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McIntosh Black MCD550 2-Channel SACD/CD Player - MCD550

Abt Model: MCD550
McIntosh - MCD550 - CD Players
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2 Channels/ 2.0Vrms Unbalanced, 4.0Vrms Balanced Fixed Output Level/ 0 - 8.0Vrms Unbalanced, 0 - 16.0Vrms Balanced Variable Output Level/ 600 Ohms Unbalanced And Balanced Output Impedance/ Better Than 110dB Signal To Noise Ratio/ Better Than 100dB Dynamic Range/ 47 Ohms Headphone Output Impedance/ Twin Beam Laser/ 650nm (SACD), 790nm (CD) Laser Beam Wavelength/ CLASS IIa/CLASS I Laser Power/ Black Finish
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McIntosh Black MCD550 2-Channel SACD/CD Player - MCD550

Rediscover your valuable CD collection with the MCD550 SACD/CD Player. This high performance SACD/CD player has everything you need for hours of listening enjoyment.

The MCD550 utilizes an 8-channel, 32-bit/192kHz PCM/DSD digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with wide dynamic range and extremely low distortion. The 8-channel DAC is used in Quad Balanced mode, which utilizes 4 DAC channels per audio channel, allowing music at all levels to be reproduced with extreme precision and elegance. It can decode PCM signals from CDs and the digital inputs, and DSD signals from SACDs.

Both fixed and variable balanced and unbalanced outputs are present, offering you extreme flexibility in connecting the MCD550 to your system. The variable outputs allow for direct connection to an amplifier without requiring a separate preamplifier. Also available are three digital inputs: a coax, an optical and a USB input that allows for direct streaming of computer stored music at up to 24-bits and 192kHz. Coax and optical outputs are available if you want to send the audio signal to a preamplifier or home theater processor.

Our new High Drive headphone amplifier features increased gain and output power, and is optimized for virtually all headphone types for the ultimate personal listening experience. The MCD550 reads your discs at a higher speed and stores the data in a buffer memory for better error correction and tracking, thus increasing overall audio performance. On the back are gold plated connectors that help maintain a clean audio signal and also resist corrosion. The classic McIntosh black glass faceplate is wrapped in a beautiful stainless steel chassis.

Specifications:

Audio Specifications

  • Number Of Channels: 2
  • Fixed Output Level:
    • 2.0Vrms Unbalanced
    • 4.0Vrms Balanced
  • Variable Output Level:
    • 0 - 8.0Vrms Unbalanced
    • 0 - 16.0Vrms Balanced
  • Output Impedance: 600 ohms Unbalanced and Balanced
  • Frequency Response:
    • 4Hz to 40kHz, +0.5, -2dB (SACD)
    • 4Hz to 20kHz, ±0.5dB (CD)
  • Signal To Noise Ratio: Better than 110dB (A-weighted)
  • Dynamic Range: Better than 100dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion:
    • 0.002% @ 1000Hz (SACD)
    • 0.002% @ 1000Hz (CD)
  • Channel Separation: Better than 98dB (1,000Hz)
  • Headphone Output Impedance: 47 ohms

Digital Audio Specifications

  • Digital-To-Analog Converter (DAC) Type: 8-channel, 32-bit/192kHz PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
  • Coaxial Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/96kHz
  • Optical Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
  • USB Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
  • Digital Coaxial Input: 0.5V p-p/75 ohms
  • Digital Optical Input: -15dbm to -21dbm
  • Digital Output Sample Rate: Up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • Digital USB Input Type: USB Type B Connector
  • Digital Optical Output: -15dbm to -21dbm
  • Digital Coaxial Output: 0.5V p-p/75 ohms
  • Digital XLR Output: N/A
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Output: N/A

Connectivity

  • Balanced Fixed Output: 1
  • Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1
  • Balanced Variable Output: 1
  • Unbalanced Variable Output: 1
  • Digital Coaxial Input: 1
  • Digital Optical Input: 1
  • Digital USB Input: 1
  • Digital Coaxial Output: 1
  • Digital Optical Output: 1
  • Digital XLR Output: 0
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Output: 0
  • Headphone Output: 1/4" High Drive

Control

  • Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: 1
  • Rear Panel Data Input: 1
  • Power Control Input: 1
  • Power Control Output: 1

General Specifications

  • Disc Formats: CD, SACD, MP3 and WMA
  • Disc Capacity: 1
  • Laser Type: Twin Beam
  • Laser Beam Wavelength:
    • 650nm (SACD)
    • 790nm (CD)
  • Laser Power: CLASS IIa/CLASS I
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 watt

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6"
  • Width: 17-1/2"
  • Depth: 19"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 28 lbs
  • Shipping: 42.5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 3 Years Limited
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More reasons to buy the McIntosh MCD550 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The McIntosh MCD550 is Brand New.
  • The McIntosh MCD550 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Number of Discs1
DVD PlayerNo
Blu-Ray PlayerNo
Height (inches)6
Width (inches)17.5
Depth (inches)19
Parts Warranty3 Years
Labor Warranty3 Years
  

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