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The McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player is a true audiophile's dream, offering an exceptional blend of cutting-edge technology and timeless design. With its 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC, this player delivers an immersive and unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. The distinctive retro styling, open chassis design, and premium build quality make the MCD85 a stylish centerpiece for any high-fidelity audio setup, embodying the perfect harmony between form and function.
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Number of Channels
2
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
USB Sample Rate
16, 24-bit/192kHz
Disc Formats
SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
12-5/32" (30.9cm) x 7-3/4" (19.7cm) x 16-1/4" (41.3cm)
Number of Channels
2
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
USB Sample Rate
16, 24-bit/192kHz
Disc Formats
SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
12-5/32" (30.9cm) x 7-3/4" (19.7cm) x 16-1/4" (41.3cm)

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The McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player seamlessly merges cutting-edge audio technology with a timeless design, featuring an 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC for unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. Its distinctive retro styling and premium build quality make it the perfect centerpiece for any audiophile's high-fidelity setup.

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McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player

Immerse yourself in the world of high-fidelity audio with the McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player. This state-of-the-art player delivers a premium audio experience, complemented by its distinctive retro design.

Key Features:

  • 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC for exceptional audio quality
  • Plays commercial and burned CDs, as well as DVD Data Discs
  • Fixed analog stereo outputs for versatile connectivity
  • USB Audio input supports up to DSD256 for seamless digital music streaming
  • Coax and Optical digital inputs for additional connection options

Exceptional Sound Quality: The MCD85 boasts a quad balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit/192kHz Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), ensuring unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. With four DAC channels dedicated to each audio channel, the result is a truly immersive listening experience.

Versatile Disc Compatibility: Enjoy your favorite music in various formats, including AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV, and WMA. The player supports store-bought SACDs and CDs, as well as homemade CD or DVD Data Discs.

Advanced Disc Handling: The die-cast tray with 2x read speed ensures efficient disc reading, stored in a buffer memory for enhanced error correction. The twin laser optical pickup with optimized wavelengths for SACD and CD playback guarantees smooth and quiet disc handling.

Seamless Integration: Connect the MCD85 to your existing McIntosh home audio system effortlessly. Balanced and unbalanced fixed analog stereo outputs, along with power control and data ports, facilitate seamless integration with other McIntosh components.

Distinctive Design: The open chassis design, polished mirror finish, and illuminated logo make the MCD85 a stylish addition to any setup. The black glass front panel and rotary control knobs add a touch of sophistication.

McIntosh MCD85 Specifications:

  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Fixed Output Level: 2.0Vrms Unbalanced, 4.0Vrms Balanced
  • Output Impedance: 100 ohms Unbalanced and Balanced
  • Frequency Response: ±0.5dB from 20Hz-20kHz
  • Signal To Noise Ratio: >100dB (A-weighted)
  • Dynamic Range: >96dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.02% @ 1000Hz
  • Channel Separation: >85dB (1,000Hz)

Digital Audio Specifications:

  • Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type: 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
  • Coaxial/Optical/USB Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
  • Native DSD and DoP DSD: Up to DSD256, DXD384
  • Digital Coaxial Input: 0.5V p-p/75 ohms
  • Digital Optical Input: -15dbm to -21dbm

Connectivity:

  • Balanced/Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1 each
  • Digital Coaxial/Optical Input: 2 each
  • Digital USB Input: 1
  • Power Control Input/Output, Rear Panel Data Input, Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: 1 each

General Specifications:

  • Disc Formats: SACD, CD, CD-R/RW, and DVD-R; various file formats supported
  • Disc Capacity: 1
  • Laser Type: Twin Beam
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 watt

Weights & Dimensions:

  • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D): 12-5/32" x 7-3/4" x 16-1/4"
  • Unit Weight: 20.5 lbs
  • Shipping Weight: 27.5 lbs

McIntosh MCD85, Order yours today and make a statement that "A Serious Music Lover Lives Here."

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    Product Description

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    The McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player is a true audiophile's dream, offering an exceptional blend of cutting-edge technology and timeless design. With its 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC, this player delivers an immersive and unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. The distinctive retro styling, open chassis design, and premium build quality make the MCD85 a stylish centerpiece for any high-fidelity audio setup, embodying the perfect harmony between form and function.
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    Features & Specs Line Circle

    Number of Channels
    2
    Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
    8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
    USB Sample Rate
    16, 24-bit/192kHz
    Disc Formats
    SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA
    Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
    12-5/32" (30.9cm) x 7-3/4" (19.7cm) x 16-1/4" (41.3cm)
    Number of Channels
    2
    Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
    8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
    USB Sample Rate
    16, 24-bit/192kHz
    Disc Formats
    SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA
    Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
    12-5/32" (30.9cm) x 7-3/4" (19.7cm) x 16-1/4" (41.3cm)
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    Expert Insight

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    The McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player seamlessly merges cutting-edge audio technology with a timeless design, featuring an 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC for unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. Its distinctive retro styling and premium build quality make it the perfect centerpiece for any audiophile's high-fidelity setup.

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    Nate M
    Brand Manager
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    McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player

    Immerse yourself in the world of high-fidelity audio with the McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player. This state-of-the-art player delivers a premium audio experience, complemented by its distinctive retro design.

    Key Features:

    • 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC for exceptional audio quality
    • Plays commercial and burned CDs, as well as DVD Data Discs
    • Fixed analog stereo outputs for versatile connectivity
    • USB Audio input supports up to DSD256 for seamless digital music streaming
    • Coax and Optical digital inputs for additional connection options

    Exceptional Sound Quality: The MCD85 boasts a quad balanced, 8-channel, 32-bit/192kHz Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), ensuring unparalleled stereo sound reproduction. With four DAC channels dedicated to each audio channel, the result is a truly immersive listening experience.

    Versatile Disc Compatibility: Enjoy your favorite music in various formats, including AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV, and WMA. The player supports store-bought SACDs and CDs, as well as homemade CD or DVD Data Discs.

    Advanced Disc Handling: The die-cast tray with 2x read speed ensures efficient disc reading, stored in a buffer memory for enhanced error correction. The twin laser optical pickup with optimized wavelengths for SACD and CD playback guarantees smooth and quiet disc handling.

    Seamless Integration: Connect the MCD85 to your existing McIntosh home audio system effortlessly. Balanced and unbalanced fixed analog stereo outputs, along with power control and data ports, facilitate seamless integration with other McIntosh components.

    Distinctive Design: The open chassis design, polished mirror finish, and illuminated logo make the MCD85 a stylish addition to any setup. The black glass front panel and rotary control knobs add a touch of sophistication.

    McIntosh MCD85 Specifications:

    • Number of Channels: 2
    • Fixed Output Level: 2.0Vrms Unbalanced, 4.0Vrms Balanced
    • Output Impedance: 100 ohms Unbalanced and Balanced
    • Frequency Response: ±0.5dB from 20Hz-20kHz
    • Signal To Noise Ratio: >100dB (A-weighted)
    • Dynamic Range: >96dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.02% @ 1000Hz
    • Channel Separation: >85dB (1,000Hz)

    Digital Audio Specifications:

    • Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type: 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
    • Coaxial/Optical/USB Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
    • Native DSD and DoP DSD: Up to DSD256, DXD384
    • Digital Coaxial Input: 0.5V p-p/75 ohms
    • Digital Optical Input: -15dbm to -21dbm

    Connectivity:

    • Balanced/Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1 each
    • Digital Coaxial/Optical Input: 2 each
    • Digital USB Input: 1
    • Power Control Input/Output, Rear Panel Data Input, Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: 1 each

    General Specifications:

    • Disc Formats: SACD, CD, CD-R/RW, and DVD-R; various file formats supported
    • Disc Capacity: 1
    • Laser Type: Twin Beam
    • Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 watt

    Weights & Dimensions:

    • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D): 12-5/32" x 7-3/4" x 16-1/4"
    • Unit Weight: 20.5 lbs
    • Shipping Weight: 27.5 lbs

    McIntosh MCD85, Order yours today and make a statement that "A Serious Music Lover Lives Here."

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