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McIntosh MC452 Power Amplifier

At 450 watts per channel, the MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier and utilizes the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. With the MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design that cancels noise for impeccable audio performance. It features the world famous McIntosh Autoformer, which guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 450 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard® will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers.

$8500.00

At 450 watts per channel, the MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier and utilizes the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. With the MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design that cancels noise for impeccable audio performance.

It features the world famous McIntosh Autoformer, which guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 450 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard® will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers. Your speaker cables are easily but securely attached with our patented Solid Cinch™ speaker binding posts that are gold-plated to prevent corrosion.

The entire unit is housed in a beautiful polished stainless steel chassis that not only complements the classic glass front panel, knobs and brushed aluminum handles, but also your room decor. Bring home the MC452 amplifier to achieve your desired listening experience.

Electronic Specifications
Power Output per Channel

450W @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms
Number of Channels

2
Total Harmonic Distortion

0.005%
S/N below rated output

122dB
Dynamic Headroom

1.8dB
Damping Factor

>40 Wideband
Rated Power Band

20Hz to 20kHz
Frequency Response

+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3.0dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz
Control
Remote Power Control

Yes
Multi-Channel DB25 Cable

N/A
General Specifications
Circuit Configuration

Quad Balanced
Circuit Design

Transistor
Mono Bridge

No
Mono Parallel

No
Autoformer

Yes
Meters

Yes
Meter Light Switch

Yes
Balanced Input

Yes, and output
Front Panel

Glass with handles
Illumination

LED Fiber Optic
Chassis Style

Open Stainless Steel
Connectivity
Speaker Binding Post Type

Yes, New Style McIntosh
Weights & Dimensions
Dimensions (W x H x D)

17-1/2" (44.45cm) x 9-7/16" (23.97cm) (including feet) x 22" (55.88cm) (including front panel, handles and cables)
Weight

110 lbs (49.9 kg)
Shipping Weight

143 lbs (64.9 kg)