MP100 Phono Stage

MP100 Phono Stage


Discover the McIntosh MP100 Phono Stage Preamplifier, the ideal addition to any vinyl lover’s setup, expertly combining high fidelity with user-friendly features. This compact unit offers both Moving Coil and Moving Magnet inputs, adjustable loading settings, and a range of output options including balanced, unbalanced, and digital outputs to suit any system configuration.

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McIntosh MP100 Phono Preamplifier – Elevate Your Vinyl Experience

Superior Vinyl Playback The McIntosh MP100 is the first dedicated phono preamplifier from McIntosh, designed to maximize the fidelity, performance, and enjoyment of your vinyl collection. Whether you are new to the world of vinyl or a seasoned collector, the MP100 provides exceptional music reproduction thanks to its sophisticated circuitry and high-quality components.

Advanced Features for Vinyl Enthusiasts With its versatile setup options, the MP100 includes both Moving Coil and Moving Magnet inputs with six adjustable loading settings each, catering to various cartridge specifications. This flexibility ensures optimal alignment with your turntable’s specific needs, enhancing audio clarity and detail. Additionally, a Mono switch is available for mono records to reduce noise and improve sound accuracy.

Digital Integration Not just for analog enthusiasts, the MP100 features optical, coaxial, and USB digital outputs, allowing you to convert your vinyl records into high-quality digital files. The preamplifier’s digital outputs are fixed at 24-bit/96kHz to perfectly capture the full dynamic range of your records. A clipping indicator helps monitor the digital conversion process to avoid any distortion in your digital files.

Compact and Stylish Design The MP100 shares the same sleek, 11.5” narrow chassis design as other McIntosh units like the MXA70 Integrated Audio System and MHA100 Headphone Amplifier, ensuring a harmonious look across your audio system. Despite its compact size, it mirrors the timeless McIntosh design ethos with classic visual cues and robust construction.

Technical Specifications:

  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.005%
  • Frequency Response: ±0.3dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Maximum Output: 16V Balanced / 8V Unbalanced
  • Input Impedance: MC: 25-1,000 ohms; MM: 47K ohms
  • Phono Voltage Gain: MC: 60dB; MM: 40dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: MC: 78dB; MM: 80dB
  • Digital Output Sample Rate: 24Bit – 96kHz across all digital outputs
  • Dimensions: 11.5″ x 3.78125″ x 16.75″
  • Weight: 8.6 lbs


  • Analog Outputs: 1 Balanced, 1 Unbalanced
  • Digital Outputs: 1 Coaxial, 1 Optical, 1 USB
  • Phono Inputs: 1 Moving Coil, 1 Moving Magnet

The McIntosh MP100 Phono Preamplifier not only enhances the sound quality of your vinyl records but also seamlessly integrates into modern digital audio systems, making it a perfect choice for both traditional and contemporary audio enthusiasts.

Weight 3.9 kg
Dimensions 378 × 292 × 96 mm

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