Hifi News - Arcam
Arcam HDA Range
Arcam reveal the HDA Range
rcam’s new HDA range is made up of three models, the SA10 Class A B amplifier, the SA20 Class G amplifier and the CDS50 SACD/CD player with network streaming. Each model has digital inputs, IP and RS232 control and comes with a backlit learning remote.
Arcam Muso 2017
Arcam launch a New Muso Speaker and Subwoofer
rcam have relaunched the £199 Arcam Muso speaker and added a brand new subwoofer. The all metal new, Arcam Solo Muso speaker & the Solo Sub have been designed to complement Solo Movie & Music systems, with the same audiophile sound quality and unobtrusive but stylish aesthetic as the rest of the Solo range. Ease of placement and effortless high quality sound are the signature of Solo speakers.
Arcam launch the rPhono - MM and MC Phono Stage
he Arcam rPhono, at £395 is the latest addition to the Arcam rSeries and is both an MM and MC Phono Stage. There are separate RCA inputs at the back for Moving Magnet and Moving Coil cartridges and both of these inputs can be customised to work best with your cartridge. MC cartridges can be precision impedance matching to the rPhono using high-quality trimmers instead of discrete steps. MM cartridges can be matched to a wide variety of rPhono capacitance options. The rPhono also has a rumble filter to filter out rumble from off centre vinyl pressings or warped records.
Arcam launch the rPlay streaming DAC
he Arcam rPlay is an audiophile grade streaming 24/192 DAC with DTS Play-fi, Airplay and UPnP which will retail in Feb 2017 at £399. rPlay is a very unusual DAC in that it doesn't have any digital inputs ! Inputs are Ethernet or Wi-Fi. Outputs from the rPlay are either variable RCA analogue (the rPlay's variable analogue output uses the same volume control as the A49 flagship amplifier), fixed output RCA, or coax S/PDIF digital enabling the rPlay to act as just a streamer connecting to a superior DAC.
Arcam A39 - FMJ Integrated amplifier
Arcam: Christmas Cheer Price Drops on World-class Hi-Fi and AV - Dec 2016
here as many manufacturers are increasing prices, Arcam are reducing prices or not increasing prices on models where production costs have risen. The reduced or held prices will last ‘til Christmas and beyond and are designed to drive business to Arcam. Also the award winning A19 integrated amp is now discontinued due to component supply problems. Arcam have reduced the price of the next two models up, the A29 and A39 to make them more attractive.
Arcam Launch The rHead - Headphone Amp
he Arcam rHead headphone amp at £399 joins the irDAC-II and the MusicBOOST, as the third product in the Arcam headphone product range. The Arcam rHead is a discrete true-linear Class-A analogue headphone amplifier, built for the highest possible performance.
Arcam MusicBoost iPhone Headphone Amplifier + DAC
Arcam Launch The MusicBoost V2 - iPhone Headphone Amp and DAC
rcam have released an update to the MusicBoost - MusicBoost V2. MusicBoost is targeted towards the iPhone 6 and provides extra power and an improved DAC / headphone amp listening experience from an Apple iPhone. Arcam admit that no functionality has been added / improved on in MusicBoost V2 - They've just made a small adjustment to the body of MusicBoost V2 to better accommodate the latest iPhone, the Apple iPhone 6S. MusicBoost V2 has a 6/6S sticker on the box.
Arcam Launch The Arcam irDAC-II - USB DAC / Headphone Amp
he Arcam irDAC-II was first seen at CES 2016 and later at the Bristol HiFi Show 2016 and is an upgraded version of the Arcam irDAC technically an Asynchronous USB DAC - Digital Pre-Amp - Headphone Amp –and Advanced Bluetooth Streamer. In the Arcam irDAC-II both performance and functionality have seen a major upgrade but not the price (£495 vs £399).
Arcam Solo Music
Arcam Launch The Solo Music - One Box System
he Arcam Solo Music combines an SACD/CD player with an 80Watts per channel integrated am into a one box HiFi system. Just add speakers. In today’s world you might expect streaming capabilities the Solo Music and indeed these are offered with streaming to the Solo Music via Bluetooth and also via UPnP network( either wired or wirelessly). Finally an FM/DAB/DAB+ tuner is also on board with the Arcam Solo Music. The Solo MUSIC comes with a multi-page learning backlit remote control.
Arcam Reveal The Arcam irDAC-II - A USB DAC / Headphone Amp
he Arcam irDAC-II is an upgraded version of Arcam's irDAC. The Arcam irDAC-II is being shown at CES 2016 the Global launch will be at the Bristol HiFi Show 2016 in February.
The Arcam irDAC-II will cost £495 in the UK inc VAT - $799 USA + tax and is a USB DAC - Digital Pre-Amp - Headphone Amp - Advanced Bluetooth Receiver and is remote controllable.
Arcam MusicBoost iPhone Headphone Amplifier + DAC
Arcam Launch The MusicBoost - iPhone Headphone Amp and DAC
he Arcam MusicBoost costs £120 and is both an iPhone Headphone Amp and DAC. The portable MusicBoost (as the name suggests) improves the sound of music played back via an iPhone and also doubles the iPhones battery life by taking the headphone driving load so helping protect your iPhone.
Arcam Launch The SR250 - A 2 channel AV Amp
he Arcam SR250 is a 2-Channel AV Receiver that offers both AV Receiver connectivity and functionality combined with Arcam’s 2 channel integrated amp expertise to offer the performance of a High-End stereo Hi-Fi amplifier..
Arcam - Solo Bar +
Arcam Launch The Solo Bar +
he Arcam Solobar + a soundbar and wireless sub woofer ( yours for £995) is an upgrade to Arcam’s existing Solo bar. Best of all is that it’s free to existing Solo bar owners as a software upgrade.
Arcam A29 Integrated Amp - More Info From Audio Affair
he Arcam A29 is an 80W per channel Class G integrated amplifier. Arcam now have four integrated amps ranging through their entry level and award winning A19, the A29 and two larger models the A39 and A49. Audio Affair are pretty excited about the launch of the A29 heralding it as "launch of the year 2015" mind you at around £1.000 its moving into fiercely fought integrated amp territory, with plenty of competition.
Arcam Reveal The A29 Integrated Amp
irst there was the A19 then the A49 and then the A39 so the A29 is a logical continuation and the A29 Integrated Amplifier has now been revealed by Arcam. The A29 is going to cost £995 so it comes in at under £1,000 and pretty much mid way between the A19 and A39.
Arcam release new software enabling vTuner on the UDP411 universal disk player
Tuner enables internet radio and allows access to literally 1000 of internet radio stations some in High Definition. In the world of internet radio High Definition is 320 Kb per second which is top MP3 quality but below CD quality. The good news for Arcam UDP411 owners is that they can download the new software for free and listen to Internet Radio on the UDP411.
Arcam solo bar
Arcam launch the Arcam Solo bar - Soundbar
he Arcam Solo bar costs £800 and is Arcam’s first soundbar. There is a matching Wireless sub woofer called ( not too surprisingly ) the Solo sub that costs an additional £500. As well as performing as a soundbar , the Arcam Solo bar can be used as a compact stereo hifi system or alternatively as a Bluetooth speaker system.
Arcam Songbook App
Arcam Update the Arcam - iPhone , iPad and now Android Songbook App
hink Arcam are saving the best 'til last when they mention at the end of the link below , that the Songbook App is now available for Android devices, via the Google Play Store.
Arcam miniBlink - 'High-Definition Bluetooth' Universal Streaming microDAC now available in the U.K.
fter production delays and stock shortages, the £89 Arcam miniBlink has at last reached retail in quantity.
Arcam A39 - FMJ Integrated amplifier
Arcam reveal the Arcam FMJ A39 - Integrated amp
he circa £1,500 Arcam FMJ A39 Integrated amp will sit between the award winning Arcam A19 integrated amp and it’s much bigger brother the 200 watts per channel Arcam A49 integrated amp.
ARCAM CDS27 - FMJ CD Player
Arcam reveal the Arcam FMJ CDS27 CD , SACD and Network Audio Player
he circa £800 Arcam FMJ CDS27 offers UPnP streaming combined with SACD/CD playback ticking most of the boxes in the HiFi Enthusiasts shopping list.
The Arcam FMJ CDS27’s uses TI/Burr Brown PCM1794 chips coupled with a linear phase Bessel output filter and high precision re-clocking system and dedicated power supply. This combination ensures a very high level of sound quality.
Arcam C49 - pre amp
Arcam launch the Arcam C49 Pre amp and headphone amp
he top of the range £2750 Arcam FMJ C49 is both a pre amp and headphone amp and the natural partner for the Arcam FMJ P49 power amp.
Arcam P49 - Power amp
Arcam launch the Arcam P49 Power amp
he £3,000 Arcam P49 power amp, ( first seen at the Munich High End HiFi Show 2014) is Arcam’s top of the range stereo power amp.
Arcam FMJ A49 - Integrated amp - now available
he R.R.P. £3750 ( but available for less) Arcam A49 integrated amp (first seen at CES 2014) is Arcam’s most powerful integrated amp ever. The fully balanced Arcam A49 uses a combination of traditional Class A married with Class G amplification to deliver 200 watts per channel (into 8 ohms).
Arcam miniBlink Bluetooth receiver - More Info
he new Arcam miniBlink is a Bluetooth receiver and DAC for all Bluetooth music devices.
Arcam re-launch the Arcam airDAC - AirPlay & UPnP Wireless DAC
rcam are re-launching the £400 GBP - $700 USD - $700 AUD Arcam airDAC in April 2014. The re-launch is due to AirPlay component shortages, but has also offered Arcam the chance to upgrade the Arcam airDAc with new capabilities & a new app. The Arcam airDAC now has markedly increased cross-platform functionality with UPnP streaming and a new free SongBook UPnP Control App.
Arcam Songbook App
Arcam launch the Arcam Songbook and Songbook+ Free Apps for the iPhone and iPad
rcam Songbook and Songbook+ are New Free iPhone / iPad Apps. These Arcam SongBook Apps control streaming to the Arcam airDAC, AVR range and Arcam Solo Neo System.
Arcam launch the rDock-uni - iPhone/iPad/iPod docking station
he Arcam rDock-uni is a £200 UK audiophile iPhone/iPad/iPod docking station. Featuring the new Lightning connector for all current iDevices and USB for older ones, the user just has to Dock & Play!
Arcam launch the miniBlink Bluetooth receiver
he Arcam miniBlink is a simple, pocket sized (and rather attractive) Bluetooth receiver designed to allow absolutely any Hi-Fi system to receive music from a smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac computer. The Arcam miniBlink uses the renowned aptX™ transmission system meaning a crystal clear sound with quick and simple pairing of devices.
Arcam launch the A49 integrated amplifier
rcam has unleashed at CES 2014 the new A49, a 200 Watt per channel stereo integrated Amplifier. The new amp, the most powerful stereo amplifier the company have produced, and is no 'run-of-the-mill' circuit design either, featuring a Class G power amplifiers with 50 Watts of Class A power in the first instance.
Arcam confirm the U.K. release date and price for the irDAC
he Arcam irDAC will be released in mid-June
Arcam confirm the U.K. release date and price for the airDAC
aunched at CES, the Arcam airDAC is the latest model in Arcam's mini DAC range, designed to bring AirPlay streaming to your hi-fi.
Arcam Muso - Speaker
Arcam launch the Arcam Muso - Speaker
he £225 per speaker Arcam Muso is a 2 way , steel bodied, front ported speaker equally happy on its side ( as a centre channel ) or conventionally mounted. Combined with the Arcam Logo Sub-Woofer - the Arcam Muso / Logo speaker combination offers many possibilities all the way to a 5.1, or beyond AV speaker system.
Arcam launches an IR enabled version of the mighty rDAC at CES.
rcam launches an IR enabled version of the mighty rDAC at CES.
Arcam launch the Arcam UDP411 - Universal player
he £1,200 Arcam UDP411 is a Universal disk spinner capable of playing CDs , SACDs and video stored on Blu-Ray or DVD disks. In addition it's a Network audio Player capable of decoding up to 24 bit / 192 kHz Computer Audio files.
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