The NAD Electronics C 3050 Stereophonic Amplifier became official at the High End Munich Show 2023. NAD has pretty much gone all out at showcasing how good the new C 3050 is at the event.
And it’s not just the performance that makes this stereophonic amplifier a great addition to the lineup of NAD.
In addition to the high-end performance capabilities, the C 3050 comes with a retro-inspired design. To be exact, it takes visual cues from the stereo amplifiers that were famous in the 1970s.
That eventually makes the new stereophonic amplifier stand out a little from the competition. But do not let the retro-inspired looks fool you.
Under the hood, the NAD Electronics C 3050 has loads of modern hardware. It even boasts plenty of future-proofing technology.
So, you pretty much have the freedom to enhance your music-listening experience later down the road. Other than that, the NAD Electronics C 3050 packs a HybridDigital UcD output stage. In addition, there’s a Texas Instruments PCM5242 differential DAC.
These class-leading amplification parts will make the stereophonic amplifier deliver an authentic HiFi experience.
On that note, the HybridDigital UcD amplifier technology makes the NAD Electronics C 3050 capable of delivering 100 watts of continuous power to each channel.
And the instantaneous peak power is at 135W, leading to an effortless reproduction of music transients. The NAD Electronics C 3050 also puts heavy emphasis on noise and distortion.
It aims to deliver a neutral, distortion-free sound through loudspeakers of any load. That’s applicable even at the highest volume settings.
Besides that, the PCM5242 differential DAC of the NAD Electronics C 3050 ensures excellent dynamic performance. It also bears a high immunity to clock jitter.
As a result, every digital source connected to the amplifier will produce sound with high musicality and clarity.
Other specs of the C 3050 amplifier include dual-band WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet. With these two, the BluOS platform brings integrated support for 20+ popular streaming services. That includes Amazon Music Ultra, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal.
BluOS even has the support for high-resolution audio to up to 24-bit/192kHz. There are MQA decoding and rendering capabilities as well. So, you can expect to get a studio-quality streaming experience.
In case you don’t want to rely on streaming services, you will have the option to enjoy playback from a personal library. The MCD2 BluOS-D module of the NAD Electronics C 3050 even brings internet radio stations into the equation.
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