Arcam AVR20 AV Receiver


The AVR20 is a high-performance audio/visual receiver that delivers stunning realism for the ultimate home cinema experience. With an impressive 16-channel surround solution and featuring all the latest CODECs from Dolby, DTS, Auro-3D and IMAX Enhanced, the AVR20 exemplifies sound quality and engineering excellence.

The AVR20 features the efficient class AB amplification for a level of transparency that delivers the most captivating sound. Audiophile listening experiences are optimised with full 16-channel Dirac calibration on board as well as simple streaming with a mobile device using the native app of choice via Apple AirPlay2 or Google Chromecast.

Dirac Live® Bass Control is available via the Dirac website:

Dirac Live® Bass Control aggregates measurement and location data from each subwoofer as well as the main speakers to determine how a system’s bass is distributed throughout the room.

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  • Dolby Atmos , IMAX Enhanced, Auro-3D & DTS:X 9.1.6 decoding
  • 4K (UHD) HDMI2.0b with HDCP2.2
  • 7 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, eARC compatible
  • Dirac Live® for Arcam room correction
  • ESS 9026PRO audiophile DAC
  • Class AB power amplification – Uses toroidal transformer
  • Wifi / Ethernet, RS232 and IR control
  • Google Cast/UPnP capability for streaming audio
  • Roon Ready Certified
  • MQA supported
  • Bluetooth
  • Free MusicLife iOS UPnP and control app

Continuous Power Output, Per Channel, 8Ω/4Ω

  • 2 channels driven, 20Hz ‑ 20kHz, <0.02% THD:  110W/175W
  • 2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD:  125W/190W
  • 7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD:  90W/110W
  • Residual noise & hum (A-wtd):  <0.15mV

Stereo Line Inputs

  • Maximum Input:  4.5V rms
  • Nominal Sensitivity:  1V, 2V, 4V (user adjustable)
  • Input Impedance:  47kΩ
  • Signal/Noise Ratio (A-wtd ref 100W) normal/stereo direct:  100dB/110dB
  • Frequency Response:  20Hz—20kHz ± 0.2dB

Preamplifier Outputs

  • Nominal Output Level:  1V RMS (max. 5V RMS)
  • Output Impedance:  560Ω
  • THD+N (20Hz—20kHz):  –100dB

Headphone Output

  • Maximum Output Level into 32Ω:  5Vrms
  • Output Impedance:  <100Ω


  • Mains Voltage:  110–120V or 220–240V, 50–60Hz
  • Power Consumption (maximum):  1.5kW (Thermal dissipation approx. 5200 BTU/hour)
  • Power Consumption (idle, typical):  100W (Thermal dissipation approx. 340 BTU/hour)
  • Power Consumption (standby):  <0.5W
  • Dimensions (W x D x H):  433 x 425 x 171 mm (including speaker terminals and feet)
  • Weight (net):  16.6 kg
  • Weight (packed):  19.9 kg

Supplied Accessories

  • Mains Lead
  • Remote Control with 2 x AAA Batteries
  • Manual
  • DAB/FM Aerial
  • 3 x WiFi/Bluetooth Antennas
  • Calibration Microphone
  • USB Cable
Additional Information
Weight 16.6 kg
Dimensions (DxWxH) 425 × 433 × 171 mm