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NAD M51

NAD M51
alaScore 87

9 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of NAD M51. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the NAD M51 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

NAD M51

 

Best DAC £1200+, Awards 2012. This flexible DAC will bring great results for any upmarket system

Open, transparent sound ; immense levels of detail ; realistic balance ; extensive connectivity ; large, legible display

Build doesn’t quite reflect the price

The M51 sounds sensational. In fact, we’d go further than that by saying it’s one of the best NAD separates we’ve heard in recent memory.

Expert review by: Jez Ford (avhub.com.au)

NAD M51 dac review

 

NAD's M51 takes the company's recent Direct Digital amplification concept and applies it to a rather impressive DAC/preamp. Read More

Consumer review by: MK (audioreview.com)

NAD M51 Masters Series DACs

 

I genuinely wanted to love this DAC based on rave reviews. What I got instead was a DAC that sounded dull and veiled. I ended up getting a Stello U3 USB to SPDIF convertor just to try to make the DAC sound in any way interesting in my setup. In the end...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Budy (audioreview.com)

NAD M51 Masters Series DACs

 

This DAC sounds amazing. This is my 3rd DAC (Peachtree Dacit, Woo Audio WDS1) and it really stands out from my previous DAC's. This DAC has presence. There is a huge sound stage, with great definition of instrument location, however it does show up...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Gooney (audioreview.com)

NAD M51 Masters Series DACs

 

Nad M51 sounds like hifi. As opposed to real music, as opposed to natural. Incompatibility with my amplifier maybe, but I sure do not like. The differences between firmware are huge. The latest one sound the most hifi.

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
iPod Control: No
USB Interface: Yes
YUV Interface: No

General Features

Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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