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Old 8th May 2004, 12:40 AM   #1
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Has anybody heard the Mcintosh C26? I have seen some for sale recently, and they seem to sell for a pretty good price. A friend of mine has the C28 which was made at the same time (and sold for a little bit more), so i'm kind of familiar with the Mcintosh sound. What does the C26 sound like? Has anybody listened to both and can offer a comparison of the sound? Also, is it really worth it to pick one of these up, or will modern preamps sound better? I would either buy a c26 or c28 used, or spend $600-$1000 on a new preamp (obviously not mac! lol).. tia

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Old 8th May 2004, 09:53 AM   #2
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The C28 is a more popular item than the C26, I think because of the symetrical layout of the front panel controls.

The C26 sounds cleaner IMO.
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Old 8th May 2004, 03:58 PM   #3
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thanks for the info! i saw an nad i really liked yesterday and picked it up, but maybe a mac will be the next one

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