MDS-6A KIT #2: Music Distribution System Kit

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This product is discontinued

The Model MDS-6A Kit #2 Music Distribution System Kit offers the basic components needed to assemble a six room music distribution system. The kit includes:

(1) – Model MDS-6A Music Distribution System amplifier
(6) – Model MCS-1A Speaker Zone Control Keypads
(6) – Model 2171 Single-head IR Emitters

The kit provides six rooms of amplified music distribution from the Model MDS-6A amplifier; six basic speaker zone controllers with the Model MCS-1A keypads, and IR control of six audio source components with the Model 2171 single-head IR emitters.


  • Six audio sources selectively switched to six speaker zones
  • 12 channels (6 left & right pairs) x 40 watts per channel amplifier power
  • Front panel speaker zone on/off status indicators
  • Removable speaker terminals with wire lock levers (no tools required)
  • User feedback to all back-lighted system keypads
  • RJ-45 connection to each keypad with Cat-5 cable
  • IR target built-in to each keypad
  • IR remote control of audio sources with six source-specific, routed IR output ports
  • Frequency response 20 Hz to 20 kHz ±1 dB
  • Total harmonic distortion @ 1 kHz 0.02%
  • Signal-to-noise ratio greater than 95 dB
  • Zone-to-zone crosstalk isolation greater than 70 dB
  • Size: 17.0″ W x 12.5″ D x 4.0″ H (MDS-6A amplifier only)
  • Weight: 21 pounds (MDS-6A amplifier only)

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