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Pure digital mastery

Audiophiles often turn their noses up at Class D amplification, feeling the nature of its 'on/off' approach loses the sonic fidelity delivered by linear Class A or Class A/B designs. Yet Class D has many benefits, not least of which is its remarkable efficiency, and NAD believes its latest implementation is the cream of the crop.

By licensing technology from Danish corp Purifi, a consortium of Class D gurus that includes Peter Lyngdorf, who not only owns Lyngdorf but previously owned NAD, the company claims to have cooked up an amp that offers the best of both worlds – one that combines the efficiency and power handling of Class D with the responsiveness and transparency of Class A/B.

This has long been NAD's ambition,

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