(News) Announcing the MC451 Dual Mono Amplifier

A Stunning Sound Experience
Highlights: Includes our Hybrid Drive™ technology that uses the best of vacuum tubes and solid state to produce the best sound performance designed with bi-amping loudspeakers in mind150 Watt vacuum tube section powers the mids and tweeters300 Watt solid state section drives power hungry woofersConventional McIntosh form factor and sizeDualView™ Power Output Meter
The MC451 Dual Mono Amplifier joins the MC901 in offering the ultimate solution to bi-amping a loudspeaker. Like the MC901, the MC451 uses our Hybrid Drive™ technology that combines a separate vacuum tube and solid-state amplifier onto one single chassis to produce the best possible sound performance from a bi-ampable speaker.
Unlike the larger MC901, the MC451 has a more conventional McIntosh form factor and size, allowing it to fit into home audio systems, racks, and furniture more easily. Adding a pair of MC451s to your stereo system will allow your prized speakers to perform like never before.
The MC451 is comprised of a 150 Watt vacuum tube amplifier and a 300 Watt solid state amplifier, which is more than enough power to drive virtually all speakers. The vacuum tube section drives the speaker’s midranges and tweeters, while the solid state section drives the woofers.

A pair of MC451 Dual Mono Amplifiers powering a home audio system with bi-ampable XRT1.1K speakers.
Bi-amping your speakers with the MC451 is easy. No longer do you need fiddle with two separate amplifiers, an external crossover, and a lot of trial and error to properly configure the two separate amplifiers with often times only so-so results. The MC451 solves these hassles thanks to its internal, adjustable crossover. The MC451’s crossover… Read more

The MC451 has an MSRP of $14,000 USD. It can now be ordered at your local authorized dealer. Shipping to McIntosh dealers is expected to begin in December 2022. Contact your dealer to learn more about the MC451.