Listed: August 17th, 2023

McIntosh MB50 Media Streamer

Original Retail Price: $2,000.00

Your Price: $995.00

McIntosh MB50 media streamer in excellent physical and function condition with original box, packing and accessories. Unit sold as new for $2,000.00

Product highlights:

  • add wireless music to your existing home audio system

    • analog and digital outputs

  • analog and digital inputs allow use as a preamp for a variety of music sources

  • mirror-finish stainless steel chassis is rack-mountable

  • fiber optic illuminated glass front panel for a beautiful appearance and long-term durability

  • hand-crafted at McIntosh's Binghamton, New York factory

DTS Play-Fi Software:

  • built-in dual-band Wi-Fi allows connection to your wireless home network and wireless communication with other Play-Fi devices (recommended maximum of 16 devices on a network)

  • free Play-Fi app for Apple, Android, Kindle, and Windows PC offers easy music selection and playback

  • plays music stored on device

  • supports Spotify® Connect, Pandora®, Rhapsody, Amazon Prime, TIDAL, SiriusXM, and thousands of free Internet radio stations (subscription required for some services)

  • DLNA support for streaming music from compatible networked computers and NAS drives

  • multi-zone synchronous playback (same music plays in multiple zones simultaneously) or multi-stream playback (music individually selected for each player)

  • easy wireless setup using your smartphone, tablet, or PC

  • plays MP3, M4A, FLAC, and WAV files; sampling rates up to 24-bit/192kHz

    • not compatible with protected files with digital rights management (DRM)


  • balanced stereo XLR outputs

  • unbalanced stereo RCA outputs

  • optical and coaxial digital outputs for connection to a digital preamp

  • trigger input and output for automatic power on/off with other McIntosh components

  • front-panel 1/4" headphone output

  • one Toslink optical digital audio input and one coaxial digital audio input (supports music files up to 24-bit/192kHz)

  • set of unbalanced stereo RCA inputs

  • USB port for firmware updates

    • also compatible with Ethernet-to-USB adapter (sold separately) for a hardwired connection to your home network

Other Specifications:

  • 802.11g/n Wi-Fi router required for multi-room streaming

    • works with 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz routers

  • total harmonic distortion: 0.005%

  • signal-to-noise ratio: 100 dB

  • 11-1/2"W x 3-1/2"H x 15-1/2"D

  • weight: 8.5 lbs.

Original Accessories:

  • Box, Packing, Manual, Accessories