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.

This tube power amplifier has all the features to meet the needs of today’s music enthusiast, while preserving the qualities that have made the MC275 the most revered McIntosh tube amplifier.

  • Power Output per Channel :75W @ 4, 8 or 16 Ohms
  • Number of Channels :2
  • Total Harmonic Distortion 0.5% maximum harmonic distortion at any power level from 250 milliwatts to rated power, 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    (≤ 0.25% harmonic distortion at 1kHz)
  • S/N below rated output :105dB
  • Dynamic Headroom :1.2dB
  • Damping Factor>22
  • Rated Power Band20Hz to 20kHz
  • Frequency Response+0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    +0, -3.0dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz

The MC275 produced "stunning" soundstage depth and "spooky" intertransient silences, said FK. Meanwhile, the MC275's superb signal/noise ratios led JA to conclude that "Good audio engineering is timeless."