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SKU 77206
Original price £5,795.00 - Original price £5,795.00
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£5,795.00 - £5,795.00
Current price £5,795.00
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  • In Store Item Only

    Available at our Nottingham Store

  • Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

    Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

  • 1 Year Warranty

    1 Year Warranty for Peaceful Ownership

The MC830 Solid State Amplifier by McIntosh stands as a testament to audio engineering excellence, featuring an open-chassis industrial design reminiscent of the iconic MC275 Vacuum Tube Amplifier, and the MA252 and MA352 Integrated Amplifiers. Designed for audiophiles seeking a true-to-life home audio experience, the MC830 pairs seamlessly with source components like the C8 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, a turntable, CD player (consider the matching MCD85 SACD/CD Player), or a streaming music player, combined with a pair of speakers.

Robust Power and Precision: With a footprint akin to the MA252 Integrated Amplifier, the MC830 employs a direct-coupled output design, delivering a formidable 300 Watts at 8 Ohms or an impressive 480 Watts at 4 Ohms. The fast-responding Dual Scale Watt meter ensures an accurate readout of power output for both speaker impedances, while Monogrammed Heatsinks™ not only enhance visual appeal but also maintain optimal performance by ensuring the MC830 operates at an optimal temperature.

Versatile Connectivity: The MC830 is designed for seamless integration into your home music system, featuring both balanced and unbalanced inputs. Its balanced design allows it to effortlessly connect to a range of source components, contributing to a versatile and immersive listening experience.

Intelligent Speaker Protection: To safeguard your speakers and overall audio setup, the MC830 incorporates two cornerstone home audio technologies. The patented Power Guard® technology monitors the amplifier's output signal, preventing overdriving and potential damage to speakers. If necessary, it makes real-time micro-adjustments to the input signal to prevent clipping. The Sentry Monitor™ acts as a fuse-less short-circuit protection circuit, disengaging the MC830's output stage in case of abnormal conditions and resetting automatically when conditions normalize.

Solid Cinch™ Speaker Binding Posts: The MC830 prioritizes audio quality and convenience with patented Solid Cinch™ speaker binding posts. These posts secure speaker cables firmly, preventing disconnection and possible shorts. Gold-plated binding posts resist corrosion, ensuring a high-quality audio signal transmission to your speakers.

Smart Power Management: Power Control ports simplify system power-up and shutdown by sending on/off signals to connected McIntosh components. The user-selectable Auto-Off feature conserves energy by turning off the MC830 after 30 minutes of inactivity, ensuring an efficient and eco-friendly operation.

Aesthetic Sophistication: The MC830 is a visual masterpiece with a die-cast aluminum name badge on each side of the chassis. The front, top, and rear of the chassis are polished to a mirror finish, presenting a sleek and stylish appearance. The black glass front panel, silver trim, blue Watt meter, illuminated logo, and control knobs complete the sophisticated aesthetic.

Embark on an Audiophile Odyssey: For those passionate about audio excellence, the McIntosh MC830 Solid State Amplifier provides a gateway to a transcendent listening experience. Elevate your sonic journey with the fusion of robust power, precision engineering, and intelligent protection technologies. Contact your local dealer to embark on an audiophile odyssey with the McIntosh MC830.

  • Top-Tier Audio Engineering: MC830 Solid State Amplifier by McIntosh, with open-chassis design, embodies audio excellence akin to iconic McIntosh amplifiers.
  • Compact Powerhouse: Delivers 300W at 8 Ohms and 480W at 4 Ohms, featuring Dual Scale Watt meter and Monogrammed Heatsinks™ for optimal performance.
  • Versatile Connectivity: Offers balanced and unbalanced inputs for seamless integration with various source components.
  • Intelligent Speaker Protection: Power Guard® prevents overdriving, Sentry Monitor™ acts as fuse-less short-circuit protection.
  • Solid Cinch™ Binding Posts: Prioritizes audio quality with secure and corrosion-resistant speaker binding posts.
  • Smart Power Management: Power Control ports simplify system operation, Auto-Off feature conserves energy.
  • Aesthetic Excellence: Visual masterpiece with polished mirror-finish chassis, black glass front panel, and iconic McIntosh design elements.
  • Embark on Audiophile Experience: Contact local dealers to explore the transcendent listening experience of McIntosh MC830 Solid State Amplifier.

Power Output per Channel300 Watts into 8 Ohms
480 Watts into 4 Ohms
S/N below rated outputBalanced: 124dB
Unbalanced: 118dB
Rated Power Band20Hz to 20kHz
Number of Channels1
Dynamic Headroom2dB
Frequency Response+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3.0dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz
Total Harmonic Distortion0.005%
Damping Factor>100 Wideband
Remote Power ControlYes
Multi-Channel DB25 CableN/A
Speaker Binding Post TypePatented Solid Cinch™ Speaker Binding Posts
Circuit ConfigurationPush-Pull Complementary
Meter Light SwitchYes
IlluminationDirect LED
Circuit DesignSolid State
Output TypeDirect Coupled
Balanced Input1
Chassis StylePolished stainless steel
Front PanelGlass
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)12-9/32" (31.2cm) x 9-1/2" (24.1cm) x 16" (40.6cm)
Unit Weight48 lbs (21.8 kg)
Shipping Weight55 lbs (24.9 kg)

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  • User Manual

Delivery is made by common carrier next working day. Delivery is FREE for orders in-stock and over £100 or £9.99 for orders less than £100 or special delivery items.

Statutory Cancellation Right

You have the statutory right to cancel your order for any reason within 14 days beginning with the day you receive the item (please see clause 2 of our Conditions of Sale for the full instructions on cancellation and further information on your right of cancellation). We only accept cancellations via phone - 0115 975 8613, email - or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Our Voluntary Returns Policy

As well as your statutory cancellation rights described above, you can return most products within 30 days of receipt of the products if the products are complete and are in an unused and undamaged condition. We only accept returns via phone - 0115 975 8613 or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Please note that this returns policy doesn't affect your statutory rights and therefore doesn't affect your right of cancellation as described above.

Please note that you must return each item in the same condition in which you received it. This means that new items must be returned new, unused and complete (including all accessories). Refunds for returned items that are not received in this condition, may be reduced.

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