Today we are paying tribute to one of the most iconic high-end brands in the hifi world McIntosh Labs. When most people think of audio components from McIntosh Labs, they think of serious high-end separates: preamps and big, powerful amplifiers. But there’s another side to this iconic brand: McIntosh also offers several lifestyle audio products, including integrated music systems, streamers, headphone amplifiers and integrated turntables.
Founded in 1949, McIntosh is known for offering distinguished home audio systems that deliver the ultimate experience in music and film. Offering products for two-channel stereo sound systems and multi-channel home theaters with surround sound, McIntosh continues to define the ultimate home audio entertainment experience for discriminating listeners around the world. Their iconic blue Watt output meter is globally recognized as a symbol of quality home audio. With a McIntosh home stereo system or home theater, listeners have the ability to create their own luxury audio experience – and truly live their music.
McIntosh has been powering some of the most important moments in music history and pop culture. From President Lyndon Johnson’s inauguration speech to Woodstock to the famous Grateful Dead “Wall of Sound,” McIntosh has not only witnessed history, they have shaped it.