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MA8000 Receives Awards



McIntosh are honoured to have their MA8000 Integrated Amplifier receive two prestigious awards. It has been named "Best Amplifier" (solid state) in Hi-Fi World's 2014 Awards Issue, saying regardless the genre, it will "bring out the best in the music." It has also been named "High End Stereo Amplifier of the Year" by Lyd & Bilde, noting it is "one of the best amplifier purchases for those who want everything in one place." McIntosh have thanked both magazines for these honours and hope all MA8000 owners are enjoying it as much as the magazines did.


Vacuum Tube Classics Reborn


Back by popular demand, the MC75 mono vacuum tube power amplifier delivers modern performance standards in a classic design. It has all the features to meet the needs of today’s music enthusiast. 75 Watts of power is output into a 2, 4 or 8 Ohm speaker with less than 0.5% distortion.

Featuring a cool, 1960s retro design, the C22 vacuum tube preamp has been updated to modern standards to deliver a performance on par with any other McIntosh preamp. Electromagnetic input switching provides reliable, noiseless and distortion free operation. Low distortion levels of all types are less than 0.08%, allowing music to be presented with total transparency and accuracy.

With retro looks and timeless McIntosh design cues, the MC75 and C22 seamlessly blend in with contemporary McIntosh components to create one cohesive system.... more                                                      


MXA70 a "Deeply Desirable System"


Noting its traditional McIntosh build, finish and styling along with "an unerring consistency in engineering," What Hi Fi states the MXA70 offers more than just an admirable reputation. With its 50-watt per channel stereo amp, 32-bit/192kHz DAC, built-in headphone amp featuring our Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®), a healthy selection of inputs and a pair of modest size speakers that "deliver an unexpected sense of solidity an​d scale," it's  easy to see why they call it... more 
                                                                                       

One of the world’s oldest and most respected brands of high-end performance audio equipment, McIntosh, is available from Sound & Image. We pride ourselves in offering our clients the best value and performance products from entry-level to ultra high-end and we feel McIntosh fits into our brand offering perfectly.

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