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HOME CINEMA / HOME CINEMA IN A BOX

Arcam Unleash Dolby TrueHD Cinema

By Oonagh Reidy | Friday | 11/03/2011

The latest home theatre DTS Master Audio system will deliver a top performance every time, says its makers.




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Developed as an affordable way to access Arcam's legendary sound quality, with Dolby TrueHD it offers wide compatibility with files stored on USB or network audio devices and boasts 7x 90W power amplifiers.

For radio lovers it also has a DAB/FM/AM tuner and an in-built Internet radio receiver to tune into stations like BBC World.

Borrowing technologies from its predecessors, the AVR600 receiver and AV888 processor, the new AVR400 it is designed to be the "perfect home cinema receiver," say Arcam.

It also a has a Torino video processor that supports all resolutions up to and including 1080p/60 plus support for 24fps and 3DTV pass-through 

The resulting picture quality is "outstanding" allowing viewers clarity and realistic colour rendition pictures on-screen.

It also connects HDMI v1.4a, compliant with ARC and CEC.

The AVR400 is also suitable for bespoke home theatre rooms and its RS232, IR and 12V control interfaces allow it to be integrated easily into other systems.

It is also comes with an environmental conscience and uses just 0.5W on standby.

Set for release early April, Arcam's latest device will retail for around $3698 and comes in either silver or black.

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