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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD

Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD
alaScore 95

42 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analysed 42 reviews from magazines and websites.

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Amazon.com review summary for Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD 3D Compatible Universal Blu-ray Player, Black

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD review

 

The first universal 3D Blu-ray player from Cambridge Audio

Excellent hi-def video performance ; Reference-grade audio ; Comprehensive media file support

Lacklustre net-connected content ; Remote isn't backlit

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Cambridge Audio 751BD review

 

If I were building a Blu-ray player, I suspect it would look a lot like Cambridge Audio's Azur 751BD. It would be 3D compatible (just in case), offer network media streaming for sound and vision (because frankly that's essential) and it would be...

Excellent hi-def video performance; reference-grade audio; comprehensive media file support

Lacklustre net-connected content; remote isn’t backlit

Recommended!

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD

 

With stunning build quality and performance, Cambridge Audio's first 3D Blu-ray deck easily justifies its hefty price tag

Near flawless picture and sound ; Excellent build quality ; Media streaming and extensive format support

Expensive ; Poor web content ; Remote needs tweaking

All things considered, Cambridge Audio has done a top-notch job with the 751BD. It’s a fantastic Blu-ray player, boasting sublime, rigid build quality that lays the groundwork for a sensational picture and sound performance. There’s also a generous...

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD review

 

The Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD is a 3D-ready Blu-ray player aimed at audiophiles. It sounds heavenly with pretty much any disc you feed it, but also delivers fabulous hi-def video and can stream almost every type of media via a LAN or USB. It's...

Superb audiovisual performance ; Super Audio CD and DVD-Audio support ; Solid media-streaming capability

No significant online content ; Remote control lacks backlighting ; Pricey

The Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD is a highly desirable, multi-talented player. Whether you favour Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs or streaming media, it won't disappoint.

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD

 

For those looking to leap from a budget Blu-ray deck to the next level, the 751BD is a great option

Very good 2D/3D Blu-ray pictures; fine DVD upscaling; authoritative sound; solid specification including two HDMI outputs

Appearance is a tad ordinary; bass can sound overbearing

EISA Award - Best Product

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European HT Universal Player 2011-2012 - Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD

 

Look once, look twice. You are not mistaken, for the Cambridge 751BD universal player really does provide a one-stop platform to play all CD, DVD, SACD, DVD-A and Blu-ray discs, including 3D, for just €1300. Its core processor will decode all Dolby and...

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Cambridge Audio 751BD

 

Not every Blu-ray player in our test comes with internal storage for you to stash your media one, but the Cambridge Audio 751BD does. It also does double duty playing 3D Blu-rays, and its surround sound is superb. Of course, at a cool £800, this is not...

RECOMMENDED

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD 3D Blu-ray player

 

Anglophile audiophile attraction

Overall, there’s no question that the Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD is a top-flight entertainer with a price to match. It’s on-line connectivity will pull in BD-Live content when required and play nice with media either on a drive or a Nas server. Some...

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Cambridge Audio 751BD Universal 3D Blu-ray Player Preview

 

We're sure the Cambridge Audio 751BD Universal 3D Blu-ray player is going to find an audience. Compared to some of the "high end" players that have hit the market, the 751BD is a solid offering.

We're sure this player is going to find an audience. While it does share some technology with players less than half its MSRP, there do seem to be plenty of upgrades (mostly on the audio, chassis, and power supply side) from the competition. The price...

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Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD Blu-ray Universal Player Reviewed

 

While Oppo's players are the talk of the town when it comes to universal players, Andrew Robinson believes that the Cambridge Audio Azur 751 BD Blu-ray player more than gives Oppo a run for its money.

I'll get right to it: the Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD Blu-ray Universal Disc Player is brilliant. Even though its retail price of $1,249 may seem a bit high, in my eyes, it is worth every penny, for I don't view the 751BD's asking price as anything...

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
UPnP:NO UPNP

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No

Sound

DTS Decoder:DTS HD Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD
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