MC1.2KW Amplifiers

The most powerful single chassis McIntosh monoblock amplifier, the MC1.2KW produces an impressive 1,200 watts. Thanks to our exclusive Autoformer technology, this remarkable amount of power is fully available to 2, 4 or 8 ohm speakers.

The MC1.2KW utilizes our Quad Balanced design that cancels virtually all noise and distortion that may have crept into the audio signal. As a result, even when amplified to high levels the signal is still as clean as when it left the preamplifier.

Other McIntosh technologies are included with the MC1.2KW as well. Power Guard® will prevent harsh sounding clipping that could damage your speakers. Our fuse-less short-circuit protection circuit Sentry Monitor disengages the output stage before current exceeds safe operating levels and then resets automatically when operating conditions return to normal. Inputs for both balanced and unbalanced cables are available to provide flexibility in connecting to the rest of your audio system. The large blue watt meter is not only fascinating to look at but also provides a fast and accurate reading of the amplified signal.

A beautiful polished stainless steel chassis houses the classic glass front panel, knobs and brushed aluminum handles and seamlessly blends with any decor. The MC1.2KW is perfect in both 2-channel music systems as well as in home theater systems. Contact your local dealer​ to learn more.

Electronic Specifications

Power Output per Channel

1200W @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms

Number of Channels

1

Total Harmonic Distortion

0.005%

S/N below rated output

124dB

Dynamic Headroom

2.1dB

Damping Factor

>40 Wideband

Rated Power Band

20Hz to 20kHz

Frequency Response

+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3dB 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

N/A

Mono Parallel

N/A

Autoformer

Yes

Meters

Yes

Meter Light Switch

Yes

Balanced Input

Yes-2

Front Panel

1/2" Glass with handles

Illumination

LED Fiber Optic

Chassis Style

Open Stainless Steel

Gold Plated Binding Posts

Yes, 200 amp, 3-way

Weights & Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D)

17-3/4" (45.09cm) x 12-5/16" (31.27cm) (including feet) x 22" (55.88cm) (including the front panel and cables)

Weight

147 lbs (66.7 kg)

Shipping Weight

172 lbs (78 kg)

Product Literature


MC1.2KW Power Amplifier Brochure (1.95 MB) (10/5/2012) Download


Amplifier Comparison Chart - Monoblock and 2 Channel (0.02 MB) (3/28/2011) Download


User Documents


MC1.2KW Power Amplifier Owner's Manual (10.08 MB) (3/2/2011) Download


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