The McIntosh MC1502 has been rated Reviewers choice by Part-Time Audiophiles
The MC1502 Vacuum Tube Amplifier is a stereo amplifier rated at 150 Watts per channel. Unlike many other amplifiers, the MC1502’s full 150 Watts can be delivered to almost any pair of speakers regardless if they have 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance. This is thanks to our patented Unity Coupled Circuit output transformer technology which allows you to get all the power you paid for without fear of some of the power being lost or unusable depending on your speaker impedance.
According to professional recording engineer, mixer, producer, audiophile, multiple Grammy-winning mastering engineer, and Part-Time Audiophile reviewer Dave McNair, for many people McIntosh home audio products are “the stuff that audiophile dreams are made of.” In our over 70 years, he stated McIntosh “has been at the forefront of amplifiers and other components used in music reproduction” while noting McIntosh amplifiers were used to power Woodstock and The Grateful Dead’s famed Wall of Sound. But what about the new “gorgeous hunk of retro-styled” MC1502? McNair said “It sounds AMAZING in all the ways that I love about what modern vacuum tube amplifiers do.”
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