NAD C388 Stereo Integrated Amplifier



Adding the optional BluOS Module ( $600 )

The C 388 ties together all the critical elements of a top performing music system; music sources past, present, and future, in addition to providing a nearly unrestricted reservoir of
power that allows your speakers to reveal every nuance of musical detail.


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This NAD exclusive feature allows you to customize your NAD amplifier with additional capabilities and features, now or in the
future. The two available MDC slots can accommodate a variety of upgrade modules including 4K video capable HDMI switching,
additional Digital Inputs, additional Analogue and Phono Inputs, and one of the most advanced Hi-Res Audio multi-room wireless systems
available, the BluOS™ music management system developed by Bluesound. BluOS connects to your network and is controlled via
smartphone, tablet, or desktop device to manage your music collection and connect to a growing list of high-quality streaming music services.

You can connect instantly to the C 388 with Bluetooth® allowing you to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled
device. The high performance aptX® codec is fully supported for true CD-quality sound. Bluetooth can also be used to listen to other
sources connected to the C 388 via wireless headphones such as NAD’s own HP70. There is also a control app that allows your
smartphone or tablet to control all functions of your C 388.  provides access to your local area
network via Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet connection and adds Hi-Res Audio streaming. The BluOS Module also makes the C 388 a singlezone
streamer in a complete multi-room wireless music system that is fully compatible with BluOS-enabled music systems and wireless
speakers. These are available in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit every room and extend the performance of your primary music
system to create a warm ambience of sound in your home.

Continuous output Power into 4 Ω and 8 Ω (Stereo): 150W (at rated THD, 20-20kHz, both channels
IHF Dynamic Power into 2 Ω: 400W
4 Ω: 350W
8 Ω: 250W
THD: 0.009%
IMD: 0.009%
Signal/Noise Ratio: <-94dB (IHF; A-weighted, 500mV input ref. 1W out in 8 Ω) <-113dB (IHF; A-weighted, ref. 50W in 8 Ω, max volume) Damping Factor: >200 (ref. 8 Ω, 50Hz and 1kHtz)
Frequency Response: 10Hz-65kHz
Channel Separation @ 1kHz: 85dB
10kHz 70dB
Sample Rate: 192kHz/24bit
Standby Power: 0.5W
Idle Power: 30W
Inputs Digital: Coax x2, Optical x2
Analogue: Line In x2, Moving Magnet Phono Preamp (0.3mV input sensitivity ref. 200mV preout)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 71 x 302mm (17 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 16”)
Net Weight: 11.9kg (26.2lb)
Shipping Weight: 13.9kg (30.5lb)