McIntosh RS150 Wireless Audio System
Little brother of the RS250 and beautiful expression of the best formal minimalism in the manner of McIntosh, the RS150 it is an exquisite monophonic wireless audio system designed to enjoy in any space the sound quality, engineering and reliability that characterize each and every one of the achievements of the legendary American firm. Ultra-compact, the RS150 is a “all in one” solution designed to carry the audio streaming to any domestic space without the slightest formal complication, while ensuring a perfect adaptation to all types of decoration. For this, it is compatible with Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Bluetooth and Chromecast, to which we must add the increasingly demanded Roon Ready approval.
Likewise, the new McIntosh does not need to be controlled from a dedicated app, which means that its functions can be governed directly from the user’s favorite streaming apps as long as they use compatible distribution technologies. Replacement of the celebrated RS100, the RS150 has been the subject of numerous updates, highlighting among them a output power which has been multiplied by two, with 90 watts for the woofer and 30 watts for the tweeter. He too cone size of the woofer has been increased, going from 102 mm of the RS100 to 133 mm of the RS150, while the redesign and expansion of the enclosure in which it is loaded allows increasing the sound pressure level and the depth of the bass reducing parallel distortion. Also added a bass control in order to improve the integration of sound in the listening room.
In regards to streaming audio Bluetoothit should be noted that the RS150 uses the version 5.0 of said format to ensure compatibility with both the high-speed binary transfer system AAC as with the superior Qualcomm aptX HD, the latter specifically intended for listening to “Hi-Res” music. The new McIntosh is also compatible with the system Qualcomm aptX Low Latency, which improves the transmission speed of audio signals to synchronize it with video content. For its part, technology Apple AirPlay 2 ensures control of compatible audio systems and speakers installed in any room, while ensuring compatibility Google Assistant allows the user to govern the RS150 with their own voice. The RS150 is completed with a state-of-the-art digital VU meter inspired by McIntosh’s iconic analog gauges.