McIntosh MB25 : un récepteur et transmetteur Bluetooth Hi-res

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Le constructeur américain McIntosh annonce son module Bluetooth MB25. Celui-ci est compatible avec les codecs AAC, AptX HD et AptX LL (Low latency). L'appareil dispose de plusieurs entrées et sorties tant numériques qu'analogiques. Il peut fonctionner au choix comme un récepteur ou comme un transmetteur. Il intègre pour cela un convertisseur numérique vers analogique (DAC) 24 bits/192 kHz et d'un convertisseur analogique vers numérique (ADC) 24 bits/96 kHz. Son prix est de 850 €, 850 £, 600 $ USD ou 850 $ CAD.

Ci-dessous l'annonce en anglais, les spécifications et des images officielles :

McIntosh MB25 Bluetooth Transceiver​

Bridging The Gap Between Streaming Convenience and Audio Excellence.


  • Easy way to stream to a McIntosh or non-McIntosh system of any era
  • Bluetooth 5.0, Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), Qualcomm aptX HD, and aptX Low Latency
  • Use as either a transmitter or receiver
  • Front panel input selection
  • Signal rate and connection type displays
  • Analog and digital inputs and outputs
  • Small footprint
  • Successor to the popular MB20
Streaming music directly from your phone to your home audio system via Bluetooth® offers unparalleled convenience. However, many Bluetooth-enabled sound systems lack the premium sound quality necessary to truly honor your prized music collection. Enter the MB25 Bluetooth Transceiver, a game-changing solution designed to bridge the gap between convenience and audio excellence.

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MB25 Bluetooth Transceiver can be used to add to Bluetooth streaming to many vintage audio products including this McIntosh MA6100 Integrated Amplifier from the 1970s.


The MB25 Bluetooth Transceiver is a sophisticated solution tailored for discerning audio enthusiasts to seamlessly integrate Bluetooth streaming capabilities into a McIntosh or non-McIntosh high-end home audio system from any era.

Whether you have owned a vintage stereo system for many decades, or have a newer system, the MB25 elevates your audio experience by modernizing your setup. Crafted to the highest standards of performance, the compact MB25 transforms your audio system into a versatile hub for enjoying digital music from your smartphone, cloud accounts, and preferred streaming services... Learn More

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The MB25 Bluetooth Transceiver will be available starting in July. It can be purchased through authorized McIntosh dealers and has an MSRP of $600 USD / $850 CAD / 850€ / 850£ (other countries please check with your local distributor for price). Contact your local dealer to learn more and place your order.