Arcam AV40 AV Pre Amp Processor (Open Box)

Our Price £2,799.00 RRP £4,399.00 Save: £1,600.00
The Arcam AV40 Processor provides a stunning home cinema experience, with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced surround sound for immersive, 3D audio. Featuring 4K UHD, 7 HDMI inputs and 16 channel processing, the Arcam AV40 also includes Bluetooth and Airplay 2 for music streaming, creating an true home entertainment hub.

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With quality audio/video processing, the Arcam AV40 is a utility addition for home theatre systems and has been designed to give a power-packed performance. Engineered construction of the processor ensures enhanced home cinema experience. The 16-channel Arcam processor supports most of the codec formats including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced. Support for 4K resolution, Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth make it a versatile device for entertainment. The AV40 processor gives you the best experience with 16-channel Dirac calibration on board as well as standard streaming with mobile devices including Google Chromecast or Apple Airplay2.

The Arcam AV40 processor supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X movie sound formats. Dolby Atmos feature enables it to produce object-oriented sound with smooth and curved movements. It generates moving audio with the help of two concepts: audio objects and overhead speakers. IMAX enhanced technology used in the processor delivers the clear 4K HDR picture with vibrant colours. The IMAX enhanced AV processor gives a cinema-like experience in your home.

DTS:X Virtual system used in this 16-channel AV processor gives three directional movement sound for theatre like experience. The 9.1.6 channel configuration for Dolby Atmos enables it to reproduce the smooth audio. Arcam AV40 processor is equipped with 32-bit ESS 9026PRO DAC. Expertly designed pin compatible DAC leads to the production of smooth, uninterrupted sound for audiophiles.  The precise conversion of Digital to Audio signals results in detailed sound generation. The Arcam AV processor ensures that no detail gets missed from the audio or video, it gives the high-fidelity audio and HDR video quality.

Dirac Live technology eliminates the audio colouration due to room environment and optimizes the overall performance of the speakers. It features seven HDMI inputs and three HDMI outputs; 16 pro-grade XLR outputs and 16 single ended RCA outputs that gives you the flexibility to connect this processor through different kinds of cables. On the front panel, you get the two ports for headphones and aux connection. The AV40 processor can be paired with PA240, PA720, PA410 Arcam power amplifiers. The audio video processor is capable to work with Google Cast or UPnP for audio streaming.

Arcam AV40 AV Processor features

  • 16-channel AV processing pre-amplifier
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced surround sound
  • 4K Ultra HD HMDI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 for crystal clear picture
  • 32-bit ESS Sabre 9026PRO DAC
  • XLR and single-ended RCA outputs
  • Chromecast, Bluetooth and Airplay wireless streaming
  • Pairs with Arcam PA240, PA410 and PA720 power amplifiers
More Information
Product Specifications

Maximum input

4.5V rms

Signal/noise ratio (A-wtd ref 100W) normal/stereo direct


Frequency response

20Hz—20kHz ± 0.2dB

Nominal output level

1V RMS (max. 5V RMS)

THD+N (20Hz—20kHz)


Dimensions W x D x H

433 x 425 x 171mm



Supplied accessories

Mains lead

Remote control with 2 x AAA batteries


DAB/FM aerial

3 x WiFi/Bluetooth antennas

Calibration microphone

USB cable

Product Brochures

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30 Day Returns Policy

HiFix is committed to selling quality products which we hope you will love, we do understand, however, that there maybe a time when you need to exchange or return something you have bought. We really do hope you are pleased with your purchase but should you wish to return anything bought from us, we will be happy to refund or exchange a product within 30 days.

NameSKUQtyLead time
Arcam AV40 AV Pre Amp Processor (Open Box)510831In Stock for Immediate Dispatch

Warranty information for Arcam:


Arcam products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 24 months for all Multi Media Devices, 36 Months on all Solo Products and 60 months on all FMJ series products.

This guarantee applies to all Arcam Products including: Amplifiers, CD players, AV processers, Pre Amplifiers, DAC'S , Power Amplifiers and Tuners, including  all Hi-Fi, home cinema and iPod / iPhone / iPad docking portable audio equipment. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium quality.

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