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McIntosh MCD600 SACD/CD Player and Quad Balanced DAC - NEW

Sale price$12,180.00

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Standout Features:

• Premium 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC
• Plays CD/DVD Data Discs & USB flash drives
• Fixed & variable analog stereo outputs

General:

Enjoy hours of listening pleasure with the MCD600 SACD/CD Player. At the heart of the MCD600 is a newly designed digital circuit highlighted by a new premium 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The DAC is used in Quad Balanced mode, with 4 DAC channels allocated to each of the left and right audio channels, resulting in truly exceptional sound reproduction. All PCM signals are up-sampled up to 32-bit/384kHz.

Besides commercial SACDs and CDs, the MCD600 can also play music from user generated CD or DVD Data Discs as well as USB flash drives. Numerous file formats can be played from these discs and USB flash drives including AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA. Flash drives can easily be connected via the convenient front panel USB input.

"The sound of the MCD600 charms you right from the start: first with the quality of the bass, then with its three-dimensionality and stereo imaging, and finally with its midrange tones. Together, all these traits deliver outstanding, irresistible musicality." Winner of 2020 SACD/CD Player Product of the Year Award. - Hi-Fi i Muzyka

The MCD600 includes both fixed and variable balanced and unbalanced outputs; the variable outputs combined with volume control allow the MCD600 to be connected directly to your amplifier without needing a preamplifier. Coax and optical digital outputs are included if you prefer to send the digital audio signal to an external processor for analog conversion. Also included is a coax and optical digital input for connecting other digital sources. And for those times when you’re looking for a personal listening experience, the High Drive headphone amplifier section features increased gain and output power and is optimized for virtually all headphone types.

"Worthy of its pedigree, offering solid construction and excellent, detailed sound.” Winner of 2019 Thumbs Up Award. - Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity

A twin laser optical pickup assures optimal reading of all common disc types, including SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R. A new disc transport with a precision die-cast aluminum tray provides smooth and quiet disc handling, while an advanced digital servo provides fast, quiet and accurate operation. The disc’s audio data is read at twice the normal rate insuring better disc tracking and error correction processing. Power Control and data ports allow for seamless integration with other McIntosh system components.

"The sonic result was quite, quite beautiful. The music flowed soft, smooth and clear with a rich and resonant tone from the vocal pairing." - The Audiophile Man

The MCD600 is wrapped in classic McIntosh styling with a polished stainless steel chassis, black glass front panel, illuminated logo, knobs and aluminum end caps. The front panel features new direct LED backlighting for improved appearance. On the top is a screen printed glass panel listing performance specs and a block diagram. Contact your local dealer to learn more.

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:

MCD600, Remote Control, Owner's Manual, Power Cord.

Packing:

Factory Sealed McIntosh Carton

Dimensions:

17-1/2" (44.45cm) x 6" (15.24cm) x 19" (48.3cm)Note: When the Disc Tray is opened, the panel clearance required in front of mounting panel is 6-3/4 inches (17.2cm).

Weight:

28 lbs (12.7 kg)

Reviews:

McIntosh MCD600: the last SACD/CD player you’ll ever need?

Link to Manual:

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Recommended Cables:

McIntosh Balanced Audio Cables (XLR)

McIntosh Audio Cables (RCA)

McIntosh Digital Audio Cables

McIntosh Speaker Cables

McIntosh Power Control Cables

Kimber Kable - Ascent 14 Gauge Power Cord - Better

Kimber Kable - Palladian 14 Gauge Power Cord - Best

Kimber Kable - Ascent 10 Gauge Power Cord - Better 

Kimber Kable - Palladian 10 Gauge Power Cord - Best

Specs:

AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS
Number of Channels
2

Fixed Output Level
2.0Vrms Unbalanced
4.0Vrms Balanced

Variable Output Level
0 - 8.0Vrms Unbalanced
0 - 16.0Vrms Balanced

Output Impedance
600 ohms Unbalanced and Balanced

Frequency Response
4Hz to 40kHz, +0.5, -2dB (SACD)
4Hz to 20kHz, ±0.5dB (CD)
4Hz to 40kHz, +0.5, -2dB (Data)

Signal To Noise Ratio
Better than 110dB (A-weighted)

Dynamic Range
Better than 100dB

Total Harmonic Distortion
0.002% @ 1000Hz (SACD)
0.002% @ 1000Hz (CD)
0.002% @ 1000Hz (Data)

Channel Separation
Better than 98dB (1,000Hz)

Headphone Output Impedance
47 ohms

DIGITAL AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
Premium 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced

Coaxial Sample Rate
16, 24-bit/96kHz

Optical Sample Rate
16, 24-bit/192kHz

USB Sample Rate
16, 24-bit/192kHz

Digital Coaxial Input
0.5V p-p/75 ohms

Digital Optical Input
-15dbm to -21dbm

Digital Output Sample Rate
Up to 24-bit/192kHz

Digital Optical Output
-15dbm to -21dbm

Digital Coaxial Output
0.5V p-p/75 ohms

Digital Output Jitter
N/A

Digital XLR Output
N/A

Digital MCT Output
N/A 

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Disc Formats
SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA

Disc Capacity
1

Laser Type
Twin Beam

Laser Beam Wavelength
650nm (SACD)
790nm (CD)

Laser Power
CLASS IIa/CLASS I

Standby Power Requirement
<0.5 watt

 

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Mcintosh Mcd600 Sacd/Cd Player And Quad Balanced Dac Cd + Digital
McIntosh MCD600 SACD/CD Player and Quad Balanced DAC - NEW Sale price$12,180.00