NAD has revealed the newest product in its “simply add audio system” class, the C 700 BluOS Streaming Amplifier.
Dominated by a 5-inch display screen for displaying album artwork, menus and settings, its stable aluminium construct homes a HybridDigital UcD amplifier and BluOS Enabled community streamer.
The previous guarantees to supply ultra-low noise and distortion no matter loudspeaker load, with the flexibility to ship 2×80 watts of steady energy and 2×120 watts of instantaneous energy for crisp, clear copy.
Used along with the BluOS app, additionally discovered on Bluesound merchandise such because the Node, customers can cue music from a plethora of sources, together with their very own library, web radio, or streaming companies together with Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, and Amazon Music HD.
Connectivity-wise you’ll discover two optical and two coaxial digital inputs, together with an HDMI eARC port. There are additionally two pairs of RCA line-level inputs for analogue lovers, together with an MM phono stage and a phono preamp, which promise to suppress infrasonic noise on LPs with out affecting the bass response.
You’ll have to hook up your individual audio system after all (there’s additionally a subwoofer output jack), after which you’ll stream from on-line sources or by connecting your individual exterior drive through the built-in USB port. Two-way aptX HD Bluetooth additionally enables you to take heed to music through wi-fi headphones, or stream audio out of your machine if you happen to desire.
Priced at £1299 (US$1499, AU$2599), the corporate states that the C 700 delivers an expertise near that of its Masters Series M10, and is aimed toward customers who’re after, “an uncompromised listening expertise with a deal with worth”. The NAD C 700 is because of go on sale in late October, with a January 2022 launch in Australia.
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