Peter Bargh

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January 1st, 2010 by Peter Bargh

Reunited with the Hi-Fi

cambridge audio id10 ipod dockI started backing up my CDs using iTunes about two years ago.  The one thing that concerned me was playing them on the iPod didn’t seem like the sound from my trusty hifi through my Linn speakers.

I’m not a Hi-Fi buff, but I do like a decent sound…and the iPod has always been a bit too shallow for my liking.

Recently I hooked it up to the hifi using a jack to two phono through the headphone socket. The sound was better, but still nothing to write home about, and the volume varied from track to track. So I started to look around for an ipod dock…and the first one I came across was the Cambridge Audio iD10. What grabbed me about this was the price…£14.95 from Richer Sounds.

According to a mate, you can easily spend up to two grand on kit to play digital files through the hifi, so 15 quid seemed like a no brainer. I popped along to Mr Richer’s shop in Sheffield and bought one. It doesn’t come with a remote or cable, but I already had the cable, and I’ll access my 5000+ tracks via shuffle. So I parted with £15 and as I write I’m  enjoying the sounds of Unkle.

Just thought I’d let you know that the sound is excellent, the build is good and the price is top!

It’s here if you’re interested in reading more about it: Cambridge Audio iD10 iPod dock

The iD10 is certainly a  Mr Bargh Highly Recommended gadget.

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