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McIntosh - C12000C Controller

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The McIntosh C12000C Controller is a pinnacle in audio control systems, designed to be used in conjunction with the McIntosh C12000ST Preamplifier for unparalleled audio performance. This state-of-the-art controller combines meticulous engineering with the highest standards of build quality to meet the demands of the most discerning audiophiles.

Build Quality and Design

The C12000C continues McIntosh's legacy of exceptional build quality. It features a polished stainless steel chassis, the iconic black glass front panel, and an illuminated McIntosh logo. This design not only reflects a sophisticated aesthetic but also ensures robust durability and operational stability by isolating sensitive components from external vibrations and interference.

Circuit Design

As the control hub for the C12000 system, the C12000C is engineered to provide flawless integration with the C12000ST Preamplifier. It incorporates advanced digital and control circuitry to manage audio signals with precision. The controller facilitates seamless switching between inputs and outputs, maintaining signal integrity and purity at all stages of audio processing. This ensures that the audio path is optimized for minimal distortion and maximum clarity.

Key Specifications

  • Inputs: 6 unbalanced, 4 balanced
  • Outputs: 3 unbalanced, 2 balanced
  • Control Features: Advanced digital circuitry for input switching and signal processing
  • Compatibility: Designed exclusively for use with the McIntosh C12000ST Preamplifier
  • Dimensions: (W x H x D)Each module: 17.5" (44.45cm) x 6" (15.24cm) x 18" (45.7cm)
  • Weight: C12000C: 27 lbs (12.3 kg)
    C12000ST: 25 lbs (11.3 kg)

Sound Quality

While the C12000C itself does not process audio signals, its sophisticated control mechanisms ensure that the audio delivered through the C12000ST Preamplifier is of the highest fidelity. The meticulous design and advanced circuitry of the C12000C maximize the performance of the preamplifier, allowing for an audio experience that is both pure and dynamic.

Why Choose the McIntosh C12000C?

For audiophiles looking for the ultimate in audio control and performance, the McIntosh C12000C Controller offers an unmatched combination of sophisticated design, advanced technology, and meticulous engineering. When paired with the C12000ST Preamplifier, it forms an audio system that stands at the forefront of audio excellence, providing users with control, flexibility, and sound quality that is second to none.