Arcam AVR400 Receiver

Regular Price: £1,999.00

Special Price: £999.00

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At an exceptional price is our ex-demonstration model of Arcam's AVR-400 in silver finish. This machine is in mint condition and both looks and sounds as good as the day it was unboxed.


Borrowing features and technology from it's big brother the AVR600, the new Arcam AVR400 is a slightly lower powered version which maintains the class leading sound quality of which Arcam is renowned at a very tempting price.

Featuring seven channels at 90W power output each, this receiver is equipped with the latest high definition surround sound modes Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio.

Five HDMI 1.4a inputs and 1 output will statisfy the needs of most home cinema users, and especially convenient is the audio return channel capability, simplifying your wiring between receiver and TV.

3D video support is of course standard, as is high performance Torini video convesion and scaling - images look amazingly clear and vibrant..

Network streaming of music stored on your computer or NAS drive is a breeze with the AVR400, whilst the low jitter clock and 24 bit 192kHz DACs ensure your tunes sound superb.

With an array of radio options on-board including Internet radio, DAB, AM and FM, the Arcam AVR400 is the perfect audiophile quality receiver to power your system.


Video Inputs

Component video x3
S-Video x4
Composite video x4

Video Outputs

HDMI x1 - includes audio (see below)
Component video x1
Composite video (Zone 2) x1

Audio Inputs

Coaxial Digital x4
Optical Digital x2
Line inputs (RCA/Phono) x6
Multichannel (8x RCA/Phono) x1
Front line in/digital optical x1 (3.5mm jack)
USB x1
Ethernet x1

Audio Outputs

HDMI x1 (including ARC - Audio Return Channel)
Pre-amp out (8x RCA/Phono) x1
Pre-amp out (Zone 2 RCA/Phono) x1
Headphones output (3.5mm jack) x1

Custom Install Connections

RS232 control input x1
iPod control port (for irDock)
12V trigger x2 (Zone 1 & 2, 12V, 100mA)
IR inputs x2 (Zone 1 & 2)

Supported Audio Decoding / Processing

Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital EX
Dolby Digital
Dolby Volume
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS, DTS96/24
DTS-ES (matrix & discrete)
Dolby Pro Logic IIx Movie, Music, Game
Dolby Pro Logic
DTS Neo:6 Cinema, Music

Supported USB/Ethernet Audio Formats

AAC with DRM10 support

Analogue Inputs

Input sensitivity 1V-4V (user adjustable)
Input impedance 47Kohm
Signal to noise ratio (CCIR, 65W) -100dB
Power Amplifier (20Hz-20kHz at 0.1% THD)

Output power 130W p/c (2 channels driven)
Output power 90W p/c (7 channels driven)
THD at 3dB below max power < 0.02%
Residual noise & hum < 0.3mV

Pre-amplifier Output

Maximum level 6V RMS
Output impedance <50ohm
THD+N (20Hz-20kHz) -100dB
Analogue Video

Component video input signal/noise 85dB
Composite video input signal/noise 70dB

Headphones Output

Max output level 4V p-p
Output impedance <5ohm

Power Consupmtion

Maximum 1.5KW
Idle (typical) 100W
Standby <0.5W

Supplied Accessories

CR102 Eight page backlit learning remote
Setup microphone
Owners manual
Power cord
DAB/FM/AM Radio antennas


15.5Kg (34.2lbs) net
20.0Kg (44.1lbs) packed


Width: 435mm (17.3”)
Depth: 425mm (16.7”)
Height: 172mm (6.7”)

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