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Inconsistency in power quality can cause costly damage to electronic devices. Protect your home audio investment with the MPC500 Power Controller. Featuring cascaded surge protection, the MPC500 delivers full mode AC power line surge protection, such as from a lightning strike, as well as protecting low voltage devices against secondary surges and spikes that can occur after the initial event.
AC power line protection is accomplished with the use of three thermally protected metal-oxide varistors (TPMOVs) – which are far safer than traditional MOVs – that provide you with Line-to-Neutral, Line-to-Ground, and Neutral-to-Ground protection. For secondary surge events, the MPC500 provides protection for your ethernet, coaxial, and other low-voltage devices via Gas Discharge Tubes (GDT), Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) thermistors, and Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) components. Also included in the MPC500 is electromagnetic interference (EMI) filtering of the AC line and over/under voltage protection, which will switch off the rear receptacles to keep your connected devices safe from trying to operate at undesired voltage levels.
The MPC500 includes either 8 Type B (a.k.a. NEMA 5-15R) or 4 Type F (a.k.a. CEE 7/3 or “Schuko”) receptacles; only the appropriate version is available in each individual country to ensure compatibility with local power systems. Control of each receptacle can be configured to your preferences via the rear panel Power Control ports or through the setup menus on the front panel.
The front panel display can list input voltage, the amount of current being drawn through the receptacles, or total (apparent) power. Regardless of receptacle type, all versions of the MPC500 feature the timeless McIntosh black glass front panel, illuminated logo, control knobs, and aluminum end caps.
Subject to the terms and conditions stated below, McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. (“McIntosh”) warrants to the original owner that this Speaker shall be free from defects in workmanship or materials for a term of five (5) years from the date when it was purchased from an Authorized McIntosh Dealer.
In the event of any defect covered by this Warranty, McIntosh shall without charge provide all parts, materials, and labor necessary to restore the Speaker to its original specifications. After repair, McIntosh shall return the Speaker to its owner at the owner’s expense. In the alternative, McIntosh may at its sole option either replace the Speaker without charge, or if replacement is not commercially practicable or repair or replacement cannot be accomplished within a reasonable time, McIntosh may refund the purchase price of the Speaker, subject where appropriate to reasonable depreciation for actual use in accordance with applicable laws, in full satisfaction of its warranty obligations. McIntosh or its Authorized Service Agency will undertake to complete the repair and return of the Speaker as soon as circumstances permit, unless prevented by causes beyond their reasonable control.
This Warranty does not cover any of the following: (a) glass panels, cabinetry, trim, or other appearance items (except where they are defective at the time of original sale and the Speaker is delivered for repair within the first thirty (30) days thereafter); (b) batteries, or damage to the Speaker caused by failure of batteries; (c) failures arising from accident, catastrophe, misuse, neglect, or failure to properly connect and operate the Speaker in accordance with the accompanying instructions; (d) failures arising from improper installation or removal of the Speaker; or (e) failures arising from any tampering, alteration, or attempted servicing of the Speaker by anyone other than McIntosh or an Authorized McIntosh Service Agency; and McIntosh shall have no liability or obligation of any kind with respect to any of the foregoing types of failures.