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CAmbridge Audio Azur 6 series questions.

Discussion in 'Hi-Fi Stereo Systems & Separates' started by Matthew Attoe, Oct 11, 2004.

  1. Matthew Attoe

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    Hi,

    Does anyone know if CA plan to release a dvd player and home cinema amp in their azur 6 series range?

    Thanks,

    Matthew
     
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    Yes- both due in 1st quarter 2005.
     
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    Really? Excellent!

    I'll hang on til then, then.

    Thanks,

    Matthew
     
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    Will the player be a universal or will it only have DVD-A?
     
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    Depends on whether Sony/Philips grow up and make the license easier to obtain for smaller companies. Currently the answer is no SACD.
     
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    :laugh: Didn't happen in all the years I worked in hi-fi tons. Doubt it'll happen in yours either!! :D
     
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    Have you noticed we're agreeing on quite a lot recently :rolleyes:? Is this a sign of the apocalypse?
     
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    :D
     
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    Well that's news to the Cambridge engineers.
     
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    Well, it is our duty to keep them up-to-date, I guess :)
     
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    will the 640 have either hdmi or dvi ? how will it improve the performance of the 540d?
     
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    come on tons of fun - tell me what I need to know!
     
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    Not confimed yet due to the fact the basic firmware hasn't been decided. There will be a digital video output but which one it is is dependent on a choice that I have no knowledge of.
    The 640R is more decided and is a 7x100 watter with some clever and pretty unique socketry on the back.
     
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    Tons,
    Is the 640r going to be late first quater of 2005 or maybe, just maybe a little bit earlier :rolleyes: and will it have an audio delay function.
    As an owner of the 640A and 640C and in the process of looking for a receiver, I'm getting desperate!! :lease:
     
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    640R is testing currently. It might creep in before the end of the year but equally could be early 2006.
     
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    Not 5 pin DIN plugs surely.......................? :D
     
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    Has anyone on here bought this tasty-sounding bit of kit? A quick google didn't produce too many mentions of it (other than the CA website), and a colleague at work suggests that CA only sells their products thru Richer Sounds. Can't see it on RS's site either, so basically I'm asking for confirmation that it's actually currently available?

    I'm hoping to spend around £1k on a complete re-fresh of my hi-fi gear, and this kinda product sounds quite exciting!!

    Cheers ... soulboy
     
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    No, it's not yet available, as tons of fun says above late this year or early next for release - I'm afraid !!

    Sorry, just realised your speaking about the 640H, not the 640R :( :boring:
     
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    640H went on sale yesterday :). Look out for reviews later this month.
     
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    Appreciate the replies, but still struggling to find any online retailers - I sent an enquiry to Richer Sounds on Wed., but have had nothing back yet - I don't suppose anyone else on here knows if (?) anyone else will be stocking it?!?

    Cheers ... soulboy
     
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    They have also just become available in Australia (640H that is) this week.
     
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    OK, I have now established that my local Richer Sounds (Glasgow) has this neat-looking bit of kit, and the 'matching' amplifiers in stock - any recommendations as to what kind of speakers I should match the CA gear up with? My preference would be floorstanders.

    I don't suppose anyone has read any reviews of the 640H? I'm curious as to the mechanics of getting it to interact (wirelessly) with my PC - potential of having 360GB of music on tap!!!!!!

    Thanks again ... soulboy
     
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    Soulboy, Sure you've read the 640H thread and some user experiences at http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=264867 ?

    Tons was on this thread plenty about the new products CA have coming. He kinda dried up on the other thread when the questions were a bit more challenging. Let's give Ed the benefit of the doubt and maybe he has a few days off?

    It seems at least What Hi-Fi who will run their review in next issue have read the thread so must be aware some of the concerns so hopefully they look into those for the review.
     
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