NAD M12 Digital Preamp DAC

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Country of Origin: Canada

Ooberpad announces the availability of NAD M12 Digital Preamp DAC. Advance-designed, fail-safe M12 is an atypical DAC and also an atypical preamplifier. Simply put, the M12 is an ultra-high-resolution digital audio hub that is equipped with a comprehensive list of audiophile-grade features. In conjunction with that, Modular Design Construction is equipped with powerful features and functional sophistication to be added now or in the future. These salient features leverage some of the most advanced digital audio thinking that is future-proof, leading to an extraordinary product. NAD’s DirectDigital™ processing, as well as a totally balanced Class-A buffer stage, provides best in class accuracy and transparency with a silent background without any obtrusion. The M12 interfaces with all digital or analogue musical sources, and provides them aptly to power amplifiers and active loudspeakers with its balanced or single-ended outputs. By adding the M12 to your system, you won’t have to ever settle for less, on your musical experience, you only get to enjoy the best audio quality possible from every conceivable source, from vinyl to High Res digital. 


1-year manufacturer's warranty

Key Features:

  • Direct Digital Preamplifier built for the future
  • Digital inputs allow for use as a stand-alone digital-to-analog converter (DAC)
  • Modular Design Construction allows you to add more connectivity via user-installed modules
  • Class A analog output stage with balanced and unbalanced connections
  • Subwoofer outputs with selectable crossover frequencies
  • Touchscreen display offers intuitive playback controls, source selection, and settings adjustments
  • Remote control

            Benefits of NAD M12 Digital Preamp DAC:

            NAD DirectDigital™ Innovation
            NAD DirectDigital™ Innovation

            DirectDigital™ amplification delivers a remarkable performance. The 35-bit data path with 24-bit coefficients and 62-bit accumulation, and dithered truncation back to 35-bits after DSP functions guarantee the overall 24-bit accuracy. With this degree of resolution, the entire preamp functionality is achieved with unmatched precision in the digital domain. Because of the super high resolution, even 24-bit files are processed eliminating common problems like truncation or loss of information.

            Robust Connection
            Uncompromised connection

            Standard inputs include AES/EBU, Asynchronous 24/192 USB, coaxial and optical digital inputs and balanced and single-ended line-level inputs including a high-performance MC/MM phono stage. Rounding out the picture, a pure Class-A buffer utilizing the latest generation of Super OP Amps provides low impedance balanced and single-ended connections to power amplifiers or active loudspeakers. Remote control all functions and IR repeaters, 12V triggers, and a serial port to make integration with state-of-the-art control systems in a snap.

            Eliminates the fear of Rapid Obsolescence

            Because of the impactful computing power and high-resolution signal path, some advanced features have also been included to achieve the audio experience to a whole new level. Want to add a subwoofer to your system? The M12 includes a second-order high pass and low pass crossover with selectable frequency. You can even select different frequency knees for each filter. This level of flexibility and precision-built has been enabled by our highly perfected DirectDigital architecture. One of NAD’s most path-breaking technological advancements— Modular Design Construction (MDC)—eliminates the factor of rapid obsolescence by providing a simple upgrade path to add future-proof features and functional sophistication. M12 owners can add an optional DD HDM-1 HDMI Module with 3 inputs and 1 output (3D video passthrough) and/or the network audio module, DD BluOS, with music management software that is controlled with an iOS or Android device.

            Master Quality Authenticated

            Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) is a revolutionary end-to-end technology built into every BluOS Enabled music player that captures and delivers master quality audio to multiple rooms. All BluOS Enabled music players from NAD include a powerful decoder and audio renderer for the MQA system. The MQA logo shown in the BluOS app indicates that the unit is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and ensures that you are hearing exactly what the artist set out for you to hear - the best version of his rendition.

            Future Forward MDC

            The BluOS MDC Module enables multiple music service streaming, HD streaming from a NAS device, and TuneIn radio; furthermore, it is armed with complete autonomy of your music library. Integrated WiFi/Ethernet and aptX Bluetooth™ connections are also offered with the BluOS Module.

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            Technical Specifications of NAD M12 Digital Preamp DAC:

            Brand & Model # NAD M12
            Line Level Input
            • Input Impedance: 56 kilohm + 220pF
            • Input Sensitivity: 40mV (ref. 500mV out)
            • Maximum Input Signal: >8Vrms
            • Signal/Noise Ratio, A-weighted: >90dB (ref. 500mV in 500mV out, volume set to unity gain, >80dB (ref. 2V out, Volume maximum)
            • Channel Separation: >70dB (ref. 1kHz/10kHz)
            • Frequency Response: ±0.3dB (ref. 20Hz-20kHz, Tone Controls – On), ±0.3dB (ref. 20Hz-20kHz, Tone Controls – Off)
            • Frequency Response (subwoofer out): 10-200Hz (ref. -3dB)
                • Maximum Output Level:>8Vrms into 600 Ohms
                • THD (CCIF IMD, DIM 100): >0.005% (ref. 20Hz-20kHz, 2V out)
                • Balanced: >2Vrms
                • Standby Mode: <0.5W
                  Tone Controls
                  • Treble: ±10dB at 10kHz (ref. 2V in 2V out)
                  • Bass: ±10dB at 100Hz (ref. 2V in 2V out)
                    USB Input
                    • Digital USB Front/Digital USB Back (USB Type A): MP3/WMA:48kHz, FLAC: 24bit/48kHz
                    • Computer (USB Type B): 24 bit/192kHz PCM content from PC or Mac
                    Digital Input (Coaxial, Optical, AES/EBU)
                    • Input Impedance: 75 Ohms (coaxial), 110 Ohms (AES/EBU)
                    • Sample Rate: 32kHz to 192kHz
                    • Frequency Response: ±0.5dB (ref. 20Hz-96kHz @ 192kHz)
                    • Channel Separation: >75dB (ref. 1/3 rated power, 10kHz 4 Ohms)

                    Gross Unit Dimensions* (WxHxD)

                    (*Gross dimensions include feet, extended buttons and rear panel terminals)
                    • 435 x 133 x 383mm
                    • (17 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 15 1/8″)
                      Net weight
                      • 8.1kg (17.9lb)

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