McIntosh MC452 Amplifier

450 Watts x 2 channel Power Amplifier

MSRP $8,500.00

Manufacturer Description:

At 450 watts per channel, the MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier and utilizes the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. With the MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design that cancels noise for impeccable audio performance.

It features the world famous McIntosh Autoformer, which guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 450 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard®will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers. Unique McIntosh engineered speaker binding posts allow the most secure cable​ connections.

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McIntosh MC452 2-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER

From McIntosh: At 450 watts per channel, the MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier and utilizes the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. With the MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design that cancels noise for impeccable audio performance.  MC452_2016_Sound_and_Image

It features the world famous McIntosh Autoformer, which guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 450 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard® will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers. Your speaker cables are easily but securely attached with our patented Solid Cinch™ speaker binding posts that are gold-plated to prevent corrosion. 

"Lacking any discernible flaws it struck me just how good of an amplifier this was. When a piece of equipment does not call attention to itself but rather gets out of music’s way to let it express its very nature you know it is on to something good. Song after song that was how it was with the McIntosh MC452." - Enjoy The Music

"The McIntosh C2500 and MC452 excel at spectacular dynamic expression, beautiful and accurate tonality, satisfying detail retrieval, and the recreation of a generous sound field." - Audio Esoterica

The entire unit is housed in a beautiful polished stainless steel chassis that not only complements the classic glass front panel, knobs and brushed aluminum handles, but also your room decor. Bring home the MC452 amplifier to achieve your desired listening experience. Contact your local dealer​ to learn more.

Specifications

ELECTRONIC SPECIFICATIONS

 

POWER OUTPUT PER CHANNEL

450W @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms

NUMBER OF CHANNELS

2

TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION

0.005%

S/N BELOW RATED OUTPUT

122dB

DYNAMIC HEADROOM

1.8dB

DAMPING FACTOR

>40 Wideband

RATED POWER BAND

20Hz to 20kHz

FREQUENCY RESPONSE

+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3.0dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz

 

CONTROL

 

REMOTE POWER CONTROL

Yes

MULTI-CHANNEL DB25 CABLE

N/A

 

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

 

CIRCUIT CONFIGURATION

Quad Balanced

CIRCUIT DESIGN

Transistor

MONO BRIDGE

No

MONO PARALLEL

No

AUTOFORMER

Yes

METERS

Yes

METER LIGHT SWITCH

Yes

BALANCED INPUT

Yes, and output

FRONT PANEL

Glass with handles

ILLUMINATION

LED Fiber Optic

CHASSIS STYLE

Open Stainless Steel

 

CONNECTIVITY

 

SPEAKER BINDING POST TYPE

Yes, New Style McIntosh

 
 

WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS

 

DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)

17-1/2" (44.45cm) x 9-7/16" (23.97cm) (including feet) x 22" (55.88cm) (including front panel, handles and cables)

WEIGHT

110 lbs (49.9 kg)

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