Dynamic Closed Back Headphones

Intimately experience the legendary McIntosh sound with the MHP1000 headphones.

The MHP1000 headphones have the same superior sound characteristics as McIntosh speakers and will envelop you in your music. The smooth, full bodied, non-fatiguing response is easy to listen to and allows you to hear new facets of your favorite songs. Outside noise and distractions are isolated by the closed headphone design, fostering a fully immersive personal listening experience. The ear pads and headband are a premium, natural, soft leather for luxurious comfort. A lightweight design combined with​ minimal pressure used to secure them on your head permit long, relaxing listening sessions.

"The MHP1000 headphones have the crystal clarity... found in [McIntosh's] legendary handmade amps." - Men's Journal​

The McIntosh designed headphone driver is engineered to work with any current or legacy McIntosh headphone amplifier​. Two detachable cables are included: a 1 meter cable with a 3.5mm stereo connector and a 3 meter cable with a 6.3mm stereo connector. Both cables feature gold plated McIntosh custom designed connectors and shielded wiring for maximum sound quality.

The McIntosh MHP1000 incorporates Tesla Technology. Tesla Technology is patented by Beyerdynamic GmbH & Co. KG, Heibronn/Germany.​​​​


  • TRANSDUCER TYPE Dynamic, 40mm diameter 3-layer compound diaphragm with viscoelastic center layer
  • OPERATION Circumaural, closed back, bass ported
  • IMPEDANCE NOMINAL 200 Ohms (compatible with all McIntosh headphone outputs)
  • NOMINAL SPL 97dB (1mW @ 500Hz)
  • MAX SPL 122dB (300mW @ 500Hz)
  • MAGNETIC CIRCUIT One Tesla annular neodymium magnet motor assembly
    • One 1 meter cable with 3.5mm stereo connector
    • One 3 meter cable with 6.3mm stereo connector
    • Both cables have gold plated custom designed connectors
  • WEIGHT 1 lbs (464 grams)


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