McIntosh MC7100 Amplifiers

4.83/5 (12 Reviews) MSRP : $1400.00


Product Description

100 Watts x2 Channels - Solid State Amplifier (1992-1997)


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by EDWARD a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: September 1, 2014

Bottom Line:   
I just get this little mac a few month ago. I was a little worry about it cause there was the smallest and one of the cheapest mac amplifier I could find, so I read some reviews here to take my final approach and finally I took it.
At the moment I connected it with my pre mac c46, and an Arcam cd17, my Cabasse speakers began to sound so sweet, and clear, so musical ,that I was really happy and enthusiast about it.
Excellent Mcintosh amp !!!!

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1995



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Johnny Farm a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: November 27, 2009

Bottom Line:   
Excellente Mc Amplifier !!!!!!!! Great in all range of sound, excellent bass, the mid are very neutral, also the look are Fantastic, I high recomended these amplifier for a entry hi end system and shure you will be very happy with these "little" Mcintosh.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1997



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by eg68 a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: August 3, 2005

Bottom Line:   
This amplifier supplements my Nak PA-5 amp and is played through a Nak CA-7A pre amp in a 4 channel system. In short, it sounds great. Both amps compliment each other. It is amazingly strong, quiet, and sweet. I don't know what more to say about it, except that I wouldn't hesitate to buy another one. However, I would purchase a later model than the one I have. The later models have a power switch, balanced inputs, and no pan locks.

For the money, this is a great buy.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   Pre 1995

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   ebay



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Escaladeur a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2002

Bottom Line:   
Wow! What an incredible little amp this 7100 is! I am astounded despite having listened to some very expensive amps that claim to have it all. This amp does everything very well and for the used price, it is down right unbeatable. My Paradigm Reference 100s become boundless, the depth is envelopping, the highs are crystal without hurting your ears (unlike my past Krell KSA100), the bass is INCREDIBLE - tight, refined, precise. I have it paired up with my favorite preamp - the McIntosh C712. I took the 7100 to my lab and ran some tests on its power output and it matches the owners manual curves exactly - 195W into 6 ohms continous!!! Just an incredible little amp. I am now sticking with McIntosh in getting another Mc amp with autoformers and meters but I am definately keeping this little gem. In case you are seeking one of these, get a late model one (95-97) because they have a power switch, power control, balanced inputs, no front panloc buttons, and a large terminal block where my 1/2 inch MIT T2 spades fit perfectly (a problem with most older Mcs). The early models have none of these added features. Well, enough typing, I am going off to listen to my new-found love affair! Arthur

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1996

Purchased At:   audiogon



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jerry Woldhagen a Audiophile

Date Reviewed: January 7, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I originally used these in my home theater and found that they work very well. I now have them biamping a pair of A/D/S M1290's, with a Mac tube C20 Preamp. I use a Sony SACD cd player. This has turned out to be an incredible music system. The sound stage is open with great depth.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audiophile

Product model year:   1997

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   Private party Used




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