MCINTOSH: MAC7200 stereo receiver

LARRY GREENHILL WRITES … Recently, I received an email from Editor Jim Austin. “Larry, do you still use your Day Sequerra FM Reference tuner1 to listen to FM radio?” he asked. “Jim, yes, I still listen to FM classical music in the Bay area. Why?” “I had kind of a crazy idea. McIntosh has lots […]

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New MB20 transceiver adds McIntosh-quality wireless Bluetooth to all home audio systems, even legacy ones

PRESS RELEASE: The MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver is an easy way to add McIntosh-quality wireless Bluetooth® streaming to virtually any McIntosh (or non-McIntosh!) home audio system, from any era. The MB20 Transceiver modernises home audio systems, enabling them to not only go wireless, but allow music to be sent and received, all with the legendary McIntosh […]

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VINTAGE FM RECEIVERS: Neil McCauley (editor in chief) talking to Howard Popeck (features editor)

Q: So Howard, you’ve from time to time mentioned, in the context of receivers, the “good old days”. What does that mean? In the “good old days” the electronics for a hi fi system was all in one box that usually included a power amp, preamp and radio tuner. They were very convenient. Q: Convenient, […]

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McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 70 years, is proud to introduce the MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver (£649)

The MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver is an easy way to add McIntosh-quality wireless Bluetooth® streaming to virtually any McIntosh (or non-McIntosh!) home audio system, from any era. The MB20 Transceiver modernises home audio systems, enabling them to not only go wireless, but allow music to be sent and received, all with the legendary McIntosh sound quality. […]

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McIntosh and CONVICTS unveil Voice of Sound narrated by the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir

McIntosh and digital media brand/creative studio CONVICTS have teamed up to launch Voice of Sound, a new short film that celebrates the history of sound and music, voiced by the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir.  McIntosh partnered with creative studio CONVICTS for the project, both being New York-based brands with a goal of supporting artists and celebrating music […]

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SPECIFICALLY: McIntosh transformers

Paul McGowan:  A recent post covered output transformers on tube power amplifiers and why they were needed.  It also covered the fact that IMHO transformers are the last thing I would add to the output stage of a solid state power amplifier because output transformers like this contribute so much to the sound quality of […]

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McINTOSH: McIntosh vs. Accuphase … opinions vary.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The opinions expressed below here do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil. I’ve heard more than once that Accuphase was Japan’s McIntosh and was wondering if someone that has had experience with both brands would like to give their opinions on any differences and […]

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HARBETH: McIntosh MC 275 Mk IV or V with Harbeth M-40.1?

I’ve had my Plinius SA-102 for longer than any previous amp (almost 3 years) and have been very satisfied with it’s reliability, musicality and build quality, but I’m very intrigued with finally trying a classic tube amp. I listen to classical, jazz, vocals & acoustic rock at moderate volume levels, so I’m thinking the 75 […]

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Blast from the past – July 2008 / Dear diary …….. Trio KT 917, DAB vs DDB, Squeezbox, declining mental powers, Mcintosh vs Bel Canto, TACT RCS 2.2XP, Richer Sounds getting a thumbs up …. and more – by Howard Popeck.

Taken from my diary for 17/7/2008: Bit of an up ‘n down day yesterday. Slightly disturbed to discover that my ‘must buy’ list of CDs now runs to 59! It’s not so much the money; but how am I going to find the tine to listen? Ho hum. Hooked up my wonderful old and massive […]

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McINTOSH: Unique Alice Cooper McIntosh turntable donated to Cooper’s USA Rock & Roll auction!

They tell us ….. McIntosh Laboratory, the global leader in high-performance home entertainment systems for over 65 years, is proudly donating a one-off Alice Cooper MT5 turntable (usual price £7,495) to Cooper’s Solid Rock Rock & Roll Vampire Bash charity auction in Arizona, USA, this weekend. McIntosh Laboratory has created a unque Alice Cooper MT5 […]

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McINTOSH: MCT450 SACD/CD Transport

They tell us ….. The MCT450 can be paired with any McIntosh product that contains digital inputs. This includes select home theater processors, integrated amplifiers and preamplifiers. Digital balanced, coaxial, optical and DIN outputs are available, giving you flexibility in connecting the MCT450 to the rest of your system. For SACDs, the unique DIN output […]

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