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McIntosh C220

McIntosh C220
alaAverage 4.6

6 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of McIntosh C220. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 83/100.

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Expert review by : Brian Kahn (

McIntosh C220 Stereo Preamplifier


Introduction Ask someone who was into audio in the early days of high end for the names of their favorite high-end audio brands and McIntosh is bound to be mentioned in their first breath. McIntosh has been an icon in the high-end audio world for over...

Jan, 2001

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McIntosh C220


Decided to replace my Levinson 23.5 with a Mac 452. Was hoping to be able to use the Levinson ML26 with the 452 but the level mismatch made that impossible. So, I listened to the 220 against the ML26 and was blown away. As good as the ML26 might have...

Oct, 2011

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McIntosh C220


Have owned quite a few preamps in my life time to include tubes. As with any component its a matching game. Don't really know that this piece has a sound I can give to it specifically. But so far it seems to have brought out the best in every piece...

Jun, 2011

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McIntosh C220


I have owned many pre-amps over the years, including Audio Research, Marantz, Spectral, Krell and Placette passive, but for pure musical enjoyment, this pre-amp paired with my McIntosh MC 402 power amp gives me the most musical, non-fatiguing accurate...

Aug, 2009

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McIntosh C220


Wonderful preamp for the price.

Jul, 2007

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