McIntosh, Mac 1900 Vintage High End Receiver "A Lovely Piece"
Most vintage audio enthusiasts consider McIntosh equipment to be the top of the line. It is some of the best designed and best built audio equipment made during that time period. And, actually many would argue that you would have to spend thousands of dollars today on contemporary audio equipment in order to equal the performance of restored vintage McIntosh gear. McIntosh amplifiers are some of the most highly sought after vintage audio equipment around.
This is the McIntosh 1900 AM/FM solid state receiver. It was produced from 1971-1978 and had a list price of $949.00.
- Power output: 55W RMS into 4 or 8 Ohms
- Harmonic distortion: less than 0.20%
- Intermodulation distortion: less than 0.20%
- Damping factor: 59 across an 8 Ohm load
- Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
- Finish: front panel in anodized black and gold
- Weight: 14.97kg – 33 pounds
So this particular 1900 is just a joy to operate. It plays and presents like only vintage MacIntosh does. It's rich, warm, totally robust and fully capable of taming even the harshest systems with its Mac-magic. The PERFECT centerpiece for your vintage rig but know this, it plays magnificently with newer more contemporary speakers as well. Pulls in FM with strength and accuracy. I put for 3 sets of speakers and plenty of inputs make this the perfect piece to plug all you audio "stuff" into.
This Mac 1900 comes complete with its optional wood cabinet... has a couple of imperfections but overall a solid 8 for visuals. It's performance is nonetheless outstanding
Demo this fine piece of McIntosh audio history here at the shop or purchase with confidence via this website.
McIntosh, 1900 Vintage High End Reveiver: $1199+ applicable sales tax