UPDATED DESIGN ENHANCES PERFORMANCE
OF A CLASSIC PLAYER.
McIntosh's new MC-275 Vacuum Tube Amplifier was designed and engineered by McIntosh co-founder Sidney Corderman and the McIntosh Engineering Team.
This sixth generation MC275 has many subtle enhancements from the previous release that greatly improve performance. Combined with the widest bandwidth McIntosh output transformer design, the MC275 features tauter bass control and thermally quiet circuit design. The result is pure music.
- Gold-Plated Unbalanced Input Jacks
- Gold-Plated Speaker Outputs
- Balanced XLR Input Jacks
- Ceramic Tube Sockets with Gold-Plated Pins
- Front Apron Power Switch
- IEC Plug-In Power Cord on Right Side
- Stereo/Mono Switch
- Taps for 4, 8, & 16-Ohm Speakers
- Adjustable Sensitivity on Unbalanced
- Inputs to Match Any Preamp
- Polished Stainless Steel Chassis
- LED illuminated tub indicators (Red - warm up, Green - All good, Orange - a Fault)
The MC275 uses balanced or single-ended inputs and a compliment of (3) 12AX7A, (4) 12AT7 and either (4) KT-88s or 6550 tubes. Configured for 75 Watts per channel stereo, the MC275 can power 4, 8, or 16-ohm loads. As a bridged mono amp it delivers 150 watts into 2, 4, or 8-ohm loads. THD is below 0.5% from 20 Hz to 20kHz at all times.
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