McIntosh Laboratory announced their handcrafted, reference MVP891 Universal Blu-ray Disc Player offering world-class performance from virtually every video and audio disc format, including BD-Live Blu-ray Profile 2.0 web-enabled features. It reflects all of McIntosh’s leading-edge craftsmanship, attention to detail, unmatched performance, and sets a new standard in ultimate-quality source components. Notably, it offers fully up-to-date home entertainment integration capabilities, allowing for BD-Live and file sharing across a home network.
The MVP891’s ultimate-quality music listening experience is made possible through inclusion of internal Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD digital to analog audio decoding with 7.1 channel analog outputs, with high performance stereo digital to analog audio decoding with four dedicated fully balanced DACs per channel. The MVP891 has the best stereo decoding section of any McIntosh universal player, revealing music discs in maximum clarity and emotional impact. In addition to its advanced Blu-ray capabilities, the MVP891 excels at playing SACD and DVD Audio discs as well as standard CDs and DVDs.
The elegant, rock-solid “dreadnaught style” design features custom fabricated steel and aluminum casework with unique, compartmentalized sub structures that inhibit resonance while shielding sensitive audio circuits. For maximum flexibility in convenience and installation, the unit also features a USB memory stick reader, an RS232C interface and an Ethernet connection for BD-Live content and future software updates.
Price and Availability
The McIntosh MVP891 Blu-ray Player will be available soon for $5,500.