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McIntosh MC2301 Quad Balanced Tube Monoblock Amplifier (Single) - NEW

Sale price$20,710.00

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Standout Features:

• 300 Watt Quad Balanced Monoblock
• Vacuum tube powered

General:

From the demands of massed chorale to full-on rock and roll, the MC2301 delivers the most extraordinarily lifelike and dynamic performance ever heard from a McIntosh tube amplifier.

With an output of 300 Watts, it provides enough high power to drive even the most demanding loudspeaker. And thanks to our patented Unity Coupled Circuit output transformer, this full 300 Watts is available to 2, 4 or 8 Ohm speakers.

The MC2301 is the first McIntosh vacuum tube amplifier to use our Quad Balanced design. This design cancels virtually all noise and distortion in the audio signal. As a result, even when amplified to high levels the signal is effectively free of any distortion.

Our fuse-less short-circuit protection circuit Sentry Monitor™ disengages the output stage before current exceeds safe operating levels and then resets automatically. Inputs for balanced and unbalanced cables are available to provide flexibility in connecting the rest of your audio system.

The attractive blue meter is flanked by two rows of output vacuum tubes that bring even more visual appeal to the front panel to go along with the knobs and brushed aluminum handles that all effortlessly blend with the polished stainless steel chassis.

The MC2301 is well suited for stereo music systems.

Brand Background:

Founded in 1949, McIntosh is known for offering distinguished home audio systems that deliver the ultimate experience in music and film. Offering products for two-channel stereo sound systems and multi-channel home theaters with surround sound, McIntosh continues to define the ultimate home audio entertainment experience for discriminating listeners around the world. Our iconic blue Watt output meter is globally recognized as a symbol of quality home audio. With a McIntosh home stereo system or home theater, listeners have the ability to create their own luxury audio experience – and truly live their music.

McIntosh products are designed and handcrafted at our Binghamton, NY factory by our dedicated employees who share a passion for music and the McIntosh heritage. Since our inception, McIntosh has been powering some of the most important moments in music history and pop culture. From President Lyndon Johnson’s inauguration speech to Woodstock to the famous Grateful Dead “Wall of Sound,” McIntosh has not only witnessed history, we have shaped it.

Included:

MC2301, Owner's Manual, Power Cord.

Packing:

Factory Sealed McIntosh Carton

Dimensions:

17-3/4" (45.09cm) x 12-5/16" (31.27cm) (including feet) x 23" (58.42cm) (including front panel and cables)

Weight:

116 lbs (52.6 kg)

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Link to Manual:

MC2301 Power Amplifier Owner's Manual

Recommended Cables:

McIntosh Balanced Audio Cables (XLR)

McIntosh Audio Cables (RCA)

McIntosh Speaker Cables

McIntosh Power Control Cables

Kimber Kable - Ascent 10 Gauge Power Cord - Better 

Kimber Kable - Palladian 10 Gauge Power Cord - Best

Specs:

ELECTRONIC SPECIFICATIONS
Power Output per Channel
300W @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms

Number of Channels
1

Total Harmonic Distortion
0.5% maximum harmonic distortion at any power level from 250 milliwatts to rated power, 20Hz to 20,000Hz
(≤ 0.25% harmonic distortion at 1kHz)

S/N below rated output
117dB

Dynamic Headroom
1.2dB

Damping Factor
>15 Wideband

Rated Power Band
20Hz to 20kHz

Frequency Response
+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3.0dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Circuit Configuration
Quad Balanced, Unity Coupled

Circuit Design
Vacuum Tube

Mono Bridge
No

Mono Parallel
No

Output Type
Unity Coupled Output Transformer

Meters
Yes

Meter Light Switch
Yes

Balanced Input
Yes

Front Panel
1/2" Glass with handles

Illumination
LED Fiber Optic

Chassis Style
Open Stainless Steel

  

Click here to schedule an appointment to visit our store.

Please note this item must be purchased in store and we will not ship under any circumstances. Click here for more information about this policy.

Please support your local McIntosh Dealer.

Mcintosh Mc2301 Quad Balanced Tube Monoblock Amplifier
McIntosh MC2301 Quad Balanced Tube Monoblock Amplifier (Single) - NEW Sale price$20,710.00