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Review NAD M23 power amplifier – Masterful Purity

Pros

  • Smooth character
  • Clean power
  • Steady performance

Cons

  • None...
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  • Prijs: € 3500

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    NAD M23

    The test set-up

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    We had the NAD M23 connected to a a couple of speakers. We also combined this power amplifier with several d/a converters and of course our Pass Labs XP-12. The gear used:

    4 Comments

        1. Hi,
          thank you for this comparison. It was the one I was looking for.
          So as expected M23 sounds better than C 298.
          Since M23 costs almost twice the price of C298,
          I am wondering how does two C 298 bridged sounds compare to one single M23?
          Thanks,
          Barlas

        2. Hi!

          Bridge mode doesn’t improve quality. It just gives you more power / grip. The M23 is more fluid and smooth. That difference will always be the same: bridge mode or not.

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