NAD has introduced the new D 3020 V2 integrated amplifier, an improved version of its best-selling small-footprint amp. The new model has a different industrial design and, through popular request, a moving magnet (MM) phono stage to enhance the product's versatility.
NAD explains the V2's new MM input is designed to provide the highest levels of analog performance via its accurate RIAA equalization capabilities, low noise and infrasonic warp filter.
All of this … and a lower MSRP to boot. NAD has dropped the retail price from $499 to $399.
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Originally introduced in 2013, the D 3020 is designed to provide homeowners with a room-friendly, audio component that can be used for a variety of applications.
Professional integrators can connect everything from cable and satellite set-top boxes (STBs), streaming media devices like Apple TVs and Roku boxes, and Ultra HD Blu-ray players, to computers, CD players, FM tuners and now turntables to the D 3020 V2 thanks to the addition of the moving magnet phono input.
Other features built into the D 3020 V2 include a full-range preamp output for additional connection flexibility.
NAD adds the D 3020 V2 integrated amplifier can also serve as a headphone amplifer that provides headphone listeners with a quality solution that includes volume control.
The D 3020 V2 at a glance:
- 40 watts output into 4- and 8-ohm loads
- Bluetooth with aptX
- Headphone output 6.8 volts (300 ohms load)
- Subwoofer out
- 12-volt trigger
- Optical, coaxial, preout
- Bass equalization options
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