Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Cambridge Audio Topaz AM5

Cambridge Audio Topaz AM5
alaScore 89

88 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews of Cambridge Audio Topaz AM5. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 Topaz AM5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 88 reviews)

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 10 of 78 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (10)

Consumer review by: Nelspeed (

Great Value Package


This wasn't my first choice as my original choice wasn't in stock when i visited my local store. The sales advisor was very helpful and suggested the Cambridge AMP having a better sound clarity in line with my turntable. I'm not disappointed and gives...

great value , ability to plug phone or ipad in


Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: chriscl (

Cambridge Audio Topaz Am 5 BLK


This exemplifies why I buy Cambridge Audio products from Richer Sounds - it arrives prompty, and as always as with Cambridge Audio products, is superb!



Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Stevie1986 (

Product has electrical hum from inside unit


This product should not have been sold. It Has an unacceptably loud electrical hum from the unit. could be heard from across the room. Either Cambridge don't have quality control, or the unit is designed to buzz/hum. Will be contacting Customer service...


not fit for purpose

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: stevio17 (

simple and easy


I had a fair idea of the amplifier that I wanted.The staff though listened to what I wanted and said that the Cambridge Topaz am5 would be an ideal replacement for my pioneer amp when I got home I set up the system to my denon cd player and just...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Jim050550 (

Good value starter amplifier


We bought this amp as a birthday present for our 33 years old son. He is heavily into vinyl and wanted good kit to do it justice. We did not ask him for a make or model but he is delighted with our choice. We were helped and advised well by the...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Djbaggedboy (

just what I needed


I needed a amp to play my turntables on to dj in my place and for £99.99 u can't go wrong...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Reely (

Brilliant Amp with no unnecessary bells or whistles


I was very surprised how clear and powerful the sound was compared with my old amp, for better than I dreamt at the low price. It may not have the extra features of some far more expensive amps, instead it concentrates on getting a clean pure sound -...

clear sound

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: VeeGeee (

Does exactly what I want it to


I'm not an audio whizz but I always go to Richer Sounds because I know they provide excellent value for money, know their stuff, and suggesting this amp for me was no exception. It's easy to set up and use, allows me to not only whack up the volume but...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: NickT99 (

Great compact amp


I bought this amp to power a pair of speakers fed from my TV, replacing an old 55W p/c amp. The AM5 is pleasingly compact and simple to look at, while the tone controls have enabled me to adjust for the compromised acoustical setup of my living room. I...

simple compact design

you can always want more power :-)

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Cenz (

Simple and good quality


As it's sold, a good competent piece of kit without the flashing lights I don't need. Works well

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Frequency range:10 - 30000
Peak power per channel:180
RMS power output per channel (8 Ohm):25
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):82

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Speakers connectivity type:RCA

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Handheld remote control: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8