McIntosh MC601 600W Amplifier Overview
Built for power and simplicity, the McIntosh MC601 600W Amplifier offers extraordinary sound in a convenient design, making it the perfect building block for your surround sound system. Packing 600 watts of power into its sleek design, this audio amplifier easily connects to your surround sound system while enhancing the audio output to create a balanced, full sound in any space and at any volume. With a variety of safeguards, this stereo amplifier is designed for peace of mind, ensuring that your hardware is protected and your audio quality is as good as possible. Featuring the unique McIntosh Autoformer, this power amplifier offers exceptional audio by balancing its output depending on the requirements of the speaker system, designed specifically for 2, 4, and 8 Ohm speakers. The Quad Balance design regulates the signal from input to output, creating the clearest signal possible and then amplifying it to avoid unwanted distortion. Finally, the classic blue meter offers a vintage look sure to impress audiophiles from every generation.
- 600 Watts per channel at 2, 4, or 8 Ohms
- 1 Channel design regulates audio for a balanced sound in each speaker
- 6 Outputs connect home audio amplifier to a pair of speakers
- Compatible with 2, 4, and 8 Ohm loudspeakers
- Power Guard monitors input and output signals to prevent clipping and distortion
- Autoformer ensures each speaker receives full power regardless of impedance for a balanced, consistent sound
- Quad Balance feature cancels noise inside stereo amplifier to prevent unwanted distortion
- Wattmeter on front panel allows for consistent power monitoring
- Sentry monitor prevents short circuits in audio amplifier by disabling the output if it exceeds safe levels
- Subtle blue light behind meter offers vintage aesthetic
- Total harmonic distortion (THD): 0.005%
- Dimensions: 9.44" H x 17.5" W (including feet) x 22" D (including panels and handles)
- Weight: 93 lbs.
- Warranty: 3 Years - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
- World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support
Simple Design, Complex Sound
With just one channel boasting 600 watts of power, this stereo amplifier is easy to set up and customize while still offering unmatched sound quality at any volume. The amplifier is designed to deliver consistent audio signals to either 2, 4, or 8 Ohm speaker sets, offering you ultimate flexibility when pairing your home audio amplifier with speakers for your audio. The bold sound will envelop the listener, immersing them within a favorite movie or music, and creating a home theater setup that is sure to impress any audiophile.
Massive Sound Without Sacrificing Safety
Designed to provide absolutely safety for your hardware and entire home theater system, this audio amplifier is designed with multiple safety features to preserve the highest quality audio possible. The Quad Balanced design regulates the signal from input to output, removing unwanted noise and distortion from inside the amplifier before it is sent through the output, resulting in a clear sound with absolute depth. The Power Guard circuitry design prevents the harsh sounds that come from clipping and distortion when the volume is too loud, allowing you to crank the volume without worrying about damaging your amplifier or speaker system.
The Autoformer ensures a balanced, consistent signal is delivered to speakers of any impedance rating, ensuring the powerful stereo amplifier will not overwhelm smaller speakers. As a result, you can increase the volume without worrying about compromising the sound quality of your speakers. Finally, the Sentry Monitor acts a fuseless short-circuit protection system, which automatically disengages any output signal that becomes too strong for safe operating levels. For added convenience, this system will reset automatically when conditions return to normal. As always, safety first, sound second.
Design a Sound System Tailored to Your Needs
Praised for its versatility, this audio amplifier is designed with output connections suitable for speakers with impedance of 2, 4, or 8 Ohms, allowing you to connect this amplifier to almost any speaker system without having to reconfigure settings or worry about blowing a speaker. Each output is designed for pairs of speakers, creating a traditional stereo sound with exceptional power and clarity — something perfect for hassle-free audio from movies, TV shows, video games and music devices.
The input mode allows you to switch between balanced and unbalanced inputs whenever you want, offering even more versatility depending on the media device. Ideal for anyone who just wants to plug in their speakers and enjoy the bold sound of their favorite music or movies, this home audio amplifier offers exceptional convenience without sacrificing sound quality.
Sleek, Modern Electronics with a Timeless Aesthetic
Despite the cutting-edge electronics and modern safety features, this stereo amplifier is designed with a simple, understated aesthetic that pays its respect to classic stereo amplifiers from decades past. The sleek, smooth black glass front panel and knobs offer a timeless look, while the classic blue meter is sure to spark a sense of nostalgia for audiophiles of any age. Built to impress with its huge sound and vintage design, this home audio amplifier will become the focal point of your entire home sound system.