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McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers

McIntosh         MC5100         Amplifiers
alaAverage 4.9

8 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 98/100.

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Consumer review by: Chasing Audio (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


“Blown away” just about sums up my opinion on this little AMP/PRE AMP. I now define my audio listening experience pre McIntosh and post McIntosh. I have been looking / chasing “That Sound” since 1983 when I joined the Army and was in Germany during the...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: sean (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


First off I think it is worth mentioning that those who are experiencing background noise need to understand that old gear like this will ALLWAYS need servicing. The capacitors used in audio equipment will deteriorate over time no matter what and will...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Glenn (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


I am a long time audiophile, and have owned many amplifiers over the years! Marantz, Harman Kardon, Pioneer, Sansui, Technics, Sony, Kenwood, Crown, and many others. For years I heard how good McIntosh equipment was, but was deterred by the expensive...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Eric (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


This is simply the most musical amplifier I ever heard. In a long row of vintage and new Quad, Krell, Luxman, Marantz, Jadis, Prima Luna... To me it does everything right. Music comes with ease, the amp letting you hear music, not merely details. It...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Don Bagley (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


I bought my 5100 amp from ebay and paid $250 dollars for it. It was a great investment. Presently, I'm using it to drive two Infinity RS325s. I have a Music Halll turntable that I found languishing in an antique store. I restored and refinishe the...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Arch Arthur (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


In 1968 I was an air force officer in navigator training at Mather AFB, CA when, to my wife's dismay, I bought a McIntosh MA 5100. It cost me a month's pay ($450) and it was worth every penny. The McIntosh factory used to send out a tech rep to their...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: RIGHTPIPE (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


I've been using as a reference to help me understand charictaristics of various stereo equipment before I buy / bid. It is now my turn to return the favor ...

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: john (

McIntosh MC5100 Amplifiers


First what we are reviewing is not an MC5100 but rather an MA5100 45 wpc circa late 60's-early 70's.This is a superb piece of vintage equipment which easily matches up to or exceeds other similar int.amps or stereo receivers I've heard.When I first...

Dec, 2001

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