No, create an account now. Post 1 of I was going to find out in my living room with my own system. Thank you for understanding. Later I connect the D directly to my Audia Flight power amplifier. But I like music and the D will bring you lots. Because with an appropriate CD drive or streaming device it will let your music collection glow.

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McIntosh D100 digital preamp

Be careful what cable you use if you buy the McIntosh. Jan 1, at 1: As luck would have it, the D turned up at the same time as a Yamaha A-S integrated amp; four grand of VU meters, a power transformer the size of a pumpkin, and most importantly, a direct input.

The USB input seems well implemented but at this price is going up against some products that can handle DSD over USB the actual number of things worth playing on DSD can be counted on the fingers of one knee but in the same way I d00 lose four stone, it is possible that this might change. You own this Total 0.

The D has a very analogue voicing, very different from technical and digital sounding DACs. But I cannot prove it and I might be totally wrong on this point.


There are some aspects of the performance that mcitnosh stand out above the unerring competence. Founded back inthis is an American brand with a long, distinguished history and no shortage of great products. I can hear you Form the first note till the last I loved the D, because it sounded almost identical to my own converter on the fact.

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kcintosh It is also a lesson in logic and clarity. Post 14 of Post 10 of But I like music and the D will bring you lots. Jan 5, at 2: Anyone have one yet? Discussion in ‘ Headphone Amps full-size ‘ started by pedrohDec 4, We tried the DAC through all its inputs, and felt any preferences were as much down to the sources as they were to the D And last but not least, the D is among the best converters for music, if not in terms of resolution, finesse and accuracy.

Post 8 of The red button turns it on and off and a small black button accesses the incidental menu functions. The remote as mentioned, is no looker but it works well enough.

As days go it was a pretty good one and it gave some useful information into what McIntosh is trying mcnitosh do with their electronics. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Dec 29, at 2: Not for short moments, I would say for hours if you have the time to play music that long. The system had extraordinary dynamics and scale but never made music sound mcintohs or larger than it should.


mcintsoh Tempting to weigh up whether I can afford this as a sexy all-in-one desktop solution that should sound very nice with the T1 with the high output impedance and the way he describes the sound with the HD it seems likely it should Dec 28, at This is all logical stuff but what happens when one of the oldest names in the business decides to give this methodology a whirl?

Look at the D and you find a typical McIntosh glass front panel, black case and the standard McIntosh width of Netherlands New Transtec Tel.

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