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The McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier delivers a remarkable audio experience, combining 150 watts of power per channel with versatile impedance options to cater to diverse speaker setups. Its balanced and unbalanced inputs ensure seamless integration into any audio configuration, while the space-saving design with a slim 6-inch chassis adds a touch of elegance to any setup. Backed by a 5 out of 5 Globes rating from Hi-Fi World, the MC152 stands out as a powerhouse in its class, providing a perfect blend of power, precision, and iconic McIntosh design.
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NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
150W / Channel
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.005%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Circuit Configuration
Push-Pull Complementary
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
150W / Channel
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.005%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Circuit Configuration
Push-Pull Complementary

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The McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier delivers 150 watts of power per channel and versatile impedance options for seamless integration. Recognized with a stellar 5 out of 5 Globes rating by Hi-Fi World, it stands as a powerful testament to McIntosh's commitment to precision and excellence in audio.

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McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier

Unleash the Power of Precision Audio with McIntosh's MC152 Stereo Amplifier

Elevate your audio experience with McIntosh's smallest current model solid-state stereo amplifier, the MC152. This powerhouse delivers 150 watts of captivating power into two channels at 2, 4, or 8 ohms, ensuring a dynamic and immersive soundstage for your home audio or home theater setup.

McIntosh MC152 Key Features:

  • 150 Watts of Pure Power: Amplify your music or movie experience with 150 watts per channel, providing an optimal balance of power and precision.

  • Versatile Impedance Options: The MC152 is designed to accommodate various setups, offering compatibility with 2, 4, or 8 ohm speakers for flexible configuration.

  • Balanced and Unbalanced Inputs: Connect seamlessly to your preamp with both balanced and unbalanced inputs, ensuring versatility in your audio setup.

  • Autoformers for Maximum Power: McIntosh output Autoformers guarantee that every speaker receives full power, regardless of impedance, for a consistent and unparalleled audio performance.

  • Power Guard® Technology: Safeguard your speakers against potential damage with Power Guard® circuitry, preventing clipping and ensuring distortion-free sound reproduction.

  • Space-Saving Design: Experience McIntosh's legendary technology in a sleek, 6-inch tall chassis, saving space without compromising on performance.

Highlighted by Hi-Fi World with a 5 out of 5 Globes rating, the MC152 is praised for its combination of power, control, and overall coherence across various musical genres. Whether delivering subtle nuances or handling deep bass lines, crashing guitar chords, or orchestral crescendos, this amplifier stands out as a great performer in its own right.

Adorned with the classic McIntosh black glass front panel, silver end caps, and iconic blue watt meters, the MC152 is not just a cut-down version of McIntosh's larger power amplifiers but a symbol of quality audio.

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3.0 Based on 3 Reviews
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ZS
04/30/2024
Zane S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Quite Suitable

Those who question its sonics, I'd question their hearing? The Mc152 has its transformers so its sound is across-the-board. Mcs have a distinct sound as the sonics go through the autotransformers before it reaches its output transformers. You get neutrality but with a small bent of darkness because of its autotransformers. Hence, the Mc152 can never sound bright; It might sound colored? If it does and it does, it is because of the autotransformers lay before the output transsistors...so what the output transistors receive has already gone through the autotransformers. McIntosh's output transistors are not noted for their sound but their ability to "Self-Regulate" and remain stable and consistent. What they receive has already been filtered and scrubbed.

D
09/17/2023
Dane
Utah

just okay

Despite the MC152's classic McIntosh appearance and sturdy build, the sound didn't quite meet my expectations. It felt a bit too clinical, lacking the warmth and musicality I typically associate with the brand. The bass impact was decent, but the mids and highs seemed a bit thin, especially when cranking up the volume. Given the price, I was hoping for a more engaging and immersive listening experience.

M
08/18/2023
Mike
Texas

Satisified with it

Its solid build and iconic blue meters make it visually appealing. However, it didn't leave me amazed. The sound is neutral and balanced, maybe slightly bright, but it lacked the sparkle and dynamism found in some competing models. It's a decent choice for those wanting a straightforward, dependable amp but might not excite audiophiles seeking a more captivating sound.

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Product Description

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The McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier delivers a remarkable audio experience, combining 150 watts of power per channel with versatile impedance options to cater to diverse speaker setups. Its balanced and unbalanced inputs ensure seamless integration into any audio configuration, while the space-saving design with a slim 6-inch chassis adds a touch of elegance to any setup. Backed by a 5 out of 5 Globes rating from Hi-Fi World, the MC152 stands out as a powerhouse in its class, providing a perfect blend of power, precision, and iconic McIntosh design.
Get the Details
Features & Specsdown arrow

Features & Specs Line Circle

NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
150W / Channel
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.005%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Circuit Configuration
Push-Pull Complementary
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
150W / Channel
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.005%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Circuit Configuration
Push-Pull Complementary
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Expert Insight

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The McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier delivers 150 watts of power per channel and versatile impedance options for seamless integration. Recognized with a stellar 5 out of 5 Globes rating by Hi-Fi World, it stands as a powerful testament to McIntosh's commitment to precision and excellence in audio.

Expert Img
Nate M
Brand Manager
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Details

Line Circle

McIntosh MC152 Stereo Amplifier

Unleash the Power of Precision Audio with McIntosh's MC152 Stereo Amplifier

Elevate your audio experience with McIntosh's smallest current model solid-state stereo amplifier, the MC152. This powerhouse delivers 150 watts of captivating power into two channels at 2, 4, or 8 ohms, ensuring a dynamic and immersive soundstage for your home audio or home theater setup.

McIntosh MC152 Key Features:

  • 150 Watts of Pure Power: Amplify your music or movie experience with 150 watts per channel, providing an optimal balance of power and precision.

  • Versatile Impedance Options: The MC152 is designed to accommodate various setups, offering compatibility with 2, 4, or 8 ohm speakers for flexible configuration.

  • Balanced and Unbalanced Inputs: Connect seamlessly to your preamp with both balanced and unbalanced inputs, ensuring versatility in your audio setup.

  • Autoformers for Maximum Power: McIntosh output Autoformers guarantee that every speaker receives full power, regardless of impedance, for a consistent and unparalleled audio performance.

  • Power Guard® Technology: Safeguard your speakers against potential damage with Power Guard® circuitry, preventing clipping and ensuring distortion-free sound reproduction.

  • Space-Saving Design: Experience McIntosh's legendary technology in a sleek, 6-inch tall chassis, saving space without compromising on performance.

Highlighted by Hi-Fi World with a 5 out of 5 Globes rating, the MC152 is praised for its combination of power, control, and overall coherence across various musical genres. Whether delivering subtle nuances or handling deep bass lines, crashing guitar chords, or orchestral crescendos, this amplifier stands out as a great performer in its own right.

Adorned with the classic McIntosh black glass front panel, silver end caps, and iconic blue watt meters, the MC152 is not just a cut-down version of McIntosh's larger power amplifiers but a symbol of quality audio.

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Reviews

Line Circle
Customer Reviews
3.0 Based on 3 Reviews
5 ★
0% 
0
4 ★
33% 
1
3 ★
33% 
1
2 ★
33% 
1
1 ★
0% 
0
Write a Review

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
ZS
04/30/2024
Zane S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Quite Suitable

Those who question its sonics, I'd question their hearing? The Mc152 has its transformers so its sound is across-the-board. Mcs have a distinct sound as the sonics go through the autotransformers before it reaches its output transformers. You get neutrality but with a small bent of darkness because of its autotransformers. Hence, the Mc152 can never sound bright; It might sound colored? If it does and it does, it is because of the autotransformers lay before the output transsistors...so what the output transistors receive has already gone through the autotransformers. McIntosh's output transistors are not noted for their sound but their ability to "Self-Regulate" and remain stable and consistent. What they receive has already been filtered and scrubbed.

D
09/17/2023
Dane
Utah

just okay

Despite the MC152's classic McIntosh appearance and sturdy build, the sound didn't quite meet my expectations. It felt a bit too clinical, lacking the warmth and musicality I typically associate with the brand. The bass impact was decent, but the mids and highs seemed a bit thin, especially when cranking up the volume. Given the price, I was hoping for a more engaging and immersive listening experience.

M
08/18/2023
Mike
Texas

Satisified with it

Its solid build and iconic blue meters make it visually appealing. However, it didn't leave me amazed. The sound is neutral and balanced, maybe slightly bright, but it lacked the sparkle and dynamism found in some competing models. It's a decent choice for those wanting a straightforward, dependable amp but might not excite audiophiles seeking a more captivating sound.

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