Wireless Active Loudspeaker: The McIntosh RS100
wireless active loudspeaker allows you to easily add streaming music to
any room in your home or office. Just connect it to your WiFi network
and then stream from your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet or
Windows PC. An auxiliary input is available for non-streaming use.
- Two-Way Speaker Design: The RS100 wireless
loudspeaker features one 0.75" titanium tweeter and one 4" woofer
with a 2,500Hz crossover. The 0.75" titanium dome tweeter reproduces
high frequencies up to 20,000Hz. The tweeter's voice coil is
magnetic-fluid cooled for less thermal compression. The 4" cone
woofer reproduces low frequencies down to 55Hz. The long-throw
woofer has an under hung voice coil in a 1/2" thick top plate, with
copper cap for distortion reduction.
- 60 Watt Amplifier: The RS100 utilizes a
built-in 60 watt amplifier to power the 0.75" tweeter and 4" woofer
for dynamic sound that sounds great at any volume level.
- Bass Reflex Enclosure: The wireless speaker
utilize a bass reflex cabinet with a rear firing port for greater
efficiency and bigger, deeper bass response. The speaker cabinet is
made of durable cast aluminum and finished with high gloss black
finish. The speaker cabinet includes a detachable black knit cloth
grille. The speaker cabinet is slightly angle upward for better
Built-In WiFi: The McIntosh RS100 features built-in
WiFi to connect to your home's existing wireless WiFi network to give
you access to Internet Radio, select online music services, and music
libraries on your smartphone/tablet or laptop/computer.
- 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Dual Band 2.4GHz / 5.0 GHz
- WPS (WiFi Protected Setup)
Note: The speaker's USB (type-A) port is used
exclusively to connect the RS100 to a wired network using a
USB-to-Ethernet adapter (sold separately - not available at
DTS Play-Fi Wireless Technology: The McIntosh RS100
wireless loudspeaker employs DTS Play-Fi wireless technology for
wireless sound that is reliable and high-quality. DTS Play-Fi combines
DTS audio and WiFi wireless technology to wirelessly stream
high-definition "lossless" audio with no impact on sound quality. DTS
Play-Fi will stream pure, bit-for-bit, lossless audio, for uncompromised
quality sound; up to 16-bit/48kHz. DTS Play-Fi has a range of up to 100'
from your wireless router.
Note: All DTS Play-Fi enabled products work
seamlessly together, so there's no hassle adding more speakers, or
choosing more than one audio brand (like McIntosh,
Wren, etc..) in your home.
DTS Play-Fi App: Download the free DTS Play-Fi App
Apple iOS (6.0+) device,
Android (2.2+) smartphone/tablet, or
PC for easy and convenient management of your music from your mobile
device or computer. From the app you can initially set up the McIntosh
RS100 wireless speaker, as well as add, link, and control all your DTS
Play-Fi components. You'll be able stream music directly from the
system's built-in music online services, or music on your mobile device
or PC to multiple DTS Play-Fi enabled products throughout your home. The
app lets you browse your music by artist, album, genre, or title; and
provides album art. You can choose to play the same music in each zone
or a different song in each room.
Variety Of Sources: The McIntosh RS100 wireless
speaker & DTS Play-Fi supports a variety of music sources.
- Mobile Device (Apple iOS & Android): You are
able to wirelessly stream your music files from your music library
on your Apple iOS (6.0+) or Android (2.2+) device to the PW800
through the free DTS Play-Fi app.
- Online Music Services: From the free DTS Play-Fi
app on your mobile device or computer, you can share and listen to
Rhapsody, and Internet Radio.
- Computer Audio: The RS100 wireless speaker is
DLNA compliant for playback of various music files stored on your
Windows PC (7/8) or DLNA-certified NAS drives connected to your home
network. MAC OSX computers and laptops require third party software
to be visible on the network (Twonky, Plex, Servio etc.) as they do
not support DLNA. Use the free DTS Play-Fi app on your mobile device
or computer to access these music files.
Supported Music Files: The RS100 wireless speaker
and DTS Play-Fi support music formats such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, and WAV.
The system will recognize music files up to 24-bit/192kHz and wirelessly
stream these files at up to 16-bit/48kHz (CD quality sound). Some
down-sampling may occur to ensure virtually lossless distribution
throughout a home network.
Critical Listening Mode: For those who wish to hear high
resolution audio as originally intended, Critical Listening mode will enable
native rendering of high resolution files up to 24-bit/96kHz, with no
down-sampling or network synchronization adjustment. In this way, audio files
retain their original audio integrity. Critical Listening Mode is only available
on one DTS Play-Fi speaker and not supported for multiroom audio distribution.
Maximum Number of Rooms/Zones Supported: You can
play the same source in each zone or a different song in each room.
Eight separate wireless source devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.),
each with its own source, are supported simultaneously and any wireless
source device can stream to eight DTS Play-Fi playback devices. Due to
the bandwidth limitations of most wireless networks, no more than 16
wireless DTS Play-Fi products on a single WiFi network at one given time
Front-Panel Knobs & Watt Meter: The McIntosh RS100
wireless speaker features two rotary control knobs on its front-panel.
There is a Standby/On knob and a Volume knob. The front-panel is made of
acrylic with a clear protective film (not glass). The illuminated power
output meter on the front-panel of the RS100 is peak responding, and
indicates the output of the active speaker. There is also an illuminated
"McIntosh" logo on the front-panel.
Aux Input: The RS100 wireless speaker is fitted with
a RCA auxiliary input for connection of external wired audio device. The
Aux input is only played back at the speaker and cannot be wirelessly
distributed to other DTS Play-Fi speakers.
Subwoofer Output: The McIntosh RS100 features a
mono-RCA subwoofer output for adding a powered sub to add more bass to
the speaker system.
AC Power: The McIntosh RS100 wireless active
loudspeaker operates off of standard household current using its
built-in power supply and detachable AC power cord.