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Are you telling me Cambridge Audio constructed an amplifier … out of a DeLorean?

Are you telling me Cambridge Audio constructed an amplifier … out of a DeLorean?

The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer, with a DeLorean DMC-12 in the background.
Cambridge Audio

Pioneering British hi-fi maker Cambridge Audio has simply unveiled a particular version of one among its hottest built-in amplifier/community participant combos that will make Marty McFly proud. The Evo 150 DeLorean Edition is out there right now for $3,199, and it celebrates the partnership of the 2 iconic firms with a brushed metal look that pays homage to the well-known DMC-12 sports activities automobile and its new EV.

“The means I see it, in case you’re gonna construct a sound system right into a automobile, why not do it with some fashion?” OK, in order that’s not fairly what Doc Brown stated in Back to the Future. But car fans following the discharge of DeLorean’s new electrical sports activities automobile, the Alpha5, which is alleged to be coming later this 12 months, will instantly know that its in-car system has been designed by Cambridge Audio, which signed on because the DeLorean Motor Company’s official audio accomplice in 2022. As the automobile’s launch nears, the Evo 150 DeLorean Edition marks the primary Cambridge product to bear DeLorean’s affect.

  • 1. The DeLorean DMC-12
  • 2. The DeLorean Alpha5

The special-edition Evo 150 built-in amplifier and community music streamer mixture comes with two interchangeable magnetic physique kits — one which bears the traditional 80s DMC brand and black grille of the gullwing-doored Back to the Future automobile, and one with the all brushed-steel paneling and trendy DeLorean brand of the Alpha5.

And if that isn’t retro sufficient for you, Cambridge Audio additionally introduced right now that its total Evo vary can be getting an over-the-air software program replace in May that brings traditional dwell VU meters to the Evo’s 6.8-inch LCD display screen. Don’t fear, although, the display screen nonetheless has all of its different features, akin to displaying album art work.

The new VU meter software upgrade on the Cambridge Audio Evo 150.
Cambridge Audio

The award-winning all-in-one built-in amplifier and community participant is a top-tier hi-fi unit that options 150 watts per channel of energy (not 1.21 Gigawatts, fortunately) flowing to your audio system, the identical high-quality ESS SABRE ES9018k2m Reference DAC (digital to analog converter), and a built-in shifting magnet (MM) phono enter for connecting a turntable.

Cambridge Audio’s glorious StreamMagic Gen 4 platform controls issues properly, wrangling all of your streaming music providers, and Bluetooth aptX HD implies that you additionally get hi-res playback from appropriate units. Plus, in case you’re in search of a multi-room music setup, the Evo 150 (and its much less highly effective and cheaper sibling, the Evo 75) are appropriate with with Google Home, Apple Airplay, and Roon multiroom methods.

The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer – new DeLorean logo.
Cambridge Audio
The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer – classic DMC logo.
Cambridge Audio
The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer – classic DMC logo.
Cambridge Audio
The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer – new DeLorean logo.
Cambridge Audio
The volume dial of the Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer.
Cambridge Audio
The rear of the Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer – new DeLorean logo.
Cambridge Audio

“From Day One, the connection between our two manufacturers has been fueled by a daring angle and an emotional connection to the music all of us love,” says James Johnson-Flint, proprietor of Cambridge Audio. “DeLorean evokes real ardour, and mirrors Cambridge’s method to music in the whole lot it does. This particular version of one among our most cherished merchandise reveals the naked bones of the Evo 150 in all its glory and displays the design attributes which have made DeLorean iconic.”

“We are super-excited to proceed our partnership with Cambridge. Both our manufacturers have put their stamp on the previous and are nonetheless dedicated to defining the longer term,” explains Cameron Wynne, chief model officer for DeLorean. “Motoring and music have all the time gone hand in hand. This DeLorean Edition is the proper solution to present your love of each, even whenever you’re not having fun with the open highway.”

The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition is out there now in North America for $3,199 from the Cambridge Audio web site and chosen retailers.









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March 14, 2024 at 03:07PM

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