McIntosh has unveiled its new compact MC451 dual mono power amplifier.

Featuring the New York brand’s proprietary Hybrid Drive tech, which combines 150W of organic sounding valve amplification with 300W of solid state grip.

McIntosh MC451 rear panel

And the brand’s finessed tech doesn’t end there, with its Power Guard and Power Guard SGS, Sentry Monitor, Autoformer, Unity Coupled Circuit, Solid Cinch speaker binding posts, Monogrammed Heatsinks and DualView Power Output Meters also on the spec sheet, the MC451 represents the full complement of McIntosh’s art.

Priced at £16,495, find out more at McIntosh and Fine Sounds in the UK.