ML-50

Limited-edition Monaural Amplifier

Celebrating 50 Years of Power, Precision, and Purity

The ML-50 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Mark Levinson brand with an exclusive limited-edition amplifier package delivering reference-class performance together with luxurious design and craftsmanship. A monaural chassis amplifier, the ML-50 showcases Mark Levinson Pure Path design topology with a glass top panel, dramatic internal lighting, and historical design cues inspired by celebrated amplifiers of the brand’s 50- year history. Limited to only 100 amplifier packages globally, the ML-50 is the ultimate expression of power, precision, and purity.

Features

№ml50 Feature 01

Reference Class Amplifier Performance

Unleash the full potential of your music as you go from the quietest lows to the loudest crescendos. The ML-50’s toroidal transformer delivers massive power to your speakers. It’s shielded and encapsulated to minimize electrical and mechanical noise, allowing you to focus completely on your music.

№ml50 Feature 02

Mark Levinson Pure Path Circuit Design

Our proprietary approach to circuit design delivers uncompromising musical purity and an engaging listening experience. By using discrete components carefully selected for their precise function, the ML-50 delivers unmatched sound quality that captures the nuances of every note.

№ml50 Feature 03

Custom Glass-top and Internal Lighting

One of the striking aspects of the ML-50 is a clear glass top cover supported with soft Mark Levinson red lighting that showcases the internal beauty of the Pure Path circuit designs. The Mark Levinson team optimized the electrical layout of all component circuit boards in painstaking detail. The result is an interior that is simply a work of art visually and electrically.

№ml50 Additional Feature 01

Vibration-damping, Mechanically Isolated Foot Design

The isolation feet provide the most stable platform possible and deliver increased convection cooling.

№ml50 Additional Feature 02

Fully Balanced Inputs

As a fully balanced audio design, the ML-50 offers balanced XLR and single-ended RCA audio inputs allowing you to use the ML-50 with virtually any preamplifier or source player.

№ml50 Additional Feature 03

Flexible Control Capabilities

Connect and control the ML-50 through Ethernet, RS232 or 12V trigger input and output.

№ml50 Additional Feature 04

Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA

The ML-50 was designed and engineered at the Harman Engineering Center of Excellence in Northridge California and built by hand in the United States.

Specifications

Highlights

  • Limited to Only 100 Pairs Globally
  • Sequentially Serialized Pair Numbering and Badging
  • Reference Class Amplifier Performance
  • Mark Levinson Pure Path Circuit Design
  • Custom Glass-top and Internal Lighting
  • Vibration-damping, Mechanically Isolated Foot Design
  • Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA

Input & Output Connectors

  • One balanced XLR input
  • One unbalanced RCA input
  • Two pairs of “Mark Levinson Hurricane” loudspeaker output binding posts

Control Connectors

  • Two, 3.5mm mono (tip/sleeve) mini plug trigger connectors. One input / One output, 3-12Vdc
  • One Ethernet 10/100 port (system monitoring)
  • RS-232 (provides serial control)
  • USB-A (service use)
  • Micro USB (internal web page discovery)
  • One 3-pin IEC standard power connector

Rated Output Power

  • 425W RMS at 8 ohms, 20Hz to 20kHz, at < 0.3% THD
  • 850W RMS at 4 ohms, 20Hz to 20kHz
  • 2 ohm Stable

Frequency Response

  • 10Hz to 20kHz +0/-0.2dB

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

  • >85dB, reference level: 2.83VRMS

Total Harmonic Distortion

  • < 0.04% at 1kHz, 425W, 8 ohm load
  • < 0.3% at 20Hz-20kHz, 425W, 8 ohm load

Input Impedance

  • 60kΩ (balanced XLR), 30kΩ (unbalanced/single-ended RCA)

Voltage Gain

  • 26dB

Input Sensitivity

  • 2.83VRMS output at 142mVRMS input

Power Requirements

  • 100V~, 120V~, 230V~, factory set for destination country, 1,500W

Power Consumption

  • On, idle: 560W
  • Standby Options:
    • Normal Standby: 65W
    • Power Save Standby: 5W
    • Green Standby: < 0.5W

Dimensions (H x W x D)

  • 7.75" x 17.25" x 20.97" (197mm x 438mm x 533mm)

Weight

  • 115 lbs (52.2 kg) Net
  • 122 lbs (55.3 kg) Shipping
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ML-50

ML-50

Celebrating 50 Years of Power, Precision, and Purity


The ML-50 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Mark Levinson brand with an exclusive limited-edition amplifier package delivering reference-class performance together with luxurious design and craftsmanship. A monaural chassis amplifier, the ML-50 showcases Mark Levinson Pure Path design topology with a glass top panel, dramatic internal lighting, and historical design cues inspired by celebrated amplifiers of the brand’s 50-year history. Limited to only 100 amplifier packages globally, the ML-50 is the ultimate expression of power, precision, and purity.

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Reference Class Amplifier Performance

Unleash the full potential of your music as you go from the quietest lows to the loudest crescendos. The ML-50’s toroidal transformer delivers massive power to your speakers. It’s shielded and encapsulated to minimize electrical and mechanical noise, allowing you to focus completely on your music.

Mark Levinson Pure Path Circuit Design

Our proprietary approach to circuit design delivers uncompromising musical purity and an engaging listening experience. By using discrete components carefully selected for their precise function, the ML-50 delivers unmatched sound quality that captures the nuances of every note.

Custom Glass-top and Internal Lighting

One of the striking aspects of the ML-50 is a clear glass top cover supported with soft Mark Levinson red lighting that showcases the internal beauty of the Pure Path circuit designs. The Mark Levinson design team optimized the electrical layout of all component circuit boards in painstaking detail. The result is an interior that is simply a work of art visually and electrically.

Vibration-damping, Mechanically Isolated Foot Design

The isolation feet provide the most stable platform possible and deliver increased convection cooling.

Fully Balanced Inputs

As a fully balanced audio design, the ML-50 offers balanced XLR and single-ended RCA audio inputs allowing you to use the ML-50 with virtually any preamplifier or source player.

Flexible Control Capabilities

Connect and control the ML-50 through Ethernet, RS232 or 12V trigger input and output.

Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA

The ML-50 was designed and engineered at the Harman Engineering Center of Excellence in Northridge California and built by hand in the United States.

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The ML-50 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Mark Levinson brand with an exclusive limited-edition amplifier package delivering reference-class performance together with luxurious design and craftsmanship. A monaural chassis amplifier, the ML-50 showcases Mark Levinson Pure Path design topology with a glass top panel, dramatic internal lighting, and historical design cues inspired by celebrated amplifiers of the brand’s 50-year history. Limited to only 100 amplifier packages globally, the ML-50 is the ultimate expression of power, precision, and purity.

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ML-50 Highlights

  • Limited to Only 100 Pairs Globally
  • Sequentially Serialized Pair Numbering and Badging
  • Reference Class Amplifier Performance
  • Mark Levinson Pure Path Circuit Design
  • Custom Glass-top and Internal Lighting
  • Vibration-damping, Mechanically Isolated Foot Design
  • Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA

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