jdsmodulus wrote:If were going to ask for clones, I will just say that Brad if you make a MC2300 clone for under 1000$ I will place my order now.
playingdead wrote:I remember reading somewhere about the US military freaking out because it needed MC2300s but the Grateful Dead had reserved them all for the Wall of Sound and wouldn't part with any of them.
Power Guard, a McIntosh circuit innovation, maximizes sound quality at high power levels while our Sentry Monitor feature provides continuous short circuit protection of the amplifier and connected loudspeakers.
NeebruM wrote:The early 2300's did have sentry guard, but NOT power guard. I had one for 30+ years, bought around the same time as Jerry's. Sentry guard was a circuit breaker.
NeebruM wrote:The amp was designed for 8 12's, 2 mid ranges and 2 tweeter arrays for the ML4 speaker system..
NeebruM wrote:I think most of what you heard was the MAJOR amplifying of the preamp tubes, for the most part, but I stand to learn otherwise... .
NeebruM wrote:Oh, and the order that the CIA (or whoever) was beat out of was for the even MORE massive 2500's, I think they were called, though the "Navy" got some 2300's too...
actually this is all wrong, it was the MC3500 tube amps the navy tried to get from the GD. later as healy stated, it was the gd that had to wait for the military to get there production runs over for the mc2300 as well as spare parts. i guess a lessoned learned by not letting them get a couple of the mc3500's when they asked. LOLNeebruM wrote:Oh, and from 1st hand experience back stage AND front, the Mac's were always on 3:00 or higher AND each one had names: bertha, sally, cindy, etc...
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