Arcam HOME CINEMA Arcam AVR 850
Arcam HOME CINEMA Arcam AVR 850 Arcam HOME CINEMA Arcam AVR 850

Arcam AVR 850


€ 5,690.00

7 x 100 W AV Receiver, Class G Amplifier, Dolby Atmos 7.1.4

7 x HDMI Inputs, 3 x HDMI Outputs - 4K (UHD) HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2
Dirac room correction, AM / FM / DAB + tuner, Network compatible incl. Internet radio.

Multiple test winner:


"Outstanding" (1 +); reference class

Price / Performance: "adequate", "highlight"

"You just have to experience the AVR850 in action: This AV receiver is a sonic high-flyer that sets an example in music and film. Home theater perfectionists and music lovers will really enjoy the AV racer. There may be more fully-featured receivers, but no one will pass by tonally at the Arcam. An absolute highlight, the AVR850 from Arcam! "


very good "(92 of 100 points); reference class

"Reference", "Highlight"

"Arcam's top receiver AVR850 impresses with excellent sound, a sophisticated automatic calibration and powerful performance. With 4K compatibility and 3D sound, the equipment is state-of-the-art, but only wireless fans will not get their money's worth. "

As one of the few audio specialists in the world to design AV receivers, Arcam has developed a reputation for balancing a finely honed technical specification with world class audio performance. The AVR390, AVR550 & AVR850 are, quite simply, the highest performing AV receiver's Arcam has ever made.

  • Dolby Atmos & DTS: X 7.1.4 decoding
  • 4K (UHD) HDMI2.0a with HDCP2.2
  • 7 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, ARC compatible
  • Dirac Live® for Arcam room correction
  • Spotify ® Connect enabled
  • Cirrus CS42528 audiophile DAC
  • Class G power amplification
  • Ethernet, RS232 and IR control
  • Free MusicLife iOS UPnP and control app

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 heavyweight blockbusters to your favorite concert video.

Further enhancing the performance of the AVR390, AVR550 & AVR850, Arcam also has the very latest room correcting technology from Dirac Research. Dirac Live® for Arcam gives the best possible experience in their own home to the dealer or end-user.

Together with Arcam's Legendary Amplifier Technology, Dolby Atmos & DTS: X deliver captivating sound that places and moves to anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment to life all around the audience. Whether you are listening to music, watching movies, watching television or playing your favorite video games, Dolby Atmos & DTS: X deliver the full impact of the entertainment experience. Note: For an 7.1.4 system, 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 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.

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

Technical Specifications

Continuous power output, per channel, 8Ω / 4Ω (AVR850)
2 channels driven, 20Hz - 20kHz, <0.02% THD - 120W / 200W
2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD - 130W / 210W
7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD - 100W / 180W
Residual noise & hum (A-wtd) - <0.15mV

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

Video inputs
HDMI - x7 (6 x HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2, 1 x MHL compatible)

Video Outputs
HDMI - Z1 x2 (out1 ARC, HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2, out2 HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2) Z2 x1 (HDMI2.0a, HDCP2.2)

Audio Inputs
HDMI - x7, Coax SPDIF - x4, Toslink - x2, RCA Phono - x6,
3.5mm aux, USB input, Ethernet client, Internet radio, ARC (from display)

Audio Outputs
7.1.4 Pre-amp output - 12x RCA Phono
Zone 2 output - RCA phono

Radio tuner
FM / DAB / DAB + (in appropriate markets)

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

12V trigger x2
IR in x2
6V rSeries PSU x1
Power consumption (max) - 1.5kW (approx 5200 BTU / hour)
Power consumption (standby) - <0.5W

Dimensions & Weights (AVR850)
W x D (inc speaker terminals) x H (inc. Feet) - 433 x 425 x 171mm
Weight (net) - 16.7kg
Weight (packed) - 20.0kg

EAN / UPC code (AV850)
5 060133 602521