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MA 600

High-end hybrid integrated amplifier with tube preamplifier and semiconductor output stage

Power & Performance! While the low-noise tube preamplifier used by the high-end hybrid integrated amplifier ensures an audiophile and natural sound, the discrete semiconductor output stage delivers maximum power and performance. Powerful, flexible & authentic – the MA 600.

High-end hybrid integrated amplifier with tube preamplifier and semiconductor output stage

The high-end hybrid integrated amplifier combines a maximum output capacity with an audiophile acoustic performance. The discrete semiconductor output stage lets its full potential unfold with up to 70 watts of power per channel. The elaborate power supply unit with its stabilised voltage for individual circuits and the generously-dimensioned toroidal transformer ensure a clean and stable power supply. The low-noise tube preamplifier is largely responsible for the audiophile, harmonious and natural sound. The preselected ECC 88 tube has been burned-in for 60 hours to ensure maximum signal stability in the high quality tube socket. Flexible and high quality audio enjoyment is ensured thanks to the analogue & digital inputs, which include a USB port with 192 kHz / 24 bit support, as well as Bluetooth and aptX compatibility. The stringently selected components used for the MA 600 are accommodated in an exquisitely processed housing that features a 5 mm thick front panel and solid aluminium controls.

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Technical specifications

Frequency response
  • Phono 20 Hz - 20 kHz (-1,0 dB)
  • hono Subsonic Filter: 16 Hz, 18 dB/Oct.
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape:
    8 Hz – 120 kHz (-3,0 dB)
Power consumption
  • Max 250 W
  • Standby <0,4 W
  • 1 kHz, 4Ω: 2 x 150 W
Output power / Nominal
  • 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD < 1.0%, 4 Ohms, 2 x 70 W
  • 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD < 1.0%, 4 Ohms, 2 x 70 W
Input sensivity
  • Phono: 5mV/470Ω
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Tape: 500mV/100kΩ
Digital inputs
  • USB 2.0, type B connector
  • optical (Toslink™)
  • coaxial (cinch)
  • Supported bit depth: 16/24bits
  • Supported sampling frequencies: 44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192kHz
S/N ratio
  • CD/Tuner/Aux/Line/Tape: 100 dB
  • Phono MM: 85 dB
Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • 430 x 101 x 287 mm (330 mm incl. controls and connectors)
  • Black
  • 8.1 kg


Amplifier and power supply
  • Output rating of 70 watts of sine power per channel (4 ohms)
  • One high-performance power chip for each chanel
  • Generously dimensioned toroidal transformer
  • Filter/electrolytic capacitor with a particularly large storage capacity
  • High-performance power supply with separately stabilised

    supply voltages for the different tubes and circuits
  • Broadband high-performance power chip
  • The latest high-end Bluetooth® 4.0 standard „aptX“ ensures the transmission of CD-quality music
  • Remote control for all functions
  • Simple, menu-guided operation
  • Clear legible alphanumeric display
  • 4 high-level inputs
  • Additional 3.5 mm audio input on the front panel for connecting portable devices
  • Phono MM input
  • Bluetooth® with aptX®
  • USB 2.0 input supports sampling frequencies up to 192kHz/24Bit
  • Digital inputs (optical and coaxial) for sampling frequencies up to 192kHz/24Bit
  • Headphone output with high quality 6.3 mm jack
  • Record Out fixed level output
  • Preselected and burned-in (60 hours) tubes produced in Russia
  • Input signal switching via high quality reed relays
  • Burr Brown digital-to-analogue converter
  • MM phono pre-amplifier with low noise operational amplifiers
  • Low-noise tube amplifier with 1 x ECC 88 tube
  • High quality tube sockets
  • MM-phono preamplifier with low-noise operational amplifiers and subsonic filters
  • Robust housing with milled, 5 mm thick aluminium front panel
  • Solid aluminium control elements