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MAKING IT OLD-SCHOOL

rank McIntosh and Gordon Gow launched their home stereo company in 1949, one year after the invention of the long-playing rec ord. Vinyl introduced consumers to high-fidelity sound and created a demand for audiophile equipment previously reserved for broadcasters. McIntosh has since earned a reputation for quality components built largely by hand at its factory in upstate New York. Although speakers,

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