Arcam AVR 550 Dolby Atmos Receiver

Arcam AVR 550 Dolby Atmos Receiver

Placed literally in the middle of the range, the AVR550 offers a level of sound quality  that is far above competing receivers, these AVRs are audiophile products by any measure. Equally at home with high resolution surround sound or two-channel music, they deliver stunning realism with everything from heavy- weight blockbusters to your favourite concert video.

Further enhancing the performance of the new AVR550 and AVR850, Arcam has also included the very latest room correcting technology from Dirac Research. Dirac Live® for Arcam gives the dealer the ability to tune the acoustic performance of the system to any room situation giving the listener the best possible experience in their own home.

Together with Arcam’s legendary amplifier technology, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X deliver captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience. Whether you are listening to music, movies, television shows or playing your favourite video games, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X deliver the full impact of the entertainment experience. Note: for a 7.1.4 system, an additional 4-channel amplifier (or two 2-channel power amplifiers) is required.

Both video and audio stages are designed to embrace both current and upcoming technologies. HDMI2.0a with HDCP2.2 4K “Ultra HD” and 3D video capability are built in.

An internal tuner provides a fully integrated FM / DAB / DAB+ (in appropriate markets) radio solution.   Worldwide access to internet radio stations is provided through the network connection, which also interfaces to UPnP audio servers.  The USB port supports memory devices.

Control is possible via Ethernet, enabling it to be fully integrated with whole house control systems, or via the iOS MusicLife UPnP/control app. RS232, 12V triggers and standard IR control are also included.

The AVR550 & AVR850 are designed in the UK.

AVR550 £2699

Dirac Live room correction

Continuous power output, per channel, 8Ω (AVR550)2 channels driven, 20Hz – 20kHz, <0.02% THD – 110W2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD – 125W7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD – 90WResidual noise & hum (A-wtd) – <0.15mV

Audio Performance (Stereo line inputs)Signal/noise ratio (A-wtd, stereo direct) – 110dBFrequency response – 20Hz—20kHz ± 0.1dB

Video InputsHDMI – x7 (6 x HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2, 1 x MHL compatible)

Video OutputsHDMI – Z1 x2 (out1 ARC, HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2, out2 HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2), Z2 x1 (HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2)

Audio InputsHDMI – x7, Coax SPDIF – x4, Toslink – x2, RCA Phono – x6,3.5mm aux, USB input, Ethernet Client, Internet Radio, ARC (from display)

Audio Outputs7.1.4 Pre-amp output – 12x RCA PhonoZone 2 output – RCA Phono

Radio TunerFM / DAB / DAB+ (in appropriate markets)

Supported Surround Modes IncludeDolby Atmos, Dolby SurroundDTS:X, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete, DTS-ES 6.1 Matrix, DTS 5.1

General12V Trigger x2IR in x26V rSeries PSU x1Power consumption (max) – 1.5kW (approx. 5200 BTU/hour)Power consumption (standby) – <0.5W

Dimensions & Weights (AVR550)W x D (inc. speaker terminals) x H (inc. feet) – 433 x 425 x 171mmWeight (net) – 15.5kgWeight (packed) – 18.8kg

EAN/UPC code (AV550)5 060133 602514

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