McIntosh Announces MC451 Dual Mono Power Amplifier

McIntosh has announced the MC451 Dual Mono Power Amplifier, a combination of a vacuum tube and solid-state amplifier that uses McIntosh’s Hybrid Drive technology. The MC451 follows the intro of McIntosh’s MC901 model. A more compact product, the MC451 is built so that it is easier to place within an audio system, offering 150 Watts […]

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BEST Demo at CEDIA Expo 2022: A Collab Between Trinnov, McIntosh, Sonus Faber, Kaleidescape and madVR

I’ve been attending CEDIA Expo for 20+ years. In case you don’t know what it is, CEDIA Expo is the industry’s premier high-end residential AV show — filled with stuff to make your home smarter, build the ultimate home cinema or tech that makes nesting a home better. No, this isn’t CES — the Consumer […]

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McIntosh Announces MR89 AM/FM Tuner With Integrated Signal Quality Monitor

McIntosh just announced the MR89 AM/FM Tuner with an integrated signal quality monitor can display detailed signal, multipath, and noise levels of the incoming radio signals to help fine-tune optimal placement of the AM or FM antenna (their RAA2 AM antenna is included). Additionally included are a pair of balanced and unbalanced analog outputs and […]

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McIntosh Launches New Digital-to-Analog Convertor

McIntosh just launched the MCD12000 SACD/CD Player. While classified as a CD player, the MCD12000 serves as a reference level digital-to-analog convertor (DAC) that includes reference level SACD/CD playback capabilities. Music played through MCD12000’s digital inputs or compact discs is processed by professional-grade, eight-channel DACs. The MCD12000 offers both balanced and unbalanced fixed analog outputs […]

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McIntosh Releases New AV Processor for Home Theaters

McIntosh announced its MX180 A/V Processor for home theaters. Not only is it capable of both 4K and 8K video, but McIntosh says it has the design to do more. MX180 Features: Supports 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz on all seven Ultra-High-Speed HDMI ports (five inputs and two outputs). Each HDMI port supports HDCP 2.3, 4:4:4 Color, […]

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McIntosh Unveils MA9500 and MA8950 Integrated Amplifiers

McIntosh unveiled its MA9500 and MA8950 Integrated Amplifiers, replacing the MA9000 and MA8900. The MA9500 and MA8950 come with the McIntosh DA2 Digital Audio Module factory-installed instead of the DA1 module that came in the MA9000 and MA8900. The DA2 is powered by a Quad Balanced, eight-channel, 32-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) that improves dynamic range […]

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McIntosh Labs Launches New RS150 and RS250 Wireless Loudspeaker Systems

McIntosh Labs launched the RS150 Wireless Loudspeaker and RS250 Wireless Loudspeaker System. Both the mono RS150 and stereo RS250 are complete wireless speaker solutions that do not require a dedicated control app as they both have built-in streaming technologies including Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, Chromecast and Roon. The RS150 is $1,200 […]

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McIntosh Intros New C12000 Preamplifier

McIntosh announced the C12000 Preamplifier, a two-chassis design that isolates the audio section from the control and power sections, resulting in the purest sound reproduction possible. The C12000 is comprised of the C12000 Controller Module and the C12000 Preamplifier Module. All power control, data ports and external control connections are located within the C12000 Controller, […]

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McIntosh Releases the MC3500 Vacuum Tube Amplifier Mk II

McIntosh announced the MC3500 Vacuum Tube Amplifier Mk II. The amplifier offers 350 Watts of power and is upgraded with modern components. The MC3500 Mk II uses McIntosh’s Unity Coupled Circuit output transformer, allowing the full 350 Watts to be safely delivered to the speaker. It has a fully balanced driver section that utilizes three […]

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McIntosh Upgrades MX123 A/V Processor With 8K Compatibility and New HDMI Features

McIntosh announced an 8K compatibility upgrade for the MX123 A/V Processor. Of its 10 HDMI inputs and outputs, one input and two outputs will have 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz support. These three HDMI ports will also offer features such as Quick Media Switching (QMS), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Quick Frame Transport (QFT) and Variable Refresh […]

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McIntosh Releases MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver

McIntosh added the MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver. Engineered as a Class 1 Bluetooth device, it can operate at a range of up to 150 feet (45.7 meters) with limited obstructions. An external antenna extends range by 10 times that of a typical Class 2 Bluetooth device. The MB20 comes with a variety of balanced analog and […]

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McIntosh Intros MCD85 SACD/CD Player

McIntosh introduced the MCD85 SACD/CD Player. Using an open chassis design, the MCD85 can play store bought SACDs and CDs as well as music from homemade CD or DVD Data Discs; file formats include AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV and WMA. The USB Audio input supports up to DSD256 and […]

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McIntosh Intros MHA200 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier

McIntosh introduced the MHA200 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier. The McIntosh MHA200 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier is designed for discerning headphone enthusiasts who demand the most from their headphones. Its set of connectivity options, including balanced inputs and outputs, allows for nearly all headphone types to be connected. A pair of 12AT7 and 12BH7A dual triode […]

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McIntosh Announces New Processor, Amplifier

McIntosh just introduced two more products: the MX100 A/V Processor and MI347 7-Channel Amplifier. The MX100 and MI347 represent a streamlined approach to McIntosh’s home theater product offerings. Designed to be heard more than seen, both can easily be mounted in a hidden or out-of-the-way AV equipment rack. Accordingly, the MX100 has a 2U height […]

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McIntosh Adds Hybrid Integrated Amplifier

McIntosh just introduced the MA12000 Hybrid Integrated Amplifier. The MA12000 offers 350 watts per channel, and it combines the benefits of a vacuum tube preamplifier with a solid-state amplifier. The MA12000 is a hybrid design with the preamplifier section powered by (four) 12AX7A vacuum tubes (two tubes per audio channel), while the 350-watt power amplifier […]

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McIntosh Adds Two New Amplifiers to Home Audio Lineup

McIntosh just added two more amplifiers in the form of the MC830 Solid State Amplifier and C8 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier. Featuring styling reminiscent of the company’s 1950s and 1960s designs, the MC830 and C8 are full of modern-day technology to produce a home audio experience. MC830 The MC830 is a one-channel solid-state amplifier that has […]

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