McIntosh MC-2500 Solid State Amplifier


McIntosh currently does not make a stereo amplifier of this power rating 500W/1000W.

You’d have to move to monoblocks to equal this unit's high wattage output (MC601’s) which would set you back close to $15k.

This amplifier has been thoroughly tested on our bench and is performing to specifications. It received a complete internal cleaning and new bulbs.

Cosmetically it’s as nice as we’ve ever seen with very few scratches or signs of use.

The top cover paint and stencil is intact, which is pretty rare in a piece of this age.

It also has the rare champagne silver faceplate and aluminum rear cage/handles. Absolutely stunning!

Comes complete with power cord, manual, and all brochures.

Single owner unit since new. Will be double boxed for safe transport.

ELECTRICAL: 500w/ch. (1000w mono). Response 20-20kHz (+0 -0.25dB). Distortion 0.02%. Noise and hum -95dB. Output impedance 1, 2, 4, and 8 ohms. (0.5, 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 ohms in mono). Damping factor 30 or greater. Input impedance 50k. Input sensitivity 0.75v or 2.5v. Sentry Monitor. Power Guard.

FRONT PANEL: Black panel. Illuminated power level meters (linear watts or dB). Gain controls, Meter range sw: -20, -10, 0, watts and hold. Power sw: on or off. Speaker sw: on or off. Power Guard lamps: normal or limit. Handles.

BACK PANEL: Output barrier strips. Audio inputs. Mode sw: stereo, mono bridge or mono parallel. Fan sw: thermally switched lo, hi or continuous hi. Dual cooling fans.

Size 19" rack mounting. 10-1/2"H and 17"D. Weight 129 lb

Sold from 1980-1990.

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