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NAD - C 298 - Power Amplifier

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Feel the pulse of your favorite tracks in HD clarity with the NAD C 298 Power Amplifier. This power-packed titan delivers 185W x 2 rated output power into 8 ohms and 340W x 2 into 4 Ohms. Known for introducing breakthrough amplifier technology over its 50-year legacy, NAD now brings you the captivating Eigentakt™ (self-clocking) technology in this affordably priced C 298. Perfectly tailored for studio use or for pairing with high-end preamps and processors, it offers balanced line inputs, input level control, and line output for daisy chaining. Its ground-breaking features are wrapped up in a well-thought out design that ensures low noise, accurate channel balance, proper input-output impedance characteristics, and high overload margins. Push the boundaries of sound with NAD C 298! Start your audio adventure today and experience unprecedented performance that hits all the right notes.

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ℹ Product Information

NAD C 298 Power Amplifier

Welcome to the next level of audio amplification courtesy of NAD - the pathbreakers in the realm of audio technology for almost five decades. With a proud lineage of iconic models like the 3020, the 2200, the 208, the M2, and the EISA Award-winning Masters M33, we are excited to offer you the NAD C 298 Power Amplifier. This versatile, powerful, and affordable amplifier utilizes the transformative Eigentakt™ (self-clocking) technology, an innovation set to redefine sound amplification. We assure you, this piece of audio technology will elevate not only the aesthetics of your space but also your music listening experience. This product perfectly complements the C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC pre-amp, extending NAD's tradition of designing devices for real-world use without compromising on quality.


  1. Purifi Eigentakt™ Amplifier Technology: Enter a world of unrivaled sound clarity. Using innovative algorithms developed by Purifi, the NAD C 298 eliminates any minor non-linearities, enhancing your listening experience like never before.

  2. 185W x 2 Rated Output Power into 8 Ohms, 340W x 2 into 4 Ohms: Experience the power of sound that the C 298 delivers. With such high output, the amplifier is perfect for large spaces and creating a truly immersive soundstage.

  3. Automatic and Manual Mode: You can automate complex systems, or conveniently hide the amp out of sight in a cabinet. Also, the manual mode gives you complete control over your sound settings.

  4. Switch Mode Power Supplies and Class D Output Stages: NAD replaces inefficient linear power supplies with high performance circuits that provide dramatic advances in fidelity and a lower consumption energy footprint.

  5. Highly Efficient, Regulated Power Supply: The efficient supply provides near-perfect regulation of voltage, ensuring a stable, noise-free foundation for sound amplification.

  6. Balance and Single-Ended Line Inputs: Offering the ideal impedance characteristics, the balanced and single-ended line inputs can accommodate all sorts of analog source components to ensure optimum use without any degradation in sound quality.

  7. Bridge Switch: Easily convert the NAD C 298 into a powerful Monobloc amplifier with a simple bridge switch.


  1. Crystal-clear Sound: Purifi Eigentakt™ Amplifier technology eliminates audio distortions, ensuring you can immerse yourself in a world of clear and crisp audio.

  2. Compatibility: With both single-ended and balanced line inputs, the NAD C 298 accommodates any analog source components, making it an incredibly versatile amplifier.

  3. High Power Output Performance: The NAD C 298 delivers remarkable sound power, making it perfect for enhancing the audio experience in large rooms.

  4. Efficiency: By designing an amplifier with switch mode power supplies and Class D output stages, NAD ensures that the C 298 is energy efficient without compromising on its excellent performance.

  5. Versatility: The Bridge Switch enables you to turn the NAD C 298 into a powerful Monobloc amplifier, offering you the ultimate in versatility in tailoring your sound system.

  6. Increased Durability and Longevity: The efficient power supply ensures a long lifespan along with consistent performance. With a ground lug included, you can conveniently eliminate ground loops and noise in complex systems.

  7. Easy Integration: With its 12V trigger in/out, the NAD C 298 is easy to integrate with other devices. Whether you are automating a complex system or simply streamlining operation, the amplifier is designed for smooth and effortless use.

  8. Multi-Unit Systems: The array of connectivity options of the unit, such as a line output for daisy chaining, and compatibility with a variety of devices, makes it perfect for use in multi-system setups.


  • Brand: NAD
  • Model: C 298
  • Type: Power Amplifier
  • Technology: Purifi Eigentakt™ Amplifier
  • Line Inputs: Balanced Line Inputs, Single-Ended Line Inputs
  • Rated Output Power into 8 Ohms (Stereo): 185W x 2
  • Rated Output Power into 4 Ohms (Stereo): 340W x 2
  • Stereo Dynamic Power: 260W/490W/570W @ 8/4/2 Ohms
  • Rated Output into 8 Ohms (Bridge Mode): 620W x 1
  • Mono Dynamic Power: 1000W/1100W @ 8/4 Ohms
  • Output for Daisy Chaining: Available
  • Ground Lug: Included
  • AC Power Cord: Detachable
  • Usage Flexibility: High
  • Bridge Switch: Available
  • Channel Balance: Accurate
  • Stability with Difficult Speaker Loads: High
  • Switch Mode Power Supplies and Class D Output Stages: Included
  • Power Supply: 185 watts continuous and over 570 watts for musical transients
  • Line Impedance: Ideal
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >120 dB (IHF; 20 Hz – 20 kHz)
  • THD: <0.005 % (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
  • Damping Factor: >800 (ref. 8 ohms 20 Hz – 6.5 kHz)
  • Frequency Response: ±0.1 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
  • Standby power: <0.5 W
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 120 x 390 mm (17 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 15 3/8 inches)
  • Net Weight: 11.2 kg (24.7 lbs)

In conclusion, the NAD C 298 Power Amplifier stands as an impeccable example of NAD's expertise in providing cutting-edge sound amplification solutions. Boasting industry-leading Eigentakt technology, this amplifier delivers an unprecedented level of quality and dynamism to your music listening experience. Its distinguishing features, like its powerful output and dynamic stereo performance, raises the bar for audio technology and truly reflects the purposeful and innovative design that NAD is renowned for. Whether you're an audiophile or a music enthusiast, the NAD C 298 Power Amplifier is a crucial addition to your sound space to unlock a world of premium audio fidelity. Experience the overwhelming difference at Australia's #1 Hi-Fi store - The Audio Tailor. Ensure you’re living the best sounding life with us. Please feel free to reach out at 1300 308 711 or drop an email to Alternatively, we invite you to visit our store in Brisbane or connect online to explore your musical possibilities. NAD - Elevating the world of sound through innovation and excellence.

ℹ Specifications
Specification Description
Brand NAD
Model C 298
Type Power Amplifier
Technology Purifi Eigentakt™ Amplifier
Line Inputs Balanced Line Inputs, Single-Ended Line Inputs
Rated Output Power into 8 Ohms (Stereo) 185W x 2
Rated Output Power into 4 Ohms (Stereo) 340W x 2
Stereo Dynamic Power 260W/490W/570W @ 8/4/2 Ohms
Rated Output into 8 Ohms (Bridge Mode) 620W x 1
Mono Dynamic Power 1000W/1100W @ 8/4 Ohms
Output for Daisy Chaining Available
Ground Lug Included
AC Power Cord Detachable
Usage Flexibility High
Bridge Switch Available
Channel Balance Accurate
Stability with Difficult Speaker Loads High
Switch Mode Power Supplies and Class D Output Stages Included
Power Supply 185 watts continuous and over 570 watts for musical transients
Line Impedance Ideal
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >120 dB (IHF; 20 Hz – 20 kHz)
THD <0.005 % (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Damping Factor >800 (ref. 8 ohms 20 Hz – 6.5 kHz)
Frequency Response ±0.1 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Standby power <0.5 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 120 x 390 mm (17 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 15 3/8 inches)
Net Weight 11.2 kg (24.7 lbs)

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