No, the swankiest new MP3 player on the market isn’t from the Macintosh company.
It’s from McIntosh Laboratory, the ultra-posh maker of audiophile stereo components.
Today the company announced the MXA60 Integrated Audio System, its first foray into the realm of lowly combo stereo units.
The MXA60 has CD/SACD/MP3 player, AM/FM/RBDS radio, 75-watt-per-channel amplifier, two-way speakers and vacuum tube preamplifier “that packs all the legendary McIntosh sound into a smaller package,” the release said.
All for only $7,500.
A small price for a system that “presents the listener with an engaging, palpable sense of realism.”
Anyone who pays $7,500 for a desktop stereo needs a dose of realism.
But it does look cool: