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nooshinjohn
nooshinjohn Posts: 25,259
The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Mcintosh C2300 Arcam AVR20, Oppo UDP-203 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk Audio Legend L800 with height modules, L400 Center Channel Polk audio AB800 "in-wall" surrounds. Marantz MM7025 stereo amp. Simaudio Moon 680d DSD

“When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil.”— Thomas Jefferson

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  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,919
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  • audioluvr
    audioluvr Posts: 5,495
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    WOW! :s
    Gustard X26 Pro DAC
    Belles 21A Pre modded with Mundorf Supreme caps
    B&K M200 Sonata monoblocks refreshed and upgraded
    Polk SDA 1C's modded / 1000Va Dreadnaught
    Wireworld Silver Eclipse IC's and speaker cables
    Harman Kardon T65C w/Grado Gold. (Don't laugh. It sounds great!)


    There is about a 5% genetic difference between apes and men …but that difference is the difference between throwing your own poo when you are annoyed …and Einstein, Shakespeare and Miss January. by Dr. Sardonicus
  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 17,052
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    The more Ridiculous/WOW factor is I’m sure they sold some..
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
    edited June 2022
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    I'm guessing that Mac's new ownership may have these on closeout real quick-like. :/

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    On the other hand -- I am picturing the tour when the new owners came through. Take 'em down to the R&D labs and show 'em what the boys people beings in the lab have been workin' on. A box. With green lights on the front. Ka-ching! SOLD! ;)

    Now, lest we be accused of tunnel vision, I feel obligated to point out another new, state of the art product from McIntosh. Yes, they've got a new... tuner. Costs the same as their previous model, but has slightly worse specifications. And it's got big blue meters! For what? I hear you ask.... they're level meters. Just what every tuner needs. :#

    https://www.mcintoshlabs.com/products/new-products/MR89

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    In seriousness, it will be interesting to see the innards of this one. Speculation elsewhere on teh webz is... well... speculating that the FM specs suggest that it uses a ubiquitous "FM radio on a chip". Wonder if that is indeed the case.

    The McIntosh SJ-100 (shark jump) is coming this fall, I'm sure. :|
  • muncybob
    muncybob Posts: 2,997
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    Yet, it's sort of refreshing in a weird way to read a review that doesn't kiss the a** of the manufacturer.
    Yep, my name really is Bob.
    Parasound HCA1500A(indoor sound) and HCA1000(outdoor sound), Dynaco PAS4, Denon DP1200 w/Shure V15 Type V and Jico SAS stylus, Marantz UD7007, Polk L600, Rythmik L12 sub.
  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,300
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    I've seen a few guys on some Facebook groups I am Subscribed to have these
    - Not Tom ::::::: Any system can play Diana Krall. Only the best can play Limp Bizkit.
  • muncybob
    muncybob Posts: 2,997
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    Well, as the saying goes....a fool & his money are soon parted.
    Yep, my name really is Bob.
    Parasound HCA1500A(indoor sound) and HCA1000(outdoor sound), Dynaco PAS4, Denon DP1200 w/Shure V15 Type V and Jico SAS stylus, Marantz UD7007, Polk L600, Rythmik L12 sub.
  • skrol
    skrol Posts: 3,345
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    It kills me that the LB200 Light Box doesn't even have meters for that price.
    Stan

    Main 2ch:
    Polk LSi15 (DB840 upgrade), Parasound: P/LD-1100, HCA-1000A; Denon: DVD-2910, DRM-800A; Benchmark DAC1, Monster HTS3600-MKII, Grado SR-225i; Technics SL-J2, Parasound PPH-100.

    HT:
    Marantz SR7010, Polk: RTA11TL (RDO198-1, XO and Damping Upgrades), S4, CS250, PSW110 , Marantz UD5005, Pioneer PL-530, Panasonic TC-P42S60

    Other stuff:
    Denon: DRA-835R, AVR-888, DCD-660, DRM-700A, DRR-780; Polk: S8, Monitor 5A, 5B, TSi100, RM7, PSW10 (DXi104 upgrade); Pioneer: CT-6R; Onkyo CP-1046F; Ortofon OM5E, Marantz: PM5004, CD5004, CDR-615; Parasound C/PT-600, HCA-800ii, Sony CDP-650ESD, Technics SA 5070, B&W DM601
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
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    It really is too bad that McIntosh doesn't still have their Amplifier Clinics -- 'cause if I had one of these LB-200s, I'd sure want to have it tested and make sure that it meets its specs!

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  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 1,553
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    THAT^^^is perfect!
  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,300
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    It would be best if it had meters that danced with the music

    Realistically I could see something like that running 500 bucks tops
    - Not Tom ::::::: Any system can play Diana Krall. Only the best can play Limp Bizkit.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
    edited June 2022
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    VR3 wrote: »
    It would be best if it had meters that danced with the music

    Realistically I could see something like that running 500 bucks tops

    I just had a brainstorm!
    Imagine the same product, as you describe it, with a removable logo that could be replaced with the logo of your choice. With big blue meters?!

    Heck, Mac could partner with someone to make the third-party logos and sell 'em for $150 a pop to get back some of their profit margin if they sold the base model for $500.

    I'd buy one!

    :)

    edit: I guess I'd be tempted to go with "Yamaha" for mine, but then the other line would have to be changed to the year 1887. B)


  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,300
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    Is there an ASR review of this thing? Measurements?
    - Not Tom ::::::: Any system can play Diana Krall. Only the best can play Limp Bizkit.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
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    VR3 wrote: »
    Is there an ASR review of this thing? Measurements?

    I think it's a little too expensive unless someone wants to buy one and have it drop-shipped to Amir M. B)
    I'm gonna pass on that.

    It probably emits all kinds of RFI, though, with the odd bits of hardware that it does have aboard from the factory. :|


  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,300
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    Lol, no doubt. I'm sure they used premium switching wall warts and the most expensive blue Leds possible
    - Not Tom ::::::: Any system can play Diana Krall. Only the best can play Limp Bizkit.
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,022
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    I use one to store my free government crack pipe in. I’m waiting on the free crack.
    See my profile for list of gear.
  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 13,166
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    I use one to store my free government crack pipe in. I’m waiting on the free crack.

    Coming soon to a city near you
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC

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  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 9,441
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    Well it has a PC IN and a PC OUT so ....and 5VDC .
    😲😳

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    Mr H's thought of replacement logos is excellent.
    Imagine how your friends would oooh and awe when they see your light box shine brightly with its "Magnavox" logo 👍

    Sal Palooza
  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 25,259
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    Well it has a PC IN and a PC OUT so ....and 5VDC .
    😲😳

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    Mr H's thought of replacement logos is excellent.
    Imagine how your friends would oooh and awe when they see your light box shine brightly with its "Magnavox" logo 👍

    I thought Yorx was in fashion these days… or is it Kraco?

    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Mcintosh C2300 Arcam AVR20, Oppo UDP-203 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk Audio Legend L800 with height modules, L400 Center Channel Polk audio AB800 "in-wall" surrounds. Marantz MM7025 stereo amp. Simaudio Moon 680d DSD

    “When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil.”— Thomas Jefferson
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
    edited June 2022
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    Well it has a PC IN and a PC OUT so ....and 5VDC .
    😲😳

    Wonder if that just has a piece of wire between the two connectors? :#
    ...
    Imagine how your friends would oooh and awe when they see your light box shine brightly with its "Magnavox" logo 👍

    Or YORX?!

    B)

    Speaking of which, this YORX was decades ahead of Mac, with a built-in, dedicated drawer for stuff right in the bottom of the pseudo-stack! From Sharp YORX minds come Sharp YORX products.
    :#

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    See it down at the bottom? Clearly and thoughtfully labeled Compartment. :)
  • Viking64
    Viking64 Posts: 6,836
    edited June 2022
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    Soundesign or go home. B)

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  • Milito
    Milito Posts: 1,934
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    Disco ball, lol.
    Yamaha RX-A2070, Musical Fidelity M6si integrated amp, Benchmark Dac1, Bluesound NODE 2i, Audiolab 6000CDT CD Transport, Parasound Zphono USB Phono Preamp, Fluance RT85, Ortofon 2M Bronze, Polk L600's, L400, L900's, RC80i's, SVS 3000 Micro, Audioquest Interconnects and Digital Cables, Nordost Silver Shadow Digital Cable, Cullen Gold and Crossover Series Power Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha 12AWG OCC Speaker Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha Analog Interconnect Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha 11 OCC Custom Power Cable, Signal Power Cable, Furman PL-8C 15 Power Conditioner, Sony 65" 900F, Sony UBP-X700, Fios, Apple TV 4K, Audioquest Chocolate HDMI Cables.
  • Viking64
    Viking64 Posts: 6,836
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    Milito wrote: »
    Disco ball, lol.

    My K-Tel disco album collection is equally split between vinyl and 8-track, which makes Soundesign's disco ball Hi-Fi apparatus ideal for all of my listening needs. :p

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  • skrol
    skrol Posts: 3,345
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    Well it has a PC IN and a PC OUT so ....and 5VDC .
    😲😳

    7477ko7bimoi.gif

    Mr H's thought of replacement logos is excellent.
    Imagine how your friends would oooh and awe when they see your light box shine brightly with its "Magnavox" logo 👍

    PC ... Pizza Crust In and Pizza Crust Out
    Stan

    Main 2ch:
    Polk LSi15 (DB840 upgrade), Parasound: P/LD-1100, HCA-1000A; Denon: DVD-2910, DRM-800A; Benchmark DAC1, Monster HTS3600-MKII, Grado SR-225i; Technics SL-J2, Parasound PPH-100.

    HT:
    Marantz SR7010, Polk: RTA11TL (RDO198-1, XO and Damping Upgrades), S4, CS250, PSW110 , Marantz UD5005, Pioneer PL-530, Panasonic TC-P42S60

    Other stuff:
    Denon: DRA-835R, AVR-888, DCD-660, DRM-700A, DRR-780; Polk: S8, Monitor 5A, 5B, TSi100, RM7, PSW10 (DXi104 upgrade); Pioneer: CT-6R; Onkyo CP-1046F; Ortofon OM5E, Marantz: PM5004, CD5004, CDR-615; Parasound C/PT-600, HCA-800ii, Sony CDP-650ESD, Technics SA 5070, B&W DM601
  • skrol
    skrol Posts: 3,345
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    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    TEAforONE wrote: »
    I use one to store my free government crack pipe in. I’m waiting on the free crack.

    Coming soon to a city near you

    Hint... The crack is inside the free government phone.
    Stan

    Main 2ch:
    Polk LSi15 (DB840 upgrade), Parasound: P/LD-1100, HCA-1000A; Denon: DVD-2910, DRM-800A; Benchmark DAC1, Monster HTS3600-MKII, Grado SR-225i; Technics SL-J2, Parasound PPH-100.

    HT:
    Marantz SR7010, Polk: RTA11TL (RDO198-1, XO and Damping Upgrades), S4, CS250, PSW110 , Marantz UD5005, Pioneer PL-530, Panasonic TC-P42S60

    Other stuff:
    Denon: DRA-835R, AVR-888, DCD-660, DRM-700A, DRR-780; Polk: S8, Monitor 5A, 5B, TSi100, RM7, PSW10 (DXi104 upgrade); Pioneer: CT-6R; Onkyo CP-1046F; Ortofon OM5E, Marantz: PM5004, CD5004, CDR-615; Parasound C/PT-600, HCA-800ii, Sony CDP-650ESD, Technics SA 5070, B&W DM601
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,345
    edited July 2022
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    skrol wrote: »
    Well it has a PC IN and a PC OUT so ....and 5VDC .
    😲😳

    7477ko7bimoi.gif

    Mr H's thought of replacement logos is excellent.
    Imagine how your friends would oooh and awe when they see your light box shine brightly with its "Magnavox" logo 👍
    PC ... Pizza Crust In and Pizza Crust Out
    Yup... that's what Mac gets for buyin' that container full of surplus chassis from DeLonghi (or maybe it was Cuisinart). :#

    Oh.
    On topic. ;)
    Does McIntosh sell an accessory MacDriver to remove the back panel screws?
    If so -- does it have a meter?