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McIntosh C49 2-Channel Solid State Preamplifier
McIntosh C49 2-Channel Solid State Preamplifier
McIntosh C49 2-Channel Solid State Preamplifier

McIntosh C49 2-Channel Solid State Preamplifier

Rs. 571,900.00

In stock


  • 13 inputs (7 analog + 6 digital)

  • Supports up to DSD256 files

  • Comes with DA1 Digital Audio Module installed

  • Optional dealer installed upgrade to DA2 Digital Audio Module available

The C49 comes with a multitude of inputs. For analog, it has 2 balanced and 3 unbalanced, along with 2 phono inputs (comprised of 1 Moving Coil and 1 Moving Magnet) for connecting turntables. On the digital side, it has 6 inputs housed in the DA1 module. The inputs are: 2 coaxial, 2 optical, 1 USB and 1 proprietary MCT (for use with our MCT series of SACD/CD Transports). The DA1 is powered by an 8-channel, 32-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) that is used in Quad Balanced mode; it supports up to DSD256 and DXD 384kHz for playback of high resolution audio. (NOW AVAILABLE: Optional dealer installed upgrade to the DA2 Digital Audio Module.) In total, the C49 has 13 inputs, and each can be given user-friendly names to simplify system setup and control.

The C49 comes complete with classic McIntosh design staples such as a black glass front panel, knobs, an illuminated logo and aluminum end caps. Pair it with a variety of amplifiers, turntables, CD players, tuners, speakers, power controllers and room correction devices to make a complete home audio system. Contact your local dealer to learn more.


  • Number of Channels - 2

  • Total Harmonic Distortion - 0.005%

  • Maximum Volts Out (Balanced / Unbalanced) - 16V RMS / 8V RMS

  • Sensitivity High Level (Balanced / Unbalanced) - 900mV / 450mV

  • Sensitivity Phono (Moving Magnet) - 4.5mV

  • Signal To Noise Ratio (High Level) - 100dB

  • Signal To Noise Ratio (Moving Magnet) - 82dB

  • Voltage Gain (High Level)- 15dB

  • Voltage Gain (Moving Magnet) - 40dB

  • Phono Input Moving Magnet - 1 (adjustable)

  • Digital Optical Input - 2

  • RS232 Control Input - Yes

  • Power Consumption (On) - 30 Watts

  • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D) - 17.5" (44.45cm) x 6" (15.2cm) x 18" (45.72cm)

  • Unit Weight - 23 lbs (10.4 kg)


  • McIntosh C49 2-Channel Solid State Preamplifier

  • Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty

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