McIntosh MC1201 monoblock power amplifier Specifications

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Description: Solid-state monoblock power amplifier with output load impedance terminals for 8, 4, and 2 ohms. Output power: 1200W into 8, 4, or 2 ohms (30.8dBW, 27.8dBW, 24.8dBW, respectively), minimum sinewave continuous average power output rated 20Hz-20kHz. Output RMS voltage: 98V across 8 ohms, 69.3V across 4 ohms, 49V across 2 ohms. THD: 0.005% maximum from 250mW to rated power output. Intermodulation distortion: SMPTE 0.005% maximum if instantaneous peak power output does not exceed twice the output power rating. Dynamic headroom: 2.1dB. Frequency responses: 20Hz-20kHz, +0/-0.25dB; 10Hz-100kHz, +0/-3.0dB. Input sensitivity: 2.45V unbalanced, 4.9V balanced. Signal/noise ratio: 93dB, A-weighted, unbalanced (120dB below rated output), 97dB balanced (124dB below rated output). Damping factor: 8 ohm output, !w100. Input impedance: 10k ohms. Power Guard: <2% THD with 14dB overdrive. Power requirements: 120V, 50/60Hz, 15A UL/CSA.
Dimensions: 17.75" (460mm) W by 11" (280mm) H by 19.625" (500mm) D. Weight: 147 lbs.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: SL1002/1003.
Price: $7500 each. Approximate number of dealers: 300.
Manufacturer: McIntosh Laboratory Inc., 2 Chambers Street, Binghamton, NY 13903. Tel: (607) 723-3515. Fax: (607) 723-1917. Web: