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Anthem's Anthem MRX 740 A/V Receivers are about maximising audio performance that previously has been unobtainable at their respective price points. Building on the feature set of our previous models, we've added the newest version of ARC Genesis, a redesigned and more accurate calibration microphone, Anthem's 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 dedicated 8K HDMI inputs that support 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through and 3 dedicated outputs with eARC. With MRX, you can enjoy 8K quality video from all of your 8K source devices in amazing clarity.


  • 11.2 Channel Preamplifier / 7 Channel Amplifier

     (5 x 140 Watts Per Channel Class AB and 2 x 60 Watts Per Channel Class D)

  • Advanced Anthem ARC Genesis Speaker Calibration System
  • Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, Zone 2 HDMI Output

Anthem MRX 740 8K 7.2 Channel AV Receiver


Power & Processing

  • 7-channel amplifier
    • 5 channels rated at 140 watts (Class AB)
    • 2 channels rated at 60 watts (Class D)
  • Dolby and DTS surround sound decoding
    • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X processing for use with in-ceiling or "height" speakers for more enveloping home theatre sound
    • DTS® Virtual:X™ creates three-dimensional effects without height speakers
  • IMAX Enhanced reproduces the full dynamic range of specially encoded IMAX soundtracks from compatible sources
  • ARC Genesis speaker calibration system helps fine-tune your system to best match your room's acoustics
    • Requires installation of free ARC Genesis software on a Mac or PC prior to calibration
  • Audiophile-grade 32-bit/768kHz DAC (digital to analogue converter)
  • Large front-panel display gives you easy-to-read status updates at a glance

Digital & Streaming

  • Built-in Bluetooth for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC, free internet radio, and music services
    • Free future firmware update will include support for Spotify and Roon
  • Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone or iPad and ask Siri to play Apple Music
  • Google Chromecast for wireless music streaming from compatible devices

Multi-Room Audio/Video

  • Dual-room/dual-source output
    • Amp assign function lets you use the surround back speaker outputs in different configurations like bi-amping the front speakers, or to power Zone 2
    • Using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.2-channel sound in main room
  • Zone 2 stereo preamp outputs for use with an optional external amplifier
  • Zone 2 HDMI output


  • HDMI 2.1 audio/video switching: 7 in, 3 out
    • All HDMI connections support 4K/60Hz and 8K/60Hz
    • HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with Ultra HD sources and TVs
    • HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible TVs and HDR-encoded content
    • Supports HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
    • Supports Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)
  • Supports ARC (Audio Return Channel) and eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
    • eARC receives uncompressed surround sound signals including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via the HDMI connection with your compatible TV


  • Digital audio inputs: 3 Toslink optical, 2 coaxial
  • 5 analogue stereo RCA audio inputs
  • 11.2-channel RCA preamp outputs
  • Outputs for 7 speakers (Front L/R, Centre, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R)
  • Full-sized front-panel headphone jack


  • Intuitive browser-based control interface
    • Easily turn zones on and off, adjust settings, switch up speaker configurations, and more
    • Supports smartphones, tablets, and computer browsers
  • Free Anthem Remote app lets you use your phone as a Wi-Fi remote (currently available as public beta)
  • Support for IP-based third-party remote control systems


  • Included Accessories: 1.8m AC Power Cable, Remote Control, "AAA" batteries, 2 Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Antennas, Calibration Mic, Mic Stand, Mic Adapter Bracket, 3m USB-C to USB-A cable, Quick Start Guide, Product Registration Card, Note For Online Manual
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 432 x 166 x 364mm
  • Weight: 15.1kg
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