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The NAD C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier By NAD continues NAD Electronics' legacy of introducing audiophiles to the world of hi-fi sound for over 45 years. Whether it's the flagship Masters Series or the budget-friendly Classic Series, NAD caters to diverse preferences. In the tradition of NAD's finest units, it upholds NAD's commitment to exceptional sound while offering essential features.

This intergrated amplifier boasts wireless connectivity, enabling seamless streaming from smartphones, tablets, and Bluetooth-enabled devices within range. Its MM phono input revitalizes vinyl LPs, benefitting from NAD's innovative Hybrid Digital amplifier technology. The amplifier also incorporates a headphone amplifier, allowing listeners to immerse themselves in detailed sound through their favorite headphones.

While comparatively more modest than other Classic Series amplifiers, the C 328 effortlessly integrates into existing setups, delivering the sought-after musical nirvana that audiophiles crave.

C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier NAD


  • The NAD C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier prioritizes the fundamentals, ensuring that every feature aligns with the Classic Series amplifier's excellence. Meticulous attention is given to minimizing noise, maintaining precise volume control, and achieving accurate channel balance. It excels in input and output impedance characteristics, even handling challenging speaker loads with stability and high overload margins. It's an ideal choice for audiophiles embarking on their audio journey.

    The amplifier also includes a dedicated MM phono stage that adheres to RIAA equalization standards, effectively handles high overload levels, boasts minimal noise, and introduces an innovative circuit to eliminate infrasonic noise from LPs without compromising bass response.

    Versatility is a hallmark of the C 328. Its line inputs cater to various analog sources, preserving audio integrity with low noise buffer amplifiers. The amplifier incorporates a separate headphone amplifier with strong output voltage, suitable for driving even high-impedance studio monitor headphones. It also features low impedance line outputs, extending its flexibility by enabling connections to subwoofers.

    The C 328 is well-prepared for streaming, supporting Bluetooth connectivity for effortless playback of music from smartphones, tablets, or computers. The amplifier's advanced digital circuitry ensures high-quality Bluetooth streaming.

    NAD has progressed beyond traditional linear power supplies and Class AB output stages, adopting more advanced designs based on switch mode power supplies and Class D output stages. These developments have led to exceptional amplifier performance, linear over a broad frequency range, and consistent results across various speaker loads.

    The power supply of this intergrated amplifier is highly efficient, capable of delivering over 100 watts of audio output when required. It adapts to AC mains voltages ranging from 100V to 240V, maintaining steady voltage regulation under different conditions. This results in a stable, noise-free foundation for the amplifier's various stages.

    The C 328 employs a customized version of the renowned Hypex UcD output stage, delivering substantial power with minimal distortion and noise in the audible range. The design's intricate details have been meticulously executed, resulting in exceptional performance. Whether for budding audiophiles or music enthusiasts, it stands as a flawless entry-level amplifier, embodying NAD's signature versatility and potent power.

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