NAD C 389 BluOS HybridDigital DAC Amplifier

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NAD C 389 BluOS

The NAD C 389 HybridDigital DAC amplifier represents a timeless investment for high-performance audio systems. Powered by NAD's renowned HybridDigital UcD amplifier design and featuring the acclaimed ESS Sabre DAC found in the M33 BluOS streaming amplifier, the C 389 delivers captivating dynamics and exceptional detail from any audio source.

Equipped with a comprehensive range of digital and analog inputs, including a low-noise phono stage and HDMI eARC interface, the C 389 accommodates various source components seamlessly. It also incorporates NAD's Modular Designs Construction, ensuring future-proofing capabilities. This means you can easily enhance your system with exciting features like BluOS high-resolution music streaming and Dirac Live room correction.

Experience the NAD C 389 HybridDigital DAC amplifier as the cornerstone of your audio system, providing unparalleled performance and the potential for future advancements.


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

Weight & Dimensions

Gross dimensions (W x H x D)
435 x 120 x 390 mm
17 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 15 3/8 inches

Net weight
10.1 kg (22.3 lbs)

Shipping weight
12.6 kg (27.8 lbs)