It's McIntosh. It's tube. It's beautiful. Need we say more? The MR71 is well-regarded as one of the best FM tuners McIntosh ever produced. Even though we acquired this particular example in pristine condition, we still put it through our complete battery of tests, and we found no major issues. We naturally replaced the selenium rectifier with a modern diode. We also swapped the OEM lamps for LEDs, and replaced all worn caps. The alignment was spot-on, and you can expect this piece to perform at spec.

  • Full service check.
  • Replaced broken switch
  • Installed LEDs
  • Paper electrolytic caps replaced with modern electrolytics
  • Selenium rectifier replaced with modern diode
  • Cleaned controls and switches.

TypeMono/Stereo Tuner

Tuning BandsFM

Tuning ScaleAnalogue

FM Tuning Range88 to 108 MHz

Sensitivity2.5uV (FM)

Distortion0.5% (FM)

Frequency response20Hz to 20kHz (FM)


Dimensions16 x 5.5 x 13 inches

Weight27 lbs.

THE HISTORY OF MCINTOSH Founded in 1949, McIntosh is known for offering distinguished home audio systems that deliver the ultimate experience in music and film. Offering products for two-channel stereo sound systems and multi-channel home theaters with surround sound, McIntosh continues to define the ultimate home audio entertainment...

The Mclntosh MR 71 is a precision-engineered, highly sensitive FM Multiplex Tuner.The research staff of Mclntosh Laboratory has developed five new tuner circuit improvements for the MR 71.1. Automatic stereo-mono switching that is "clickless" and completely electronic.2. Multipath indicator to eliminate multi-path reception by showing when your antenna is rotated to the correct position for minimum multipath distortion.3. Double-tuned input circuits before the first R.F. amplifier to reduce spurious responses.4. New D'Arsonval movement meters of increased sensitivity which do not need zerosetting adjustments.5. A new computer designed filter to reduce noise from stations broadcasting sub-carrier auxiliary music services. No other tuner uses such a filter.

Listed2 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • mr71
  • Vintage

Aural HiFi // Mid-Century Audio

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