McIntosh Labs MA8000 Integrated Amplifier (Black)

An integrated amp that sets an industry bar, McIntosh Labs MA8000 Integrated Amplifier is music's best friend. It features 15 inputs including digital, phono, and more, allowing for multiple forms of high-resolution music playback. Precisely monitor and adjust tone down to its most minute details. This integrated amplifier works great for both music system setups and home theater setups, boasting a 300W per channel.

Product Information

A monumental performance. That's what you can expect from the MA8000 Integrated Amplifier. It combines a powerful 300 watt per channel amplifier with a full functioned preamp into one space saving unit.

The MA8000's 15 total inputs include 6 unbalanced, 2 balanced, 2 phono and 5 digital inputs - ensuring it has enough connections and modern technology to keep all your music sources connected and sounding great well into the future. The 5 dedicated digital inputs can decode your digital music up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback. The discrete, analog eight band tone control is assignable by input and allows for precise, manual adjustment that lets your favorite songs sound better than ever.

The Moving Magnet and Moving Coil phono sections can be adjusted to completely match your turntable and phono cartridge, allowing your prized record collection to shine like never before. The Home Theater Pass Through feature will allow for seamless integration into your existing multi-channel theater system.

With an impressive 300 watts per channel, the amplifier section has an abundance of power to effortlessly drive virtually any loudspeaker. The included world famous McIntosh Autoformer guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 300 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power Guard will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers. McIntosh's new High Drive headphone amplifier features increased gain and output power, and is optimized for virtually all headphone types for the ultimate personal listening experience.

The entire unit is housed in a beautiful polished stainless steel chassis that not only compliments the classic glass front panel, knobs and brushed aluminum handles, but also your room decor.




McIntosh Labs MA8000 Integrated Amplifier Specifications:


  • Power Output Per Channel: 300 Watts
  • Speaker Impedance: 2, 4 or 8 ohms
  • Rated Power Band: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.005%
  • Dynamic Headroom: 1.8dB
  • Frequency Response +0, -0.5dB: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Frequency Response +0, -3dB: 10Hz to 100kHz
  • Sensitivity Phono (Moving Coil): 0.30mV
  • Sensitivity Phono (Moving Magnet): 3.0mV
  • Sensitivity High Level (Balanced/Unbalanced): 0.6V/0.3V
  • Sensitivity (Power Amp): 1.7V
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (Moving Coil): 82dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (Moving Magnet): 84dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (High Level): 98dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (Power Amp): 114dB
  • Input Impedance (Balanced/Unbalanced): 10K/20K
  • Damping Factor: >40
  • Maximum Output (Balanced/Unbalanced):
    • 8V Unbalanced
    • 16V Balanced


  • Headphone Output: Yes, High Drive
  • High Level Inputs Unbalanced: 6 Stereo
  • High Level Inputs Balanced: 2 Stereo
  • Variable Outputs Unbalanced: 1 Stereo
  • Variable Outputs Balanced: 1 Stereo
  • Digital USB Input: 1
  • Digital Coaxial Input: 2
  • Digital Optical Input: 2
  • Phono Moving Magnet: Yes
  • Phono Moving Coil: Yes
  • AM/FM Tuner Option: No
  • Home Theater Pass Through: Yes


  • Tone Controls: 8-Band
  • Tone Bypass and Input Assign: Yes
  • RS232 Control Input: Yes
  • Power Control Output: Yes
  • Rear Panel Data Ports: Yes
  • Rear Panel IR Sensor Input: Yes
  • Input Level Match: Yes


  • Dual Layer Chassis: Yes
  • Output Meters: Yes
  • Tube or Solid State: Solid State
  • Power Requirement: 120V, 50/60Hz, 6.6a
  • Standby Power Requirement: <0.25 Watts
  • Output Autoformer: Yes

Weights & Dimensions

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17-1/2" (44.5cm) x 9-7/16" (24cm) x 22" (55.88cm) including knobs, connectors and cables
  • Weight: 100 lbs (45.4kg)


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