McIntosh MCD205 Five Disc CD Changer
This "almost vintage" CD changer from McIntosh utilizes the renowned Music Bank system developed and manufactured by Nakamichi in the 1990's. It quickly and efficiently manages 5 discs via a single loading slot. Its super easy to operate and very responsive.
It features the typical and sought after look of all McIntosh equipment, including the backlit glass faceplate with gold lettering which looks at home with all McIntosh gear, modern and vintage.
Rear panel connections include: a stereo pair of XLR balanced outputs and RCA unbalanced outputs, Coaxial/Digital Outputs should you have a preferred DAC, McIntosh Power Control In/Out, McIntosh Data In, IR In, and an RS-232 control connector.
Condition is excellent without any signs of use or abuse.
Fully tested in our workshop, and our listening lab, and working as it should.
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• Advanced Transport
The new MusicBank Mechanism with direct loading, provides safe and gentle disc handling for up to five discs. The playing surface of the disc is never touched by the mechanism, only the outside edges of the disc.
• 24 BIT Digital to Analog Converters
The MCD205 utilizes 24-bit D/A converters that offer wide dynamic range with extremely low distortion. Music at all levels is reproduced with extreme precision and elegance. The sound is truly exceptional.
• Four Playback Modes
The MCD205 Compact Disc Player allows for Single Disc Play, All Disc Play, Program Play and Random Playback.
• Special Power Supply
A fully regulated Power Supply with a special R-Core Power Transformer, ensures stable noise free operation even though the power line varies.
+0, -0.5 dB 5Hz to 20,000Hz
Signal to Noise Ratio
108dB (IHF A-weighted)
Maximum Output level
600 ohms Balanced
600 ohms Unbalanced
24-bit dual converters with 8 times oversampling digital filter
Optical: -15dbm to -21dbm
Coaxial: 0.5V p-p/75 ohm
Transport Signal Readout Type
Semiconductor Optical Laser
Disc Rotational Velocity
200 to 500rpm (constant linear velocity)
Wow and Flutter
Below current measurement limits
Front Panel: 17-1/2 inches (44.5cm) wide, 5-3/8 inches (13.7cm) high, depth behind front mounting panel is 15 inches (38.1cm) including clearance for connectors. Panel clearance required in front of mounting panel is 3/4 inch (1.9cm).
Note: When a CD Disc is inserted or ejected the panel clearance required in front of mounting panel is 3-3/4 inches (9.5cm).
21 pounds (9.5Kg) net
35 pounds (15.9Kg) in shipping carton
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