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Cambridge Audio Laboratories Ltd.; St. Ives, Huntingdon

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Name: Cambridge Audio Laboratories Ltd.; St. Ives, Huntingdon    (GB)  
Abbreviation: cambridgea
Products: Model types
Summary:

Originally in St. Ives in 1960s & 1970s, Later Byfleet, Surrey. Then closed in late '70.
Cambridge Audio as a brand  later was acquired in 1994 by Audio Partnership Plc and is used on a range of hi-fi, home cinema and multi-room products.
Currently manufacture is located in London SE1 4BB.

They designed and manufactured Amplifiers, Speakers, FM Tuner, CD player. The original P40, introduced in 1968, was a 20 Watts per channel amp that was the first in the world to use a toroidal mains transformer. The Cambridge Audio CD1 was the world's first two-box CD Player.

Founded: 1968
Production: 1968 -
History:
Originally in St. Ives in 1960s & 1970s, Later Byfleet, Surrey then closed (late 1970s?) By the 1970s the Canadian C.E. Hammond & Co owned CA. and products distributed worldwide.
Stan Curtis was a Founder / Director later "rescuing" some of the best-loved names in British Hi-Fi and designing over 400 products, including the world's first two-box CD Player, the Cambridge Audio CD1, as well as award-winning amplifiers, loudspeakers and other products for company's as diverse as Rotel, Teac, Quad and B&W (Bowers & Wilkins).

This manufacturer was suggested by Michael Watterson.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  05 Compact Disc Player azur 640C    
GB  04 Integrated Amplifier Azur 340a   Power output: 40 watts per channel into 8 Ohms (stereo)   Frequency respon... 
GB  69 Amplifier P40 2N4286  Vollverstärker mit zwei Phono-Eingänge, Rekorder Ein- und Ausgang, Tuner- und Aux-Einga... 
GB  71 P50 BC461  Output 2 x 25 watts (nearly 35 watts both channels driven with little distortion). Two ... 

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