McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player (In-Store Purchases Only)

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McIntosh MCD85 2-Channel SACD/CD Player (In-Store Purchases Only)

Immerse yourself in the ultimate music experience with the McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player. Its open chassis design not only showcases its serious music hardware, but also reflects your passion for music. With its retro-inspired style that perfectly complements our acclaimed MC275, MC1502, MA252, MA352, MC830, and C8 models, the MCD85 stands out, making a statement in your home stereo system. Experience unrivaled versatility with playback of SACDs, CDs, and various file formats. The advanced 8-channel, 32-bit/192kHz DAC ensures exceptional sound reproduction, while balanced and unbalanced outputs offer seamless integration with your audio components. With its high-speed disc reading, custom tray design, and power control/data ports, the MCD85 is a perfect addition to any McIntosh home audio system. Elevate your music setup and make a bold statement with the McIntosh MCD85 SACD/CD Player.


Here are the specifications presented in list form:

- Number of Channels: 2
- Fixed Output Level:
- 2.0Vrms Unbalanced
- 4.0Vrms Balanced
- Variable Output Level: N/A
- Output Impedance: 100 ohms Unbalanced and Balanced
- Frequency Response: ±0.5dB from 20Hz-20kHz
- Signal To Noise Ratio: Better than 100dB (A-weighted)
- Dynamic Range: Better than 96dB
- Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.02% @ 1000Hz
- Channel Separation: Better than 85dB (1,000Hz)
- Headphone Output Impedance: N/A

- Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type: 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
- Coaxial Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
- Optical Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
- USB Sample Rate: 16, 24-bit/192kHz
- Native DSD and DoP DSD: Up to DSD256, DXD384
- Digital Coaxial Input: 0.5V p-p/75 ohms
- Digital Optical Input: -15dbm to -21dbm
- Digital Output Sample Rate: N/A
- Digital Optical Output: N/A
- Digital Coaxial Output: N/A
- Digital Output Jitter: N/A
- Digital XLR Output: N/A
- Digital MCT Output: N/A

- Balanced Fixed Output: 1
- Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1
- Balanced Variable Output: 0
- Unbalanced Variable Output: 0
- Digital Coaxial Input: 2
- Digital MCT Input: 0
- Digital Optical Input: 2
- Digital USB Input: 1
- Digital USB Input Type: Type B
- Digital Coaxial Output: 0
- Digital MCT Output: 0
- Digital Optical Output: 0
- Digital XLR Output: 0
- Headphone Output: 0

- Power Control Input: 1
- Power Control Output: 1
- Rear Panel Data Input: 1
- Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: 1
- RS232 Control Input: 0

- Disc Formats: SACD, CD, CD-R/RW and DVD-R; popular file formats such as AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (up to DSD128), FLAC, MP3, WAV (up to 24-bit/192kHz) and WMA
- Disc Capacity: 1
- Laser Type: Twin Beam
- Laser Beam Wavelength:
- 650nm (SACD)
- 790nm (CD)
- Laser Power: CLASS IIa/CLASS I
- Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 watt

  • 8-channel, 32-bit PCM/DSD Quad Balanced DAC
  • Plays commercial and burned CDs; DVD Data Discs
  • Fixed analog stereo outputs
  • USB Audio input supports up to DSD256
  • Coax and Optical digital inputs
Weight & Dimensions

Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
12-5/32" (30.9cm) x 7-3/4" (19.7cm) x 16-1/4" (41.3cm)
Unit Weight
20.5 lbs (9.3 kg)
Shipping Weight
27.5 lbs (12.5 kg)