McIntosh C2700 Preamplifier (In-Store Purchases Only)

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McIntosh C2700 Preamplifier (In-Store Purchases Only)

Following in a long line of revered McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifiers is the C2700 Tube Preamplifier. Using our well-established vacuum tube topology, the C2700 also features our advanced DA2 Digital Audio Module technology to combine cutting edge digital music capabilities with time tested vacuum tube performance.

The C2700 is one of many McIntosh products to receive Roon Tested designation from Roon Labs. As a Roon Tested partner, McIntosh has provided equipment to Roon for testing with a variety of different operating systems and computers, and shared information about its design and capabilities.

All the C2700’s audio technology is packed inside the timeless McIntosh design highlighted by a black glass front panel backlit by direct LED lighting, blue meters, rotary knobs, an illuminated logo, aluminum end caps and a polished stainless steel chassis. The 6 alluring vacuum tubes can be viewed through a glass panel located on the top of the preamplifier. It can be paired with an assortment of amplifiers, CD players, turntables, tuners, media streamers, room correction devices and power controllers, and speakers to complete your home audio system.

2-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier
- 16 inputs (9 analog + 7 digital)
- (5) 12AX7A and (1) 12AT7 vacuum tubes
- Supports up to DSD512 files
- Comes with DA2 Digital Audio Module installed

  • - Number of Channels: 2
  • - Frequency Response: +0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz +0, -3dB from 15Hz to 100kHz
  • - Maximum Volts Out (Balanced / Unbalanced): 16V RMS / 8V RMS
  • - Sensitivity High Level (Balanced / Unbalanced): 900mV / 450mV
  • - Signal To Noise Ratio (High Level): 100dB
  • - Voltage Gain (High Level): 15dB
  • - Input Impedance (Balanced / Unbalanced): 44K ohm, 22K ohm
  • - Multi-Chassis or Single: Single, two layer
  • - Power Consumption (On): 50 Watts
Weight & Dimensions

- Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
17.5" (44.45cm) x 7.625" (19.37cm) x 18" (45.72cm)
- Unit Weight: 29.5 lbs (13.4kg)
- Shipping Weight: 45 lbs (20.4kg)


- Balanced Input: 3
- Unbalanced Input: 4
- Phono Input Moving Coil: 1 (adjustable)
- Phono Input Moving Magnet: 1 (adjustable)
- Upgradeable Digital Audio Module
Yes: DA2
- Digital Coaxial Input: 2
- Digital Optical Input: 2
- Digital MCT Input: 1
- Digital USB Input: 1
- HDMI (ARC) Input: 1
- Balanced Variable Output: 3
- Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1
- Unbalanced Variable Output: 3