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Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1

Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1
alaScore 81

10 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 10 reviews)

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Expert review by: Chris Jager (

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1


The Arcam Solo Movie 5.1 is a one-piece home cinema system aimed at serious audio/visual enthusiasts. It combines a universal disc player with a five-...

Superb 5.1 surround sound, impressive video up-scaling, user-friendly on-screen menu, exhaustive format support (except for Blu-ray), AM-FM radio

No inbuilt Blu-ray support, stupidly expensive, remote could do with a redesign

Arcam's Solo Movie 5.1 is the ideal AV hub for serious videophiles. It will allow you to hook up everything from your speaker system to your game console, with the quality components ensuring everything runs on top form. Just bear in mind that you'll...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1 review


Arcam was one of the first to develop a stylish, one-box home cinema system that also delivers fine sound and pictures

Excellent picture quality ; decent sound ; ample connectivity and flexibility for its class ; easy to use ; well-made ; stylish

Given the type of product, nowt!

Matches one-box simplicity with superb-quality sound and vision: it’s sure to do well

May, 2007

Expert review by: (

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1


Arcam's Solo Movie 5.1 DVD/receiver combo is deceptively understated. The slate grey unit looks identical to the brand's acclaimed Solo music system but shoehorns in a raft of home cinema facilities without sacrificing on performance

Versatility, Connectivity, Design, Picture quality, Black levels

It really does do it all and is the most complete all-in-one main unit around

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Tested By: Steve Holding (

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1


Everything you need for a home theatre system in the one neat small and attractive package. Simply add five speakers and a subwoofer and you’re away.

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
High-Resolution Audio Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS