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Experience the pinnacle of audio excellence with the McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, meticulously engineered for audiophiles seeking unparalleled performance. With 16 inputs including analog, phono, and digital options, this preamplifier serves as the heart of any high-fidelity home audio system. Its exquisite design, including visible vacuum tubes and precision controls, is matched only by its ability to deliver immersive, distortion-free sound, making it an essential addition for discerning music enthusiasts.
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NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.08%
Frequency Response
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
HDMI (ARC) Input
1
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.08%
Frequency Response
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
HDMI (ARC) Input
1

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Immerse yourself in unparalleled audio quality with the McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, boasting 16 inputs for seamless integration into any high-fidelity setup. With exquisite design and meticulous engineering, it delivers distortion-free sound, making it a must-have for discerning audiophiles.

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McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier

McIntosh C2800 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, a masterpiece of audio passion and engineering precision. Crafted for discerning audiophiles and music enthusiasts, this preamplifier transcends expectations, delivering unparalleled performance and fidelity. Proudly bearing the McIntosh name, the C2800 is a testament to the legacy of excellence in audio innovation.

McIntosh C2800 Key Features:

  • Premium Vacuum Tube Circuitry: Immerse yourself in pristine audio quality with meticulously designed vacuum tube circuitry, meticulously engineered to minimize noise and distortion, providing an unparalleled listening experience.
  • Versatile Connectivity: With a generous array of inputs, including 7 analog, 2 phono, and 7 digital inputs, the C2800 serves as the central hub of your home audio system, accommodating a variety of source components.
  • Advanced Digital Audio Module: Equipped with the DA2 Digital Audio Module, featuring audiophile-grade Quad Balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), the C2800 supports high-resolution audio playback, including 24-bit/192kHz and DSD512 files.
  • Seamless Integration: Control the C2800 with ease using the McIntosh Connect app, offering convenient access to volume control, input selection, and more. Additionally, the preamplifier is Roon Tested, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance.
  • Innovative Outputs: Experience advanced connection flexibility with three sets of variable balanced and unbalanced outputs, allowing for personalized listening configurations and seamless integration into multi-room audio setups.
  • Processor Loop: The return of the Processor Loop enables hassle-free integration of external signal processors, dynamic range expanders, or analog recording devices, enhancing versatility and performance.
  • Cutting-Edge Features: Enjoy precision tone control, high drive headphone amplification with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®) technology, Home Theater PassThru, and more, all housed within the iconic McIntosh design.

McIntosh C2800 Specifications:

  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.08%
  • Frequency Response: +0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz, +0, -3dB from 15Hz to 100kHz
  • Maximum Volts Out (Balanced / Unbalanced): 16V RMS / 8V RMS
  • Signal To Noise Ratio: Up to 100dB
  • Input Impedance (Balanced / Unbalanced): 44K ohm, 22K ohm
  • Connectivity: Balanced Input: 3, Unbalanced Input: 4, Phono Input: Up to 2 (each configurable for Moving Coil or Moving Magnet), Digital Inputs: Coaxial, Optical, MCT, USB, HDMI (ARC), AES/EBU
  • Control: Tone Controls, RS232 Control Input, Power Control Output, Rear Panel Data Port, Rear Panel IR Sensor Input
  • Power Consumption (On): 75 Watts
  • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D): 17.5" x 7.625" x 16.5"
  • Unit Weight: 28 lbs
  • Shipping Weight: 43.5 lbs

Immerse yourself in the warmth and richness of vacuum tube audio with the McIntosh C2800 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier. Contact your local dealer today and embark on an audio adventure like never before.

McIntosh C2800 Downloads

McIntosh C2800 Brochure
McIntosh C2800 Specification Sheet
McIntosh C2800 Owner's Manual

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Product Description

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Experience the pinnacle of audio excellence with the McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, meticulously engineered for audiophiles seeking unparalleled performance. With 16 inputs including analog, phono, and digital options, this preamplifier serves as the heart of any high-fidelity home audio system. Its exquisite design, including visible vacuum tubes and precision controls, is matched only by its ability to deliver immersive, distortion-free sound, making it an essential addition for discerning music enthusiasts.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.08%
Frequency Response
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
HDMI (ARC) Input
1
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.08%
Frequency Response
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
HDMI (ARC) Input
1
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Expert Insight

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Immerse yourself in unparalleled audio quality with the McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, boasting 16 inputs for seamless integration into any high-fidelity setup. With exquisite design and meticulous engineering, it delivers distortion-free sound, making it a must-have for discerning audiophiles.

Expert Img
Nate M
Brand Manager
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Details

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McIntosh C2800 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier

McIntosh C2800 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, a masterpiece of audio passion and engineering precision. Crafted for discerning audiophiles and music enthusiasts, this preamplifier transcends expectations, delivering unparalleled performance and fidelity. Proudly bearing the McIntosh name, the C2800 is a testament to the legacy of excellence in audio innovation.

McIntosh C2800 Key Features:

  • Premium Vacuum Tube Circuitry: Immerse yourself in pristine audio quality with meticulously designed vacuum tube circuitry, meticulously engineered to minimize noise and distortion, providing an unparalleled listening experience.
  • Versatile Connectivity: With a generous array of inputs, including 7 analog, 2 phono, and 7 digital inputs, the C2800 serves as the central hub of your home audio system, accommodating a variety of source components.
  • Advanced Digital Audio Module: Equipped with the DA2 Digital Audio Module, featuring audiophile-grade Quad Balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), the C2800 supports high-resolution audio playback, including 24-bit/192kHz and DSD512 files.
  • Seamless Integration: Control the C2800 with ease using the McIntosh Connect app, offering convenient access to volume control, input selection, and more. Additionally, the preamplifier is Roon Tested, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance.
  • Innovative Outputs: Experience advanced connection flexibility with three sets of variable balanced and unbalanced outputs, allowing for personalized listening configurations and seamless integration into multi-room audio setups.
  • Processor Loop: The return of the Processor Loop enables hassle-free integration of external signal processors, dynamic range expanders, or analog recording devices, enhancing versatility and performance.
  • Cutting-Edge Features: Enjoy precision tone control, high drive headphone amplification with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®) technology, Home Theater PassThru, and more, all housed within the iconic McIntosh design.

McIntosh C2800 Specifications:

  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.08%
  • Frequency Response: +0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz, +0, -3dB from 15Hz to 100kHz
  • Maximum Volts Out (Balanced / Unbalanced): 16V RMS / 8V RMS
  • Signal To Noise Ratio: Up to 100dB
  • Input Impedance (Balanced / Unbalanced): 44K ohm, 22K ohm
  • Connectivity: Balanced Input: 3, Unbalanced Input: 4, Phono Input: Up to 2 (each configurable for Moving Coil or Moving Magnet), Digital Inputs: Coaxial, Optical, MCT, USB, HDMI (ARC), AES/EBU
  • Control: Tone Controls, RS232 Control Input, Power Control Output, Rear Panel Data Port, Rear Panel IR Sensor Input
  • Power Consumption (On): 75 Watts
  • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D): 17.5" x 7.625" x 16.5"
  • Unit Weight: 28 lbs
  • Shipping Weight: 43.5 lbs

Immerse yourself in the warmth and richness of vacuum tube audio with the McIntosh C2800 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier. Contact your local dealer today and embark on an audio adventure like never before.

McIntosh C2800 Downloads

McIntosh C2800 Brochure
McIntosh C2800 Specification Sheet
McIntosh C2800 Owner's Manual

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