Cambridge Audio Alva TT Direct Drive Turntable with Bluetooth aptX HD

R49,990.00 Incl. VAT

Bluetooth aptX HD – Wireless Hi-Res streaming. Place the turntable anywhere.

Built-In Phonostage – No need for extra boxes. Keep your setup simple.

Direct Drive – Consistent drive speed with pitch-perfect audio reproduction.

Pre-installed High Output MC Cartridge – Pristine musical detail. No tricky setup.

British-made single-Piece Tonearm – Lightweight and strong. Tracks your records flawlessly.

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Description

Alva TT. Just Add Vinyl.

You’ve spent years building your record collection. You’ve dedicated weekends to searching for hidden gems in record stores and carefully curating your discoveries. You worked hard because you love music. We worked hard creating Alva TT because we love music too.

The World’s First Bluetooth aptX HD Turntable

Built-in Bluetooth aptX HD liberates your record player from the hi-fi rack. With the freedom to place Alva TT anywhere you like, your records are invited into the limelight. Your music can be streamed from Alva TT to any compatible Bluetooth receiver at up to 24bit/48kHz Hi-Res quality.

Integrated Phonostage

Alva TT’s custom-designed, integrated phono stage simplifies the process of a physical connection – removing the need for extra boxes in your set-up. This phono stage builds on the success of our award-winning, 5-star standalone pre-amplifiers, the Alva Solo and Alva Duo, reducing unwanted noise while preserving the characteristic warmth of your vinyl.

MC Cartridge Pre Installed

The cartridge on the Alva TT is pre-installed. There’s no tricky set-up needed, and it’s perfectly matched to the other components in the turntable.

We opted for a High-output Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an exposed cantilever design.  It reduces unwanted resonance and vibration, delivers high levels of gain and outstanding musical detail during playback.

Protect Your Turntable

Your records are your prized possessions, so we include a detachable dust cover with the Alva TT to protect whatever your spinning.

Direct Drive

Rather than go for a Belt Drive system with the ALVA TT, we opted for a medium-torque Direct Drive. Over time, the elastic used on a Belt Drive turntable can stretch and will need to be replaced. As a result of this wear, Belt Drive turntables traditionally have a less accurate playback speed than their Direct Drive cousins. This isn’t a problem on the ALVA TT – it has just 0.06% Wow and Flutter. This means far better pitch stability – particularly during longer, more sustained musical notes.

POM Platter

Complimenting the Direct-Drive motor, the platter on the Alva TT is both dense and heavy. It’s made from Polyoxymethylene (POM), a high-tech engineering thermoplastic used in precision parts requiring high stiffness and excellent dimensional stability. The weight of the platter, coupled with our medium torque Direct-Drive motor, ensures excellent speed stability during playback of your records.

British-made Single Piece Tonearm

The Alva TT uses a classic British-made one-piece tonearm. There are no joints, giving it the best possible grounding for the cartridge and offering extremely low friction.

It’s designed to retrieve the maximum amount of sonic detail from the cartridge and therefore your records.


SPECIFICATIONS

Drive Type – Direct Drive
Turntable Speeds – 33 1/3, 45 rpm
Motor Torque – 1.6kg/cm
Wow & Flutter – <0.1%
Turntable Platter – POM (Polyoxymethylene)
Diameter – 305mm
Tonearm Type – One piece aluminium casting
Tonearm Effective Length – 238mm
Tonearm Overhang – 17.2mm
Tonearm Effective Mass – 11g
Phono Stage Gain @ 1kHz – 42dB
Phono Stage Nominal Output (with CA cartridge) – 250m Vrms
Phono Stage Equivalent Input Noise (A-weighted) – 0.1u Vrms
Phono Stage RIAA Curve Accuracy – +/- 0.3dB 30Hz-20Hz
Phono Stage Signal/Noise Ratio (ref 1V out, 20-20K BW) – >90dB
Phono Stage THD+N 1kHz – 0.0025%
Phono Stage Input Impedance – 47kΩ
Phono Stage Input Capacitance – 320pF
Audio Outputs – RCA line level
Bluetooth – SBC, aptX, aptX HD
Power Supply – AC 100-240V, 60/50Hz
Power Consumption – 6W Approx, 20W max, <0.5W (Standby)
Dimensions (W x H x D) – 435 x 139 x 368mm
Weight – 11kg
Cartridge Type – High Output Moving Coil
Cartridge Frequency Response – +/- 1dB 30Hz-20kHz
Cartridge Stylus – Elliptical
Cartridge Cantilever – Aluminum
Cartridge Output Level – 2mV @ 1kHz
Cartridge Tracking Force – 2g
Cartridge Recommended Load – 47kΩ

 

Additional information

Weight 13 kg
Dimensions 50 × 40 × 30 cm

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