NAD Introduces the All-New C 538 CD Player

NAD All New C 538 CD Player

NAD is pleased to announce the launch of the C 538, an affordable, high performance CD player engineered for musicality and simplicity true to the brand's proud tradition. Replacing its predecessor, the highly popular NAD C 516BEE, the C 538 will be available in early April with an MSRP of $299.

The C 538 features a Wolfson 24-bit/192kHz DAC to provide accurate linearity and dynamics and offers a choice of Coax or Optical digital outputs. Audio specific OP Amps assure accurate musical sound while standby power consumption is reduced to a trickle (<0.5 watts), saving energy while still allowing full function remote control.

Multi-layer PCBs using surface mount components allow for an enhanced circuit layout with very short signal paths. Powering these elements is a custom designed active power supply that provides multiple regulated voltages to the transport, digital circuits, analogue circuits, and the control and display circuits. The result of this careful engineering is a sound that is at once both detailed and natural, with dramatic dynamic contrasts.

NAD C 538 Back Panel

A marvel of engineering prowess, the C 538 is crafted with heavy gauge steel and non-resonant plastic moldings to form a solid mechanical foundation for smooth, reliable operation while minimizing vibration and tracking errors. The new industrial design of the C 538 imparts a sleek new profile to the Classic NAD face and complements many NAD integrated amplifiers.

Although music downloads and streaming continue to grow in popularity, CDs are still the primary listening source for millions of people around the world. NAD continues to innovate and improve its CD players to get improved performance while keeping prices low. Whether you are creating your first home system, or upgrading your current CD Player, you should consider NAD's 45-year record of excellence, and its commitment to music lovers everywhere, when selecting a new player.


Download C 538 CD Player Data Sheet

UPC - 5703120250632
MSRP/UMAP $299.00
Delivery: Early April 2018

NAD C 538 Demo Program

The C 538 will be available by early April 2018. The demo program becomes effective immediately and runs until April 30, 2018.

Program A - Order one C 538 for display at 15% off dealer cost and receive terms of 5% - 60 days, net 61.

Program B - Order one C 538 for display at 25% off dealer cost and one for backup at regular dealer cost and receive terms of 5% - 90 days, net 91.

Dealers may also add any shippable NAD products to the back-up portion of this program and benefit from the extended dating.

The NAD C 538 Demo Program is open to all creditworthy NAD Dealers.

On Behalf of Lenbrook

Thank You For Your Support.


Senior Director of Sales, Americas
Lenbrook International

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