McIntosh MC1.25KW - 75th Anniversary Edition (In-Store Purchases Only)

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McIntosh MC1.25KW-ANIVERSARY Edition (In-Store Purchases Only & USD Pricing)

Celebrate the epitome of audio perfection with the McIntosh MC1.25KW Amplifier – winner of the Stereo Sound Grand Prix 2017 and the esteemed Hi-Fi Voice Reference Award. Redesigned from top to bottom, this Quad Balanced Power Amplifier is a symbol of power, precision, and passion that takes your auditory experience to unprecedented heights.

🔍 Key Features:

✅ Quad Balanced Power: Weighing in at 158 pounds (71.7 kg), the MC1.25KW outputs an astounding 1,200 Watts of pure power with an almost imperceptible total harmonic distortion of 0.005%. Its Autoformer™ technology ensures this power is fully available to 2, 4, or 8 Ohm speakers, making it a cornerstone for a world-class home audio system.

✅ 75th Anniversary Edition: In honor of McIntosh's 75th Anniversary, the MC1.25KW 75th Anniversary Edition is presented. Adorned with a dual anodized laser-engraved badge and handles engraved with "75 years," this edition is a collector's item, encapsulating the relentless pursuit of audio excellence.

✅ Technological Upgrades: The MC1.25KW boasts a 50% increase in filter capacity, improving low-end frequencies and dynamic headroom. The updated industrial design complements both current and vintage McIntosh products. Glass-topped enclosures house the Autoformer™ and power transformer, creating a harmonious blend of aesthetics and functionality.

✅ Sonic Legacy: The MC1.25KW is part of McIntosh's 75th Anniversary product family, including the MC2.1KW Monoblock Amplifier, C12000 Solid State and Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, MA12000 Integrated Amplifier, and MCD12000 SACD/CD Player. These audio marvels stand as beacons of artistry and precision, embodying McIntosh's 75-year sonic odyssey.

✅ Crafted Excellence: Witness the artistry in every detail – from the McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks™ to the polished stainless steel chassis and redesigned feet. The AC receptacle's repositioning provides flexibility for power cord usage, while the direct LED backlighting enhances appearance and color accuracy.

🔊 Experience Timeless Sonic Bliss!

The MC1.25KW offers a divine blend of power, control, and dynamic contrast. Highly recommended by Lyd & Bilde with a 6-star rating, it effortlessly handles speakers of all kinds. The amplifier is expertly engineered, skillfully assembled, and made of top-quality materials, delivering a silk-smooth refinement that transcends genres.

🔒 Secure Your Sonic Legacy:
When placing your order in 2024, specify the MC1.25KW 75th Anniversary Edition to receive the exclusive commemorative markings.

✨ Exclusive McIntosh Features:

Power Guard® for real-time adjustments to prevent clipping
Sentry Monitor™ for fuse-less short-circuit protection
Quad Balanced design canceling noise and distortion
Power Control for seamless integration with other McIntosh components
Solid Cinch™ speaker binding posts for secure connections
🎵 Let the MC1.25KW redefine your audio experience – where every note is a celebration of McIntosh's 75 years of excellence!


Power Output per Channel
1200 Watts @ 2, 4 or 8 Ohms
Number of Channels
Total Harmonic Distortion
S/N below rated output
Balanced: 124dB
Unbalanced: 120dB
Dynamic Headroom
Damping Factor
>40 Wideband
Rated Power Band
20Hz to 20kHz
Frequency Response
+0, -0.25dB from 20Hz to 20,000Hz
+0, -3dB from 10Hz to 100,000Hz
Remote Power Control
Multi-Channel DB25 Cable
Circuit Configuration
Quad Balanced
Circuit Design
Solid State
Mono Bridge
Mono Parallel
Output Type
Meter Light Switch
Balanced Input
Front Panel
1/2" Glass with handles
Direct LED
Chassis Style
Polished stainless steel & black painted steel
Speaker Binding Post Type
Patented Solid Cinch™ Speaker Binding Posts

  • 75th Anniversary Edition available in 2024
  • 1,200 Watt Quad Balanced Monoblock
  • Redesigned from top to bottom
Weight & Dimensions

Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
17-3/4" (45.09cm) x 12-5/16" (31.27cm) (including feet) x 22" (55.88cm) (including the front panel and cables)
Unit Weight
158 lbs (71.7 kg)
Shipping Weight
184 lbs (83.4 kg)