Arcam FMJ P49 power amplifier Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Solid-state, two-channel power amplifier. Inputs: 1 pair unbalanced (RCA), 1 pair balanced (XLR). Outputs: 2 pairs binding posts, 1 pair preamplifier outputs. Power output: 200Wpc into 8 ohms (23dBW), both channels driven; 400W into 4 ohms (23dBW), one channel driven. Frequency response: 20Hz–20kHz, ±0.05dB. Sensitivity for maximum output: 1.15V, single-ended input; 2.3V, balanced input. Input impedance: 10k ohms. Harmonic distortion: 0.001% (1kHz at 80% power into 8 ohms). Signal/noise: 110dBA ref. 50W into 8 ohms. Maximum power consumption: 1kW.
Dimensions: 17" (433mm) W by 6.75" (171mm) H by 16.75" (425mm) D. Weight: 39.6 lbs (18kg) net, 43.5 lbs (19.7kg) shipping.
Finish: Dark gray.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: FPA4901035_14_52, FPA4901087_14_52.
Price: $4999. Approximate number of dealers: 125.
Manufacturer: Arcam, The West Wing, Stirling House, Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9QE, England, UK. Web: US distributor: The Sound Organisation, 159 Leslie Street, Dallas, TX 75207. Tel: (972) 234-0182. Fax: (972) 234-0249. Web:

US distributor: The Sound Organisation
1009 Oakmead Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011
(972) 234-0182

James.Seeds's picture

A look inside reveals sparseness I expected for $5000 US a little more meat this is something right out of an Outlaw Audio catalogue

JimCorbet's picture

Just bought this unit. For 3400 pounds you would think Arcam would be able to put some nice proper black screws on the unit. Some on my unit are discoloured and other are scratched up. Who know how the unit looks inside?