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McINTOSH C1100 PREAMPLIFIER: EXTREMELY LOW DISTORTION


Hi-Fi News reviewed and tested the C1100 two-channel vacuum tube preamplifier. Their lab report finds its "distortion is very low indeed at just 0.00009 - 0.0005%" at 1V output for the 20Hz-20kHz frequency range. They also note that while some tube preamps can alter a recording's sound to where it can be practically unrecognizable, "the C1100 remains one of the more neutral of such designs" they've heard. "It manages to reproduce large amounts of detail and unlock complex recordings when called upon so to do." Get your copy of the magazine for the full C1100 review.

(by Nick Tate and Paul Miller / Hi-Fi News / March 2016)


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