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Cambridge Audio SR 20

Cambridge Audio SR 20
alaScore 90

37 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Cambridge Audio SR 20. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Cambridge Audio SR 20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 37 reviews)

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Consumer review by: Eyrie (

Great little performer but!


Great performance & nice blue display screen but let down by very difficult to read programming buttons. Initial set up information ok but could so easily be replaced by the relatively short online instruction book which despite several attempts would...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Keeef (

Don`t know if i like it?


Hate it's look. Have to remember what device is connected on the numbered buttons! Since the week i owned it the right channel only get's a terrible interference and have to turn off then on again? ....Just couldn't be bothered to take it back for...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: wickfordbob (

First class performance on optical and analogue inputs


Easy to use, with the remote control. Beautiful clear sound with no observable acoustic defects or artefacts. The build quality and finish are outstanding. I can now use my dual speaker connections, one pair for base, one pair for treble, for the first...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: nn63 (

More than adequate


I was offered this amp due to unavailability of another amp, whilst I haven't used all connections it is an an improvement on my previous amp ( also a Cambridge still going strong ) I have a Brennan connected to the Topaz and the difference in sound...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Ruthie (

Its just what we wanted!


The shop was closed but they let us in - a very helpful knowledgeable person took us through the options.Excellent advice - would go back again and again!

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Malcher (

Easy to set up and operate and great performance


Needed to purchase a new amp in a hurry as my existing (38 year old!) one decided to give up just prior to an event at home. Went to Richer Sounds where I received excellent service and advice. Purchased this item and was delighted by its performance....

all good

accessing the user manual on-line could be easier

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: QualityAudioLover24 (

Very good


I have owned this amplifier now for 9 months. Hearing a violin or cello sounds just like the real thing. If you are using a computer with this amplifier, you better have a very very good sound card in the PC in order to take advantage of this...

quality , power output , optical inputs , sub out

can't modify default settings , price increase

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Mike8864 (

Great sound and looks


Having always bought one make out of the box hi fi systems this was my first time of buying separates. The Cambridge Audio units were recommended as being better for the turntable I was purchasing as well. Although this model was not the top of the...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Alphonse (

Great Value


Was recommended this amp by Joe at the Bristol store to go with the Project Essential III turntable and Monitor Audio Bronze 5 speakers. What a great combination. The amp is solid and has plenty of ooomph to power the set up I have at a great price.

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Jay33 (

Good, solid amp


The quality and build feel like a qualily product with the brushed aluminium front panel adding to the overall look and feel. All controls on the remote and the unit itself feel positive and solid. The display is clear, even from across the room. The...

build and overall quality , connectivity options

limited input names

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):100
Frequency range:5 - 50000
Input impedance:47000
Receiver Type:STEREO
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):82
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.01


Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Supported radio bands:AM, FM


Card Reader: No

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
Damping factor:50

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11