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Cambridge Alva TT Review Rundown

Cambridge AudioPublished on 21 Mar 2021Last Edited on 16 Sep 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*

Overview

Photo of Cambridge Audio Alva TT Turntable with Bluetooth aptX HD
Neoscore* 79%
  • Deep, controlled bass
  • Wireless connection
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

Cambridge Audio Alva TT is the world's first hi-res wireless turntable. It turns the vinyl's analogue signal into 24bit/48kHz aptX HD Bluetooth information. It exhibits all the audio strengths that's seen vinyl endure as a viable format.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

techradar[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
Cambridge Audio Alva TT is the first direct-drive turntable to offer wireless connectivity. It's also the first to offer hi-res 24bit/48kHz aptX HD streaming. It will cost £1500 / $1700 (around AU$2750) when it hits stores in April.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Powerful, detailed sound
  • Easy-to-use phono stage
  • Easy to set up
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

trustedreviews[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 70%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
Cambridge Alva TT is the world's first hi-res wireless turntable. Uses direct drive to turn the platter, rather than a belt-driven motor. Offers 24bit/48kHz aptX HD Bluetooth streaming at a hi-resolution of 24 megabits per second.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Gorgeous design
  • Intuitive, intuitive timing
  • Impressive sound quality
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

whathifi[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 87%
Reviewers from Whathifi have found the following[***]:
Cambridge Audio Alva TT is the first turntable to offer Bluetooth connectivity. It's the only deck at the time of writing to offer aptX HD Bluetooth support. The Alva serves up a weighty helping of bass, but also plenty of texture and definition here, too.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Built-in phono stage
  • Easy-to-use controls
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ Cambridge Audio Alva TT turntable review. Techradar. 22 February 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ Cambridge Audio Alva TT Review. Trustedreviews. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ Cambridge Audio Alva TT review. Whathifi. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  5. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  6. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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