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Cambridge Audio Edge NQ

Cambridge Audio Edge NQ is a Preamplifier with Network Player which plays your favorite music with astonishing depth.

Cambridge Audio Edge NQ

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Cambridge Audio Edge NQ: Preamplifier with Network Player

  • Reduces interference and an incredibly clean signal path
  • Digital coaxial, HDMI, USB and S/PDIF connections
  • Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, AirPlay, Bluetooth aptX HD and Internet Radio
"You have to hear it”

With a revolutionary preamp circuit-board that reduces interference and an incredibly clean signal path, Edge NQ plays your favourite music with astonishing depth. Stream, cast, plug-in and play to enjoy every note in perfect clarity.

All the Sources
Edge NQ lets you enjoy music from any source. As well as digital coaxial, HDMI, USB and S/PDIF connections, there’s also Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, AirPlay, Bluetooth aptX HD and Internet Radio. Wherever songs are played from, Edge NQ stays true to the character of every instrument and uncovers a musicality you’ve never heard before.

Astonishing Digital detail
With a wealth of connections including digital coaxial, ARC (Audio Return Channel), USB and S/PDIF, Cambridge Audio engineers have ensured that all of your digital content can be enjoyed, at up to 32bit/384kHz and DSD 256. Edge NQ offers an incredibly revealing sound that has detailed tone, rhythmic drive and taut bass.

Sonic Balance
Edge NQ was designed with a unique PCB. Cambridge Audio engineers replaced conventional capacitors with a DC coupled topology and also added a solid state volume control. The end result is a clean signal path that’s perfectly balanced at any volume.

Award-winning Streaming Software
Edge NQ boasts the very latest version of our award-winning streaming module. Designed in-house, right in the UK, it features a new, faster chipset and support for both 24bit/192kHz and DSD128 files. The addition of Spotify Connect, AirPlay, Bluetooth aptX HD and Internet radio means you can enjoy your music whatever the source.

Chromecast built‑in
Edge NQ has Chromecast built-in. Just tap the cast button in your favorite app to stream music from your smartphone, tablet or laptop in stunning high definition sound, up to 24bit/96kHz.

Perfect Partners
Edge systems are designed to work in perfect synchronisation. Match the Edge NQ with Cambridge Audio's highest performing power amplifier, Edge W, to create a hi-fi system with a sound, and a look, unlike anything else.

  • D/A CONVERTER: THD <0.0008%, 20Hz - 20kHz, 24-bit, 1Vrms output
  • THD ANALOG SOURCES: <0.0008%, 20Hz – 20kHz, 1Vrms output
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.1dB
  • S/N RATIO (REF 1V OUTPUT): >103 dB
  • CROSSTALK @ 1KHZ: < -100dB
  • MAX PREAMP OUTPUT: 6Vrms single ended or 6Vrms + 6Vrms balanced
  • USB AUDIO INPUT: USB Audio Class 2.0 supporting up to 32-bit 384kHz PCM, or up to DSD256
  • USB DRIVE INPUT: 1 x USB 2.0 current limited to 1A, FAT32 / NTFS / HFS / HFS+
  • BLUETOOTH: 4.1 (Smart/BLE enabled) A2DP/AVRCP supporting SBC, AAC, aptX and aptX HD
  • TOSLINK INPUT: 16/24-bit 32-96kHz
  • COAX S/PDIF INPUT: 16/24-bit 32-192kHz
  • WI-FI: IEEE 802.11 b/g or n (2.4GHz), Encryption WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • ETHERNET: IEEE 802.3, 10 Base-T or 100 Base-T
  • DIMENSIONS: 120 x 460 x 405mm (4.7 x 18.1 x 15.9”)
  • CHROMECAST BUILT-IN: Hi-res wireless connectivity that’s compatible with hundreds of Android and iOS apps. Chromecast built-in is a trademark of Google LLC.
  • IN THE BOX: Edge NQ Pre-amplifier and Network Player; 1.5M Power Lead; Edge Remote Control; 3 x AAA Batteries; Bluetooth Antenna; Wi-Fi Dongle; Edge Link Cable; Edge NQ User Manual
  • WEIGHT: 10.2kg (22.4lbs)
More Information
Sub Title Preamplifier with Network Player
Manufacturer Part# Edge NQ
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