Gordon Gow must be laughing as he looks down (no regrets in Heaven but nothing said about humor). He put the “premium” in McIntosh, and built the brand, but always focused on functional excellence in addition to the premium aesthetics. Roger Russel is sitting next to him, also chuckling, one hopes.At least Tone Audio calls them out. $1500 for absolutely nothing. McIntosh has gone so far downhill it will be impossible to recover.
The first hifi system I experienced was comprised of McIntosh components, so I've been a fan for about 50 years. I've owned my fair share of Mc gear over the years, and love my MC275. I kept my mouth shut when the McIntosh people published press photos with turntables on the same shelves as...www.tonepublications.com
Rick “McIntosh: RIP” Denney