The New McIntosh 9500 and 8950 versions Offer Additional Performance Benefits for our award winning 9000 and 8900
Highlights of the MA9500 and MA8950:
- They come standard with our advanced DA2 Digital Audio Module with an HDMI input and support for DSD512
- Filter capacity has been doubled which has produced significant increase in dynamic headroom of over 50%
- Increased filter capacity also helps deliver even better bass performance
- Upgraded power supply components further reduce noise emissions while also adding more robustness under the most demanding conditions.
Music simply comes to life with the MA9500 through its 300 Watts per channel of clean, effortless power. It features 10 analog inputs: 2 balanced, 6 unbalanced, plus 1 Moving Coil and 1 Moving Magnet phono input that both offer adjustable loading. It also includes a balanced and unbalanced output that can send the audio signal to another power amplifier. McIntosh’s innovative Solid Cinch™ speaker binding posts will easily but securely attach the speaker cables to prevent them from coming loose; the binding posts are gold-plated to prevent corrosion and ensure a quality signal is sent to the speakers. The MA9500 includes a discrete, eight-band tone control that allows for advanced manual analog adjustment of ±12dB in 2dB increments at frequencies of 25Hz, 50Hz, 100Hz, 200Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 2.5kHz, and 10kHz.
MA8950 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER
The MA8950 offers 200 Watts per channel and combines McIntosh’s amplification expertise and preamplifier technologies into one comprehensive stereo sound system component. It comes with 9 analog inputs: 1 balanced, 6 unbalanced, 1 Moving Coil (with adjustable loading), and 1 Moving Magnet phono input. It also includes an unbalanced fixed output and an unbalanced variable output along with a discrete, five-band tone control that allows for advanced manual analog adjustment of ±12dB in 2dB increments at frequencies of 30Hz, 250Hz, 500Hz, 2kHz, and 10kHz
The MA9500 replaces the MA9000 and has an MSRP of $12,000 USD. The MA8950 replaces the MA8900 and has an MSRP of $9,000 USD. Both can now be ordered at your local authorized dealer. Shipping to the United States and Canada is expected to begin in February 2022 and to the rest of the world shortly thereafter. Contact your dealer to learn more about the MA9500 and MA8950.
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