Russound MCA-C5 Multi-zone Controller Amplifier


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  • A variety of input options have been engineered into the MCA-C5 controller.
  • A built-in internal AM/FM tuner with RDS (Radio Data System) support is optional as source one.
  • An RNET? link using CAT-5e allows for metadata transmission and control of Russound RNET Smart Source components. (BGK-1, ST1, VM-1, BSK-1)
  • C-Series products are Ethernet enabled devices allowing for communication via RIO (Russound I/O).
  • RIO allows C-Series products to integrate and communicate bi-directionally through Ethernet protocol.
  • Using RIO protocol and Ethernet connectivity through the LAN, the My Russound App controls C-Series products and other Russound Ethernet connected products, like our DMS3.1
  • Digital Media Streamer.
  • The MCA-C5 features digital amplifiers providing 40 watts of power per channel to zones one through six.
  • All zones are equipped with fixed or variable line-level outputs for outboard amplification or subzone use.
  • The MCA-C5 has a front USB port for programming ease and a rear RS-232 port for integration with home automation systems.
  • Custom audio settings, Party Mode, Do Not Disturb, source and zone linking, and All On/Off participation are standard features.
  • Incorporated in the MCA-C5 is a system clock with an alarms and sleep timers, Home Theater trigger, routed and common IR outputs, and eight 12VDC trigger outputs. Source eight can serve as a paging input and loop output for connection to a third party paging or phone system.
  • With MDK-C5, MDK-C6, SLK, SLK-1 Keypads or TS3 touchscreens,.
  • The MCA-C5 communicates from its built-in tuner and other Russound Smart sources vital information such as preset name, AM/FM station frequency, satellite radio station ID, artist, and song title.
  • Configuration of the MCA-C5 Multi-zone Controller Amplifier requires a PC loaded with Russound SCS-C5 Configuration Software.
  • This free software is available for download at our online Support Center.


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The MCA-C5 Multi-zone Controller Amplifier provides eight zones of distributed stereo audio from any of eight sources.?The source loop outputs and the addition of up to five additional controllers allow for scalability to 48 zones.

Key Features

  • AM/FM tuner
  • Party mode
  • Antenna Impedance
  • Communication Ports
Weight 13100 g
Dimensions 436 × 432 × 90 mm

Receivers Amps Preamps

Power Supply 110 VAC
Power Consumption 600 watts maximum
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/- 1 dB at 1W output into 8 ohms
Watts per channel 40W*
Communication ports Front- 1 USB 2.0/1.1
Rear- 1 Serial RS-232, 19.2 kHz baud rate
1 Ethernet RJ-45, 10/100 Base T
2 RJ-45 RNET links In/Out
Keypad ports 8 RJ-45 T568A standard


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