Cambridge Audio - Topaz AM10 Premium Integrated Amplifier
Cambridge Audio Topaz AM10 Premium Integrated Amplifier
Less Than $300 Gets You an Audiophile-Quality Entry-Level Integrated to Suit All Practical Needs: Topaz AM10 Even Has Built-In Phonostage
If you're looking for an entry-level audiophile integrated amplifier that never gets ruffled, Cambridge Audio's Topaz AM10 should end your search. It puts out an impressive 35 watts per channel and boasts a serious hi-fi pedigree that puts far pricier competitors to shame.
"Both Topaz rookies are rock-solid units that provide a rewarding array of the musical thrills and finesse you'd expect when getting started in the high end. No little leaguers here."
– The Absolute Sound
In addition to impressive power, Topaz AM10 displays impressive control and sonically minded design choices. Topaz AM10 even uses toroidal transformers, usually only seen in high-end separates, to more accurately channel extra power. This means not only far better bass response, but also a deeper, richer reproduction of your music. And while most budget amps hide a plastic case behind a metal front, Topaz AM10 claims an all-metal case to minimize vibration and maximize music purity.
A built-in phonostage, you ask? Yep, it's here, so you can instantly connect a turntable. There's even a direct input on the front for plugging in iPod, smartphone, or MP3 player. Five rear-panel inputs let you hook up a CD player, tuner, DVD player, Blu-ray transport, or TV.
With Topaz AM10, Cambridge Audio thought of everything you need in an entry-level integrated that, in spite of its low price, is a bona fide audiophile component. Whether you need it for an office, den, bedroom, dorm room, or living room, Topaz AM10 will not disappoint.
Power output: 35 watts (into 8 Ohms)
Frequency Response: (-3dB) 5Hz - 50kHz
S/N ratio (ref 1w): >82dB (unweighted)
<0.01% @ 1kHz, 80% of rated power
<0.15% 20Hz - 20kHx, 80% of rated power
Max. Power Consumption: 260 Watts
Input Impedance: 47k ohms
Power amp damping factor: >50
EQ: +/- 10dB @ 100Hz and 10kHz
Dimensions (WHD): 3" x 16.9" x 13.4"
Weight: 12.3 lbs.
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