A monumental â€‹performance. That's what you can expect from the MA8000 Integrated Amplifier. It combines a powerful 300 watt per channel amplifier with a full functioned preamp into one space saving unit. "Best Amplifier" 2014 - Hi-Fi World
"High End Stereo Amplifier of the Year" - Lyd & Bilde
The MA8000's 15 total inputs include 6 unbalanced, 2 balanced, 2 phono and 5 digital inputs - ensuring it has enough connections and modern technology to keep all your music sources connected and sounding great well into the future. The 5 dedicated digital inputs can decode your digital music up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback. The discrete, analog eight band tone control is assignable by input and allows for precise, manual adjustment that lets your favorite songs sound better than ever. "It's just the right piece of equipment to have you dipping into your musical collection for hours on end whether it be on vinyl, CD or in digital download form... It has massive reserves of power making it capable of driving almost any loudspeaker on the planet yet a detail and subtlety to its presentation that is truly beguiling." - Jon Myles, Hi-Fi World
The Moving Magnet and Moving Coil phono sections can be adjusted to completely match your turntable and phono cartridge, allowing your prized record collection to shine like never before. The Home Theater Pass Through feature will allow for seamless integration into your existing multi-channel theater system. "[An] amplifier with everything one needs... One of the best amplifier purchases for those who want everything in one place" - Lyd & Bilde
With an impressive 300 watts per channel, the amplifier section has an abundance of power to effortlessly drive virtually any loudspeaker. The included world famous McIntosh Autoformer guarantees your speakers will always receive the full 300 watts regardless of their impedance, while Power GuardÂ® will prevent clipping that could damage your speakers. Our new High Drive headphone amplifier features increased gain and output power, and is optimized for virtually all headphone types for the ultimate personal listening experience. The entire unit is housed in a beautiful polished stainless steel chassis that not only compliments the classic glass front panel, knobs and brushed aluminum handles, but also your room decor.