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The McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier combines compact elegance with top-tier audio quality, featuring Bluetooth aptX™ technology for seamless wireless connectivity and a 32-bit DAC supporting various hi-res formats. With its McIntosh-inspired design and versatile connectivity, this amplifier is a must-have for audiophiles seeking a portable solution without compromising on superior sound.
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Headphone Power Output:
200mW
Headphone Output Impedance
8-600 Ohms
Frequency Response:
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 50kHz
Headphone Output:
3.5 mm with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®)
Wireless Input:
Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP with aptX
Digital USB Input Sample Rate
PCM 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384
Headphone Power Output:
200mW
Headphone Output Impedance
8-600 Ohms
Frequency Response:
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 50kHz
Headphone Output:
3.5 mm with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®)
Wireless Input:
Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP with aptX
Digital USB Input Sample Rate
PCM 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384

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McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier

Elevate your on-the-go audio experience with the McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier. This smartphone-sized headphone amplifier with a DAC is designed to bring the renowned McIntosh sound quality to your headphones, no matter where you are. Immerse yourself in the world of HiFi audio with the following features:

Key Features:

  • Compact and portable design, comparable in size to smartphones
  • Bluetooth input with aptX™ technology for wireless connectivity
  • Supports PCM up to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384 files
  • Wired inputs for Apple® iOS and Android OTG devices, Mac® and Windows® computers
  • Asynchronous USB audio via a high-performance 32-bit DAC
  • Touch-sensitive volume control knob inspired by classic McIntosh design
  • Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®) for a natural and dimensional sound
  • Compatible with headphones ranging from 8-600 ohms impedance
  • Up to 6 hours of playback on a single charge

Enhance Your Listening Experience: The MHA50 ensures top-notch sound quality through wired and wireless connections. With Bluetooth 4.1 and aptX™ technology, it delivers the highest possible audio fidelity from your Bluetooth source device. The 32-bit DAC decodes various file formats, supporting hi-res audio and providing an audio output superior to your device alone.

Portable and Stylish Design: Crafted with a sleek glass front panel and a touch-sensitive volume control knob, the MHA50 boasts a design inspired by classic McIntosh amplifiers. Its compact size, beveled case, and durable aluminum construction make it easy to carry in your hand or pocket, ensuring a luxurious audio experience on the go.

Versatile Connectivity: Equipped with wired inputs for various devices, including Apple® iOS, Android OTG, Mac®, and Windows® computers, the MHA50 offers flexibility in connecting to your preferred source. The gold-plated 3.5 mm jack ensures a reliable connection to your headphones, and it can also be connected to powered desktop speakers, transforming the MHA50 into a desktop DAC.

Complete Package: The MHA50 comes with a leather carrying case for convenient transport. Included accessories such as Lightning to USB-A cable, USB micro-B to USB micro-B cable, and USB micro-B to USB-A cable cater to different device connections. The wall mount charger with adapters for various regions completes the package.

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Best for my on the go

Takes my on-the-go listening from good to glorious. Five stars, no question.

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Product Description

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The McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier combines compact elegance with top-tier audio quality, featuring Bluetooth aptX™ technology for seamless wireless connectivity and a 32-bit DAC supporting various hi-res formats. With its McIntosh-inspired design and versatile connectivity, this amplifier is a must-have for audiophiles seeking a portable solution without compromising on superior sound.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

Headphone Power Output:
200mW
Headphone Output Impedance
8-600 Ohms
Frequency Response:
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 50kHz
Headphone Output:
3.5 mm with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®)
Wireless Input:
Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP with aptX
Digital USB Input Sample Rate
PCM 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384
Headphone Power Output:
200mW
Headphone Output Impedance
8-600 Ohms
Frequency Response:
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 50kHz
Headphone Output:
3.5 mm with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®)
Wireless Input:
Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP with aptX
Digital USB Input Sample Rate
PCM 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384
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Expert Insight

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If music is your passion, you’ll absolutely love this amazing-sounding piece of kit.

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Details

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McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier

Elevate your on-the-go audio experience with the McIntosh MHA50 Handheld Portable Decoding Amplifier. This smartphone-sized headphone amplifier with a DAC is designed to bring the renowned McIntosh sound quality to your headphones, no matter where you are. Immerse yourself in the world of HiFi audio with the following features:

Key Features:

  • Compact and portable design, comparable in size to smartphones
  • Bluetooth input with aptX™ technology for wireless connectivity
  • Supports PCM up to 192kHz, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8, DXD384 files
  • Wired inputs for Apple® iOS and Android OTG devices, Mac® and Windows® computers
  • Asynchronous USB audio via a high-performance 32-bit DAC
  • Touch-sensitive volume control knob inspired by classic McIntosh design
  • Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®) for a natural and dimensional sound
  • Compatible with headphones ranging from 8-600 ohms impedance
  • Up to 6 hours of playback on a single charge

Enhance Your Listening Experience: The MHA50 ensures top-notch sound quality through wired and wireless connections. With Bluetooth 4.1 and aptX™ technology, it delivers the highest possible audio fidelity from your Bluetooth source device. The 32-bit DAC decodes various file formats, supporting hi-res audio and providing an audio output superior to your device alone.

Portable and Stylish Design: Crafted with a sleek glass front panel and a touch-sensitive volume control knob, the MHA50 boasts a design inspired by classic McIntosh amplifiers. Its compact size, beveled case, and durable aluminum construction make it easy to carry in your hand or pocket, ensuring a luxurious audio experience on the go.

Versatile Connectivity: Equipped with wired inputs for various devices, including Apple® iOS, Android OTG, Mac®, and Windows® computers, the MHA50 offers flexibility in connecting to your preferred source. The gold-plated 3.5 mm jack ensures a reliable connection to your headphones, and it can also be connected to powered desktop speakers, transforming the MHA50 into a desktop DAC.

Complete Package: The MHA50 comes with a leather carrying case for convenient transport. Included accessories such as Lightning to USB-A cable, USB micro-B to USB micro-B cable, and USB micro-B to USB-A cable cater to different device connections. The wall mount charger with adapters for various regions completes the package.

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Customer Reviews
5.0 Based on 1 Reviews
5 ★
100% 
1
4 ★
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0
3 ★
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0
2 ★
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1 ★
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Write a Review

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

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T
12/06/2023
Tubbs
Georgia Georgia

Best for my on the go

Takes my on-the-go listening from good to glorious. Five stars, no question.

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