McIntoshC2500McIntosh C2500 Vacuum Tube Pre AmplifierThe C2500 tube preamplifier combines the legendary McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifier circuitry with a full suite of contemporary features and technology. A total of 15 inputs – including two dedic...4295.00

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The C2500 tube preamplifier combines the legendary McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifier circuitry with a full suite of contemporary features and technology. A total of 15 inputs – including two dedicated phono (1 Moving Magnet and 1 Moving Coil) and five digital – offers you ample connections to kee​p all your legacy and modern sources connected, while six dual triode tubes will produce that romantic tube sound. The digital inputs will decode digital music at up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback. "The most versatile high-end preamp we’ve ever tested... a forward-looking, comprehensively equipped product that can easily form the heart of any top-end stereo set-up." - What Hi Fi "The McIntosh C2500 and MC452 excel at spectacular dynamic expression, beautiful and accurate tonality, satisfying detail retrieval, and the recreation of a generous sound field." - Audio Esoterica Tone controls may be assigned to individual sources as needed. Up to three stereo power amplifiers may be connected at one time; two of them can be switched on and off to simplify your whole house audio distribution. The Home Theater Pass Through feature allows for seamless integration into existing multi-channel theater systems. Our new internal High Drive headphone amplifier offers increased gain and output power, optimizing it for virtually all headphone types to ensure the most enjoyable personal listening experience. "The C2500 sounds... as it looks – noble, elegant and without nervousness. It knows the reason for its existence, and it does its job well, producing a big, saturated and musical to the bone sound." - SoundRebels.com​ Not only does the polished stainless steel chassis look beautiful, but it shields the noise sensitive analog audio section from the power supply and control circuitry to provide the cleanest signal possible to your amplifier. ELECTRONIC SPECIFICATIONS TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 0.08% FREQUENCY RESPONSE +0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz +0, -3dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz MAXIMUM VOLTS OUT (BALANCED / UNBALANCED) 16/8 V RMS INPUT IMPEDANCE (BALANCED / UNBALANCED) 44K ohm, 22K ohm PHONO VOLTAGE GAIN 60dB HIGH LEVEL VOLTAGE GAIN 15dB SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO 100dB DUAL MONO POWER SUPPLY No DUAL MONO, FULLY BALANCED No CONNECTIVITY BALANCED INPUT 2 Stereo UNBALANCED INPUT 6 Stereo + 2 Phono PHONO INPUT MOVING COIL 1 (adjustable) PHONO INPUT MOVING MAGNET 1 (adjustable) DIGITAL COAXIAL INPUT 2 DIGITAL OPTICAL INPUT 2 DIGITAL MCT (DIN) INPUT 0 DIGITAL USB INPUT 1 (2.0, 32/192 Asynchronous) DIGITAL AES/EBU INPUT 0 BALANCED FIXED OUTPUT 0 BALANCED VARIABLE OUTPUT 3 Stereo UNBALANCED FIXED OUTPUT 1 Stereo UNBALANCED VARIABLE OUTPUT 3 Stereo HEADPHONE OUTPUT 1/4" High Drive RECORD PROCESSOR LOOP Yes INPUT LEVEL MATCH Yes, +/- 6dB HOME THEATER PASS THROUGH Yes CONTROL TONE CONTROLS Bass and Treble TONE BYPASS AND INPUT ASSIGN Yes RS232 CONTROL INPUT Yes, 9 pin POWER CONTROL OUTPUT 1 Main, 2 Switched, 2 trigger REAR PANEL DATA PORT 8 REAR PANEL IR SENSOR INPUT Yes GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS MULTI-CHASSIS OR SINGLE Single, two layer OUTPUT METERS Yes VACUUM TUBE OR SOLID STATE Tube, 6 ea. 12AX7a POWER CONSUMPTION (ON) 50 watts WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) 17.5" (44.45cm) x 7.625" (19.37cm) x 18" (45.72cm) WEIGHT 30.5 lbs (13.8kg) SHIPPING WEIGHT 46 lbs (20.9kg)
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