Anthem MCA 525 5-Channel Power Amplifier

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  • $ 3,499

To complement the NEW AVM 60 AV processor, Anthem introduces the new MCA 525, 325, and 225 power amplifiers. Available in 5-, 3- and 2-channel configurations, these new MCA amplifiers feature more robust and efficient power and heavy-duty reliability. The new MCA Series delivers lower THD (total harmonic distortion) for more clean, pure sound and lower noise for a supremely quiet background.

Like all Anthem products, MCA 525, MCA 325, and MCA 225, designed and Crafted in Canada, are like no other amplifiers in the world: custom low noise high-power toroidal transformers; high-current bipolar output transistors; high-quality filter capacitors; advanced power supply regulators; oversized aluminum heatsinks; custom-designed dual binding posts; and patented auto-on/off circuitry. Superior craftsmanship that is reflected in clean, clear, audiophile-quality sound from top to bottom of the frequency spectrum.

  • Delivers lower THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) for cleaner, pure sound and lower noise
  • Completely redesigned for improved audio performance and reliability
  • Higher current output for lower distortion
  • Cosmetic match for AVM 60 A/V Preamplifier-Processor
  • Improved Advanced Load Monitoring system
  • 8 bipolar output devices per channel for less stress on each device
  • Less than 2 watts standby power consumption
  • Crafted in Canada
  • Inputs: Single-Ended, Balanced, Relay Trigger (3.5-mm Mono Jack)
  • Outputs: Speaker Binding Posts, Relay Trigger (3.5-mm Mono Jack)
  • Impedance: 8ohms 225W; 4ohms 400W; 2ohms 600W
  • Front Panel: Power (On/Off)
  • Rear Panel: 3 On/Off Modes (Trigger, Manual, Auto)
  • THD AT 100W:
  • at 1kHz: 0.0010%
  • at 20kHz: 0.15%
  • IMD AT 100W:
  • ITU-R (19 kHz + 20kHz): 0.0005%
  • SMPTE (60 Hz + 7kHz): 0.002%
  • open circuit: ± 0.1 dB
  • 8Ω: ± 0.1dB
  • 4Ω: ± 0.1dB
  • 2Ω: ± 0.2dB
  • SNR, IEC-A, ref. 225W: 120 dB
  • Power Bandwidth, -3 dB at 200 W into 8 ohms: 90 kHz
  • Slew Rate: 30 V/μs
  • Damping Factor, 20 Hz to 1 kHz: 300
  • Channel Separation, 100 Hz to 10 kHz: >65 dB
  • Input Impedance (RCA / XLR): 10kΩ / 15kΩ
  • Input Sensitivity, 225 W into 8 Ω: 1.5 Vrms
  • Voltage Gain: 29dB
  • standby idle typical high output
  • MCA 525: standby 2.0W; idle 80W; typical 550W; high output 1200W
  • MCA 325: standby 1.4W; idle 47W; typical 350W; high output 750W
  • MCA 225: standby 1.0W; idle 35W; typical 240W; high output 500W
  • Height:  6-5/8" 
  • Height with Rackmount Kit: 4U
  • Width: 17-1/4" 
  • Depth: 18-1/8" 
  • MCA 525: 61 lb 
  • MCA 325: 43 lb 
  • MCA 225: 40 lb 
  • 120V version: In countries where the line voltage is 120V, this product operates from a single phase AC power source that supplies between 108V and 132V at a frequency of 60Hz.
  • 220-240V version: In countries where the line voltage is 220, 230, or 240 V, this product operates from a single phase AC power source that supplies between 198V and 264V at a frequency of 50Hz.
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