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NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier

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Elevate your music to a new plane with the NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier. This modern iteration of the 1970's classic NAD 3020 is designed for the digital age, yet offers the same warm, detailed sound that endeared its predecessor to music fanatics worldwide. The new D 3020 adapts effortlessly to today’s media sources bringing retro into the 21st century with state-of-the-art digital technology that's sure to wow even seasoned audiophiles. From smartphones to turntables, this gem can handle it all, complete with a Phono input for vinyl playback and Bluetooth capability for seamless wireless streaming. Despite its compact size, the D 3020 can drive difficult loudspeakers with rich, distortion-free sound. Experience a cleaner, more potent soundstage whilst consuming less power. Rediscover your music with NAD - D 3020 V2.

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ℹ Product Information

NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier

Unveiling the NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier; the epitome of exquisite audio perfection brought to life through decades of technological innovation. This product carries forward the long-standing tradition of the iconic NAD 3020, a device that resonated with the music connoisseurs of the 1970s, delivering unparalleled sound quality far outpacing amplifiers with tenfold the price tag. The D 3020 V2 retains the charm of the past, blossoming it with 21st-century high-tech digital technology. Reimagined and reengineered for today’s digital generation by NAD’s Director of Advanced Technology and original designer of the 3020, Bjorn Erik Edvardsen, the D 3020 V2 is a testament to breakthrough innovation and spectacular performance. Not just a simple evolving upgrade, the D 3020 V2 is a quantum leap reset; complete with a high-caliber 24/192 DAC, 8 channels mixed to 2 for superior resolution, and a distinct phono input for vinyl playback. Experience connection like never before, with the D 3020’s capability to cater to both digital and analogue sources, ensuring your CD and DVD players, media streamers, and satellite or cable receivers are all in sync. Ample power disguised in a compact form, this amplifier can optimally drive even the most challenging loudspeakers with striking precision, omitting noise and distortion. The D 3020 V2 employs NAD’s unique PowerDrive™ technology for an unrivaled audio experience, ensuring that you don’t just listen to music, but live it. With added Bluetooth® streaming convenience, innovative Bass EQ and a dedicated commitment to environmental efficiency, the NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier emerges as a beacon of superior audio engineering that respects both, your love for high fidelity sound and the planet.


  • Takes Inspiration From The NAD 3020 Legend: The D 3020 V2 brings to today's technology-focused era, the iconic spirit of the NAD 3020, the amplifier that revolutionized the audio field in the 1970s.
  • High-Calibre 24/192 DAC: Ensures spectacular sound reproduction. Enhanced with 8 channels mixed to 2, it elevates your audio resolution to impressive heights.
  • Phono Stage With RIAA Equalization: Offers a dedicated input for vinyl playback. It further features impressive overload margins and remarkably low noise level.
  • Connections for Digital and Analog Sources: Accommodates a variety of sound sources, providing seamless connectivity to CD and DVD players, media streamers, or satellite and cable receivers.
  • Bluetooth® Capability: It allows you to easily stream all your music directly from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, supporting even the highest audio quality Bluetooth, aptX®.
  • Highly Efficient PowerDrive™ Technology: The D 3020 V2 employs NAD’s unique PowerDrive™ technology, ensuring exceptional audio experience and the capacity to effectively drive even the most demanding loudspeakers.
  • Special Bass EQ Circuitry: Enhances the performance of small speakers, allowing them to deliver bolder, fuller sound without risking overdrive or damage.
  • Efficient Design: Consumes significantly less energy compared to traditional amplifiers. It boasts a standby power consumption of less than 0.5W.


  • Relive the Magic of Iconic Sound: The D 3020 V2 helps you indulge in the melody that defined an era, adding a modern spin with improved technology and design.
  • Experience High-Resolution Audio: Enjoy your favorite tracks at their best, thanks to the advanced DAC and carefully engineered connections.
  • Delight in Vinyl Playback: Bring back the charm of vinyl records with the distinctive phono stage input, reproducing audio from vinyl records with unprecedented accuracy.
  • Versatile Connectivity: Harmonize all your sound devices, digital or analogue, with the D 3020 V2 easily catering to all.
  • Stream Wirelessly: Enjoy the convenience of Bluetooth® streaming. Pause, play and switch tracks from the comfort of your couch.
  • Minimize Energy Consumption: Rest easy knowing your amplifier performs powerfully, yet efficiently, reducing your carbon footprint.
  • Boosted Bass Performance: Make the most of your speakers, regardless of their size, with the clever Bass EQ circuitry.
  • Superior Audio Quality: Be it low or high output power, D 3020 V2 consistently delivers high-quality sound - clear, full-bodied and distortion-free - fulfilling NAD's precedent-setting philosophy of 'real-world performance'. Immerse in singularly pure sound and experience music as it's meant to be, with D 3020 V2.


Audio Specs Details
Rated Power at 8 ohms 2 x 30 Watts
IHF Dynamic Power 8 ohms 2 x 60 Watts
IHF Dynamic Power 4 ohms 2 x 100 Watts
IHF Dynamic Power 2 ohms 2 x 150 Watts
Signal/Noise Ratio (A-weighted, ref. 1 Watt) ≥90dB
Channel Separation 1kHz ≥75dB
Channel Separation 10kHz ≥65dB
Channel Balance 0 ±0.3dB
Frequency Response (20Hz – 20kHz) 0dB to -0.3dB
Total Harmonic Distortion ≤0.005%
Maximum input level 5V
IMD (SMPTE) 0.02%
IMD (CCIF) 0.003%
MM Phono Input
Phono Signal-to-Noise Ratio >82 dB (200 ohms source, A-weighted, ref. 500 mV out)
Phono Signal-to-Noise Ratio 76 dB (MM cartridge source, IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500 mV out)
Input sensitivity 1.15 mV (ref. 500 mV out, Volume maximum)
Maximum input signal at 1kHz >90 mVrms (ref. 0.1 % THD)
Frequency response ±0.3 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Standby Power ≤0.5 Watts
Supports bit rate/sample rate up to 24/192 (via Digital Audio input)
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D) Gross 58 x 186 x 219mm
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D) Gross 2 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 8 5/8”
Net Weight 1.38kg (3.05lb)
Special Features
Phono input for vinyl playback
Refined looks
PowerDrive technology for real world performance
Bluetooth® capability for wireless streaming
Support for highest audio quality Bluetooth, aptX®
Efficient design consuming lesser energy
Bass EQ circuit

Surrender to the soundwaves with the NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier and experience audio fidelity that truly transcends the norms. When it comes to state-of-the-art audio technology, this masterpiece is unrivaled in both capacity and performance, redefining the way you interact with your favorite melodies. Expertly crafted by a brand steeped in tradition and fueled by innovation, each beat you hear is a testament to the immaculate precision that NAD consistently delivers. With simple yet adaptable connectivity, the D 3020 V2 seamlessly integrates with your existing audio systems, bridging the gap between analog and digital. And despite its compact size, this powerful amplifier does not compromise on output, delivering resounding audio clarity even to the most demanding speakers. Make no concessions - immerse yourself in the unparalleled audio experience offered by this NAD creation. Make the bold choice today and experience the revolution that is the D 3020 V2 DAC Amplifier. The specialists at The Audio Tailor are here to guide you on this journey. Reach out via phone at 1300 308 711, through email at, or in person at our Brisbane Store. Or simply visit us on our website. As Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, we don’t just sell products, we sell the promise of an unparalleled audio experience. You don't just listen to music with The Audio Tailor; you feel it, you live it. The future of sound is here. Embrace it with NAD - D 3020 V2 - Desktop DAC Amplifier.

ℹ Specifications
Specifications Details
Audio Specs Rated Power at 8 ohms: 2 x 30 Watts. IHF Dynamic Power 8 ohms: 2 x 60 Watts; 4 ohms - 2 x 100 Watts; 2 ohms - 2 x 150 Watts. Signal/Noise Ratio (A-weighted, ref. 1 Watt): ≥90dB. Channel Separation 1kHz: ≥75dB; 10kHz - ≥65dB. Channel Balance: 0 ±0.3dB. Frequency Response (20Hz – 20kHz): 0dB to -0.3dB. Total Harmonic Distortion: ≤0.005%. Maximum input level: 5V. IMD (SMPTE): 0.02%. IMD (CCIF): 0.003%.
MM Phono Input Phono Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >82 dB (200 ohms source, A-weighted, ref. 500 mV out); 76 dB (MM cartridge source, IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500 mV out). Input sensitivity: 1.15 mV (ref. 500 mV out, Volume maximum). Maximum input signal at 1kHz: >90 mVrms (ref. 0.1 % THD). Frequency response: ±0.3 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz).
General Standby Power: ≤0.5 Watts. Supports bit rate/sample rate: up to 24/192 (via Digital Audio input). Unit Dimensions (W x H x D) Gross: 58 x 186 x 219mm; 2 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 8 5/8”. Net Weight: 1.38kg (3.05lb).
Special Features Phono input for vinyl playback, refined looks, PowerDrive technology for real world performance, Bluetooth® capability for wireless streaming, support for highest audio quality Bluetooth, aptX®, efficient design consuming lesser energy, Bass EQ circuit.

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