Cambridge Audio SX80 Speakers
Compact rear ported speaker that is totally designed in London with a price that is easy on your wallet.
Amplifier friendly - means they are easy to drive - and are very well finished.
Bringing you a big, room-filling sound, the Cambridge Audio SX80 speakers demand you to take notice.
About Cambridge Audio SX80 Speaker
Using two bass woofers and a large cabinet, the Cambridge Audio SX80s are no shrinking violets! Whether you're into Drum and Bass, full orchestral or rock music turned up to '11', the SX80s deliver a powerful, full-range sound that does justice to the whole of the frequency response.
Tailor The Sound: Need the speakers to be close to the wall and find the sound too bass heavy? Cambridge Audio has the answer. Supplied with foam bung inserts, the bass response can be 'damped' and toned down by simply inserting the bungs into the bass ports.
Advanced Driver Technology: SX Series speakers all make use of mid bass drivers that are made from treated paper. This might not sound terribly high tech, but the impressive strength to weight ratio is matched by excellent tonality so instrumentation sounds clear, well defined and believable. Taking care of the higher frequencies is a soft dome tweeter made from treated silk that offers the same balance of realism and refinement.
Attention To Detail: Great care and attention has gone into the design of the crossovers in SX Series. As they are entirely responsible for ensuring that each driver receives the correct frequency, the Cambridge engineers have worked hard to deliver this requirement as efficiently as possible. Timing and stereo imaging are accurate because the phase remains completely linear from top to bottom.
Quality Construction: Made from dense MDF rather than flimsy chipboard, the SX80s are built to last. That solid construction also has a knock-on effect in helping to improve the sound quality through higher cabinet rigidity. Other neat design features that we love include the recessed drive units with hidden fixing bolts, making sure the front the panel looks every bit as smooth as the sound.
Ideal For Home Theatre: With matching centre and surround sound speakers available, the Cambridge Audio SX80 is ideal as part of a surround sound speaker system. The large size and powerful sound of these floorstanding speakers makes them perfect for front AV speakers. With a similar sonic balance to the other SX-series speakers you get a smooth, uniform sound right the way around your room for a totally enveloping sound. The perfect speakers for hearing the bigger picture, the Cambridge Audio SX80s simply can't be ignored.
Work With Stereo: Please don't assume that the SX-80's are only suitable for home theatre systems. They will also be very happy hooked up to something like a Cambridge AXA-35 stereo amplifier (or even the cheaper AXA-25) in a small to medium sized room. Please phone our friendly and experienced staff to discuss your personal requirements.
Our Take On The SX80's
These are a good choice if you don't want to pay more and don't like speaker stands. They have an understated and neat presentation and at the price-point obviously have limitations...but if you have a smaller room (say 6m x 4m or less) and don't intend to "crank" the volume, are not an audiophile then the SX-80's may just fit the bill. You will find them a recommendation in our budget friendly stereo and surround sound systems. It would also be a smart move to think about buying the Cambridge SX-120 powered subwoofer. This will nicely round out the bottom end and its foot print is easy on floor space.
Main Features & Specifications
- Design: 3-Driver, 2-Way Floorstanding Speaker
- Enclosure: Vented/Bass Reflex
- Woofer Technology: 2 x 165mm Woofers
- Tweeter: 1 x 25mm Silk Dome Tweeter with Neodymium magnets.
- Power Recommendation: Typically match with Amplifier/Receiver 40–100 Watts RMS - Must be 'clean' power
- Cabinet Finish: Matte Black
- Impedance: Nominal 8 Ohms
- Frequency Response: 40–20kHz
- Sensitivity: 87dB
- Speaker Terminals: Heavy duty and will accept bare wire or banana plugs
- Feet: Supplied with spikes for carpet. Add spike feet (sold separately) for timber/tile flooring.
- Dimensions(WxHxD): 200 x 950 x 276mm
- Nett Weight: 13.1Kg each
- Manufacturer's Warranty: 5 Years
Note: Features & Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice. E&OE.