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Arcam Solo Movie 5.1 All-In-One System


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Delivers the same hi-fi sound quality as the award winning Solo Music, with the addition of 5.1 channels, allowing you to use it at the heart of a combined music and home cinema system.

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Warranty length 2 years standard (5 years on registration)
Brand Arcam
Product Award What HiFi Award 5 Stars

Tech Specs

Disc player

DVD: Vid/Audio, SACD
CD: Audio/text, CD-R + CDRW transport
Supports: MP3, WAV, JPG, Kodak CD
Based on: Acclaimed DV135 player


Video section

Playback: Videophile DVD
Scaling: 720p/1080i on HDMI out
HDMI: 2 extra HDMI inputs
Analog: Twin inputs (SCART/Component)
calibration: Internal vid setup wizard


Power amplifier

Continuous Power: 50W RMS (8ohms)
System: Passive fanless cooling
Binding: Full size speaker posts
Transformers: Twin toroidal
With: oversized power amp supply
Independent Toroid: microprocessor/standby
Power Supplies: Nine independently regulated



Line Level: Four in + record out
Decoding: Dolby Digital, DTS + Pro Logic II
Preamp Out: Six channel for external amps
Digital In: 1x Optical, 1x Optical/Coaxial
Optical out: For digital recording
Front: mini jack in, headphones mini jack
Supports: MP3 players or games consoles
iPod interface: control via rDock/rLead
Second room out: independent vol control
Separate infrared jack in: second room
Controls: Full suite of Bass/level/delay


Custom Installation

RS232 in: Control and software update
Infrared in: jack for main and 2nd area
Infrared out: jack to control sources
12v trigger out: Turn on external amps
Discrete IR codes: Toggled commands



Casework: All metal/aluminium lid
Display: Full dot matrix/easy-to-read
Remote: CR100 8 page learning backlit
Clock: four alarms, wake up to CD or radio
Integrated: DAB/FM or FM/AM tuner
Dimensions (WDH) 430 x 80 x 350mm
Weight: 7.75kg/ 10.65kg packed

Product Description

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1 is the flagship Arcam Solo model, combining the hi-fi sound quality of the stereo Arcam Solo Music, with 5.1 channels of amplification, giving you the best of hi-fi and home cinema from a single box. Enjoy listening to music with the sound quality of Arcam hi-fi separates and enjoy home cinema sound (with a suitable 5.1 speaker package) with the quality of an Arcam AV Receiver, all from a single, slimline unit..


Incorporating technology developed in tandem with one of the world’s leading DVD chip manufacturers, Solo Movie 5.1 has to be seen to be believed.Since its introduction in 2004, Arcam’s Solo music system has brought audiophile music reproduction to a whole new group of music lovers. With the launch of Solo 5.1, Arcam has achieved a world first: the advanced feature set of an esoteric home cinema system plus world class sound and picture quality in a stylish, neat and easy to use package.


Solo 5.1 boasts connectivity and playback abilities far beyond current high performance “one box” home cinema systems. Its internal video scaler, HDMI switching and universal disc playback makes it the perfect partner for today’s high definition video displays. However, it is the unit’s audio and video quality, its stylish, understated good looks and ease of use controls that will capture the hearts of music and movie fans the world over.

Press Reviews

  • 'A must have for anyone after stereo hi-fi and home cinema from just one just-add-speakers box; Powerful, authoritative and articulate sound, Bright, crisp and stable picture, Impressive connectivity, 24-bit/192kHz support, Good looking and easy to use.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine December 2016)

  • 'It’s a good job that the Solo Movie 2.1 is such an impressive performer with Full HD material, then. Spielberg’s The BFG looks appealingly bright and clean, the live-action sequences crisp and detailed enough to appreciate the film’s excellent production.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine December 2016)

  • 'Clarity and sharpness levels are easily on par with those of a decent standalone player – not just with Blu-ray playback but during the upscaling of DVDs too.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine December 2016)

  • 'The orchestra’s string section climaxes with apparent ease, with power or authority in copious supply. That’s partly down to the Solo Movie 2.1 being blessed with Class G amplification, which essentially switches between multiple power supplies to deliver a lot of output (needed for a big, powerful sound) without wasting electricity as heat, or causing distortion.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine December 2016)

  • 'The application of Arcam’s ‘bringing music and movies to life’ maxim may be intended across the brand’s expansive portfolio of AV and hi-fi kit, but it also singularly pertains to the Solo Movie 2.1.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine December 2016)

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