Remember that the Mac amps are unique among SS amps [ at least among the ones I have seen currently] in using a matching transformer [autoformer]. This limits current and maximum output at lower impedences while smoothing out difficult loads. I personally believe that this is the main reason why "The Mac Sound" is so controversial, it does sound different and you either like it or you don't. If you want a high current design there are ones like Krell that do double every time the impedence is halved. I know from reading other posts that some Maggie owners use Mac and are happy so it is not cut and dried.
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