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    McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    My McIntosh MC75 amplifiers finally arrived about 1:30 PM. It was like seeing Santa Claus come up the driveway. Happy days. Huge grin. Two big burly guys carried the amps upstairs, packed the MC452, and were gone in less than 30 minutes. It did not take long for me to have the shipping cartons opened and the MC75 amplifiers displaying their charms. These are beautiful amplifiers, built like a Sherman tank, typical McIntosh attention to detail. Both amplifiers are in absolute mint condition, not a blemish or a scratch to be found anywhere. I couldn't be happier.













    It took me about an hour to get both amplifiers installed after retubing them with Gold Lion KT-88 and ECC83/12AX7, and Siemens ECC801S/12AT7 tubes. It was suggested I install the amps stock and then incrementally change tubes, add Wireworld Silver Electra power cables, and then the Furutech Flux 50's. My enthusiasm overruled that idea as soon as I had them out of their cartons. Both MC75's are sporting the full enchillada. I couldn't hold myself back. I installed the two MC75's sideways in the rack, one in front of the other. There are two Cooler Guys fans installed on the back of the rack to pull warm air out of the rack cavity so the amps should have a long and healthy lifespan. In the future I may try orienting the amps 90 degrees so that the power cords and Flux 50's go directly out the back of the rack. It was a tight squeeze to get the Flux 50's and the Wireworld Silver Electra power cable installed as they presently sit. I do like looking at the tubes, but this arrangement obscures viewing the second amplifier. Time will determine what installation angle I eventually settle on.









    The sound, goodness gracious, the sound. The system has been playing for two hours now and I am already thoroughly bonded with the MC75's. The sound is delicious, flowing, liquid gold to my ears, and the new tubes aren't broken in yet. No complaints with what I am hearing, only a big smile. The MC75's are wonderful. I should have bought a pair two years ago before McIntosh ended production. Being late to the party is still very cool. Color me starstruck.
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    Congratulations !

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    They really are awesome amps. Congratulations Dan!
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    Nice, Dan! Time to update the signature.


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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Congratulations!! They look beautiful. Enjoy them.

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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Decided tonight to rotate the amps so that I could see both of them, and get more efficient cooling through that shelf cavity with the Cooler Guys fans mounted on the back of the rack.


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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    Nice, Dan! Time to update the signature.
    Sean.......Thanks for the reminder. It has now been updated.

    Loving these sweet tube amps. .
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    They really are awesome amps. Congratulations Dan!
    Joe.......Thank you. You should have a pair of the MC75's in your amplifier arsenal. Too good to pass up.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Andik777 View Post
    Congratulations!! They look beautiful. Enjoy them.
    Andik777.......Thank you. My PMC EB1i speakers have never sounded better. I should have picked up a pair of the MC75's a couple years ago before McIntosh ended production. Better late than never.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by 1kw View Post
    Congratulations !
    David.......Thanks.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    I finally turned off the living room sound system at 11:30 last night. I listened to the new amplifiers for 9 hours, well actually about 8 hours because it took me about an hour to reorient the amplifier positions and cabling once I decided to turn them 90 degrees from their initial position. The sound of the MC75 amplifiers is glorious. They offer effortless performance on par with the sound I get from my MC2301 amplifiers in the studio system. The PMC EB1i speakers love these amplifiers and respond accordingly. The sound is highly addicting, literally keeping me glued to the sweet spot with no desire to turn the system off.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by jdandy View Post
    I finally turned off the living room sound system at 11:30 last night. I listened to the new amplifiers for 9 hours, well actually about 8 hours because it took me about an hour to reorient the amplifier positions and cabling once I decided to turn them 90 degrees from their initial position. The sound of the MC75 amplifiers is glorious. They offer effortless performance on par with the sound I get from my MC2301 amplifiers in the studio system. The PMC EB1i speakers love these amplifiers and respond accordingly. The sound is highly addicting, literally keeping me glued to the sweet spot with no desire to turn the system off.
    So it took you 8 hours of staring to change the orientation McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house


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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by UltraFast69 View Post
    So it took you 8 hours of staring to change the orientation McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house
    Ed.......LOL. I guess that's about right. I wanted to be able to see both amplifiers. The original installation had the front amp blocking the view of the rear amp. I like it better this way.






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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Congrats Dan, glad everything met your expectations
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Peabody View Post
    Congrats Dan, glad everything met your expectations
    Brian.......Truth be known, the McIntosh MC75's have exceeded my expectations. I knew they would be good, but they are so much more. The MC75's are truly outstanding amplifiers. They have some valuable special features, too. The McIntosh Sentry Monitor circuit senses short circuits at the speaker terminals, as well as a power tube failure. If either happens the amplifier immediately shuts off. This is saves the amplifier from dangerous voltages damaging internal circuits. Another feature I like is Power Control. This allows the amplifiers to be remotely triggered by the preamplifier for turn on and turn off. A single press of the power button on the preamp or remote and the entire system energizes. No more need to flip a power switch to turn on each amp. These useful and important features add safety and pleasure to an already tremendous value.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by jdandy View Post
    Ed.......LOL. I guess that's about right. I wanted to be able to see both amplifiers. The original installation had the front amp blocking the view of the rear amp. I like it better this way.



    Dan, congrats!!

    I like the amps more when they're positioned like this.
    They are too nice to hide one.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by bart View Post
    Dan, congrats!!

    I like the amps more when they're positioned like this.
    They are too nice to hide one.
    Bart.......I agree, being able to view both amps is a plus. The key to a nice view is cable management. I wouldn't want a rat's nest of cables wrapped around the side of the amps and hanging out the front of my rack. Fortunately the feet on the MC75's lift the amps high enough to be able to route the cables under the amps which allowed me to make the cable terminations efficiently while remaining visually attractive. I am pleased with the look.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by jdandy View Post
    Ed.......LOL. I guess that's about right. I wanted to be able to see both amplifiers. The original installation had the front amp blocking the view of the rear amp. I like it better this way.






    These look awesome Dan. Definitely like the look seeing both amps better!
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    These look awesome Dan. Definitely like the look seeing both amps better!

    Randy.......
    Thank you. Listening to them right now. I couldn't be happier with the MC75's and the way the living room sound system performs.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    A month or so ago I decided to purchase McIntosh branded stereo mini plug connector cables for use as amplifier power control cables between my McIntosh C2300 preamplifier and the two McIntosh MC75 MkIII mono tube power amplifiers. The cheap Radio Shack mini jack connector cables were working just fine but since they are visible in my current amplifier installation configuration I decided the gold plated McIntosh branded mini jack connector cables would look better. Spending $110.00 for one 2 meter and one 1 meter stereo mini jack connector cables seemed a bit ridiculous since my two $4.00 cables were doing the job just fine but aesthetics is important to me. I think the result is worth it. The gold plated McIntosh branded connector cables fit right in with the look of the exposed gold plated speaker and RCA connector terminals. I think the new McIntosh power control cables add a nice finishing touch.


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    New power control cables





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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Looking good, Dan!


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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Hell of a setup Jim. Your whole rack looks top notch.

    What's your favorite source. You have digital, vinyl and tape in the picture.

    Also curious. Are you direct to the wall with the amps or through the power conditioner.
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Kingrex View Post
    Hell of a setup Jim. Your whole rack looks top notch.

    What's your favorite source. You have digital, vinyl and tape in the picture.

    Also curious. Are you direct to the wall with the amps or through the power conditioner.
    Kingrex.......Thank you for the compliment. My favorite source in the living room sound system is the Aurender N100H music server to the Schiit Audio Yggdrasil Analog 2 DAC, followed closely by the Simaudio Moon 260D transport to the same DAC. Close to those is the Micro Seiki DD-40 turntable with an Ortofon Cadenza Blue moving coil cartridge. The cassette and DAT tape machines get played every now and then when I am in a retro mood.

    The two MC75 amplifiers are powered direct from a dedicated 20 amp circuit. The amplifiers both use Wireworld Silver Electra power cords and each amp also uses a Furutech Flux 50 Inline filter. The PS Audio P10 AC regenerator/power conditioner provides power from a second dedicated 20 amp circuit to all of the source components.
    Dan

    STUDIO - McIntosh C1000C/P, MC2301 (2), MR88, Aurender N10, Esoteric K-01X, Shunyata Sigma spdif digital coax,
    Sonos Connect, Stillpoints Ultra SS & Ultra Mini, PurePower 2000, Furutech Flux 50, Michell Gyro SE, Michell HR Power Supply, SME 309, Ortofon Cadenza Black, Sonus faber Amati Anniversario

    LIVING ROOM - McIntosh C2300, MC75 (2), MR85, Magnum Dynalab 205 Signal Sleuth, Sonos Connect, Simaudio MOON Neo 260D-T, Schiit Audio Yggdrasil, Aurender N100H, Shunyata Sigma USB cable,
    Sony DAT 60ES, Nakamichi BX-300, Micro Seiki DD40 w/m505A tonearm, Ortofon Cadenza Blue, PS Audio P10, Furutech Flux 50, Stillpoints Ultra Mini, PMC EB1i, JL Audio f113

    VINTAGE - McIntosh 4300V, McIntosh MA230, Tandberg 3011A tuner, Olive 04HD, JBL 4312A

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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Sweet! I am rockin em with the C2500. I have had mine since last spring--or 2018? Heck I am old and cant remember. I had thought I heard they quit making them right after they built mine and were now very hard to find.
    McInotsh MC75 (2) amps
    McIntosh C2500 pre
    Luxman 505Ux integrated to drive "B" Speakers
    EAT C Sharp with Ortofon Cadenza Blue
    TEAC SD1000
    Sonus Faber Olympica I
    dual SVS sealed subs
    AKG and Sennheiser phones
    Vintage Pioneer table and Kenwood 3 head tape deck
    Realistic receiver used as tuner
    Nitty Gritty RCM
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Beautiful!
    hikerneil

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    McIntosh MC452 Amp
    Martin Logan Montis Speakers
    Sony HAZ Z1ES Music Server
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    I would prefer to see those beautiful tubes as well. Even if it meant buying a new rack, or a new house .
    hikerneil

    McIntosh C2600 Preamp
    McIntosh MC452 Amp
    Martin Logan Montis Speakers
    Sony HAZ Z1ES Music Server
    Pro-Ject Debut Carbon One Turntable
    Analysis Plus Oval 9 Cables
    Personally Made Room Treatments


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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Hey guys, a quick note to forum members, I read on another site that Dan (jdandy), recently (Mar. 5) past away due to complications from surgery, no other details to pass on. Please keep Dan and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Dan will be pissed both as a contributor and as a kind human being. RIP my friend.

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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by miner42 View Post
    Hey guys, a quick note to forum members, I read on another site that Dan (jdandy), recently (Mar. 5) past away due to complications from surgery, no other details to pass on. Please keep Dan and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Dan will be pissed both as a contributor and as a kind human being. RIP my friend.
    Mike started a thread announcing this very very sad news also;

    jdandy R.I.P.

    Many of us forum members and friends have posted our condolences .
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    Re: McIntosh MC75 amplifiers in the house

    Amp : DIY FirstWatt M2x mono amps
    Digital : Bricasti M12, Oppo 203
    Analog : Technics SL1200G, DIY K&K Audio Maxxed Phono Amp
    Speakers : Zu Audio Druid V
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