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McIntosh MCT500 SACD/CD Transport - NEW

Sale price$8,407.00

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Standout Features:

• Plays CD/DVD Data Discs; USB flash drives
• Balanced, coax, optical, MCT outputs

General:

Be transported into your music with the MCT500 SACD/CD Transport.

The MCT500 is a digital only unit and features 4 digital outputs: industry standard balanced, coax and optical outputs plus our exclusive MCT connector. To enjoy your CDs, it can be paired with any product that has standard digital inputs and a digital-to-analog convertor (DAC). This includes select McIntosh home theater processors, integrated amplifiers and preamplifiers.

For SACD playback, the MCT500’s proprietary MCT output needs to be connected (via the included cable) to a McIntosh product with an MCT input. This includes the D1100, C53, C2700, C49 and D150 preamplifiers, MA9500, MA8950, MA7200 or MA5300 integrated amplifiers or MAC7200 receiver. When the MCT500 is connected to one of these devices, a secure digital connection is created, allowing for the playback of the high definition audio found on SACDs. Regular CDs can also be played over the MCT connection.

All common disc types can be played on the MCT500, including SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R. A twin laser optical pickup assures optimal disc reading. A USB input is conveniently located on the front panel for easy access. In addition to store bought CDs and SACDs, popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA can be played from user generated CD or DVD Data Discs and USB flash drives.

Disc handling is smooth and quiet thanks to an advanced disc transport with a precision die-cast aluminum tray. An advanced digital servo provides fast, quiet and accurate operation. A disc’s audio data is read at twice the normal rate insuring better disc tracking and error correction processing.

Integration with other McIntosh system components is achieved via the Power Control and data ports. The MCT500 is wrapped in classic McIntosh styling with a polished stainless steel chassis, black glass front panel, illuminated logo and aluminum end caps.

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:

MCT500, Remote Control, Owner's Manual, Digital MCT Cable, 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:

26 lbs (11.8 kg)

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Link to Manual:

MCT500 SACD/CD Transport Owner's Manual

Recommended Cables:

McIntosh Balanced Audio Cables (XLR)

McIntosh Audio Cables (RCA)

McIntosh Digital Audio Cables

McIntosh Speaker Cables

McIntosh Power Control Cables

Kimber Kable - Digital AES/EBU (XLR Connector) Interconnect

Kimber Kable - Optical Digital Interconnect

Kimber Kable - Ascent 14 Gauge Power Cord - Better

Kimber Kable - Palladian 14 Gauge Power Cord - Best

Specs:

DIGITAL AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
N/A

Coaxial Sample Rate
N/A

Optical Sample Rate
N/A

USB Sample Rate
N/A

Digital Coaxial Input
N/A

Digital Optical Input
N/A

Digital Output Sample Rate
Coaxial: Up to 24-Bit/192kHz
Optical: Up to 24-Bit/192kHz
XLR: Up to 24-Bit/192kHz
MCT: Up to 24-bit/96kHz (CD); DSD128 (SACD and Data DVD)

Digital Optical Output
-15dbm to -21dbm

Digital Coaxial Output
0.5V p-p/75 ohms

Digital Output Jitter
≤ 32ns with 1kHz test tone

Digital XLR Output
5V p-p/150 ohms

Digital MCT Output
3V @110 ohms

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

  

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 MCT500 SACD/CD Transport - NEW Sale price$8,407.00