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We are pleased to announce that we have a new partner - Arctic and more specifically, their MC001 platform (EU Model, US Model) which is an ideal partner for OpenELEC.

Arctic is also known for their cooling solutions, with this experiences they developed a fully passive cooled Entertainment System - and OpenELEC delivers the optimal Multimedia OS for their systems.


With our next Release we will provide dedicated builds for the Arctic-MC001 systems.

The 1st Limited Edition Media Centre based on XBMC 12 (OpenELEC 3.0) is Now Available for Order.

MC001-XBMC –An Incredible Media Centre Combination.


This full-system media centre fulfils all your home entertainment needs, based on the award-winning platform XBMC 12 (OpenELEC 3.0). For the past months, ARCTIC worked in partnership with OpenELEC, together we combined a media centre which has integrated with the most desirable features, equipped with the latest XMBC 12 (OpenELEC 3.0) platform that made the most perfect and user-friendly media centre to have.

The MC001-XBMC is easy and ready-to-use, it plays all popular audio and video formats and supports full HD 1080p. Pack all your videos, songs and photos into the massive 1TB storage. Control freely from your Smartphone or tablet using one of the many excellent remote control apps available for both Android and iOS or with the bundled Infrared remote. Watch TV directly on MC001-XBMC and, thanks to OpenELEC 3.0 PVR functionality, you can even record your favourite shows. A multitude of Add-ons will let you extend MC001-XBMC's capabilities beyond your imagination: Listen to radio, Watch online video (YouTube, Vimeo and others), Access your favourite Music on Demand service, show your latest pictures and Use a 1TB Network Storage.

AVAILABLE FOR ORDER NOW! Be the first to own the MC001-XBMC Limited Edition Media Centre as long as stock last!




The MC001-XBMC is available directly from ARCTIC GmbH for EUR 199 instead of EUR 399 as long as stock lasts. Price includes VAT and shipping within EU.

The MC001-XBMC is available directly from ARCTIC Inc for USD 229 instead of USD 459 as long as stock lasts. Price includes tax and shipping within the US.



CPU Dual Core Intel Atom D525 (1.8GHz) 
Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430, 512MB GDDR3 
Chipset Intel NM10
Memory (RAM) 2GB DDR3 1333MHz
Storage 1TB 5400RPM 2.5" HDD, extendable by USB HDD
OS XMBC 12, OpenELEC 3.0
Supported Streaming Protocols AirPlay, UPnP/DLNA
Language English, German, Spanish, French, Czech, Portuguese(brasil), Portuguese(Portugal), Hungarian, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Dutch, Bulgarian, Danish, Romanian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Arabic, Hebrew, Croatian, Japanese, Chinese(simplified), Chinese(traditional Hong-Kong), Chinese (traditional Taiwan) 
Wireless IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
LAN 10/100/1000 Ethernet 
TV tuner DVB-T or ATSC(*)

On-board analog stereo high-definition audio (ALC892)
7.1- Dolby True HD or DTS HD Master Audio (HDMI) (*)
Optical Digital S/PDIF audio output 

Back Panel

3.5mm audio I/O jack x 6 (7.1 OUT x 4, LINE IN x 1, Mic x 1)
SPDIF port/optical x 1
VGA port x 1
HDTV interface x 1 (HDTV cable included)
Ethernet RJ45 port x 1
USB 2.0 port x 5
DC power jack x 1 

Front Panel 

IR receiver x 1
USB 3.0 port x 2
3.5mm stereo I/O jack x 2 (Headphone, Mic)
4-in-1 memory card reader x 1

Power supply  19V DC 60W 
IR Remote Control  ARCTIC MCR2 
Volume  1.5 L 
Dimensions (Product) 

w/o stand: 143 L x 40 W x 266 H mm
w/ stand: 161 L x 65 W x 275 H mm 

Dimensions (Packaging)  205 L x 130 W x 329 H mm 
Limited Warranty  2 years 
Gross Weight  3.1 kg 
(*) not supported in OpenELEC