Cambridge Audio Edge NQ Details
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
—ANDY BOXALL, DIGITAL TRENDS
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Name||Cambridge Audio Edge NQ|
|Sub Title||Preamplifier with Network Player|
|Manufacturer Part#||Edge NQ|
|Shipping Offer||AUTHORIZED DEALER - FULL WARRANTY - FREE SHIPPING|
- 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
- MAX POWER CONSUMPTION: 100W
- STANDBY POWER CONSUMPTION: <0.5W
- 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)