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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. If not connecting an iPod the RS control input make the T32 a perfect radio tuner for custom installations using Crestron or AMX style system controls. There’s no denying that this is one of the best new FM tuners we’ve heard in a while. Station selection is via presets or the large front panel knob. Compare These Q Acoustics i.
Remote required You’ll need the supplied cD90 universal remote control to get arcqm out of an iPod and it also helps with radio functions.
And that it does. Against A degree of care with system-matching is required. To make the most of your investment in one of our systems, we’d advise you to talk to one of our specialist dealers. So it’s no surprise to hear of a new addition to the range, but what’s interesting about the T32 is that it features iPod integration, via Arcam’s rDock or rLead.
A rich, atmospheric performance The standard of DAB broadcasts is wildly variable, of course, but given a fair quality of broadcast the T32 locks on determinedly and delivers a rich, atmospheric performance. Thus equipped, the T32 produced a lively, energetic sound with impressive discrimination between instruments and particularly fine bass, firm and solid with clean attack and unambiguous pitch.
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Our Verdict A racam cost-effective way of optimising the airwaves. At the price it’s not going to find its way into every system although we have occasionally seen it on sale for lessand even if your set-up justifies the outlay, the T32 won’t overly enjoy being partnered with a warm, rich amp’n’speakers combo. A highly cost-effective way of optimising the airwaves.
The soundstage is big enough to allow a symphony orchestra room to flex its muscles, and the Arcam’s dynamic poke and pudding-sweet tonality make for an invigorating listen.
T32 Discontinued Radio Tuner. Outstanding audio quality; Two pairs of outputs for multi-room use; AM radio support.
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All circuitry is fed from a toroidal power transformer and multiple low noise regulated dc power supplies with components mounted on double-sided fibreglass PCBs. When we asked Arcam why the company chose a tuner to host this function, the answer was simple: Do not use a free VPN — ever!
With gold-plated connectors, a Wolfson digital-to-analog converter and high performance preamps, the Arcam FMJ T32 is designed to deliver audiophile-quality output. That last point requires some slight clarification, for this is after all not a ‘DX’ distant reception model and needs a reasonable amount of signal to work properly, but given that it is admirably immune to breakup or breakthrough, due to unwanted station frequency being too close to the one tuned in.
Talented and engaging, this is a must-hear for tunerless midrange set-ups – and deals can often be had. How clever is the Google spam filter? On good-old FM radio it picked up details that made most other tuners sound muddy in comparison. We even had fair results in inner London with the supplied wire antenna, but for most listening preferred a rooftop one.
Don’t show this again. System-matching needed Downsides are few. But where it does fit snugly, the Arcam is as bracing a tuner as we’ve heard in a good while. These traits are apparent with FM broadcast too, and given a Radio 3-standard broadcast to deal with the T32 is a broad and authoritative performer. Isn’t this an odd thing to build into a tuner, you might ask? It may not have high-end pretensions and it would indeed be seen off by a Magnum Dynalab or something of that ilk, but such models are rare and for a modest sum of money we can’t think off-hand of any current tuner that will outclass it for its combination of clarity, natural tonality and freedom from obvious reception nasties.
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Best Hi-Fi Tuner, Awards Of course, any tuner is only as good as the signal it’s receiving, so a radio receiver such as this demands a properly configured antenna. The Good Radio, both analog and digital, never sounded so good. You’ll need the supplied cD90 universal remote control to get sense out of an iPod and it also helps with radio functions. The Q Acoustics i bookshelf speakers combine cutting-edge design with excellent sonics.
Arcam FMJ T32 DAB/FM/AM tuner
There’s also an RS interface included. With an eye to international appeal, inputs include Sirius radio available in the USA. Alternatives to NBN — home wireless broadband December 29, Basically, says Arcam, this was the simplest way to build an iPod interface into a simple stereo hi-fi. As Keats so nearly said, a radio of beauty is a joy forever.
DAB tuning, as ever, is a matter mfj scanning for stations just once, then selecting them by name. Limited use of digital radio features associated text, zrcam etc.
FM, though, is the tough test and we’re pleased to say the T32 passes it with flying colours.