McIntosh Announces MC75 Vacuum Tube Amplifier

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McIntosh-MC75.jpgMcIntosh has re-introduced its MC75 mono vacuum tube amplifier, which has not been manufactured since 1970. The 38-pound MC75 offers 75 watts of power and uses a pair of KT88 output tubes, with balanced and unbalanced inputs and remote control input/output. Contact a McIntosh dealer for pricing information.

From McIntosh
Not made since 1970, the reintroduced MC75 mono vacuum tube power amplifier delivers modern performance standards in a classic design. It has all the features to meet the needs of today's music enthusiast. As with all McIntosh mono amplifiers, the MC75 will provide ultimate stereo separation and imaging with each channel utilizing a separate amplifier. 75 Watts of power is output into a two-, four- or eight-ohm speaker with less than 0.5% distortion.

McIntosh's patented Unity Coupled Circuit design provides low distortion, extended frequency response and long tube life. The MC75's large, oversize power transformer provides unusually high power and dynamic response from a single pair of KT88 output tubes, once again setting the performance benchmark for tube amplification.

Balanced and unbalanced inputs combined with power control allow matching with all contemporary McIntosh preamps and processors. Sentry Monitor tube protection circuit will ensure the MC75 will have a long and trouble free operating life.

The MC75 is available to order now. For pricing, please contact your local authorized dealer or distributor at www.mcintoshlabs.com/dealer. NOTE: The MC75 will not be available in the European Union due to current power management and standby power requirements.

POWER OUTPUT PER CHANNEL
75W @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms

NUMBER OF CHANNELS
1

TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.5%

S/N BELOW RATED OUTPUT
110dB

DYNAMIC HEADROOM
1.5dB

DAMPING FACTOR
>18 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

REMOTE POWER CONTROL
Yes, input and output

CIRCUIT CONFIGURATION
Unity Coupled

CIRCUIT DESIGN
Vacuum Tube

AUTOFORMER
Output Transformer

BALANCED INPUT
Yes

ILLUMINATION
Small Signal Tubes

CHASSIS STYLE
Polished Stainless Steel

GOLD PLATED BINDING POSTS
Yes

DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
17-3/4" (45.09cm) (including cables) x 8-1/2" (21.6cm) (including feet) x 8-1/2" (21.59cm)

WEIGHT
38 lbs (17.24 kg)

Additional Resources
McIntosh Debuts MC275 Tube Amp at HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Check out the McIntosh brand page here


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