McIntosh MA252 - Hybrid design - vacuum tube preamp and solid state power amp
TAGS: Audiophile | Hi-Fi | High-End Audio | McIntosh | Tube Amp
The MA252 Integrated Amplifier is the first hybrid integrated amplifier from McIntosh. Taking retro design cues from the legendary McIntosh MC275 Vacuum Tube Amplifier, the MA252 combines the best of vacuum tube and solid state circuit design to create an amplifier that’s both visually and sonically stunning.
"Carved like a boat designed to surf all the waves of music." Listening to it proved it to be "fast, powerful, precise... but without losing the sublime McIntosh charm." Presented with ON Magazine Top Audio Award. - ON Magazine
McIntosh Takes HiFi World Honor for Second Year Running
TAGS: 2-Channel Surround Sound | Amplifier | Hi-Fi | McIntosh
Hi-Fi World first reviewed the MC152 stereo amplifier back in October 2015, saying it had a "big, spacious sound" and "the traditional McIntosh strength of exercising a firm grip over virtually any loudspeaker." It proclaimed it as a must-have for any HiFi audio system.