Cambridge Audio Alva Duo

Cambridge Audio Alva Duo

Based on 29 reviews

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Great sound quality
Sleek and stylish design
Versatile with headphone amp and L/R balance
Improves vinyl setup
Affordable price
Not ideal for headphone use due to low volume and hissing
Some reviewers experienced feedback when using it as a preamp connector
Not all reviewers found it to be a significant improvement over other phono preamps


Overall, the Cambridge Audio Alva Duo receives positive reviews for its sleek design, outstanding sound quality, and versatility. Many reviewers praise its ability to improve their vinyl setup and beat out other phono preamps. However, some reviewers note issues with the headphone amp, such as low volume and hissing. Despite this, the Alva Duo is still considered a top-notch phono preamp at an affordable price.


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