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McIntosh DA2 Digital Audio Module Upgrade Kit - NEW

Sale price$1,526.00

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Standout Features:

• Our newest and most advanced Digital Audio Module
• Available as an optional dealer installed upgrade to MA9000, MA8900, MA7200, MA5300, MAC7200, C49
• Next gen, Quad Balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit DAC
• 7 inputs: 2 coax, 2 optical, 1 USB, 1 MCT, 1 HDMI (ARC)
• Supports up to DSD512 and DXD 384kHz

General:

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 and in the MA12000, MA9500 and MA8950 Integrated Amplifiers, allowing these 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) 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.

Please note 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.

Brand Background:

Founded in 1949, McIntosh is known for offering distinguished home audio systems that deliver the ultimate experience in music and film. Offering products for two-channel stereo sound systems and multi-channel home theaters with surround sound, McIntosh continues to define the ultimate home audio entertainment experience for discriminating listeners around the world. Our iconic blue Watt output meter is globally recognized as a symbol of quality home audio. With a McIntosh home stereo system or home theater, listeners have the ability to create their own luxury audio experience – and truly live their music.

McIntosh products are designed and handcrafted at our Binghamton, NY factory by our dedicated employees who share a passion for music and the McIntosh heritage. Since our inception, McIntosh has been powering some of the most important moments in music history and pop culture. From President Lyndon Johnson’s inauguration speech to Woodstock to the famous Grateful Dead “Wall of Sound,” McIntosh has not only witnessed history, we have shaped it.

Included:

DA2 Digital Audio Module.

Packing:

Factory Sealed McIntosh Carton

Recommended Cables:

McIntosh Digital Audio Cables

Kimber Kable - Optical Digital Interconnect

Kimber Kable - USB Select Series Interconnect

Specs:

CONNECTIVITY
Digital Coaxial Input
2

Digital Optical Input
2

Digital MCT Input
1

Digital USB Input
1

HDMI (ARC) Input
1

Please note 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.

  

Click here to schedule an appointment to visit our store.

Please note this item must be purchased in store and we will not ship under any circumstances. Click here for more information about this policy.

Please support your local McIntosh Dealer.

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McIntosh DA2 Digital Audio Module Upgrade Kit - NEW Sale price$1,526.00