Arcam is located near the famous University City of Cambridge, and its history began in a classic way: two friends who were passionate about music and electronics, met while studying at Cambridge University and founded Amplification and Recording Cambridge in 1976. Arcam has been developing and manufacturing CD players for almost 30 years, and for 40 years has been the offspring of the company that started its consumer electronics business and expanded into home cinema electronics in 1995, building a world-class reputation .