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7.2 Pre-Amplifier / 5 Amplifier Channel A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced....

Anthem MRX540

 
ANTHEM PURE PERFORMANCE, PURE VALUE

Anthems MRX A/V Receivers are about maximizing performance for the money. Building on the feature set of our previous models, weve added the newest version of ARC Genesis, a redesigned and more accurate calibration microphone, Anthem Web User Interface, integrated streaming support, object-oriented audio codecs with support for up to 15.2 channels and the clean power delivery Anthem is known for with up to 140 watts per channel.


The MRX 540, 740 and 1140 are a great way to bring premium audio to any home theater or media room. Seamlessly integrate your smart TV or projector with 7 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs, plus eARC. Ultra HD signals are passed through unaltered up to 18.2 Gbps with Dolby Vision, HDR and Hybrid Log Gamma support.


MRX 540 Features & Functions

MRX 540 7.2 Pre-Amplifier / 5 Amplifier Channel A/V Receiver


Anthems MRX A/V Receivers are about maximizing performance for the money. Building on the feature set of previous models, the MRX 540 now include:

Features include:
  • New Electronics platform, up to 7.2 pre-amplifier channels with 5 amplifier channels, HDMI 2.0b HDCP 2.2, hardware upgradeable to HDMI 2.1 (8K)
  • On select models (MRX 1140, AVM 90 and AVM 70), object-oriented audio codecs have been updated to the latest version of DTS:X Pro.
  • All object-oriented audio codecs have been updated to the latest version of DTS:X and Dolby Atmos.
  • IMAX Enhanced
  • ARC Genesis now features a more precise microphone, ensuring better results in any listening environment.
  • Platform Agnostic Streaming with AirPlay2, Google Chromecast (Audio), Bluetooth v4.2, and Spotify Connect and Roon (coming soon!)
  • Reliable Networking Platform with web-based setup and over-the-air updates
  • Next-Generation DSP Platform
  • Modernized Design with high resolution front panel display
  • Amp matrixing with up to 4 re-assignable channels
Audio Features:
  • 7.2 pre-amplifier channels with 5 amplifier channels. 100 watts per channel continuous power into 8 ohms.
  • Amp matrixing with up to 4 re-assignable channels
  • Two paralleled subwoofer outputs
  • Auto Subwoofer Phase Adjustments (ARC Genesis)
  • Auto Subwoofer Polarity Adjustments (ARC Genesis)
  • Latest Implementation of ARC Genesis
  • Four Speaker Profile Memories
  • 2 / 5 cm Speaker Distance Increments
  • 0.5dB Level Increments
  • Super Sub Front Setting
HDMI & Video:
  • Dolby Vision
  • IMAX Enhanced
  • HDMI 2.0b & HDCP 2.2 (hardware upgradeable to HDMI 2.1 8K)
  • HDMI eARC
  • 4:4:4 Subsampling @4K60 (18.2 Gbps)
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
  • BT.2020 Color Gamut
  • 4K 50/60 Switching
  • Dual HDMI Outputs
  • Standby Pass-Through
Decoding:
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby HD
  • DTS:X
  • DTS-HD Master Audio
Custom Installation:
  • IP Control
  • RS-232 Control
  • IR Input
  • Three 12V Trigger Outputs
  • Pre-made Control Drivers
  • Save and Load Settings
  • Import and Export Settings
  • Rackmount kit (sold separately)
Streaming:
  • Apple Airplay
  • Apple Airplay 2
  • Google Chromecast Audio
  • Bluetooth
  • Spotify Connect (coming soon!)
  • Roon (coming soon!)
Listening Modes:
  • Anthem Logic
  • Dolby Surround
  • DTS Neural:X
  • DTS Virtual:X
  • Stereo
  • All Channel Stereo
  • Mono
  • All Channel Mono
Additional Features:
  • Anthem Web User Interface
  • Advanced Load Monitoring (ALM)
  • 30 Input Configurations
  • Input trim adjustments
  • Power-on Input Assignment
  • Auto Power Off
  • Eco Mode (standby)
  • Over-the-air Network updates
  • USB updates
  • Beta updates (over-the-air)
  • Backlit Remote Control
Explore The New MRX Series

New features, capabilities and robust integration position Anthem MRX Series as the ultimate power center of premium home theater and audio.


MRX 540


Availability: End of February



7.2 Pre-Amplifier / 5 Amplifier Channel A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced. 100-watts per channel continuous power into 8 ohms. Includes ARC (Anthem Room Correction). HDMI v2.1 8K Upgradeable.


MRX 740



11.2 Pre-Amplifier / 7 Amplifier Channel A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced. 140-watts per channel continuous power into 8 ohms. Includes ARC (Anthem Room Correction). HDMI v2.1 8K Upgradeable.


MRX 1140



15.2 Pre-Amplifier / 11 Amplifier Channel A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced. 140-watts per channel continuous power into 8 ohms. Includes ARC (Anthem Room Correction). HDMI v2.1 8K Upgradeable.

Feel the storys full emotional impact, bringing your entertainment to life with an ultravivid picture, brighter highlights, and darker shadows.

Sound has never sounded this good. Feel a deeper connection to the stories and music you love with sound that moves all around you with breathtaking realism.

DTS:X is the next generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new audio experiences in immersion and interactivity.

IMAX ENHANCED is the only way to experience IMAXs signature picture, sound and scale in the home, IMAX Enhanced combines digitally remastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies with best-in-class consumer electronics products and streaming platforms.


Learn More

What is IMAX Signature Sound"

For every film released in IMAX theatres, IMAX works in close collaboration with the filmmakers and original sound team to create a custom soundtrack fully optimized for IMAX theatres point-source surround sound. Instead of using a near-field mix which dulls the impact of IMAXs theatrical sound systemthis proprietary IMAX audio mix is painstakingly recreated for a living room environment.


What is DTS:X"

DTS:X is the next generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new audio experiences in immersion and interactivity. DTS:X places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating the most lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience ever. Free from channel restrictions, sound can be placed and moved to where you would hear it in the real world. Because DTS:X doesnt require any specific speaker layout, you can arrange your home theater system however you want it. With DTS:X youre in control of your listening experience. That hard-to-hear line in a movie can be lifted out of the background sounds for a more personal entertainment experience.


Backward Compatible

DTS will play back all DTS formats including DTS Digital Surround and DTS-HD Master Audio. DTS:X bitstreams are backward-compatible with older DTS AVRs and sound great.


Immersive

DTS:X places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating the most lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience ever. Be prepared this improved immersion and heightened realism makes horror movies scarier, comedies more laugh-out-loud, and car chase scenes even more real.


Flexible

The DTS:X solution adapts to practically any home theater speaker layout, so you have the freedom to choose what fits best in your home.


What is Dolby Atmos"

Sound has never sounded this good. Feel a deeper connection to the stories and music you love with sound that moves all around you with breathtaking realism.


Immersive Sound

Freed from channels, individual sounds are precisely placed in the room and can move around you, including overhead and down low, immersing you in each story and song.


Crystal Clear Quality

Whether its intimate dialogue or a complex soundscape, every detail comes alive in rich clarity and depth, so you wont miss a thing.


Feel More

Turn up the volume on your emotions with audio so rich, so immersive, so pure, youll feel a stronger connection to the characters and music.


Embraced by Artists

Dolby Atmos expands the creative palette for artists and creators. Instruments and vocals can be isolated and articulated with incredible clarity. And the use of multi-dimensional space makes listeners feel like theyve stepped inside the song.


Dolby Height Speakers

2 or 4 may be used, 4 positions shown External amplification may be required

PREAMPLIFIER
Maximum Output (<0.1% THD) 5.2 VRMS, 7.1VRMS
Frequency Response 20Hz - 30KHz +/-0.2dB
Frequency Response, Analog-Direct N/A
THD+N (2 Vrms output) -100 dB
S/N Ratio (2 Vrms output, IEC-A filter) 110 dB
PREAMPLIFIER + AMPLIFIER (1 W output)
MRX 1140 / MRX 740 SNR: 91 dB ch 1-5, 86dB others
MRX 540 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 140 W 140 W 100 W
Channels 1-5, Two Driven into 6 Ohms 170 W 170 W 130 W
Remaining Channels, Two Driven into 8 Ohms 60 W 60 W n/a
Remaining Channels, Two Driven into 6 Ohms 75 W 75 W n/a
POWER CONSUMPTION
Typical Load 570 W 485 W 365 W
Standby 0.3 W 0.3 W 0.3 W
Standby IP Control Enabled 1.8 W 1.8 W 1.8 W
Standby HDMI Bypass Enabled 4.9 W 4.9 W 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) 14-1/2" (36.4 cm)
WEIGHT
MRX 1140 33.6 lb (15.2 Kg)
MRX 740 33.2 lb (15.1 Kg)
MRX 540 28.2 lb (12.8 kg)
POWER REQUIREMENT
120 V version: In countries where the line voltage is 120 V, this product operates from a single phase AC power source that supplies between 108 V and 132 V at a frequency of 60 Hz.
220-240 V version: In countries where the line voltage is 220, 230, or 240 V, this product operates from a single phase AC power source that supplies between 198 V and 264 V at a frequency of 50 Hz.

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