McIntosh is one of the most dependable brand names when it comes to high-end audio systems. For years the brand has been recognized by audiophiles throughout the world as equipment that delivers clear and consistent quality in music. McIntosh is probably best known for its amplifiers and preamps, but the company produces many other components and parts for stereo and home theatre.
What are the specs for the McIntosh C34V?
What else to know about the McIntosh C34V?**ELECTRICAL**: Response 20-20kHz (+0 -0.5dB). Distortion 0.01%. Noise and hum -100dB aux, -90dB phono. Output rated 2.5V. Maximum output 10V. Input sensitivity and impedance: high level 0.25V (10V max) at 50k, phono 2mV (100mV max) at 47k and 65pF. Program equalizer: 30, 150, 500, 1500 and 10,000Hz boost or cut 12dB. LF filter 50Hz at 12dB/octave. HF filter 7kHz at 12dB/octave. Voltage gain 20dB aux, 62dB phono. Compandor ratios from 1:2 compress to 2:1 expand. Monitor Amplifier: 20W/ch into 8 ohms at 0.01% distortion, response 20-20kHz (+0 -0.2dB), sensitivity 0.75V, input impedance 27k, Power Guard, signal to noise A weighted 100dB.\ \ **FRONT PANEL**: Glass panel. Illuminated. Listen selector: laser/t3, vcr/t2, vcr/t1, tv, cd, tuner, phono. Mode selector: L to L+R, R to L+R, stereo rev, stereo, mono (L+R), L+R to L and L+R to R. Equalizer frequency: 30, 150, 500, 1500 and 10k, volume, Record selector: laser/t3, vcr/t2, vcr/t1, tv, cd, tuner, phono. Pushbutton switches with indicator lights: compandor: listen or record, rec equal: in or out, rec monitor: in or out, LF and HF filter: in or out, speaker/output 1 and 2: in or out. power: on or off. Headphone jacks, Tape 3 input and output jacks. Compandor switch: expand, off or compress. Ratio 1 to 2, Balance, Loudness: flat to max.\ \ **TOP PANEL**: Monitor amplifier controls: left and right gain, input switch: external, listen or record. Compandor controls: level match, speed: fast, norm and slow.\ \ **BACK PANEL**: Outputs: switched: 1 and 2, main, tape 3, vcr 2/tape 2, vcr 1/tape 1, Monitor Amplifier: speaker push terminals, ext input, output. Speaker control relay socket. Inputs: laser/tape 3, vcr 2/tape 2, vcr 1/tape 1, tv, cd, tuner, phono. Ground binding post. External processors: listen: to and from, record: to and from. Video control connector. AC outlets: 3 switched, 2 unswitched, 1 switched (turntable auto-on). Fuse. Panloc mounting.
Brief History of McIntosh
Long mapped-to Binghamton New York – the current headquarters and manufacturing center for McIntosh Labs – not many people know the brand was originally launched outside of the Nation’s Capital in Silver Spring Maryland, in 1949. In 1956, the brand built their original facility in New York, according to the official brand website.
Other McIntosh Products We Often Buy
Typically, StereoBuyers purchases mostly used amplifiers, especially the vintage amps and high-end McIntosh models such as the MC202 or MC252, and the C220 preamp, for example. We have also purchased many pre-owned tuners from McIntosh over the recent years, including the MR67 and MR78 models, for example.
StereoBuyers has purchased tens of thousands worth McIntosh brand equipment since 2014, with individual buys ranging from $100 to well over $50,000. If you are moving, ready to upgrade, or have McIntosh equipment you do not or will not be using, why not contact us today to find out if it is worth good money?
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