McIntosh Power Control cables allow full functionality of a McIntosh audio system. Products that are interconnected using these cables will all turn on and off with the preamplifier control center, operate using one remote control and allow meter lights to be turned on or off depending on your preference. Contact your local dealer to learn more.
“… for the love of music…” The complete and authorized history of McIntosh presented on over 300 pages with hundreds of beautiful photographs and exclusive interviews with past and present employees. Reminisce with early McIntosh icons such as Sidney A. Corderman and Maurice Painchaud, as well as learning about the modern day McIntosh with current president, Charlie Randall. Everything you ever wanted to know about McIntosh is here – a must have for every true McIntosh enthusiast! Written by Ken Kessler, no stranger to the world ofhi-fi audio journalism, whose articles have appeared in over 130 magazines and newspapers in more than 20 countries.
The DA2 Digital Audio Module is our newest and most advanced module for processing digital audio. It comes standard in the C53 and C2700 Preamplifiers, allowing both of those units to take advantage of some of the latest innovations in digital audio technology. McIntosh home audio products equipped with the DA1 can be upgraded to the newer DA2.
The models that can be upgraded to the DA2 are: MA9000, MA8900, MA7200 and MA5300 Integrated Amplifiers; MAC7200 Receiver; and C49 Preamplifier. (Note: These models will continue to come with the DA1 installed. Upgrading to the DA2 is an optional dealer installed upgrade that must be installed by an Authorized McIntosh Dealer or Authorized McIntosh Service Agency.)
The DA2 Digital Audio Module builds upon the DA1 with an expanded set of capabilities. In addition to having all the same connections as the DA1 (2 coaxial, 2 optical, 1 USB and 1 MCT) a new audio-only HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)1 connection is included on the DA2. This allows it to be connected to TVs with a compatible HDMI (ARC) output to bring your TV sound to the next level by listening to it through your home stereo system. ARC functionality can provide two-way communication between your DA2 equipped unit and TV, allowing for volume control and lip-syncing functions to ensure the audio and video are perfectly synched. Popular multi-channel audio formats from Dolby® and DTS® are supported and will be expertly converted to 2-channel audio for proper playback through your DA2 equipped unit. When CEC communication is enabled in both the DA2 equipped unit and your TV, your TV remote can control the power and volume of your connected McIntosh unit.
Additionally, the DA2’s USB input can support native playback of up to DSD512, surpassing the DSD256 limit of the DA1. This increased DSD playback support is thanks to the next generation, Quad Balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) that powers the DA2. This audiophile-grade DAC is highlighted by both an improved dynamic range and total harmonic distortion compared to the DA1. The USB input also supports DXD up to 384kHz. The coax and optical inputs can decode digital music up to 24-bit/192kHz for high resolution audio playback. Rounding out the DA2 is a proprietary MCT input that offers a secure, custom DSD connection for playback of the high definition audio found on SACDs when paired with our MCT500 and MCT80 SACD/CD Transports to produce the best possible sound quality from your SACD collection.
Due to the technical nature of the DA2 upgrade, it's a dealer installed upgrade that must be performed by a qualified trained professional at an Authorized McIntosh Dealer or Authorized McIntosh Service Agency. Please note that if the upgrade is performed by anyone other than an Authorized McIntosh Dealer or Authorized McIntosh Service Agency, under the terms of your McIntosh Limited Warranty any resulting damage or failure of your unit will be excluded from warranty coverage. Contact your local Authorized McIntosh Dealer or Authorized McIntosh Service Agency today to schedule your upgrade.
1) The HDMI ARC input will only play audio from a compatible TV. It will not pass video to or from a TV, or play audio from any non-TV source.
Unmistakably McIntosh. Let everyone who looks at your McIntosh home audio system know where it came from and how it was built with the LB100 Light Box. It proudly displays the “Handcrafted In The USA Since 1949” statement as a badge of honor.
About the same size as one of our CD players, it will easily fit into any standard audio/video rack, on a piece of furniture or stacked with other McIntosh gear for easy placement. On the front panel, both the McIntosh logo and handcrafted statement are illuminated by direct LED backlighting for a distinct and awe inspiring appearance.
On the back is a Power Control input and output so you can have the LB100 seamlessly turn on with all your other McIntosh components such as an amplifier, preamplifier or variety of other products. If Power Control is not utilized, then a back panel switch turns it on and off.
The LB100 features the timeless McIntosh aesthetic of an illuminated black glass front panel and aluminum end caps. Contact your local dealer to learn more.
The McIntosh MCLK12 mantle clock is a celebration of time while being a tribute to classic McIntosh design. Constructed with the signature McIntosh blue watt meters, the MCLK12 demonstrates the same easy to read visual interface. Blue meter lighting may be switched on or off from the front panel, or by other McIntosh components, depending on the viewing conditions. Faceplate is the same width as other McIntosh equipment, allowing for rack placement; also wall or shelf mountable.
The left meter measures hours while the right measures minutes. The hour and minute hands cover a twelve and sixty minute arc respectively on the MCLK12 along with Power Output Meters on compatible McIntosh power amplifiers. Both hands 'fly-back' in a retrograde fashion when they reach the end of their scale. The MCLK12 is the ultimate fun way to monitor the passing of time. Battery backup keeps time during power outages. Contact your local dealer to learn more.
The McIntosh HT30-OW is designed as a surround sound loudspeaker in a home theater system. The HT30-OW offers a unique solution to the problem of integrating superb surround sound into a room with minimal visual impact. The removable metal grilles can be custom painted to perfectly match your decor. A sealed, solidly braced enclosure is used for superior sound and freedom from bleeding into adjacent rooms. Sold in pairs. Contact your local dealer to learn more.
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