfield
2 July 2013
  • Summary: Had a lot of trouble with the inexpensive $20 pre-amps that are largely touted on the online shopping services. Bought one and it didn't work at all, so I couldn't even complain about excessive noise that I read about in many reviews. Threw in the towel and upgraded with the help of a Crutchfield support person (Rocky) that both educated and directed me towards the Cambridge 551P. It was more than I wanted to spend but guess what?
  • Read full review
  • See Product at Crutchfield ($1,199.99)
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Cambridge Audio Azur 551P

JoeR, Crutchfield
1 May 2013
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Cambridge Audio Azur 551P

JoeR, Crutchfield
1 May 2013
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36 Days of trial

cuznsteve, Crutchfield
23 April 2013
  • Summary: The box it said , 36 hours of continuous use before judging, so I am , and quarks are coming out , but heal , so i will continue on the path , useing 5-10 hours a day until my 60 days trial period is up then I will come with questions or please exchange, and i know Crutchfield with support me as they always do . Shop with confidence , you are in great hands, and wise minds, and big hearts. Shop Crutchfield , absolutly.Thanks for listening, the 551R is a beauty!
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Cambridge Audio Azur 551R

Anonymous, Crutchfield
23 April 2013
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