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Arcam AVR 500

Arcam AVR 500
alaScore 83

7 reviews

Jan, 2017

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 1 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 93/100 and users rate it 80/100. The average review date is Jan 3, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 225390 reviews from other Receivers & Amplifiers. The alaScore™ for this product is 83/100 = Very good. Last update: Jan 18, 2017.

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Expert review by: Sean Killebrew (

Arcam AVR500 AV Receiver Reviewed


The AVR500 is designed to reproduce movie theater sound and studio music inside your home. For performance when compared to $8,000 separates, our reviewer noted it "comes pretty damn close for a lot less money." It has "more than ample power" and is...

For those who aren't comfortable with the expense and additional setuptime required for separates, but do want high-end performance, theAVR500 is a more than capable performer. Does it match my $8,000separates in terms of performance? Well, let's just...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Mark Fleischmann (

Arcam AVR500 A/V Receiver


In this economically tough climate, we all have to trim expenses to the essentials. Just this week, I instructed my manservant to take my suits to the dry cleaner only if they've been worn for more than three hours. My nightly meals at five-star...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Arcam AVR500 review


The Arcam AVR500 has a minimalist spec which may appeal to some, but not others

Excellent stereo sound for a surround amp ; deft steering and ambient effects

Not as imperious a listen as its bigger brother ; spare spec for this price

A fine amplifier for some, but not the best value for money in this class; consider what you really need before you commit to buy

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DLNA certified: No
Multiroom: No


Ethernet: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
UPnP: Yes
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Loudspeakers: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD