Anthem MCA 325 3-Channel Poweramp

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Anthem MCA 325 3-Channel, 225 W Poweramp

A review on the bigger sibling of this amp from the same range:


The MCA 525 is specced to output a very powerful 225W, and it sounds it. Not only that, its level of musicality is as good as or better than anything in its price class, and it will even challenge some more expensive amps. The MCA 525 may look unpretentious, but don’t underestimate it. Its excellent all-around performance makes it my favorite midpriced multichannel amp.


The new MCA amplifiers are crafted in Canada and perfectly match the new AVM 60 processor and MRX receivers.

To complement the new AVM 60 A/V Processor, Anthem introduces the new MCA 525, 325 and 225 power amplifiers. Available in 5, 3 and 2-channel configurations, these new MCA amplifiers feature more robust and efficient power and heavy-duty reliability. The new MCA Series delivers lower THD (total harmonic distortion) for more clean, pure sound and lower noise for a supremely quiet background.

Like all Anthem products the MCA 525, MCA 325 and MCA 225 feature custom low noise high-power toroidal transformers, high-current bipolar output transistors, high-quality filter capacitors, advanced power supply regulators, oversized aluminum heatsinks, custom-designed dual binding posts, and patented auto-on/off circuitry. Superior craftsmanship that is reflected in clean, clear, audiophile-quality sound from top to bottom of the frequency spectrum.

  • Delivers lower THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) for cleaner, pure sound and lower noise
  • Completely redesigned for improved audio performance and reliability
  • Higher current output for lower distortion
  • Cosmetic match for AVM 60 A/V Preamplifier-Processor
  • Improved Advanced Load Monitoring system
  • 8 bipolar output devices per channel for less stress on each device
  • Less than 2 watts standby power consumption
  • Crafted in Canada


Power Output (Continuous RMS, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, <1% THD): 225 W at 8Ω, 400 W at 4Ω, 600 W at 2Ω

SNR, IEC-A, ref. 225 W: 120 dB
Power Bandwidth, -3 dB at 200 W into 8 ohms: 90 kHz
Slew Rate: 30 V/μs
Damping Factor, 20 Hz to 1 kHz: 300
Channel Separation, 100 Hz to 10 kHz: >65 dB
Input Impedance (RCA / XLR): 10 kΩ / 15 kΩ
Input Sensitivity, 225 W into 8 Ω: 1.5 Vrms
Voltage Gain: 29 dB

Dimensions (H x W x D): 6-5/8" (16.9 cm) x 17-1/4" (43.9 cm) x 18-1/8" (46 cm)

Height with Rackmount Kit: 4U

Weight: 43 lb (19.5 kg)