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McIntosh MC611 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier - The Audiophile Man
New 600W monoblock power amplifier includes proprietary Autoformer technology to ensure all 600W can be delivered to the loudspeaker The new high-power monoblock amp offers a number of updates and improvements over its predecessor, the MC601. Primary among them is a doubling of filter capacity McIntosh’s Autoformer output technology ensures that, “…the full 600W are delivered to the speaker, regardless of impedance, allowing the MC611 to be truly used to its full potential,” said the company. There have also been a number of design upgrades. The front panel features new direct LED backlighting, on top of the unit, the audio Autoformer and power transformer are now contained in new glass-topped enclosures. The amplifier also features two McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks which connect to high-current output transistors. The back panel offers three sets of McIntosh Solid Cinc speaker binding posts (one set for each speaker impedance) and additional space has been added between each set to allow for easier speaker cable connectivity. Further enhancements include heavier gauge internal wiring, upgraded circuit components and the addition of McIntosh’s eco-friendly power management system. The MC611 also features Power Guard, Sentry Monitor, a Quad Balanced design and Power Control. Both balanced and unbalanced outputs are …