McIntosh C200 preamplifier Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Solid-state, two-chassis, full-function, remote-control preamplifier with MM and MC phono stages, three balanced and eight unbalanced pairs of inputs, and three balanced and three unbalanced pairs of outputs. Frequency response: 10Hz-40kHz, +0/-0.5dB. THD: 0.002%, 20Hz-20kHz. S/N Ratio: 86dB phono, 100dB line (no weighting or reference level specified). Maximum output voltage: 12V RMS unbalanced, 25V RMS balanced. Output impedance: 50 ohms balanced, unbalanced. Input sensitivities: MM phono, 4.4mV for 2.5V rated output (1mV IHF); MC phono, 140µV for 2.5V rated output; Line, 450mV for 2.5V rated output. Input impedances: MM phono, 47k ohms, 65pF; MC phono, 10 ohms; Line, 22k ohms unbalanced, 44k ohms balanced. Maximum input signals: MM phono, 50mV; Line, 5V balanced, 5V unbalanced.
Dimensions: Each chassis: 17" W by 6" H by 20" D (including clearance for connections). Weights: C200C controller: 40.4 lbs (18.32kg) shipping, 26.0 lbs (11.79kg) net. C200P preamplifier: 34.9 lbs (15.82kg) shipping, 20.5 lbs (9.3kg) net.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: C200C controller: SX1290. C200P preamplifier: SY1285.
Price: $7100. Approximate number of dealers: 240.
Manufacturer: McIntosh Laboratory, Inc., 2 Chambers Street, Binghamton, NY 13903-2699. Tel: (607) 723-3512. Fax: (607) 724-0549. Web:

2 Chambers Street
Binghamton, NY 13903-2699
(607) 723-3512

OliverJ's picture

That's what I will ask Santa to bring me on Christmas Eve! :) What a gorgeous device, I need it!

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