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8.7 out of 10

Nad C 245BEE

The C 245BEE is an amplifier with uncommon talent. With its four Read more

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4.0

NAD C 245BEE

bob, Crutchfield
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: Although the C 245BEE sports the NAD label, it remains a highly dubious product. Because of its flexible output features, and because of the most user-unfriendly documentation I have come across in 50 years of toying with audio/hi-fi, I would rate this product as one to avoid like the plague. There is no way one can be certain that the instructions were followed correctly. Perhaps the adage that one picture is worth a thousand words applies here in spades!
  • Pros: Who knows? I can't be sure I've connected it correctly in any of the possible configurations.
  • Cons: Ditto...
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Overall 10
10

Great Amp at a good price

AndrewM, Crutchfield
19 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought this amp to support my Turntable. I have a Rega RP3 going into a Bellari phono pre-amp which in turn is now connected to the NAD C 245BEE. This replaced an older sony integrated amp that was pretty much dead. I currently have it powering a pair of Infinity floor speakers that I inherited from my dad. Hook up was extremely easy. Immediately as soon as we put on an album we noticed a much robust and clear sound.
  • Pros: easy set up powerful great sound
  • Cons: not really a con but need the proper supporting preamp.
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Overall 10
10

Superb little amp!

Randolph, Crutchfield
19 June 2013
  • Summary: I needed a small amp to pair with a very hi end [$$] preamp and CD. Great encounters with NAD equipment over the years led me to try the 245BEE { not a lot of choices at around 50 watts]. I'm stunned by the result. I'm using it as a stereo amp [ i.e., bridged 70 watts ]. Music material is all classical [ orchestral, chamber, opera] and the results are simply superb.
  • Pros: Could not be more pleased with the unit.
  • Cons: Manual could use a little work [e.g., a diagram of the bridged mode hookup would be much better than trying to explain it in words].
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Overall 2
2.0

Great sound, very poor build; stay away!

MichaelP, Crutchfield
19 June 2013
  • Summary: I purchased three of these amps to power 12 Def Technology AW 6500 outdoor speakers (all purchased from Crutchfield). Setup was easy, great that they could be daisy-chained together. Sound was excellent, VERY clean, great high-end, excellent detail, plenty of power. Just as I would expect from NAD (I also purchased NAD M25 7-channel amp from Crutchfield- amazing!). However, the honeymoon was short. Within 3 weeks one of the amps failed. Crutchfield immediately replaced.
  • Pros: Great sound (i.e., when they work!). NAD certainly does honor their warranty (sad I had to find out this way). As always, excellent service from Crutchfield!
  • Cons: Very bad build quality- 4 different amps failed in an 16 month period! Sound not worth the stress.
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Overall 10
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NAD C 245 BEE - gut, günstig, genial! - Mit C 326er- oder mit C 162er-Vorstufe?!

Anonym, HIFI-REGLER
8 September 2013
  • Summary: Die C 245 BEE Stereo-Doppelendstufe läuft bei mir als Upgrade meiner vorherigen NAD-Anlage: an der Vorstufe des zu diesem Zweck aufgetrennten NAD C 326 BEE. Das ist gegenüber dem wahrlich nicht schlechten 326er Vollverstärker ein Riesengewinn an Klangqualität - mehr Auflösung, mehr Durchhörbarkeit, mehr Punch, viel mehr Basskontrolle und -qualität. Klingt einfach ein gutes Stück "erwachsener".
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Yandex
18 May 2013
  • Excerpt: В связке с ASUS Xonar D2X звучит динамичнее, и кажется мощнее Одиссея 010 с доработанными Амфитон 25-027 , бас во многом лучше. Рабочий барабан зазвучал натурально, акустическая гитара Peter Finger звучит так, будто находишься в самой студии . Покупкой очень доволен.
  • Pros: Адекватная цена, высокий демпфинг-фактор 180 , достоверный звук , быстрый и собранный бас, для акустики 4ом очень мощный на самом деле, не ожидал. Верные заявленные параметры, возможность объединить 4 канала в 2 (мостовой режим 160вт/ канал динамической мощности на нагрузке 8ом ) - универсальность, задел на будущее для меня.
  • Cons: середина более разборчива и выразительна чем верх , верхам не достает яркости, но это зависит от тракта в целом, качественный контент звучит без нареканий. В тумбе греется , но некритично - открываю дверцы.
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User Review

worldwindow, Yandex
16 December 2012