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Russound MCA-88 8 Source, 8 Zone Controller Amplifier

Regular price $3,999.00 USD
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The Russound MCA-88 Digital multi-zone controller amplifier provides up to eight zones of distributed audio. Scalable to 48 zones, the MCA-88 provides numerous options to tailor every room in residential or light commercial distributed audio systems. A variety of input options have been engineered into the MCA-88 to connect up to 8 individual sources. AV source input options include up to 8 Analog, with up to 3 Digital (up to 3 coax, or 2 coax and 1 optical), including 1 paging and 1 Bluetooth extender connection. The Bluetooth connection allows the installation of the MCA-88 in an equipment rack while remotely locating the optional Russound BTC-2X Bluetooth receiver up to 500’ away in or near the room where the Bluetooth source will be located. An RNET link allows for metadata transmission, linking multiple MCA controllers and connection to all Russound RNET Smart Sources like the ST1 AM/FM external tuner.


Product highlights:

  • multi-zone controller and power amp for Russound multi-room audio systems
  • distributes music from eight sources to up to eight listening areas in your home (six of the zones are amplified)
  • expandable up to 48 zones with additional controller/amplifiers
  • 8 RCA stereo inputs
  • digital audio inputs: 1 Toslink optical, 3 coaxial
  • 6 pairs of speaker connectors
  • 40 watts RMS x 12 at 8 ohms
  • 8 line-level RCA outputs for connecting additional amplifiers
  • supports Bluetooth® streaming with optional BTC-2X or BTC-1X receiver
Operation and control:
  • free MyRussound app lets you control the MCA-88 from your iOS or Android device
  • supports voice control via an Amazon Alexa device
  • supports RS-232 and IP-control for integrating a third-party home automation system
  • 8 RJ-45 ports for connecting optional MDK-C6 in-wall keypads via CAT-6 Ethernet cable
  • 6 routed IR outputs and 1 common IR output
  • 12-volt trigger input and output
Dimensions and warranty:
  • rack-mountable with (mounting ears included)
  • 17"W x 3-3/4"H x 19-1/2"D (including power cable)
  • weight: 28.8 lbs.