McIntosh C2600 tube preamplifier in excellent like new condition. Insured shipping is included anywhere in the US lower 48. No international shipping. Save thousands over buying new.
Building upon the C2300 and C2500 – two of the most successful McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifiers – is the C2600, which incorporates the best of the previous models while adding McIntosh’s advanced digital audio section and upgraded tube circuitry design.
The C2600 is a versatile preamplifier with an expansive set of 16 inputs to connect virtually all analog or digital music sources. Analog inputs include 3 balanced, 4 unbalanced, plus 1 each dedicated Moving Magnet (MM) and Moving Coil (MC) phono inputs. Digital inputs consist of 3 optical, 2 coax, 1 USB and 1 McIntosh exclusive MCT connection. Three sets of balanced and unbalanced analog outputs connect the C2600 to the rest of the system.
The C2600 features a 32-bit/384kHz, DSD digital-to-analog-converter (DAC), and is capable of decoding and playing DSD64, DSD128, and DSD256, plus DXD 352.8kHz and DXD 384kHz.
For headphone listening, the addition of Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®) brings an added dimension to the music. Home Theater Pass Thru allows for seamless integration into a multi-channel home theater system.