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

From our archives: 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 […]

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MCINTOSH / MB20 Bluetooth Transceiver: News

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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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: MCT450 SACD/CD Transport and what was said at the time

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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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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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: 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: News

New flagship CD player revealed MCD12000: A new reference-level CD/SACD player with seven digital inputs plus solid-state and valve outputs (£13,995) Images here McIntosh has unveiled its new flagship CD/SACD player the MCD12000 SACD/CD Player. The new disc-spinner effectively doubles as McIntosh’s reference-level DAC, by enabling up to seven digital devices to benefit from its […]

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MCINTOSH: Announcing two next-gen ’22 integrateds

McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 70 years, is proud to announce the MA8950 and MA9500 Integrated Amplifiers. McIntosh has launched two new integrated amplifiers for 2022, the MA8950 (£12,495) and MA9500  (£14,995). The new models are direct replacements for the award-winning MA8900 and MA9000, and offer a host […]

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MCINTOSH: Announcing the New MX180 processor for an 8K future

McIntosh has launched the MX180, a future-ready 8K-capable A/V Processor with a raft of advanced customisation and processing capabilities. Fully 4K compatible and perfectly prepared for future 8K content, the MX180 supports 8K/60 Hz and 4K/120 Hz on all seven of its Ultra High Speed HDMI ports (five inputs and two outputs). Each HDMI port […]

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AMPLIFIER GIANTS: For the moment i have a mcintosh int and i would like to know if the accuphase int have a better bass impact and dynamic.

For the moment i have a mcintosh int and i would like to know if the accuphase int have a better bass impact and dynamic. What is the difference between accuphase and mcintosh in sound signature. MORE

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