McIntosh MX170 Home Theater Preamplifier

$34,999.00 inc. GST

  • 12 HDMI ports: HDCP 2.2, 18Gbps & 4:4:4 Color
  • 4K Ultra HD; Dolby Vision, HDR10 & HLG
  • 15.1 Audio Channels; eARC
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X & Auro-3D
  • Made in America

Product Description

Experience movies in the comfort of your home theater with the brilliance of 4K Ultra HD, the vividness of High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the immersiveness of 3D surround sound like never before with the MX170 A/V Processor. Complete with the latest in home theater technology, the MX170 has everything needed to deliver a breathtaking audio and cinema experience.

When it comes to the video requirements of a modern home theater, the MX170 home theater processor has everything you need. It has 8 HDMI inputs and 4 HDMI outputs that are powered by the newest and most powerful HDMI processors available. Each HDMI port is HDCP 2.2 and has 18Gbps of bandwidth to fully support 4K Ultra HD picture quality and full 4:4:4 color spacing. Audio Return Channel (ARC) capabilities are featured on 3 of the outputs, while the 4th features Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) functionality. eARC offers improved bandwidth so higher resolution audio can be sent from your TV to the MX170 to deliver the best sound quality possible.

HDR formats HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG are also fully supported by the MX170. When watching a video mastered in one of these formats, you’ll see a dramatic improvement in color, contrast and brightness on your screen. A special HDBaseT output is included to prevent signal loss or degradation when there is a long distance between your MX170 and the screen. It also has 3D video pass-through, so you can be right in the middle of the action when watching your favorite 3D movies.

On the audio side, the MX170 is compatible with all the leading object-based, 3D surround sound formats including Dolby® Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D® to give you a truly immersive theater experience. It includes sophisticated RoomPerfect room correction technology that will measure and adjust the audio output to compensate for the specific acoustic properties of your room and make every seat in the house the best seat in the house. The MX170 combined with RoomPerfect will give you a home theater surround sound system with optimized frequency response, calibrated speaker volumes, and bass control that perfectly combines your speakers with your subwoofer(s). You’ll also gain added flexibility in speaker selection and placement.

The MX170 takes advantage of the latest advancements in processing power to run cooler while performing better than any previous McIntosh home theater processor. It’s easy to use and robust setup program allows for great customization and optimization based on your needs. It has the timeless and sought-after McIntosh look of a black glass front panel, control knobs, illuminated logo and custom aluminum end caps. It can be paired with a variety of amplifiers and speakers to make a complete home theater system.

CONNECTIVITY

Multi-Channel Outputs Balanced: 15.1
Multi-Channel Inputs Unbalanced: 7.1
Stereo Inputs Balanced: 2
Stereo Inputs Unbalanced: 5
(including 1 Moving Magnet Phono)
Stereo Outputs Unbalanced: 1 (Zone B)
Digital Coaxial Input: 3
Digital Coaxial Output: 1 (Zone B)
Digital Optical Input: 4
AES/EBU Balanced Input: 1
HDMI Input: 8 HDCP 2.2, 18Gbps, 4K Ultra HD at 50/60Hz, 4:4:4 color, High Dynamic Range (Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG), 3D video pass-through
HDMI Output: 4 HDCP 2.2, 18Gbps, 4K Ultra HD at 50/60Hz, 4:4:4 color, High Dynamic Range (Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG), 3D video pass-through, (3) ARC, (1) eARC
HDBT Output: 1
USB: 2 Type A, 1 Type B for digital audio (2.0, 24-bit/192kHz Asynchronous)
Subwoofer: 2 Output
4 auxiliary outputs
Network Connection: 2
Dolby Processing: Atmos/True HD/Digital, EX/ProLogic IIx
DTS Processing: DTS:X/HD Master & High Res. Audio/ES/96/24, Discrete & Matrix6.1, Neo:X
Auro Processing: Auro 3D, Auro-Matic, Auro 9.1, 10.1, 11.1
Pure Stereo DSP Bypass Mode: No
Video Scaling: No
High Dynamic Range (HDR): Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG
Tone Controls: Bass and Treble with adjustable frequency
OSD Overlay on HDMI Output: Yes
Dimensions: (W x H x D) 17-1/2″ (44.45cm) x 7-5/8″ (19.37cm) (including feet) x 19-1/2″ (49.53cm) (including front panel, knobs, and rear panel connections)
Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
Shipping Weight: 54 lbs (24.5 kg)