PA-MC5500

A Dedicated Power Amplifier with Finesse and Musicality at Heart

THX Ultra2 9-Channel Power Amplifier


  • THX Ultra 2 Certified
  • 150 Watts per Channel at 8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.05%, 2 Channels Driven, FTC
  • Push-Pull Amplification Design with Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry toRemove Distortion
  • All Discrete Output Stage Circuitry
  • More...

$1,799.00 MSRP
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The 9-channel PA-MC5500 is Onkyo’s top-of-the-line power amp, designed to partner a high-end pre-pro of your choice. As an all-analog amplifier, the PA-MC5500 is built to deliver powerful, well-balanced amplification free from digital noise interference. The precise, high-power performance comes courtesy of components and design features that will impress even the most demanding audiophile. Onkyo’s trusted WRAT amplifier philosophy ensures low negative feedback and high instantaneous current capability. Meanwhile, customized capacitors, large transistors, gold-plated terminals, and a massive toroidal transformer exemplify the unit’s superb engineering standards. In recognition of this, the PA-MC5500 boasts THX® Ultra2™ certification: the ultimate guarantee of amplification quality.

  • THX Ultra 2 Certified
  • 150 Watts per Channel at 8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05%, 2 Channels Driven, FTC
  • Push-Pull Amplification Design with Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry
  • All Discrete Output Stage Circuitry
  • Massive Toroidal Transformer
  • Two Large, Customized, 22,000 micro farad Capacitors for Effective Power Supply
  • Audio-Tuned Reference Capacitors for Each Channel
  • Gold-Plated XLR Inputs
GENERAL:
THX Ultra2 Certified
AMPLIFIER:
# Channels 9
Rated Power Output
20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.05% THD (FTC) 150W Min. @ 8 ohms
Continuous 6 Ω Rated
Continuous 4 Ω Rated
WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technlogy)
Amplifier Frequency Response 5 Hz-100 kHz
(+1 dB,-3 dB)
Push-Pull Amplification Design with Three-Stage In
All Discrete Output Stage Circuitry
Massive Shielded Toroidal Transformer
Independent Power Supply 3
Large Capacitors for Effective Power Supply ✓ (x2)
(Customized 22,000 Microfarad Each)
Reference Grade Capacitors X
(Audio Tuned for Each Channel)
Large, Custom-Designed Power Transistors
Low-Impedance, Copper Bus Plates for Perfect Groun
High-Current, Low-Impedance Circuit Boards with Th
CONNECTIONS:
Gold-Plated XLR Inputs
Machined Solid Brass RCA Inputs
Gold-Plated, Transparent Binding Posts ✓ (5-way)
MISC:
Multi-Zone Capability (up to Zone 3)*
Bi-Amping Capability*
12 V Trigger Input
Auto Power Down Function
Flat, High-Rigidity, Anti-Resonant Chassis ✓ (1.6 mm Thick)
Aluminum Front Panel
Detachable AC Cord
Warranty 2 YEARS
*Depending on A/V Controller
AMPLIFIER SECTION:
Power Output
All Channels150 W/Ch at 8 ohms;
20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05%; 2 Channels driven, FTC
Dynamic Power400 W (3 ohms, Front)
300 W (4 ohms, Front)
180 W (8 ohms, Front)
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)0.05 %
(Rated Power)
Damping Factor60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 ohms)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance1 V/47 k-ohms (Balanced)
2 V/22 k-ohms (Unbalanced)
Frequency Response5 Hz to 100 kHz (+1dB, -3 dB)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio110 dB
(Unbalanced, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance4 ohms –16 ohms; or 6 ohms–16 ohms
GENERAL:
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption11.7 A
Dimensions (W X H X D)17 1/8" x 7 13/16" x 17 1/2"
435 × 198.5 × 445 mm
Weight50.7 lbs (23.0 kg)
AMPLIFIER SECTION:
Power Output
All Channels150 W/Ch at 8 ohms;
20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05%; 2 Channels driven, FTC
Dynamic Power400 W (3 ohms, Front)
300 W (4 ohms, Front)
180 W (8 ohms, Front)
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)0.05 %
(Rated Power)
Damping Factor60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 ohms)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance1 V/47 k-ohms (Balanced)
2 V/22 k-ohms (Unbalanced)
Frequency Response5 Hz to 100 kHz (+1dB, -3 dB)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio110 dB
(Unbalanced, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance4 ohms –16 ohms; or 6 ohms–16 ohms
GENERAL:
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption11.7 A
Dimensions (W X H X D)17 1/8" x 7 13/16" x 17 1/2"
435 × 198.5 × 445 mm
Weight50.7 lbs (23.0 kg)

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