I love the d3020.
Connected to my PC through USB, it surprisingly is powerful enough to run my Bowers & Wilkins CM1's. Admittedly though, it does lack the punch available to give the CM1 it's extremely impressive and deep bass. This does however not pose a problem due to positioning in my apartment, which is small enough to make my setup sound as a minor concert of sorts.The d3020 performs without fault, and aside from the controller sometimes missing the mark (such as volume not really responding until last ditch, where i would press much harder and suddenly raise the volume too much).
The audio is, as is customary for NAD, very warm and rich and gives me lots of detail without being too light in it's character. In other words, be it Deadmau5 or Norah Jones, I find that I'm getting the audio presented the way it was meant to be played.As of yet I have not had the need to use any other connection than the USB one, although I have tried switching between USB and Optical inputs from the PC. Supposedly the Asynchronous USB gives a better performance in regards to delay, but that's a difference I was not nearly professional enough to notice at all. The bluetooth came in handy on one evening where the computer was acting up, and while it doesn't sound as good as FLAC through USB, even using spotify wirelessly became a great experience.All in all, I HIGHLY recommend this amplifier. It's sleek, small, and won't hurt any HiFi lovers' wallets. And in spite of that, it packs one hell of a punch. This amp plays like a much bigger and much more expensive amp, and gives a plethora of connectivity options on top of that.The future indeed.
Can someone please give some feedback if they have purchased this and what alternatives were considered/listened to and speakers used/ listened to – thanks
i'm not shure if there is a serious shortage of inputs on the D3020
for example my needs to connect:
is this possible to connect on the D3020. I think not
Thanks for your reply!
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