M6 Encore 225
The M6 Encore 225 is a complete audio solution allowing you to keep all your music in one place.
It accepts almost any conceivable analog or digital audio source.
It is also compatible with many network speakers.
There is a very clear, large, high resolution full colour display so you can see what’s going on.
Encore in brief
Easy and intuitive to use
Upgradeable 1TB or 2TB internal storage for over 2500 CDs (bit perfect ripping from CD drive)
Power amplifiers are the same as those used in the M6si
Control with either IR handset or Apps (both Apple and Android)
Dual core 64bit Intel CPU – as future proof as they can make it
32 Bit 384k DAC
M6 Encore 225 – Specifications
Power output: 225 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms
THD (+ noise): <0.007 % typical 20Hz – 20 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio: >107dB ‘A’ – weighted
Frequency Response: +0, –0.1dB, 10Hz to 20 kHz
3 x Line Level RCA 300mV nominal 2V typical up to 7V rms
2 x optical S/PDIF 24 bit inputs up to 192kHz
2 x coax S/PDIF 24 bit inputs up to 192kHz
1 x USB 3.0 type ‘A’ connector
1 xUSB 3.0 type “B” connector (for future expansion)
3 x USB2.0 type ‘A’ connector (1 front, 2 rear)
10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet connector
1x line level FIXED 2.0V @ 0dBFS (300mV rms nominal, >6V rms max)
1x line level PREAMP variable outputs (>6V rms max) (Preamp gain, line input to PREAMP outputs is 4.5x (13dB) at maximum volume)
Headphone output suitable for headphones impedance 8 ohms to ∞. (Headphone output features independent volume setting)
Speaker outputs 1 pair 4mm banana plugs per channel
1x optical S/PDIF 24-bit output up to 192kHz
1x coax S/PDIF 24-bit output up to 192kHz
Internal storage 2.5” 1 TB SATA II hard disk (included) or SSD (future upgradeable)
Dimensions – WxHxD (mm): 440 x 125 x 400
Weight (unpacked / packed): 16.6 kg/ 21.3 kg
Black or Silver finish available
Need more power, available now the M8 Encore 500
Musical Fidelity has been designing and manufacturing Hi-Fi electronics for over thirty years and are proud to have become one of the best-known brands in the Hi-Fi industry.
They are driven by a passion for wonderful music and the challenge of world-class engineering.
They approached each new design by looking for the absolute best solution to a given challenge and embrace new technologies in our designs as well as developing more traditional methods for even greater performance.
Their first product - The Preamp – launched to rave reviews. Followed by shoebox-style Dr Thomas power amp.
Launch of A1 integrated amp, ‘the most important development so far in the renaissance of the UK hi-fi scene’ (Hi-Fi Answers).
New A370 Power Amp proclaimed ‘the best power amp I’ve ever heard’ (Hi-Fi Answers).
World’s first high-end DAC- Digilog – makes debut
Another world first: MVX preamp, combining tube circuit topology with transistors.
SA470 launched: 86Kg power amp running 99% in Class A
A1000 integrated released, featuring pure Class A power amp section
Classic valve-driven Tubalog DAC goes on sale
X Series launches with X-10D Class A triode line stage: ‘the most dramatic sonic enhancement you’re likely to hear!’ (F1).
Nu-Vista Preamp launched, using miniature, metal-cased nuvistor tubes. All 500 units sold within three months.
X Series expands with X-ACT DAC, praised for 'smooth, easy-going sound' (What Hi-Fi?)
X-24K upsampling DAC released: ‘capable of getting sound to die for’ (Stereophile).
X-Ray CD player launched. Described as ‘the sort of object you just want to fondle’ (Hi-Fi News) ‘a thrilling, substantial and satisfying listen’ (What Hi-Fi?) and ‘Hi-Fi meets nuclear warhead’ (T3).
Futuristic CD-PRE 24 arrives, combining a high-quality CD transport, DAC and preamp. On Hi-Fi says it ‘represents a combination of features, functional performance and affordability that seems an audiophile dream come true’.
Debut of Nu-Vista M3 pre/power amp, including discrete Nu-Vista power amp modules with choke regulation. ‘This is what hi-fi should be all about’ (Gramophone).
X-DAC V3 released, offering ‘stunningly good measured performance’ (Stereophile).
World’s first audio application of trivistor tubes in new Tri-Vista series, including legendary Tri-Vista 21 ‘Super DAC’.
Flagship kW pre-amp and kW power amp launched: ‘the very finest amps you can buy...the MFs redefine audio standards’ (What Hi-Fi?)
Next up: kW 500 super integrated amp with twin-triode tubes. Hi-Fi News said, ‘For one rare reviewing occasion I could not find a thing to fault about the musical presentation of an amp’.
Limited-edition M1 turntable released. Considered one of the best-engineered decks ever, it’s now a collector’s item, fetching above its original price.
Supercharged X-DAC V8 introduced, with switchable tube buffer and extra-heavy-duty power supply. ‘For its superb performance as a detailed, sweet-sounding DAC, the X-DAC V8 stands on its own’ (Stereophile).
X-150 wins European Stereo Amplifier of the Year, EISA Awards 2004-2005.
Debut of kW250S one-box wonder, packing in dual 250-watt monobloc amps, tube hybrid preamp, phono stage, 24-bit 192K upsampling CD player, FM/DAB tuner and iPod input.
Meet the mighty TITAN: 1kW per channel dual monobloc design with external power supply. Hi-Fi News was ‘Smitten… The Titan is the best power amplifier I’ve used’.
Reference-standard Primo pre-amplifier released; pure Class A with 14 hand-picked ECC81
New M1 CLiC unites analogue and digital sources under universal control. Wins European Network Music Player, EISA Awards 2011-2012.
Line-up expands to meet every hi-fi need and budget. Highlights include the AMS CD/DAC – our finest digital product yet - and AMS100, the world’s most advanced pure Class A amp
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