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Units with the DA1 installed can now be upgraded to the newer DA2
Binghamton, NY – November 14, 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the DA2 Digital Audio Module Upgrade Kit.
The DA2 Digital Audio Module is McIntosh’s newest and most advanced module for processing digital audio. It comes standard in their C53 and C2700 Preamplifiers, allowing both of those units to take advantage of some of the latest innovations in digital audio technology.… Read the full article
If you are an audiophile, and have been in the hobby for more than the last five nanoseconds, then you know McIntosh. Easily one of the stalwarts of the industry, and a company that has always paid as much attention to aesthetics as to engineering prowess and quality. That is a lot of attention, by the way, bordering, if not knee deep into the world of OCD. I can honestly say that I have never had an encounter with McIntosh gear that was not totally enjoyable and entrancing.… Read the full article
If you’ve attended a high-end audio show, you’ve probably seen the Big McIntosh Room. McIntosh Labs always goes all out for these events, usually occupying one of the big ballrooms downstairs and filling it up with as much equipment as possible. It’s a sea of blue meters, glowing tubes and green-lit McIntosh logos. At the 2019 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, I was eager to visit the Big McIntosh Room because this legendary American audio manufacturer has had a year of interesting product introductions, something I hinted at when I covered the Binghamton NY-based manufacturer in Munich earlier this year.… Read the full article
The following is a press release issued by McIntosh. Binghamton, NY | September 25, 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the MC257 7-Channel Home Theater Power Amplifier. Bring home theater dreams to life with the new McIntosh MC257 7-Channel Home Theater Power Amplifier. Experience the latest blockbusters and favorite movies at home like never before with the sound quality and power only McIntosh can deliver. The MC257 is highlighted by McIntosh’s new eye-catching TripleView™ Power Output Meter that independently indicates the real time power reading of …… Read the full article
McIntosh Labs is, by all accounts, an iconic audio firm. Throughout their 70 years of operation, McIntosh gear has been reviewed countless times and their history thoroughly documented in a number of places – see former employee Roger Russell’s meticulous website coverage for what must be a definitive take on the subject.
I grew up listening to a MAC1700 receiver (from the late 1960s). That relatively modest McIntosh product, its tube tuner imbuing the numerous local jazz stations of the era with a strong sense of tone.… Read the full article