MC452 Amplifiers

MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier utilizing the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. The new faceplate design features larger, easier to read watt meters framed with attractive aluminum side handles. New McIntosh engineered speaker binding posts allow the most secure cable connections. In MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design for impeccable audio performance. Bring home this 2 channel amplifier to achieve your desired sound. This 2 channel amplifier with 450 watts per channel high current output will drive any pair of high quality loudspeakers.

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

124dB

Dynamic Headroom

1.8dB

Damping Factor

>40 Wideband

Rated Power Band

20Hz to 20kHz

Frequency Response +0,-0.25dB

20Hz to 20kHz

Frequency Response -3dB

10Hz to 100kHz

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

Gold Plated Binding Posts

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)

Product Literature


MC452 Power Amplifier Brochure (2.45 MB) (9/16/2013) Download


User Documents


MC452 Power Amplifier Owner's Manual (9.63 MB) (3/22/2013) Download


MC452 Power Amplifier Connection Diagram (1.53 MB) (6/13/2012) Download


Products In This System

MC601

1-Channel Amplifier

  • 600 Watt Monoblock
  • Quad Balanced

MC452

2-Channel Amplifier

  • 450 Watts x 2 Channels
  • Fully Balanced

MX151

A/V Control Center

  • ​HDMI switching with 3D Video Pass-Through
  • RoomPerfect audio correction

MVP891

Audio Video Player

  • Cutting edge video and sound quality
  • Plays Blu-ray, 3D, DVD, CD, SACD, CD-R/RW...

MPC1500

Power Controller

  • Isolation Transformer to Shield Components
  • Connect up to 12 components

XRT1K

Floor Standing Loudspeaker System

  • 1,200 Watts Power Handling
  • Ported, 3-Way design

XCS1K

Center Channel Loudspeaker

  • 3-Way McIntosh Arc Array Design
  • Distortion Acoustic Reproduction

XCS200

Center Channel Loudspeaker

  • Center Channel Loudspeaker
  • two 8 woofers
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