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McIntosh Introduces Its High-Performance
Model TM2 AM/FM HD Radio™ Tuner Module
— The Very Best Way to Enjoy All the Benefits of HD Radio™; Combination with McIntosh’s New MA6600 Integrated Amplifier Constitutes Company’s First Stereo Receiver in Over 15 Years —
Binghamton, NY, July 14, 2008 — McIntosh Laboratory, a world leader in home entertainment systems for nearly 60 years, recently announced the introduction of the TM2 AM/FM HD Radio™ Tuner Module (SRP: $800), a high-performance luxury component that provides users with the finest HD Radio reception, including CD-quality FM performance, as well as leading-edge features such as RDS Data (artist, title, song) for a truly enjoyable over-the-air music experience.
Noted McIntosh President Charlie Randall: “HD Radio is one of the most exciting recent developments in broadcasting, and the trend continues to grow in popularity. In fact, according to a recent study*, awareness of HD Radio broadcasts among radio listeners topped 75% in 2007, and the universe of channels broadcasting in HD continues to expand. By introducing our TM2 AM/FM HD Radio Module, we are giving our discriminating customers the very best option for enjoying all the benefits of HD Radio and more, with the unrivalled quality assurance and performance capabilities that only McIntosh can offer.”
Like all McIntosh products, the TM2 was handcrafted with pride in the United States by dedicated, highly trained craftspeople. Offering convenient plug-and-play performance, the TM2 is designed for easy integration with McIntosh’s recently shipped state-of-the-art MA6600 Integrated Amplifier, as well as compatibility with future products. When used in combination with the MA6600, the TM2 module enables the MA6600 to become the first stereo receiver offered by McIntosh in over 15 years.
The TM2 includes a host of convenience and performance features that bring radio into the 21st century and enhance the overall experience of home entertainment. For example, a Blend feature allows the user to select between Auto, Digital-only or Analog-only modes for the ultimate in flexibility. A remote, Dual-Differential AM antenna is included and provides enhanced reception together with sound quality that approaches FM.
Other key features of the TM2 include: multi-Casting reception; 18 channel presets (9 FM, 9 AM). Users may view Signal Strength, channel, RDS and RBDS Data (artist, title, song) via the connected MA6600’s front-panel display. In addition, the TM2 is user programmable and may be controlled via the connected MA6600’s remote control.
About McIntosh Laboratory
In an era where the rate of change is as amazing as the changes themselves, McIntosh continues to represent high performance, superlative engineering and limitless pride of ownership. State-of-the-art technology infused with hand craftsmanship and the details McIntosh is famous for continue to be the key values found in every piece of equipment. Products built to last for decades of flawless performance demand nothing less than an equal level of commitment to customer support and service as well. Its no wonder satisfied customers the world over view their McIntosh products as investments worthy of being passed down through generations. McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. is a D&M Holdings company.
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon®, Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston Acoustics®, Snell Acoustics, Escientâ, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. All product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit www.dm-holdings.com.
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HD Radio™ is a proprietary trademark of iBiquity Digital Corp.
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