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McIntosh MA7900 2-Channel Integrated Amplifier

2 Channel x 200 Watts Integrated Amplifier

MSRP $7,500.00

Offered for $5625.00 (25% off MSRP as trusted client trade-in)

Manufacturer Description:

Audio dreams become reality when you play your music through the MA7900 Integrated Amplifier. Combining amp and preamp capabilities, along with a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) and phono section all in one space saving unit, it has the technology and features that music lovers demand.

Featuring 12 total inputs – including 3 dedicated digital inputs to decode your digital music up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback – the MA7900 has enough connections and modern technology to keep all your music sources connected and sounding great for years to come. The discrete, five band tone control is assignable by input and permits manual analog adjustment of your favorite recordings, allowing them to sound better than they ever have.

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McIntosh MA7900 2-Channel Integrated Amplifier

Audio dreams become reality when you play your music through the MA7900 Integrated Amplifier. Combining amp and preamp capabilities, along with a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) and phono section all in one space saving unit, it has the technology and features that music lovers demand.

Featuring 12 total inputs - including 3 dedicated digital inputs to decode your digital music up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback - the MA7900 has enough connections and modern technology to keep all your music sources connected and sounding great for years to come. The discrete, five band tone control is assignable by input and permits manual analog adjustment of your favorite recordings, allowing them to sound better than they ever have.

It glides through music with "poise and agility" just waiting for the right moment to unleash "its full glory and reach out with so much dynamic power that you are left open-mouthed... there aren’t many better amplifiers better beyond this one." - Stereo Magazine

Two dedicated phono sections (1 Moving Magnet and 1 Moving Coil) can be adjusted to perfectly match your turntable and phono cartridge, allowing you to rediscover your valued record collection. The Home Theater Pass Through feature will allow for seamless integration into your existing multi-channel theater system.

"If there were such a thing as a toe-tapping test, the MA7900 would pass with flying colors... It's engaging, neutral and never gets in the way of the music." - The Audiophile Voice

With a healthy 200 Watts per channel, the amplifier section has enough power to properly drive virtually all loudspeakers. The included world famous McIntosh Autoformer™ guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 200 Watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard® will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers.Our new High Drive headphone amplifier features increased gain and output power, and is optimized for virtually all headphone types for the ultimate personal listening experience.

The entire unit is housed in a beautiful polished stainless steel chassis that not only compliments the classic glass front panel, but also your room decor. 

Specifications

ELECTRONIC SPECIFICATIONS

  • Power Output per Channel
    200 Watts
  • Number of Channels
    2
  • Speaker Impedance
    2, 4, or 8 Ohms
  • Rated Power Band
    20Hz to 20kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion
    0.005%
  • Dynamic Headroom
    2dB
  • Frequency Response +0,-0.5dB
    20Hz to 20kHz
  • Frequency Response, +0, -3dB
    10Hz to 100kHz
  • Sensitivity Phono (Moving Coil)
    0.25mV
  • Sensitivity Phono (Moving Magnet)
    2.5mV
  • Sensitivity High Level (Balanced / Unbalanced)
    0.5V/0.25V
  • Sensitivity (Power Amp input)
    1.4V
  • Signal To Noise Ratio (Moving Coil)
    82dB
  • Signal To Noise Ratio (Moving Magnet)
    84dB
  • Signal To Noise Ratio (High Level)
    95dB
  • Signal To Noise Ratio (Power Amp input)
    113dB
  • Input Impedance (Balanced / Unbalanced)
    20K/20K
  • Damping Factor
    >40
  • Maximum Output (Balanced / Unbalanced)
    8V Unbalanced

CONNECTIVITY

  • Balanced Input
    1
  • Unbalanced Input
    6
  • Phono Input Moving Coil
    1 (adjustable loading)
  • Phono Input Moving Magnet
    1 (fixed loading)
  • Upgradeable Digital Audio Module
    No
  • Digital Coaxial Input
    1
  • Digital Optical Input
    1
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Input
    0
  • Digital USB Input
    1
  • Balanced Variable Output
    0
  • Unbalanced Fixed Output
    0
  • Unbalanced Variable Output
    2
  • Headphone Output
    1/4" High Drive
  • Subwoofer Output
    0
  • AM/FM Tuner option
    No
  • Home Theater PassThru
    Yes
  • Unbalanced Analog Connector Type
    Standard
  • Speaker Binding Post Type
    Standard
  • Service Port
    0

DIGITAL AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS

  • Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type
    2-channel, 32-bit/192kHz PCM/DSD
  • Digital Coaxial Input Sample Rate
    16-bit, 24-bit/32kHz to 96kHz
  • Digital Optical Input Sample Rate
    16-bit, 24-bit/32kHz to 96kHz
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Input Sample Rate
    N/A
  • Digital USB Input Sample Rate
    16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit/32kHz to 192kHz

CONTROL

  • Tone Controls
    5-Band
  • Tone Bypass and Input Assign
    Yes
  • RS232 Control Input
    Yes
  • Power Control Output
    1 Main, 2 Trigger
  • Rear Panel Data Port
    6
  • Rear Panel IR Sensor Input
    Yes
  • Input Level Match
    Yes

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Vacuum Tube or Solid State
    Solid State
  • Output Autoformer
    Yes
  • Output Meters
    Yes
  • Dual Layer Chassis
    Yes
  • Chassis Finish
    Polished stainless steel & black painted steel
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks™
    No
  • Power Requirement
    120V 50/60Hz, 4.8A
  • Standby Power Requirement
    <0.25 Watts

WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS

  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    17-1/2" (44.45cm) x 7-5/8" (19.37cm) x 22" (55.88cm)
  • Weight
    75 lbs (34.1 kg)
  • Shipping Weight
    93 lbs (42.3 kg)
Downloads

Check McIntosh website link at page bottom below for newest updates. 

PRODUCT LITERATURE

MA7900 Integrated Amplifier Brochure (0.88 MB)

 

USER DOCUMENTS (Note: 5 other docs available at McIntosh site in addition to the Manual below)

MA7900 Integrated Amplifier Owner's Manual (9.96 MB)

 

SOFTWARE UPDATES

Check McIntosh page for Software updates and the above documents.

MA7900 page link at McIntosh website. 

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