Mark Levinson ML-50


A monaural chassis amplifier, the ML-50 showcases Mark Levinson Pure Path design topology with a glass top panel.

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Mark Levinson ML-50

Mark Levinson ML-50

The Mark Levinson 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.

Reference Class Amplifier Performance

Unleash the full potential of your music as you go from the quietest lows to the loudest crescendos.

The Mark Levinson ML-50’s toroidal transformer delivers massive power to your speakers.

It’s shielded and encapsulated to minimise electrical and mechanical noise, allowing you to focus completely on your music.

Mark Levinson Pure Path Circuit Design

Their 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

ML 50 Glass

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 optimised 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 balalnced Audio Design, the ML 50 offers balanced XLR and Single ended RCA inputs allowing you to use the ML-50 with virtually any pre-amplifier or Source player

Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA

The ML50 was designed and engineered at the Harman Engineering centre of excellence in Northridge, California and built by hand in the United States

Specifications Mark Levinson ML-50

Specifications Mark Levinson ML-50


  • Limited to Only 100 Pairs Globally
  • Sequentially Serialised 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

  • 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)


  • 115 lbs (52.2 kg) Net
  • 122 lbs (55.3 kg) Shipping


ML50 Audio Venue


Mark Levinson

Mark Levinson

Discover Audio Purity

Mark Levinson is for people who want to see sound as it truly is. For people so passionate they want to experience their music exactly as the artist imagined…To feel the very deepest tones and most subtle notes… To touch the very soul of the performance. Mark Levinson is sound for the passionate. Discover musical purity. Discover Mark Levinson. In 1972, Mark Levinson cracked the code of pure audio playback with hand-built stereo components that overcame every known limitation on sound reproduction. Since then, they have created a class of their own by consistently releasing the best sounding, longest lasting, most intuitive audio/video components in the world—products that are just as gorgeous as they are meticulously crafted. That’s the level of audio excellence you see in every Mark Levinson component today

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