McIntosh To Mark Its 60th Anniversary At CES 2009
With Debut Of “Classic” Reissues And More
— Company to Showcase Its Legendary Audio Pedigree,
Including Limited Edition Amplifier and Preamplifier at Las Vegas Hilton,
Central Tower, Suite #2900 —
Las Vegas, NV, January 8, 2009 — McIntosh Laboratory, renowned as a leading manufacturer of the world’s best and most complete ultra-luxury home entertainment solutions, will mark its 60th anniversary at CES 2009, officially debuting two highly anticipated limited-edition reissues of legendary components, the MC75 monoblock tube amplifier and C22 preamplifier. These products, along with several other ultimate-quality components that reflect McIntosh’s unparalleled home entertainment pedigree, will be showcased at the company’s CES Suite #2828 at the Las Vegas Hilton.
McIntosh President Charlie Randall noted: “McIntosh has a great deal to be proud of as we look back on our 60 years in home entertainment. The introduction of our two new audiophile classic reissues, for example, reflects one of the key attributes that sets our products apart from those all other manufacturers – namely, that they are virtually
timeless in their performance capabilities, style and reliability – in fact, many of our customers the world over often view their McIntosh products as investments worthy of being passed down through generations. And just as we pause at CES to reflect back upon our legendary roots, McIntosh is also looking to the future with a host of ultimate-quality analog and digital components that will define the next 60 years of home entertainment.”
Attention Audiophiles: Limited-Edition Classic McIntosh “Reissues”
McIntosh will showcase a special, limited-edition amplifier system scheduled for release in the spring of 2009. The system, designed to appeal to loyal McIntosh collectors and audiophile purists around the world, features two MC75 monoblock tube amplifiers (modeled after the original 1961 version), in combination with a C22 preamplifier (originally introduced in 1962). The Classic Reissue components will be packaged together and sold as a set, with only 60 sets to be available in each of McIntosh’s sales regions around the world.
Company’s First Integrated Audio System
At CES, McIntosh will also display its first-ever tabletop integrated 2-channel audio system, the compact “Executive” Model MXA60. Scheduled for availability in the third quarter of 2009, the ultimate-quality tabletop system features a high-performance 75-watt-per-channel amplifier, state-of-the-art CD/SACD/MP3 player, vacuum tube preamplifier, as well as an AM/FM/RDBS Tuner and loudspeaker system with two-way bass reflex.
About McIntosh Laboratory
McIntosh Laboratory celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2009, and the company’s unswerving commitment to excellence, innovation and quality continues to define the state-of-the-art in high fidelity and bring discriminating consumers around the world an elevated home entertainment experience. McIntosh luxury audio and video products are designed and manufactured at the company’s Binghamton, New York headquarters. Its products reflect unmatched levels of performance, superlative engineering and hand craftsmanship. Built to last for decades, McIntosh components demand nothing less than an equal level of commitment to customer support and service. 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, Allen & Heath, 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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