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Since its founding in 1949, McIntosh has defined what high-fidelity sound reproduction should mean — all while setting industry standards for exceptional performance and reliability. The company is based in Binghamton, New York, where its high-end components and speakers are still individually handcrafted by a team of skilled experts.
This uncompromising dedication to quality has made McIntosh one of the most recognized and respected audio manufacturers in the world. Crutchfield is proud to offer a selection of McIntosh’s most popular audio components, including amplifiers, wireless hi-fi systems, loudspeakers, and accessories.SHOP ALL MCINTOSH
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A tremendous level of detail goes into the design and construction of a McIntosh product. It can take up to two years from initiating the concept to creating the final product.
McIntosh populates PC boards in-house, using a combination of advanced machinery, computerized guidance, and careful hand-soldering.
Power Guard dynamically adjusts the input levels to avoid “clipping” while preventing harsh sounding distortion. The volume adjusts at the speed of light to prevent overdriving.
The "McIntosh Blue" output meters have become a symbol of superior quality sound. Loyal McIntosh fans appreciate both the aesthetics and the useful information they convey.
Expert technicians service McIntosh components in their Binghamton, NY facility to ensure the highest level of quality possible.
McIntosh cuts 1/8 to 1/2 inch glass faceplates with genuine garnet dust to diminish friction and protect your investment over generations of enjoyment.
McIntosh designed its unique Output Autoformer® for use in many solid-state power amplifiers. The manufacturing sequence begins with coil winding techniques that have been used for 50 years.
Sentry Monitor is a fuse-less short circuit which disengages the output stage before current exceeds safe operating level and resets automatically.
Each component undergoes extensive analyzation and calibration to help deliver the natural, ultra-revealing sound McIntosh is legendary for.
A secure warehouse houses a stock of amplifiers, preamps, and loudspeakers next to the company’s New York-based production facility.
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