McIntosh MC275 Power Amplifier Winner of CES 2012

It is a very delightful occasion to announce MC275 power amplifier as the winner of the Stars of CES 2012 Awards, chosen by What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision
By: Elitha
Jan. 16, 2012 - PRLog -- At CES 2012, McIntosh wowed everyone with its new ‘gold-toned’ limited edition version of its classic MC275 valve power amplifier. With certain updates being done to its design in 21st century, it has become a Star. It is a very delightful occasion to announce MC275 power amplifier as the winner of the Stars of CES 2012 Awards, chosen by What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision.  This MC275 power amplifier has successfully been able to convince What Hi-Fi dedicated team of experts and hence deserved a What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Award.

McIntosh a US high-end company has been manufacturing the audio products since 1949. It was founded in Silver Springs, Maryland, and later was relocated to its current factory in Binghamton, New York in 1956.Since its launch in1961 this product has been the classic symbol of its range.

But this gold-toned Limited Edition 50th Anniversary version of this MC275 power amplifier (  is absolutely fantastic. This McIntosh Tube Amplifier is worth $6500, however its basic circuit design is like 1961 original, and whose production was there until 1973. It can deliver 75W per channel in stereo operation or 150W in mono.

In 21st-century certain additions were made to it. These were like addition of multicolored LED illumination of valves to indicate the state of readiness of the amp. Also new High Speed Sentry Monitor circuit was integrated to turn the amp off if valve fails; this would restore the operation when component is replaced.

Tube amplifiers have been appreciated for producing natural and warm sound. MC275 Tube Amplifier has the classic sound and treatment in a modern style with price of ($6,500). It supports gold-toned chassis, and is the merger of classic 1961 tube circuit design of the original with multi-colored LED display. A High Speed Sentry Monitor circuit can automatically turn the amplifier off whenever there is tube wear out, and also there is a power control input and output. It is for the first time ever, that this Limited Edition MC275 is equipped with Power Control input/output (basically, a sensing trigger).This on-off operation can help it to be controlled by a simple cable connection to any McIntosh preamp or processor. It has been believed that this product has been manufactured with application of 50 years of technological advancements to make it a legendary piece, as it still continues to maintain its leadership status for quality and reliability.

This should not be a matter of surprise to know that many of the 1961 era MC275 amps are still being used as on date. This Limited Edition MC275 is really a tribute to the original one as it has been loved and appreciated by many McIntosh customers over the years.

This 50th Anniversary Limited Edition McIntosh MC275 tube power amplifier is easily available from many authorized McIntosh dealers for suggested retail price of $6,500. For more information, visit
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