Arcam Solo Neo - Ex Demo Models Only

The Solo neo is a music system with superb music performance delivered from its internal CD player, radio tuner and network audio client. It can play stored music in a multitude of formats and access thousands of internet radio stations from around the world. With superb audio quality from highly developed pre and power amplifier stages the Solo neo offers a high performance, stylish and easy to use package that delivers music in a way that will thrill any listener.

When Arcam introduced the Solo music system in 2004 it heralded a new generation of high quality all-in-one music systems with the original Solo music and later Solo mini redefining the category. Using more than thirty years experience of audio design Arcam went on to deliver a complete range of all-in-one systems including the world renowned Solo movie 5.1 and 2.1 units.

Arcam are proud to introduce the Solo neo, a music system with superb music performance and network audio capabilities allowing it to play stored music in a multitude of formats along with its internal CD player and radio tuner. With improved audio quality from highly developed pre and power amplifier stages the Solo neo offers a high performance, stylish and easy to use package that delivers music in a way that will thrill any listener.

The on-board network music player delivers superb performance from music stored on local network devices such as personal computers and NAS drives. It also allows access to the thousands of Internet Radio stations available when its local network is connected to the Internet. In addition, its USB port can play music from local devices such as memory sticks or hard drives while the duplex RS232 connector offers playback and control of iPods via the optional irDock.

The Solo neo doesn’t sacrifice audio quality for convenience. The internal 50wpc amplifiers perform superbly with the matching Muso loudspeakers but are also capable of driving much more demanding speakers in larger rooms.

CD player

  • CD text, CD-R and CDRW transport
  • Low jitter Colpitts crystal clock
  • 24-bit Wolfson DAC

Network audio player

  • Wired 10/100 Ethernet socket
  • Wireless reciever with included antenna (802.11b/g, WEP/WPA enabled)
  • USB socket for local hard drives / memory sticks
  • Plays WAV, MP3, AAC, WMA and FLAC

Power amplifiers

  • 50W RMS into 8ohms continuous power output
  • Passive fanless cooling system
  • Full size speaker binding posts
  • Twin toroidal transformers with oversized power amp supply
  • Independent torroid for microprocessor and standby
  • Nine independently regulated power supplies

Preamplifier

  • Five line level inputs plus record output
  • Preamplifier output for external power amps
  • Optical digital output from CD / DAB for digital recording
  • Front panel mini jack input for iPod style MP3 players or games consoles
  • Front panel headphones mini jack
  • iPod interface with control via irDock
  • Second room output with independent volume control
  • Separate infrared jack input for control of second room
  • Full bass and treble controls
  • Adjustable speaker bass equalisation for easy placement of ARCAM Muso speakers

Custom Installation

  • Rear panel RS232 input for control of all functions and software update
  • Infrared input jacks for main and second area control
  • Infrared output jack to control other sources
  • 12v trigger out to turn on external amplifiers
  • Discrete IR codes for toggled commands (standby, mute, etc.)

General

  • Audiophile grade sound quality
  • Matching Muso speakers available
  • All metal casework with aluminium lid
  • Full dot matrix display with easy-to-read text
  • Simple set up and operation
  • Full remote control from supplied remote
  • High sensitivity integrated DAB/FM tuner
  • Size 430mm (16.2") x 80mm (3") x 350mm (13.2") Weight 7.75kg (17.05lbs) nett 10.65kg (23.4lbs) packed
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