Arcam AVR20 Home Theatre Receiver


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The all new Arcam AVR20 is that sweet-spot in the range that combines affordability with outstanding performance, something Arcam have always excelled in.  It also puts your foot in the door for higher channel audio codecs, increasing from 12 potential channels to 16!

The design of the HDA range draws upon all of Arcam’s experience as one of the UK’s most respected audio companies, to produce Arcam’s best performing range of audio products yet – using the best quality components and engineering practices, the HDA range is designed and built to give you years of listening enjoyment.

The AVR20 is a high-performance audio/visual receiver that delivers stunning realism for the ultimate home cinema experience. With an impressive 16-channel surround solution and featuring all the latest CODECs from Dolby, DTS and IMAX Enhanced, the AVR20 exemplifies sound quality and engineering excellence.

The AVR20 features the efficient class AB amplification for a level of transparency that delivers the most captivating sound. Audiophile listening experiences are optimised with full 16-channel Dirac calibration on board as well as simple streaming with a mobile device using the native app of choice via Apple AirPlay2 or Google Chromecast.


• Dolby Atmos & DTS:X 9.1.6 decoding
• 4K (UHD) HDMI2.0b with HDCP2.2
• 7 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, eARC compatible
• Dirac Live® for Arcam room correction
• ESS 9026PRO audiophile DAC
• Class AB power amplification - Uses toroidal transformer
Wifi / Ethernet, RS232 and IR control
• Google Cast/UPnP capability for streaming audio
• Bluetooth
• Free MusicLife iOS UPnP and control app

Continuous power output, per channel, 8Ω/4Ω 

• 2 channels driven, 20Hz - 20kHz, <0.02% THD 110W/175W 
• 2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD 125W/190W 
• 7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD 90W/110W 
• Residual noise & hum (A-wtd) <0.15mV

Stereo Line Inputs

• Maximum input 4.5V rms 
• Nominal sensitivity 1V, 2V, 4V (user adjustable) 
• Input impedance 47kΩ 
• Signal/noise ratio (A-wtd ref 100W) normal/stereo direct 100dB/110dB 
• Frequency response 20Hz—20kHz ± 0.2dB

Preamplifier Outputs

• Nominal output level 1V RMS (max. 5V RMS) 
• Output impedance 560Ω 
• THD+N (20Hz—20kHz) –100dB

Headphone Output

• Maximum output level into 32Ω 5Vrms 
• Output impedance <100Ω General


• Mains voltage 110–120V or 220–240V, 50–60Hz 
• Power consumption (maximum) 1.5kW (Thermal dissipation approx. 5200 BTU/hour)
• Power consumption (idle, typical) 100W (Thermal dissipation approx. 340 BTU/hour) 
• Power consumption (standby) <0.5W 
• Dimensions W x D (including speaker terminals) x H (including feet) 433 x 425 x 171mm 
• Weight (net) 16.6kg 
• Weight (packed) 19.9kg

Due to the bespoke nature of our high-end music systems this product is not available to be purchased online. Please contact us for personalized service from one of our team of experts.