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Anthem AVM 70 15.2 A/V Pre-Amplifier/Processor with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced


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    AVM 70
    15.2 A/V Pre-Amplifier/Processor with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced. Includes ARC (Anthem Room Correction). HDMI v2.1 8K Upgradeable.

    Since the AVM 50 and Statement D2 A/V Processors, music lovers and home theater enthusiasts have coveted Anthem’s premium surround separates. Featuring industry-leading room correction, expert management of the latest audio formats and robust integration; Anthem is the ultimate nerve center of any premium home theater or media room.

    With the latest version of ARC Genesis Room Correction, a redesigned and more accurate calibration microphone, Anthem Web User Interface, an all-new electronics platform and a new modernized design; the new AVM A/V Processors bring all of today’s technologies into a single component.

    Object-oriented audio codecs have been updated with support for up to 15.2 channels; as well as built-in streaming support for Apple AirPlay2, Google Chromecast, Bluetooth, Spotify Connect (coming soon) and Roon (coming soon).

    Video support includes 7 HDMI 2.0 inputs with 2 outputs, plus eARC for seamless integration with smart TVs. Perfect passthrough of Ultra HD signals at up to 18.2 Gbps with Dolby Vision, HDR or Hybrid Log Gamma ensures optimal presentation of your visual media.

    Explore The New AVM Series
    New features, capabilities, and robust integration position Anthem’s AVM Series as the ultimate control center of premium home theater and audio.

    Anthem Web User Interface is now built in to all MRX Receivers and AVM Processors. Using a phone, tablet or laptop, owners can easily access any function or setting and make changes on the fly. Power the main or second zone on and off, adjust volume, change audio modes or tweak channel trims for a perfect surround sound experience. Web UI can also be used to calibrate speaker delays and levels and configure network settings/control options. Source devices can be renamed, simplifying set up by enabling the elimination of unused inputs. Installers can import and export files to make remote management simple and convenient.

    Robust Integration
    The Anthem AVM 70 features external control and IP control capabilities for easy customization and compatibility with third-party integration solutions. It offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices.

    At Anthem, we have one simple goal – to design, engineer and manufacture audio/video products that deliver premium performance and convenience at a reasonable price. We do this by spending thousands of hours selecting and testing components, carefully designing our own circuit topologies, and backing them with robust power supplies that ensure maximum long-term quality and reliability. We achieve this with our team at the Paradigm/Anthem Research Center and their decades of combined experience.

    Limitless Possibilities
    Today’s premium home theaters need support for as many as 15 speakers and 4 subwoofers to handle the latest Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-oriented audio codecs. Pair an AVM 70 or AVM 90 A/V Processor with a stack of MCA amplifiers and you’ll hear sound that rivals the best commercial cinemas.

    MCA’s scalability means you can purchase only the channels you need to power your vision of home entertainment. AVM Processors can now manage configurations up to 15.4 channels (up from 11.2) with ARC Genesis Room Correction ensuring the best possible sound at every seat. And you won’t need to hide your gear from view.

    Anthem’s modernized design extends to every component in the MCA and AVM lines. All MCA power amps are Crafted in Canada.

    NEW! ARC Genesis Software
    ARC Genesis is the newest software that works with many ARC enabled Anthem or Paradigm product. New features include support for both Mac and Windows; new target curve adjustment options including deep bass and high frequencies; improved algorithms and much more.

    ARC Genesis is backwards compatible with many Anthem and Paradigm products that are ARC or PBK enabled. For a complete list, please visit This third generation of Anthem Room Correction software represents a significant leap forward in room correction with the most comprehensive set of features yet. ARC Genesis transforms the audio performance of compatible speakers or electronics while retaining the unique character of any room. Proprietary Digital Signal Processing (DSP) software works in tandem with a calibrated microphone (provided with many ARC and PBK enabled products) to provide astonishing improvements to the sound you hear.


    • ARC™ Anthem Room Correction with next-gen Microphone
    • Two Independent Subwoofer Channels
    • Anthem Web User Interface
    • Platform Agnostic Streaming (AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Bluetooth)
    • 32-Bit/768 kHz DAC (AKM AK4490EQ)
    • HDMI 2.0b & HDCP 2.2 (Upgradeable to HDMI v2.1)
    • Independent HDMI Zone 2 Output
    • Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision
    • DTS:X Pro, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X
    • IMAX Enhanced
    • Toroidal Power Supply
    • Wi-Fi / Ethernet Enabled
    • IP and Serial Control

    Anthem MRX x40 & AVM 70 Firmware Update Process

    Current Release Version 00.61, Current Networking Module Release Version 1.103.133

    **Please follow the steps below to update a new unit out of the box.**

    1. Plug the MRX/AVM Series unit into a power outlet.

    2. Connect the MRX/AVM Series unit to a wired ethernet network connection or use the Google Home App to place the unit on the client's wireless network. Please reference our Quick Start Guide for instructions on how to download the Google Home App.

    **Install Tip** - Always install the wireless antennas, even if the unit is on a wired ethernet network connection. The wireless antennas are also our Bluetooth receivers.

    3. Wait 30 seconds.

    4. Navigate to "Check for Updates” located in the "Store/Load/Update" section in the Front Panel Display Menu to update to the latest Release Version (00.61 ) and Networking Module Version (1.03.133) . At this time, you are not able to find the latest update using the “Check for Update” feature using the Web User Interface .

    5. Below is a picture of the “System Info” section in the Front Panel Display Menu , showing the current Release Version and Networking Module Version .

    6. It is important to note that Release Version 00.61 and Networking Module Version 1.103.133 requires ARC Genesis Version 1.5.4 to complete Anthem Room Correction calibration.


    ARC Genesis Update

    Please use the links below to download ARC Genesis Version 1.5.4 for your operating system. The new MRX/AVM Series models require ARC Genesis Version 1.5.4. All previous ARC Versions, including ARC Genesis, ARC Mobile, ARC 2, and ARC, will not work with the new MRX/AVM Series models.

    Windows 64 Bit ARC Genesis v1.5.4

    Windows 32 Bit ARC Genesis v1.5.4

    Windows 64 Bit ARC Genesis v1.5.4

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