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Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1

Arcam SOLO Movie 5.1
alaScore 83

10 reviews

Dec, 2018

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 83/100 = 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


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Frequency range:20 - 20000
MP3 sample rates:96
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):105
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.05


Compatible battery sizes:AAA
Number of batteries supported:4


Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No


Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:Blue

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Power consumption (standby):5
Power consumption (typical):50

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP1, MP2, MP3, OGG, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:AVI, DIVX, MP4, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI,DIVX,MP4,MPEG2,MPEG4

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N


LED Indicators: Yes
Power LED: Yes

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:23.1

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Power consumption (standby):5
Power consumption (typical):50


FM radio: Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM


Card reader integrated: No
Loader type:Tray
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SACD, SVCD, VCD
Playback disc types:CD, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
Recording disc types: No

Technical Details

CD player: Yes
CD Text: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Device type:Player
Disc loading type:Tray
Video playback: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Supported graphics resolutions:720 x 480, 720 x 576, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 480p, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions