Hi Everybody, I recently bought a mc Steve Hoffman Music Forums. Aesthetically, the C50 preamp features an inverted, polished stainless steel chassis with the iconic “McIntosh Blue” front panel output level meters and a top glass cover. McIntosh’s proprietary USB digital audio inputs completes the package, and allows downloaded, ripped from CDs, or streaming music to be enjoyed on the home audio system. Hi Joey I’m planning on updating the C myself but unsure of the process. Significantly, both preamps offer six line-level analog inputs, two phono inputs one MM, one MC and a set of five digital inputs one asynchronous USB, two coax, and two optical.
|Date Added:||16 July 2004|
|File Size:||45.73 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
McIntosh – Product Support
C50 is the first McIntosh preamplifier to combine stereo analog sources with four assignable digital inputs. Can you tell me what I roughly need equipment wise and the steps for it? Do you already have an account?
For flexibility, the Mcinntosh may be combined with multi-channel audio systems by using the Pass Through feature, which allows the stereo system to be selectively folded into a home theater system.
Did your specific issues go away?
You must log in or sign up to reply here. Time will tell if it solves any of the issues. Hi Joey I’m planning on updating the C myself but unsure of the process. Since I bought it 3 weeks ago, I have no problem with it. Designers were careful to separate all the digital circuitry and power supplies from the analog circuitry digital is mounted below the steal chassis, and analog mounted above.
The C50, in another upgrade over the C48, features one processor loop, which provides the addition of a 2-channel processor or record device monitor loop to the system. Yes, mcintodh password is: These advanced tone controls allow for an audio response solution for less than perfect recordings.
McIntosh does not really advertise these kinds of updates. Advertise with Us Specs Disclaimer Sponsors.
If you guys were following my thread on my new high res mcontosh streaming solution runeaudio on a rasberry pi 2you may remember that I was encountering some issues with the USB DAC on the c McIntosh does not post when updates are available, but I contacted my dealer, and sure usv there was a firmware update v2.
I have a c48 and I am trying to get the issues you mentioned above fixed for my dac too. Great this finally happened.
C50 may be combined with a multi-channel system using the Home Theater Pass Through function. All up and running on v2.
Additionally, integration with third party controls systems is a snap thanks the C50’s ability to translate the third party control commands to legacy McIntosh source products. Hi Everybody, I recently bought a mc Bookmark and share with any of the sites below.
In the input department, the C50 comes with ten balanced analog inputs including the two phono inputs, an upgrade of two from the C48plus Moving Magnet and Moving Coil, both having trim adjustments on the remote control.
No, create an account now. Lastly, the C50 has a built-in dedicated headphone amplifier, which remains active for personal listening even when the main preamp outputs are muted. The more expensive C50 is a replacement for the C46 preamplifier and is designed to mate with the McIntosh MC for maximum performance and to make beautiful sound babiesbut will work seamlessly with any McIntosh amplifier.
Knock on wood, but since the firmware updates I have not had any of the issues I was having before. Aesthetically, the C50 preamp features an inverted, polished stainless steel chassis with the iconic “McIntosh Blue” front panel output level meters and a top glass cover.
The more expensive C50 is a replacement for the C46 preamplifier and is designed to mate with the McIntosh MC for maximum performance and to make beautiful sound babiesbut will work seamlessly with any McIntosh amplifier. I just wanted to pass along this information. The processor circuits are located immediately after the source selection and before the volume and equalizer, allowing the C50 to operate most effectively.
Programmable Eight band tone controls allow for personalized audio shaping.
HIFi Time Review Mcintosh C 50 Preamp – HIFi Time Review
The USB Firmware is rev 2. For flexibility, the C50 may be combined with multi-channel audio systems by using the Pass Through feature, which allows the stereo system to be selectively folded into a home theater udb. Agli ingressi per mcintsh sorgenti digitali si affianca una ottima sezione phono, separata in MM e MC, in modo da tenere in forte considerazione gli appassionati della riproduzione del vinile.
Four additional digital inputs may be assigned to any of the ten inputs.