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McIntosh Introduces MXA80 Integrated Audio System: Amplifier, preamplifier and speakers all in one

The MXA80 features a 50W stereo amplifier and a pair of 2-way desktop speakers. A total of six inputs – four digital and two analogue – allow for connecting a variety of music sources

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The USB input accepts PCM signals up to 32bit/384kHz and supports DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256 along with DXD 352.8kHz and DXD 384kHz.

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A dedicated headphone amplifier is include, Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD) plus Power Guard (preventing clipping). A 5 step Bass Boost Control allows for further tonal customisation.

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The amplifier is housed in a polished stainless steel chassis and knobs and brushed aluminum end caps. The speakers arrive in a high gloss piano black finish. Price is $6,000.

To learn more, click www.mcintoshlabs.com.

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  • Reply
    Jean Smith
    4th April 2017 at 8:08 pm

    I’m curious. Any tubes in this, or all solid state?

    • Reply
      Paul Rigby
      5th April 2017 at 9:34 am

      From what I can make out, Jean – it’s a solid state affair.

  • Reply
    5th April 2017 at 10:47 pm

    $6k? Really? I know McIntosh is high end, but….?

  • Reply
    5th September 2017 at 2:50 am

    Have you had occasion to listen and/or review?

    • Reply
      Paul Rigby
      5th September 2017 at 12:04 pm

      Not yet, Ron. Hope to get some McIntosh gear in soon to review. Not sure what that will consist of yet but here’s hoping 🙂

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