NAD D 3045 Hybrid Digital DAC Integrated Amplifier In The House!

NAD D3045 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier ($699) – I call it a little wonder box…Integrated Power Amp, High-Current Headphone Amp,  USB DAC w/ MQA and DSD, not to mention an APT-X HD Bluetooth Reciever. There’s not much this relatively small box can’t do. I can’t wait to put it through its paces! Stay tuned for the review…


-2 x 60W Hybrid Digital Amplifier
-Two-Way Bluetooth powered by Qualcomm aptX HD audio
-Asynchronous USB 24/192 Input supporting MQA and DSD
-HDMI Audio Return Channel
-Coax and Optical Input
-MM Phono and Line Input
-Preamp Out
-Sub Out
-Headphone Amp
-IR Remote


  • Continuous output power into 4 and 8 Ohms 60W (ref. 20Hz-20kHz at 0.03% THD, both channels driven)
  • THD (20Hz – 20kHz) <0.005% (at 1W, 4 and 8 ohms)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio >98dB (A-weighted, 500mV input, ref. 2.828V out in 4 Ohms)
  • Clipping power >80W (at 1kHz 4 Ohms 0.1% THD)
  • IHF dynamic power 8 Ohms : 80W
    4 Ohms : 150W
    2 Ohms : 200W
  • Peak output current >18A (in 1 Ohm, 1ms)
  • Damping factor >300 (ref. 8 Ohms, 20Hz to 6.5kHz)
  • Frequency response ±0.3dB (20Hz – 20kHz)
  • Channel separation >75dB (1kHz)
    >70dB (10kHz)
  • Input sensitivity 260mV (for 30W in 4 Ohms)
  • Supports bit rate/sample rate up to 24 bit/192kHz (digital source)
    up to 24 bit/384kHz (computer source)
  • Standby power <0.5W

More info on the NAD Website

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