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The NAD C 389 Integrated DAC Amplifier, available with or without BluOS high-res music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, stands as the cornerstone of enduring audio excellence. Harnessing NAD's renowned HybridDigital UcD amplifier design and the acclaimed ESS Sabre DAC from the M33 BluOS streaming amplifier, the C 389 promises exhilarating dynamics and impeccable detail from every source.
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AMPLIFICATION TYPE
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
WITH BLUOS
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
POWER OUTPUT
130 Watts Per Channel @ 8 or 4 ohms
DAC
32-bit/384kHz ESS Technology Sabre
AMPLIFICATION TYPE
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
WITH BLUOS
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
POWER OUTPUT
130 Watts Per Channel @ 8 or 4 ohms
DAC
32-bit/384kHz ESS Technology Sabre

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For years I have been a big fan of NAD amplifier technology. Adding in the convenience of BluOS and the abilities of Dirac Live, make the C 389 (with BluOS) a complete performance package!

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Michael Chapman
Over 30 years with ListenUp!

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NAD  C389 Integrated Amplifier

The NAD C 389 Integrated DAC Amplifier, available with or without BluOS high-res music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, stands as the cornerstone of enduring audio excellence. Harnessing NAD's renowned HybridDigital UcD amplifier design and the acclaimed ESS Sabre DAC from the M33 BluOS streaming amplifier, the C 389 promises exhilarating dynamics and impeccable detail from every source.

Featuring a comprehensive array of digital and analog inputs, including an ultra-low-noise phono stage and HDMI eARC interface, the C 389 accommodates all your components, while incorporating NAD's Modular Designs Construction for future-proofing. The optional MDC2 BluOS-D module introduces BluOS Hi-Res multi-room music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, ensuring unparalleled versatility and performance in any audio setup.

C 389 Features

  • Customized HybridDigital UcD amplifier in fully balanced bridged configuration
  • Continuous Power: 130 Watts per channel into 8/4 ohms
  • Instantaneous Power: 210 W into 8 ohms, 300 W into 4 ohms, 350 Watts per channel
  • Vanishingly low harmonic and intermodulation distortion
  • Nearly unmeasurable noise through the entire audioband
  • Dual MDC2 ports for expanded functionality
  • Optional MDC2 BluOS-D module adds BluOS Hi-Res multi-room music streaming and Dirac Live room correction
  • Jitter-free 32-bit/384kHz ESS Sabre 9028 DAC
  • Ultra-low-noise MM phono stage with infrasonic filtering circuitry
  • Two optical, two coaxial digital inputs
  • HDMI-eARC input
  • Two pairs of line-level analogue inputs with ultra-low-noise buffer amplifiers
  • Two sets of speaker outputs
  • Two-way Qualcomm aptX HD Bluetooth
  • Dual subwoofer outputs
  • Dedicated headphone amplifier
  • CI-Friendly – IR remote, 12V Trigger in/out, IR in/out, RS-232 Serial port
  • Seamless integrations with smarthome control systems such as Control4, Crestron, RTI, URC, Lutron, and Elan

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Product Description

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The NAD C 389 Integrated DAC Amplifier, available with or without BluOS high-res music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, stands as the cornerstone of enduring audio excellence. Harnessing NAD's renowned HybridDigital UcD amplifier design and the acclaimed ESS Sabre DAC from the M33 BluOS streaming amplifier, the C 389 promises exhilarating dynamics and impeccable detail from every source.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

AMPLIFICATION TYPE
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
WITH BLUOS
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
POWER OUTPUT
130 Watts Per Channel @ 8 or 4 ohms
DAC
32-bit/384kHz ESS Technology Sabre
AMPLIFICATION TYPE
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
WITH BLUOS
HybridDigital DAC Amplifier
POWER OUTPUT
130 Watts Per Channel @ 8 or 4 ohms
DAC
32-bit/384kHz ESS Technology Sabre
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Expert Insight

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For years I have been a big fan of NAD amplifier technology. Adding in the convenience of BluOS and the abilities of Dirac Live, make the C 389 (with BluOS) a complete performance package!

Expert Img
Michael Chapman
Over 30 years with ListenUp!
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Details

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NAD  C389 Integrated Amplifier

The NAD C 389 Integrated DAC Amplifier, available with or without BluOS high-res music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, stands as the cornerstone of enduring audio excellence. Harnessing NAD's renowned HybridDigital UcD amplifier design and the acclaimed ESS Sabre DAC from the M33 BluOS streaming amplifier, the C 389 promises exhilarating dynamics and impeccable detail from every source.

Featuring a comprehensive array of digital and analog inputs, including an ultra-low-noise phono stage and HDMI eARC interface, the C 389 accommodates all your components, while incorporating NAD's Modular Designs Construction for future-proofing. The optional MDC2 BluOS-D module introduces BluOS Hi-Res multi-room music streaming and Dirac Live room correction, ensuring unparalleled versatility and performance in any audio setup.

C 389 Features

  • Customized HybridDigital UcD amplifier in fully balanced bridged configuration
  • Continuous Power: 130 Watts per channel into 8/4 ohms
  • Instantaneous Power: 210 W into 8 ohms, 300 W into 4 ohms, 350 Watts per channel
  • Vanishingly low harmonic and intermodulation distortion
  • Nearly unmeasurable noise through the entire audioband
  • Dual MDC2 ports for expanded functionality
  • Optional MDC2 BluOS-D module adds BluOS Hi-Res multi-room music streaming and Dirac Live room correction
  • Jitter-free 32-bit/384kHz ESS Sabre 9028 DAC
  • Ultra-low-noise MM phono stage with infrasonic filtering circuitry
  • Two optical, two coaxial digital inputs
  • HDMI-eARC input
  • Two pairs of line-level analogue inputs with ultra-low-noise buffer amplifiers
  • Two sets of speaker outputs
  • Two-way Qualcomm aptX HD Bluetooth
  • Dual subwoofer outputs
  • Dedicated headphone amplifier
  • CI-Friendly – IR remote, 12V Trigger in/out, IR in/out, RS-232 Serial port
  • Seamless integrations with smarthome control systems such as Control4, Crestron, RTI, URC, Lutron, and Elan

User Manual

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