NAD C388 Amplifier with BluOS 2i Module pre-installed
NAD C388 Amplifier with BluOS 2i Module pre-installed

NAD C388 Amplifier with BluOS 2i Module pre-installed


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The NAD C388 Amplifier with BluOS 2i Module pre-installed is a powerful and flexible product that can accommodate a variety of sources, including Bluetooth and streaming services, and features advanced technologies like Asymmetrical PowerDrive™ and low noise preamplifier circuit. The amplifier also includes key features like 150W x 2 continuous power, MM phono input, analogue line inputs, USB port, SPDIF coax and optical inputs, and MDC slots for future upgrades.

NAD C388 Amplifier with BluOS 2i Module pre-installed

The C 388 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier is at the top of its class in the world of affordable amplification. An incredibly powerful amp, the C 388 employs NAD technologies like Asymmetrical PowerDrive™ to ensure that even the most demanding speakers can be driven to life-like listening levels without dynamic compression. Thanks to its advanced preamplifier circuit, the C 388 gives low noise at all volume settings, ensuring that you’ll be able to listen to your music without any distractions. Another technology that’s available to the C 388 is the BluOS™ module, a music management system that can stream your music library wirelessly across your home Wi-Fi network. Connect to the C 388 instantly with Bluetooth® to give you access to various streaming services. With the ability to accommodate a variety of sources both past and present, the C 388 is a remarkably flexible product that will become a core addition to your home audio system.

Key Features

  • 150W x 2 Continuous power into 8 or 4 Ohms
  • Bluetooth A2DP with aptX supported
  • MM Phono input
  • Analogue line inputs
  • USB port for service purposes
  • SPDIF coax and optical inputs
  • Speaker A, Speaker B
  • Preamp/Subwoofer out
  • Headphone amplifier
  • MDC Slots for future upgrades
  • IR remote
  • Smartphone Control App
  • 12V Trigger in/out
  • IR in/out
  • RS-232 Serial port for control
  • Control4, Crestron, RTI, URC, AMX, Savant, Elan certified

SPECIFICATIONS 

Preamplifier

  • Line Input, Pre Out
    • THD (20Hz-20kHz)
      <0.005% at 2V out
    • Signal/Noise Ratio
      >106dB (IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out, unity gain)
    • Channel Separation
      >80dB (1kHz); >70dB (10kHz)
    • Input Impedance (R and C)
      22 kilohm + 100pF
    • Maximum Input Signal
      >4.5Vrms (ref. 0.1% THD)
    • Output Impedance
      Source Z + 240 Ohm
    • Input Sensitivity
      93mV (ref. 500mV out, Volume maximum)
    • Frequency Response
      ±0.03dB (20Hz-20kHz)
    • Maximum voltage output – IHF load
      >4.5V (ref. 0.1% THD)
    • Tone Controls
      Treble: ±7.0dB at 20kHz
      Bass: ±7.0dB at 60Hz
      Balance: -10dB
  • Phono Input, Pre Out
    • THD (20Hz-20kHz)
      <0.01% at 2V out
    • Signal to Noise Ratio
      >84dB (200 Ohm source; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out)
      >76dB (MM cartridge source, IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out)
    • Input Sensitivity
      1.44mV (ref. 500mV out, Volume maximum)
    • Frequency Response
      ±0.3dB (20Hz-20kHz)
    • Maximum Input Signal at 1kHz
      >80mVrms (ref. 0.1% THD)
  • Line Input, Headphone Out
    • THD (20Hz-20kHz)
      <0.005% at 1V out
    • Signal/Noise Ratio
      >110dB (32 Ohm loads; A-weighted, ref. 2V out, unity gain)
    • Frequency Response
      ±0.3dB (20Hz-20kHz)
    • Channel Separation
      >60dB at 1kHz
    • Output Impedance
      6 Ohms

General Specifications

  • Continuous output Power into 4 Ohms and 8 Ohms (Stereo)
    >150W (at rated THD, 20-20kHz, both channels driven)
  • IHF Dynamic Power
    8 Ohm 250W
    4 Ohm 350W
    2 Ohm 400W
  • THD (20Hz-20kHz)
    <0.02% (250mW to 150W, 8 Ohm and 4 Ohm)
  • Signal/Noise Ratio
    >95dB (A-weighted, 500mV input ref. 1W out in 8 Ohm)
  • Clipping Power
    >160W (at 1kHz 0.1% THD)
  • Peak Output Current
    >20A (in 1 Ohm, 1ms)
  • Damping Factor
    >150 (ref. 8 Ohm, 20Hz and 6.5kHz)
  • Frequency Response
    ±0.03 (20Hz-20kHz)
  • Channel Separation
    >75dB (1kHz)
    >70dB (10kHz)
  • Input Sensitivity (for 80W in 8 Ohm)
    Line In: 490mV; Phono In: 7.5mV; Digital In: 24% FS
  • Sample Rate
    up to 24 bit/192kHz
  • Frequency Band
    2.402G – 2.480G
  • Maximum Transmit Power (dBm)
    7dBm ±2dBm

Power Consumption

  • at Auto Standby ON and Network Standby OFF
    0.5 Watts*
  • at Auto Standby ON and Network Standby ON
    1.2 Watts**
  • OFF mode (Power switched OFF)
    0.1 Watts

* – After 20 minutes of no user interface interaction and no active source input
** – With established wireless Bluetooth connectivity and 20 minutes of no user interface interaction and no active source input
NOTE: Bluetooth connectivity is always live when configured

Weight & Dimensions

  • Gross Dimensions (W x H x D)*
    435 x 120 x 390mm (17 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 15 3/8)”
  • Net Weight
    11.2kg (24.7lb)
  • Shipping Weight
    13.6kg (30lb)

*Gross dimensions include feet, extended buttons and rear panel terminals

MDC BLUOS 2I

BLUOS MULTI-ROOM MUSIC STREAMING

Easily integrate Hi-Res Audio, network streaming, and music control. Featuring BluOS, the music management software developed by NAD’s sister brand, Bluesound, the BluOS 2i module is a complete digital music solution at an amazingly affordable price. Thanks to the forward-looking innovation of Modular Design Construction, you can now add BluOS network and internet music streaming with advanced music management to your NAD C 390DD, NAD Masters M12 and M32 or the NAD Classic models C 368 and C 388.



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