Anthem MRX-540 (5.2ch) 8K AV Receivers
The MRX 540 is a great way to bring premium audio to any home theatre or media room. Seamlessly integrate your smart TV or projector with 7 dedicated 8K HDMI inputs that support 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through and 2 dedicated outputs with eARC. With MRX, you can enjoy 8K quality video from all of your 8K source devices in amazing clarity.
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 2.1, HDCP 2.3 supporting 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz.
Anthem’s goal is to shape how you interact with your technology, so Anthem went the extra mile to ensure no detail is overlooked while providing the utmost flexibility when it comes to device setup. Using a phone, tablet or laptop, owners can easily access any function or setting and make changes on the fly. Power the primary or secondary zone on and off, adjust volume, change audio modes, tweak channel trims and more, for a perfect surround sound experience. You're in control, and it's never been easier.
Advanced 8K HDMI Platform with e-ARC Support
Feel the power of every frame with the MRX Series and its advanced 8K HDMI 2.1 Platform with HDCP 2.3. Showcasing 7 dedicated 8K inputs which support 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through and 3 dedicated outputs with Enhanced Audio Return Channel, you can enjoy 8K quality video from all of your 8K source devices in amazing clarity. Also featuring the latest HDMI technology and specification, the MRX 540 allow you to take your home entertainment to the next level with HDR10+, Dynamic HDR10+, ALLM and VRR support. The possibilities are limitless; unlock the true potential of your media with the industry’s most flexible and feature-rich HDMI platform.
Experience Gaming Like Never Before on an MRX
It’s never been a more exciting time to be a gamer. With the latest consoles offering up to 4K/120Hz graphics, realistic HDR and Dolby Vision dynamic range, and immersive Dolby Atmos sound, you have to make sure your Home Theatre gear won’t hold you back. Enter the MRX Series, Anthem’s most feature-rich AV receivers to date!
The built-in high-performance amplifier modules can be configured in many ways to suit the specific speaker configuration. Unused amplifier channels can be re-assigned to Bi-Amplify demanding front speakers, power surrounds, presence speakers, or a second zone. Configure amplifier channels for your system's needs, then fully optimise the presentation with ARC Genesis.
The latest Anthem MRX series 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 including Control4, Savant, RTI, Crestron, Elan and URC
Anthem have one simple goal – to design, engineer and manufacture audio/video products that deliver premium performance and convenience at a reasonable price. They do this by spending thousands of hours selecting and testing components, carefully designing Anthem’s own circuit topologies, and backing them with robust power supplies that ensure maximum long-term quality and reliability. They achieve this with Anthem’s team at the Paradigm/Anthem Research Centre and their decades of combined experience.
Anthem’s Remote App
Gain unprecedented command over your network-enabled Anthem A/V Receiver, Processor or Pre-amplifier. The Anthem Remote App uses a Wifi connection to simplify the configuration of supported Anthem devices. App-based controls include volume level, muting, input selection, power, listening modes, bass, treble, level trims, menu navigation, and Anthem Room Correction (ARC) control.
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. 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.
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
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
Typical Load 365 W
Standby 0.3 W
Standby IP Control Enabled 1.8 W
Standby HDMI Bypass Enabled 4.9 W
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)
MRX 540 28.2 lb (12.8 kg)