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Cambridge Audio BT100

Bluetooth® wireless audio receiver for DacMagic Plus

Item # 779BT100

Plug this compact adapter into your Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus for convenient wireless audio playback with...

Plug this compact adapter into your Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus for convenient wireless audio playback with...

Item # 779BT100

In stock
C$129.99

About the Cambridge Audio BT100

Enjoy wireless Bluetooth® convenience

Plug this compact adapter into your Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus for convenient wireless audio playback with Bluetooth-enabled devices. Listen to music playing from your laptop computer or iPad® on your home audio system while surfing the web, or enjoy your favorite MP3 tunes from a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. You won't need to physically connect either device to your DAC, thanks to the BT100's 33-foot wireless range. Best of all, if your smartphone, tablet, or computer supports high-end CSR aptX® Bluetooth audio, you can stream near CD-quality music from your device to the DacMagic Plus.

Enjoy wireless Bluetooth® convenience

Plug this compact adapter into your Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus for convenient wireless audio playback with Bluetooth-enabled devices. Listen to music playing from your laptop computer or iPad® on your home audio system while surfing the web, or enjoy your favorite MP3 tunes from a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. You won't need to physically connect either device to your DAC, thanks to the BT100's 33-foot wireless range. Best of all, if your smartphone, tablet, or computer supports high-end CSR aptX® Bluetooth audio, you can stream near CD-quality music from your device to the DacMagic Plus.


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Product highlights:

  • compatible with the Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus
  • play music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled cell phones, MP3 players, and computers
  • CSR aptX® technology for outstanding stereo sound quality with compatible Bluetooth devices
  • wireless range: approximately 33 feet
  • 15/16"W x 7/16"H x 15/16"D
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # S10464K

What's in the box:

  • Bluetooth audio receiver
  • USB dock (with attached 47" USB extension cable terminated by a male USB type-A connector)
  • Quick Start Guide

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Overview: Simply plug in the Cambridge Audio BT100 Bluetooth Audio Receiver into the Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus or CX series component's rear-panel USB (type-A) port for wireless music streaming from many of today's most popular Bluetooth supporting devices; such as iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone, Android tablet, and Mac or Windows PC. The BT100 even supports the high-quality Bluetooth aptX CODEC, so you can stream audiophile quality music from your Bluetooth-enabled source device to the DacMagic Plus or CX series component.

DacMagic Plus Compatible: The Cambridge Audio BT100 Bluetooth Audio Receiver is specifically designed for Cambridge Audio's DacMagic Plus (779DACMPLB/S, sold separately) and CX series components. The BT100 can be plugged directly into the DacMagic Plus or CX series component's rear-panel USB (type-A) port, or you can use the included USB dock mount to connect the BT100.

Bluetooth A2DP: The Cambridge Audio BT100 supports Bluetooth A2DP wireless audio streaming. This means you can wirelessly stream music from your Bluetooth enabled iPhone, smartphone, iPad, tablet, or computer to your connected DacMagic Plus or CX series component.

Note: The Cambridge Audio BT100 does not support Bluetooth AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) or HFP (Hands Free Profile).

aptX Audio Enhancement: Bluetooth aptX, which is featured on a growing number of Android mobile devices as well as MacBooks and Apple desktop computers, allows audio to be broadcast wirelessly in significantly higher quality than over standard Bluetooth. You'll instantly notice more extensive dynamic range, deeper bass, and crystal-clear top end. Standard Bluetooth has an extremely variable performance and its weaknesses are very apparent to music lovers. Common complaints include a reduction in high-end clarity, muddiness or dullness in the midrange, and its reduced signal-to-noise ratio can cause listener fatigue. Conversely, Bluetooth aptX has a fixed performance standard to guarantee a consistently high-quality wireless music transfer. With almost CD-quality reproduction to offer, you'll instantly experience significantly greater dynamics and infinitely more detail from your favorite music.

Pairing: Your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer must be paired with the BT100, initially.

Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Cambridge Audio BT100.

Compatible Music Sources: The range of music available from today's smartphones, laptops, and computers is almost endless. In addition to music stored on your smartphone, tablet or computer; online music services like Pandora, iHeart Radio, Spotify, Rhapsody, SiriusXM, and of course other internet radio sources can be wirelessly transmitted to the BT100.

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Customer Q&A

7 questions already asked

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Does it work with IPhone or I pad with a Cd quality?
[ Christian  Mar 27, 2020 ]
6 answers
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I do not have a iPhone or iPad. It works with my Android phone.
[ Kam  Mar 28, 2020 ]
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YES, ITS VERY NICE
[ HUGO  Mar 28, 2020 ]
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Yes. I use it with an iphone 7.
[ Harold  Mar 27, 2020 ]
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Love it with my iPad. Works great. I used online manual to set it up properly.
[ Gregory  Mar 27, 2020 ]
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Works with my iPhone, sound quality is good, maybe not quite CD quality. I don't have any problems with it
[ DALE  Mar 27, 2020 ]
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Yes it will work with any Bluetooth capable device and as far as quality to me it sounds very good
[ MIKE  Mar 27, 2020 ]
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Will this work with the CXA80 amplifier?
[ Bill  Mar 03, 2020 ]
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This is the unit that I use mine with.
[ Harold  Mar 27, 2020 ]
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It works perfect with CXA80
[ Manbir  Mar 04, 2020 ]
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Yes
[ ANDREW  Mar 03, 2020 ]
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does it stream 192 khz quality music with the wireless connection?
[ Tony  Jul 18, 2019 ]
4 answers
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Yes B T 100 streams 192 kHz music
[ JOE E  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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yes
[ M  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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Very good
[ CHAU  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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Yes very good
[ CHAU  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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What is the effective Bluetooth range?
[ C Michael  Mar 26, 2018 ]
3 answers
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i run without interruption at 100'.
[ Gregory  Apr 29, 2019 ]
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30 feet
[ JOE E  Mar 27, 2018 ]
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That's a question for the seller. I don't know the specs off hand and don't have time to search the manual. I can say it works throughout my 650 sq ft apartment. BUT here's the big BUT: it's very shoddy. It's been cutting out recently. Day one was fine with mp3 files in QuickTime and in iTunes. Streaming YouTube in Safari no - very choppy (sound cuts in and out a lot) and then big .wav files also cut in and out constantly. This is all from my laptop in an adjacent room with open doors between. So I'm not impressed. I'm used to the Bluetooth connection on my UE Boom and my Sony wireless headphones which are both faultless and reliable. I'm afraid this Bluetooth device was a waste of money for me. If I learn how to fix it I'll update this answer. Thanks.
[ madeleine  Mar 26, 2018 ]
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Will this work with the Cambridge CXU (non-HD version)?
[ Tom  Mar 11, 2018 ]
3 answers
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Not familiar with that unit, but if states Bluetooth optional, am going to say yes.
[ John  Mar 17, 2018 ]
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I believe the player must have a dedicated spot for the Bluetooth receiver. I could be wrong though. Contact Cambridge Audio through Facebook messenger. They are really good at getting back to you.
[ Robert  Mar 17, 2018 ]
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sorry, i don't know
[ michael  Mar 12, 2018 ]
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Will this work with Cambridge Audio DacMagic 100?
[ David  Feb 27, 2016 ]
4 answers
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Very good
[ CHAU  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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If I remember right I originally got a Dac Magic 100 and was advised that I needed a Dac Magic Plus for the BT100 to work. I am very pleased with the Dac Magic Plus/BT100 setup... very good sound.. Hope this helps you...
[ Jeffrey  Feb 27, 2016 ]
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Yes it will. Just have to pair the 2 devices and will bluetooth
[ Blue Sky Lawn  Feb 27, 2016 ]
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No, it does not. It works with the DacMagic Plus.
[ James  Feb 27, 2016 ]
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is this compatible with the Pioneer VSX-824 receiver?
[ John  Mar 04, 2015 ]
1 answer
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The Cambridge Audio BT100 Bluetooth Audio Receiver is specifically designed to work with Cambridge Audio's DacMagic Plus. A product like the Peachtree BT1 will work with nearly any receiver: http://www.crutchfield.com/p_731BT1/Peachtree-Audio-BT1.html
[ Jeff  Mar 05, 2015 ]  Staff
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