Making or assembling electronics in America may be the next big trend in tech, but it’s nothing new for McIntosh. The iconic audiophile brand has been producing some of the best audio equipment money can buy for decades from their Binghamton, NY factory, and if their recent record-setting spree of seven product announcements at this year’s CES is any indication, they won’t be stopping anytime soon.
While anything bearing the company’s signature blue meters is guaranteed to catch our eyes faster than Brooklyn Decker at the pool, the MT5 Turntable deserves special attention. That’s partly because its 5-pound, 1.5-inch thick silicon acrylic platter glows greener than the envy of all who gaze upon it. But this beautiful piece of audio machinery has much, much more than just some literal flash.