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The McIntosh MA252 2-Channel Hybrid Integrated Amplifier is a sonic masterpiece, seamlessly marrying the vintage charm of vacuum tubes with the precision of solid-state components. Its Hybrid Drive™ technology delivers a rich and nuanced sound experience, with 100 Watts into 8 Ohms and 160 Watts into 4 Ohms, ensuring powerful and crystal-clear audio reproduction. The amplifier's exquisite design, featuring McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks and a polished stainless steel chassis, not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also reflects the exceptional craftsmanship that McIntosh is renowned for.
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NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
100 Watts into 8 Ohms 160 Watts into 4 Ohms
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.03%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20Hz to 20kHz +0,-0.5dB, 10Hz to 100kHz +0, -3dB
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
100 Watts into 8 Ohms 160 Watts into 4 Ohms
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.03%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20Hz to 20kHz +0,-0.5dB, 10Hz to 100kHz +0, -3dB

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The McIntosh MA252 offers an alluring combination of tube romanticism and solid-state resolution and authority... The ability to connect the listener to the music makes this tube-solid state integrated a special component by any standard. I could happily listen to the MA252 for a long, long time.

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McIntosh MA252 2-Channel Stereo Hybrid Integrated Amplifier

Elevate your audio experience with the McIntosh MA252, the first hybrid integrated amplifier from McIntosh that seamlessly blends vintage design with cutting-edge technology. Featuring the iconic McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks and Hybrid Drive™ technology, this amplifier guarantees an exceptional sound performance.

McIntosh MA252 Key Features:

  • McIntosh's Hybrid Drive™ technology for a perfect blend of vacuum tubes and solid-state components.
  • Vacuum tube preamplifier stage with two 12AX7a and two 12AT7 tubes.
  • Solid-state power amplifier delivering 100 Watts into 8 Ohms and 160 Watts into 4 Ohms.
  • Retro design inspired by the legendary McIntosh MC275 Vacuum Tube Amplifier.
  • All analog design with 2 unbalanced, 1 balanced, and 1 Moving Magnet phono input for turntables.
  • User-friendly input naming for simplified control.
  • Bass and treble tone controls for personalized audio adjustments.
  • Full range subwoofer output for enhanced low frequencies.
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks connected to high-current output transistors for instant peak performance.
  • Power Guard technology to prevent clipping and protect your speakers.
  • Sentry Monitor™, High Drive headphone amplifier, and gold-plated speaker binding posts for superior quality.
  • Polished stainless steel chassis with classic McIntosh-styled die-cast aluminum name badges.

Connectivity:

  • Balanced Input: 1
  • Unbalanced Input: 2
  • Phono Input (Moving Magnet): 1 (fixed loading)
  • Headphone Output: 1/4" High Drive
  • Subwoofer Output: 1 (mono)
  • Unbalanced Analog Connector Type: Standard
  • Speaker Binding Post Type: Standard

McIntosh MA252 Specifications:

  • Vacuum Tube or Solid State:
    • Preamplifier: Vacuum Tube
    • Power Amplifier: Solid State
  • Output Type: Direct Coupled
  • Dual Layer Chassis: Yes
  • Chassis Finish: Polished stainless steel
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks: Yes
  • Power Requirement: 120V 50/60Hz, 3.7A
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 Watts

Immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled audio quality with the McIntosh MA252. Order now and experience the perfect harmony of vintage design and state-of-the-art technology.

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Product Description

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The McIntosh MA252 2-Channel Hybrid Integrated Amplifier is a sonic masterpiece, seamlessly marrying the vintage charm of vacuum tubes with the precision of solid-state components. Its Hybrid Drive™ technology delivers a rich and nuanced sound experience, with 100 Watts into 8 Ohms and 160 Watts into 4 Ohms, ensuring powerful and crystal-clear audio reproduction. The amplifier's exquisite design, featuring McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks and a polished stainless steel chassis, not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also reflects the exceptional craftsmanship that McIntosh is renowned for.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
100 Watts into 8 Ohms 160 Watts into 4 Ohms
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.03%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20Hz to 20kHz +0,-0.5dB, 10Hz to 100kHz +0, -3dB
NUMBER OF CHANNELS
2
CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER
100 Watts into 8 Ohms 160 Watts into 4 Ohms
HARMONIC DISTORTION
0.03%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20Hz to 20kHz +0,-0.5dB, 10Hz to 100kHz +0, -3dB
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Expert Insight

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The McIntosh MA252 offers an alluring combination of tube romanticism and solid-state resolution and authority... The ability to connect the listener to the music makes this tube-solid state integrated a special component by any standard. I could happily listen to the MA252 for a long, long time.

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Part Time Audiophile
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Details

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McIntosh MA252 2-Channel Stereo Hybrid Integrated Amplifier

Elevate your audio experience with the McIntosh MA252, the first hybrid integrated amplifier from McIntosh that seamlessly blends vintage design with cutting-edge technology. Featuring the iconic McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks and Hybrid Drive™ technology, this amplifier guarantees an exceptional sound performance.

McIntosh MA252 Key Features:

  • McIntosh's Hybrid Drive™ technology for a perfect blend of vacuum tubes and solid-state components.
  • Vacuum tube preamplifier stage with two 12AX7a and two 12AT7 tubes.
  • Solid-state power amplifier delivering 100 Watts into 8 Ohms and 160 Watts into 4 Ohms.
  • Retro design inspired by the legendary McIntosh MC275 Vacuum Tube Amplifier.
  • All analog design with 2 unbalanced, 1 balanced, and 1 Moving Magnet phono input for turntables.
  • User-friendly input naming for simplified control.
  • Bass and treble tone controls for personalized audio adjustments.
  • Full range subwoofer output for enhanced low frequencies.
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks connected to high-current output transistors for instant peak performance.
  • Power Guard technology to prevent clipping and protect your speakers.
  • Sentry Monitor™, High Drive headphone amplifier, and gold-plated speaker binding posts for superior quality.
  • Polished stainless steel chassis with classic McIntosh-styled die-cast aluminum name badges.

Connectivity:

  • Balanced Input: 1
  • Unbalanced Input: 2
  • Phono Input (Moving Magnet): 1 (fixed loading)
  • Headphone Output: 1/4" High Drive
  • Subwoofer Output: 1 (mono)
  • Unbalanced Analog Connector Type: Standard
  • Speaker Binding Post Type: Standard

McIntosh MA252 Specifications:

  • Vacuum Tube or Solid State:
    • Preamplifier: Vacuum Tube
    • Power Amplifier: Solid State
  • Output Type: Direct Coupled
  • Dual Layer Chassis: Yes
  • Chassis Finish: Polished stainless steel
  • McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks: Yes
  • Power Requirement: 120V 50/60Hz, 3.7A
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.5 Watts

Immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled audio quality with the McIntosh MA252. Order now and experience the perfect harmony of vintage design and state-of-the-art technology.

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