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MA 800

The two-channel hybrid MA 800 integrated amplifier features an audiophile tube preamplifier and a strong transistor power amplifier. Each channel delivers a continuous power of 110 watts while a total power of up to 400 watts may be briefly delivered.

Integrated amplifier with separate phono inputs for MC and MM systems, a channel-separated tube preamplifier and power amplifiers that utilise discrete transistor technology. The elaborate phono section has two separate inputs at its disposal, one for moving-magnet pick-ups (MM) and one for moving-coil pick-ups (MC). This means that two pick-ups may be connected simultaneously and switched using the remote control.

Each channel delivers a continuous power of 110 watts while a total power of up to 400 watts may be briefly delivered. Thanks to the high damping factor, loudspeakers with critical connection values may also be connected without problems.

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Technical specifications


Peak
  • 1 kHz, 4Ω: 2 x 200 W
Power consumption
  • Standby 1,0 W
  • Typ 25 W
Output power / Nominal
  • 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD < 1.0%,
    4Ω: 2 x 110 W
  • 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD < 1.0%,
    8Ω: 2 x 75 W
Frequency response
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape:
    5 Hz – 100 kHz (-3,0 dB)
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape:
    20 Hz – 20 kHz (+/-0,1 dB)
  • hono: 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+/-0,3 dB)
  • hono Subsonic Filter: 16 Hz, 18 dB/Oct.
Input sensivity
  • Phono MC: 0,3mV/470Ω
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape: 400mV/100kΩ
  • Phono MM: 2 mV/47 kOhms
Mains voltage
  • 230 VAC / 50 Hz
S/N ratio
  • Phono MM: 88 dB
  • Phono MC: 75 dB
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape: 110 dB
Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • 430 x 125 x 330 mm
    (380 mm incl. operational elements)
  • Remote control: 47 x 198 x 23 mm
Color
  • Black
Weight
  • 11 kg

Highlights


Amplifier and power supply
  • Channel-separated analogue filter stage and output stage with low-noise operational amplifiers
  • Selected and burned-in (60 hours) tubes of Russian

    manufacture
  • Input selection by precision relay
  • Power amplifier with high-quality power transistors by Sanken and

    fully discrete circuitry
  • MM/MC phono pre-amplifier with low noise operational amplifiers
  • Separate standby power supply for low power consumption in standby mode
  • Sophisticated power supply with generously dimensioned toroidal transformer
  • 651
Connections
  • Two record players / pick-ups may be connected simultaneously to separate input sockets for MM and MC
  • Output terminals provide for bi-wired operation
  • Additional 3.5 mm audio input on the front panel for connecting portable devices
  • 4 high-level inputs
  • Generous and encapsulated loudspeaker outputs
Preamplifier
  • MM/MC phono pre-amplifier with low noise operational amplifiers
Cabinet
  • Robust housing with milled, 8 mm thick aluminium front panel
Cabinet surface
  • Aluminium satin