NAD MDC BluOS 2 Module

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NAD MDC BluOS 2 Module

Regular Price: $799.00

Special Price $699.00

Warranty Period: 2 years Sold as: 1 Unit
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Easily integrate Hi-Res Audio, network streaming, and music control. Featuring BluOS, the music
management software developed by NAD’s sister brand, Bluesound, the BluOS-2 module is a
complete digital music solution at an amazingly affordable price. Thanks to the forward-looking
innovation of Modular Design Construction, you can now add BluOS network and internet music
streaming with advanced music management to your NAD C 390DD, NAD Masters M12 and
M32 or the NAD Classic models C 368 and C 388.

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BluOS Module

Easily integrate Hi-Res Audio, network streaming, and music control with the BluOS App in your C 390DD.

Direct Digital DAC Amplifier or Masters M12 Digital Preamp DAC. Featuring BluOS, the music management software developed by NAD’s sister brand, Bluesound, the MDC BluOS 2 module is a complete digital music solution at an amazingly affordable price. Thanks to the forward-looking innovation of Modular Design Construction, you can now add BluOS network and internet music streaming with advanced music management to your NAD C 390DD or M12.

As an internal module there are no external wires or power supplies required and integration with the C 390DD or M12 operating firmware is seamless. Both Ethernet and Wi-Fi operate in asynchronous mode for lowest jitter performance and allow connection to music stored anywhere on the local network or streamed directly from the Internet using popular music services like Spotify Connect, Tidal, Qobuz, and Slacker. You can also play music from a USB drive or hard drive via the USB A port.

In addition to a standard Local Area Network, BluOS requires an iOS or Android mobile device (NAD offers free iOS and Android Apps) to control and manage your music. While the expected functions of Play/Pause/Skip are present, BluOS also brings all of your music together integrating locally stored music (like iTunes) and music streaming services. BluOS creates direct shares with music in all formats including FLAC, ALAC and WAV with data rates up to 24/192. Playlists can be created and managed right inside the BluOS App. Gapless playback is supported and the MDC BluOS 2 module is fully compatible with Bluesound High-Res Wireless Multi-room Players to form integrated whole-house systems. Includes an external USB WiFi module to optimize signal strength.

Master Quality Authenticated

Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) is a revolutionary end-to-end technology built into every Bluesound Player that captures and delivers master quality audio to any room in your home. All Bluesound Players include a powerful decoder and audio renderer for the MQA system. The MQA logo shown in the BluOS app indicates that the unit is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and lets you know that you are hearing exactly what the artist recorded and approved in the studio.

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Add-on module for select NAD components

  • includes support for Spotify, Deezer, TIDAL, Slacker, Radio Paradise, Napster, Murfie, and Calm Radio
  • free internet radio from TuneIn Radio and iHeartRadio

BluOS compatibility for further expansion with Bluesound wireless speakers

  • free BluOS control app for iOS®, Android, Windows, and Mac OS X

Bluetooth compatibility for wireless music listening from a compatible mobile device, or computer

  • aptX® encoding provides high-quality music streaming from compatible devices

compatible file types: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, and MQA

  • supports high-resolution playback (up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution)

Ethernet port

External USB WiFi module to optimize signal strength

USB (Type A) input for connecting USB thumb drives and compatible external hard drives

Second USB (Type A) input for connecting included WiFi module

USB mini (Type B) input for service only