McIntosh is one of the most dependable brand names when it comes to high-end audio systems. For years the brand has been recognized by audiophiles throughout the world as equipment that delivers clear and consistent quality in music. McIntosh is probably best known for its amplifiers and preamps, but the company produces many other components and parts for stereo and home theatre.
What are the specs for the Krell KAV 300iL?
- Frequency Reposnse:
- 20Hz - 20kHz, +0dB/-0.07dB
- Signal to Noise Ratio:
- 99dB (A-Weighted)
- Harmonic Distortion:
- less than 0.04% @ 1kHz, less than 0.25% @ 20kHz
- Input Impedance:
- 47k ohms
- Input Sensitivity:
- .0.644 Vrms
- 1 pair balanced, 3 pair single-ended (All with Theatre Throughput)
- 2 loudspeakers via standard 5-way binding posts, 1 pair single-ended preamp
- Tape Input and Output:
- .1 pair each (single-ended)
- Power Output:
- 200W per channel (8 ohms), 400W per channel (4 ohms)
- Power Transformer:
- Power Consumption:
- 20W (when idle), 1800W (maximum)
- Dimensions(w x d x h):
- .44 x 43.5 x 9 cm
What else to know about the Krell KAV 300iL?
"Unbelievable!!! I have tried many different separates and integrated amplifiers from many of the top rated brands. Creek, Naim, Consonance, YBA, Bryston, Etc., etc.
my current system consists of a Cambridge Audio Azur 840c CD Player, and Dynaudio Contour 1.3SE monitors. Alll that I can say when I first heard this combination is WOW! I am not a Krell guy, or an anything guy. I have just been looking for that special amplifier. I have found that magical amplifier that I have been looking for. I do not get the Krell detractors, if you like tubes you will not like Krell. If you like the truth presented smoothly, powerfully, dynamically, without fatigue and grain, you will absolutely love this astounding piece of equipment.
I am basing this review on my massive music collection, which consists of nearly 2,000 CDs and 800+ records. I listen to everything from Beethoven ,Diana Krall, Fleetwood Mack, The Beatles, to Metallica This is no one trick pony. It has incredible soundstaging abilities in both breadth and depth. I feel that this is in that 90th percentile. To gain better performance you are going to pay dearly, very dearly.
At the prices that these can be had for now to not buy one borders on insanity. Leave those new integrateds on the shelf where they belong. BUY ONE OF THESE ASAP, anfd enjoy your music anew all over again. Kudos to Krell For producing such a fantastic piece of audio engineering!" - AudioReview
Brief History of McIntosh
Long mapped-to Binghamton New York – the current headquarters and manufacturing center for Krell Labs – not many people know the brand was originally launched outside of the Nation’s Capital in Silver Spring Maryland, in 1949. In 1956, the brand built their original facility in New York, according to the official brand website.
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