"The MA8900 doesn’t sound good - it sounds marvelous, on all types of music. It engenders a sense of pride of ownership, has Cadillac build quality, and intelligent user features."

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MA8900

2-Channel Integrated Amplifier

  • 200 Watts x 2 channel
  • 5-band tone control
  • Comes with DA1 Digital Audio Module installed
  • Optional dealer installed upgrade to DA2 Digital Audio Module available

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,-0.5dB20Hz to 20kHz
  • Frequency Response: +0, -3dB10Hz 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): 80dB
  • Signal To Noise Ratio (Moving Magnet): 82dB
  • 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 - Yes: DA1
  • Digital Coaxial Input: 2
  • Digital Optical Input: 2
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Input: 1
  • Digital USB Input: 1
  • HDMI (ARC) Input: 0
  • Balanced Variable Output: 0
  • Unbalanced Fixed Output: 1
  • Unbalanced Variable Output: 2
  • Headphone Output: 1/4" High Drive with Headphone Crossfeed Director (HXD®)
  • Subwoofer Output: 0
  • AM/FM Tuner option: No
  • Home Theater Pass-Thru: Yes
  • Unbalanced Analog Connector Type: Standard
  • Speaker Binding Post Type: Standard
  • Service Port: 1
  • Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Type: 8-channel, 32-bit/384kHz PCM/DSD, Quad Balanced
  • Digital Coaxial Input Sample Rate: 24-bit/44.1kHz to192kHz
  • Digital Optical Input Sample Rate: 24-bit/44.1kHz to192kHz
  • Digital MCT (DIN) Input Sample Rate: 16-bit/44.1kHz (CD)
    DSD64 (SACD)
  • Digital USB Input Sample Rate: 32-bit/44.1kHz to 384kHz (PCM)
    DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DXD352.8kHz, DXD384kHz

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: 4
  • Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: Yes
  • Input Level Match: Yes

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Solid State
  • Output Type: Autoformer™
  • Output Meters: Yes
  • Dual Layer Chassis: Yes
  • Chassis Finish: Polished stainless steel & black painted steel
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks™: Yes
  • Power Requirement: 120V 50/60Hz, 4.4 amps
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.25 Watts

WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS

  • Dimensions (W x H x D)17-1/2" x 7-5/8" x 22"
  • Weight 75 lbs.
  • Shipping Weight 93 lbs.

"The MA8900 doesn’t sound good - it sounds marvelous, on all types of music. It engenders a sense of pride of ownership, has Cadillac build quality, and intelligent user features."