McIntoshC39usedMcIntosh C39**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale** Great full function preamp best used for a two channel setup. McIntosh called this an "Audi...1799.00

McIntosh C39

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Ships fromGlen Rock, NJ, 07452
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensionsunspecified
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$99.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control
Agon miniAverage Research Pricing

**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**

Great full function preamp best used for a two channel setup.  McIntosh called this an "Audio/Video Control Center".

Has 12 sets of inputs for even the most complicated stereo setups, including a phono input to connect your favorite turntable.  Both RCA and XLR balanced type outputs to your amplifier(s).

In very good condition with no noticeable scratches or dents. 

Fully tested and sounding wonderful. 

Includes the preamp, remote and a power cord.

Click here for a PDF copy of the original Sales Brochure

Click here for a PDF copy of the original Owner's Manual

+0, -05dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
25V at Main and Switched 1 and 2 Outputs
Main, 600 ohms
8V at Main and Switched 1 and 2 Outputs, from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
0.002% from 20Hz to 20,OOOHz at rated output
Phono: 2.5mV for 2.5V rated output, (O.5VIHF)
High Level: 250mV for 2.5V rated output, (50mV IHF)
Phono: 90dB below 10mV input, (84dB IHF)
High Level: 105dB below rated output, (95dB IHF)
Phono: 90mV
High Level: 10V
Phono: 47K ohms and 65pF capacitance
High Level: 22K ohms
Phono to Tape: 40dB 
Phono to Main: 60dB 
High Level to Tape: OdB 
High Level to Main: 20dB
Bass and Treble variable, 12dB boost to 12dB cut
One switched for area A power amplifier, one switched for area B amplifier and one unswitched
120 volts, 50/60Hz, 25 watts
Front panel measures 17-1/2 inches (445cm) wide, by 7-1/8 inches (18.1cm) high.  Depth behind mounting panel including clearance for connectors is 15 1/2 inches (39.4cm).  Knob clearance required in front of the mounting panel is 1-3/8 inches (35cm)

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.

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This item will be professionally packaged and insured for safe transit to your home. 

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.

If we don’t have the original manufacture's packaging, we use heavy duty double ply corrugated boxes with Instapak expanding foam custom inserts.  In many cases this has proven to be better than the original packaging.  We also use high quality fiber reinforced tape to seal our packages.  Lightweight items will be bubble wrapped and shipped in a high-quality box. 

This item is available for pickup in Glen Rock with convenient parking near our building.

NJ Residents or anyone picking up without a resale certificate will need to pay NJ Sales Tax.

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Thanks for looking and be sure to call us at 201-879-0000 with any questions. 

Please also click here to visit our Audiogon store to see the rest of the items we have for sale.



SkyFi Audio is a small startup business specializing in the purchase, reconditioning, and reselling of select high-end audio equipment.  We only buy equipment the we admire and are passionate about. No mid-fi, no gimmicks, no junk. 

Each piece of equipment is cosmetically restored and fully tested in our well-equipped lab by an engineer with 30+ years of experience in the HiFi world. If it does not meet or exceed the original manufactures specifications, it will not be sold.  We are very selective about the equipment we purchase, focusing on mostly analog, high-build quality, American, and European built units.

Through our sister company, which is an authorized dealer for McIntosh, Audio Research, Sonus Faber, ClearAudio, Pro-Ject Audio Systems, and Sony ES, we have access to OEM parts, service, and support.  If you are local and looking for new equipment from the above-mentioned manufacturers, please drop us a line as we can arrange both sales and professional installation in the tri-state area.


We do not accept or review any offers that do not go through the official Audiogon system. We have too many items for sale and it’s nearly impossible to keep track of offers outside of the official system. Please don’t message, email, or text any offers. 

If you do not see a “Make an Offer” button, it means we are not considering any offers on that item.   


We prefer working through PayPal which allows you to use a credit card or bank transfer. We do not charge extra for any payment fees if you purchase the item at the asking price.  You can also send us a personal check (which will need to clear before shipping), certified check, money order, or wire transfer. International clients without access to PayPal should use a bank wire transfer. 

If you are picking up an item we do not accept PayPal.  You must pay in person with cash, certified or bank check, or wire transfer.  If you make a PayPal payment and are picking up the item, it will be returned. 


We accept trade-ins of equal or lesser value under certain conditions.  Simply ask and let us know the exact model, condition, and the accessories that are included (such as the original box, remote, cables, manual, etc.).  We will only consider high-end equipment from mainstream manufacturers such as McIntosh, Mark Levinson, Audio Research, Krell, etc. and will typically pass on displays, projectors, receivers, dated surround processors, and mid-fi equipment of any type.  We will offer a fair value for your equipment, but keep in mind we are running a business and will need to be able to resell the equipment at a profit after investing a great deal of time and resources in testing, certifying, repairing, cleaning, and packaging the incoming equipment.  If you are looking for top dollar we suggest attempting to sell it directly to an end user on your own.

SELL US YOUR GEAR (Working or Broken)

We will also purchase your used or broken gear and arrange pickup if you are in our local market. Just drop us a note for a quote but be sure to include the condition and what is included. 

HOW TO VISIT US                                                                                                        

We are currently operating from our shop located in Glen Rock, NJ.  You are welcome to make an appointment if there is a piece of equipment you would like to see in operation before or after purchase.  We have a well-equipped, dedicated listening room with tons of equipment of all makes and models.  We are not a store, so please don’t make an appointment if you are just curious as to how a speaker or piece of equipment sounds.  In essence, no tire kickers please.

You can call 201-879-0000 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.  We can also arrange to install, calibrate, and tune the gear in your listening room if you’re local to our area.  This is super useful when purchasing large speakers or heavy amplifiers.  It’s also great for ensuring your new turntable is setup correctly in its final resting place.  


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