MRX 540 8K

MRX 540 8K


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Elevate your home theater experience with the Anthem MRX 540 8K AV Receiver, engineered to deliver unmatched audio performance at an incredible value. This AV receiver features up to 7.2 pre-amplifier channels and 5 amplifier channels, along with the latest HDMI 2.1 technology, ensuring compatibility with the highest video resolutions and audio formats including DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, and IMAX Enhanced.

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Anthem MRX 540 8K AV Receiver – The Pinnacle of Home Cinema Technology

Superior Audio Performance The Anthem MRX 540 8K AV Receiver is designed by Canadian award-winning specialist AV manufacturer, Anthem, to bring previously unattainable audio performance to your home theater. This receiver builds on the rich legacy of its predecessors with new electronics platforms, offering up to 7.2 channels of pre-amplification and 5 powerful amplifier channels capable of delivering 100W continuous power output per channel (8 Ohm).

Advanced Video Technologies Experience the future of home entertainment with Anthem’s advanced 8K HDMI platform, including e-ARC support and HDCP 2.3 compatibility. With 7 dedicated 8K inputs and 3 outputs, the MRX 540 supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through, plus HDR10+, ensuring your viewing experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

State-of-the-Art Room Correction Equipped with ARC Genesis, the latest in room correction technology, the MRX 540 comes with a redesigned, high-precision calibration microphone that adjusts audio output to suit the specific acoustics of your room. This ensures optimal sound quality, tailored to your unique environment.

Seamless Integration and Streaming The MRX 540 is platform agnostic with support for AirPlay2, Google Chromecast (Audio), Bluetooth v4.2, Spotify Connect, and soon, Roon. Whether streaming from a smartphone or hooking up to the latest gaming consoles, this receiver handles it all with ease.

Robust Connectivity Options Anthem’s MRX 540 features multiple connectivity options, including:

  • HDMI Inputs/Outputs: 6/1
  • Analog Inputs: 3
  • Digital Inputs: Optical (1), Coaxial (1)
  • Multichannel Preamp Output: 2.2
  • Subwoofer Outputs: 2

Designed for Enthusiasts and Gamers The MRX 540 excels in gaming with support for 4K/120Hz HDR graphics, Dolby Vision, and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), catering to both console and PC gamers. Features like Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and HGiG optimize gameplay for a smooth, responsive experience.

Immerse Yourself in Every Detail With Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, sound moves around you in three-dimensional space, so you feel like you’re inside the action. IMAX Enhanced certification ensures that movies look and sound precisely as intended.

The Anthem Advantage Anthem devices are known for their reliability and functionality, offering one of the highest performance/price ratios in the industry. Designed, engineered, and manufactured to the highest standards, the Anthem MRX 540 8K AV Receiver sets the benchmark for audio and video performance in home cinema systems.

Model Number MRX-540-8K
Pre-Amplifier Maximum Output (<0.1% THD) 5.2 VRMS, 7.1VRMS
Frequency Response 20Hz – 30KHz +/-0.2dB
THD+N (2 Vrms output) -100 dB
S/N Ratio (2 Vrms output, IEC-A filter) 110 dB
Pre-Amplifier + Amplifier (1W Output) SNR 91 dB ch 1-5
Speaker Impedance
Compatible with 4 Ohms or higher impedance
Maximum continuous Output (1% THD)
Channels 1-5, Two Driven into 8 Ohms 100 W
Channels 1-5, Two Driven into 6 Ohms 130 W
Power Consumption Typical Load: 365 W
Standby: 0.3 W
Standby IP Control Enabled: 1.8 W
Standby HDMI Bypass Enabled: 4.9 W
Dimensions Height (without feet): 6″ (15.24 cm)
Height with Rackmount Kit: 4U
Width: 17″ (43.18 cm)
Depth (including wifi ant not power cord): 14-1/

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