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McIntosh MX160 11.1 A/V Processor with 4K Ultra HD, 3D and Dolby Atmos

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    The MX160 A/V Processor is teeming with all the latest home theater technologies to give you a luxury entertainment experience in the comfort of your home. It supports new object-based 3D audio formats including Dolby® Atmos and Auro-3D® and will be upgradable to support DTS:X™. RoomPerfect™ room correction technology will adjust the audio to the specific acoustics of your room – further enhancing the sonic innovations of these newest audio codecs. The MX160 is also compatible with Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio™ and other popular legacy formats so you can continue to enjoy your existing DVD and Blu-ray™ movie collection in surround sound. Regardless the format, all audio will be processed according to legendary McIntosh sound quality and performance standards not found in any other home theater​ processor.

    "The sound effects are so clear you can almost reach out and touch them." A "pure pleasure" that deserves reference level status not only for movies but also for music listening. - Stereo+

    Not to forget the latest in video advancements, the MX160 fully supports 4K Ultra HD native sources as well as upconverting lower resolutions to 4K Ultra HD for the best possible picture quality. Its 8 HDMI inputs and 4 outputs support HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) while providing plenty of options to connect your existing and future HD and 4K Ultra HD sources. 3D video pass-through will put you right in the action of your favorite 3D movies. An HDBaseT output is included to provide degradation-free, uncompressed digital video and audio over long cable runs between the MX160 and your projector or TV.

    "The MX160 impressed with noble tone, elegance and Hi-Fi feelings that other competitors cannot offer... It can satisfy your needs on hi-end Hi-Fi, home theater and two channel music. You would be happy with its performance." - HiFi Review

    To fully immerse you in your home theater experience, the MX160 features balanced outputs for 11.1 (also known as 7.1.4) audio channels plus 4 auxiliary channels for use in bi-amping your speakers or driving additional subwoofers. For digital music lovers, the MX160 features 4 optical, 3 coaxial and 1 USB inputs that accepts up to 24-bit/192kHz signals plus 1 XLR connector. For analog audio, there are 2 sets of stereo balanced inputs, 4 sets of stereo unbalanced inputs, a dedicated phono input and a set of 7.1 multichannel unbalanced inputs. All analog and digital connections can be custom named for simplified system operation and matched in volume level for a smooth transition between sources. Bass and treble controls offer further audio fine-tuning.

    The classic black glass front panel, knobs, illuminated logo and custom machined brushed aluminum end caps make the MX160 a rousing addition to any home theater and will have you enjoying all your favorite movies well into the future. It can be paired with a variety of McIntosh amplifiers and speakers​ for a complete home theater system. Contact your local dealer to learn more.

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    Multi-Channel Outputs Balanced 11.1 (also known as 7.1.4) plus 4 auxiliary for bi-amping or multiple subwoofers
    Multi-Channel Inputs Unbalanced 7.1
    Multi-Channel Outputs Unbalanced 0
    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
    Digital Optical Output 0
    AES/EBU Balanced Input 1
    HDMI Input 8 HDCP 2.2, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), 3D video pass-through
    HDMI Output 4 HDCP 2.2, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), 3D video pass-through
    HDBT Output 1
    USB 2 Type A 1 Type B for digital audio (2.0, 24-bit/192kHz Asynchronous)
    Component Input 0
    Component Output 0
    Composite Input 0
    Composite Output 0
    S-Video Input 0
    S-Video Output 0
    Subwoofer 2 Output 4 auxiliary outputs
    4 auxiliary outputs 2
    Max # of audio channels in Zone A 16
    Additional Zone Outputs Zone B: Analog and digital audio outputs
    Advanced Connections Ethernet Web interface and firmware update, IP-based control


    Total Harmonic Distortion (DSP Bypass) 0.005%
    Dolby Processing Atmos/True HD/Digital, EX/ProLogic IIx
    DTS Processing 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 4K Upconversion


    Channel Formats 11.1 (7.1.4), 7.1, 5.1, Stereo
    DSP Room Correction RoomPerfect, 1/12 octave
    Microphone and stand included Yes
    Network Features Ethernet Control and Setup
    Unique Crossover Frequency, Each Speaker Yes
    Special Features Up to 121 input capability, 4 assignable auxiliary channels
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/2" x 7-5/8" x 19-1/2"
    Weight 32 lbs.