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SOLD: FS: NAD M10 streaming amplifier

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Item Condition: Very Good Condition
Shipping Options: Pickup available but audition is not available.,Shipping is available at agreed cost.
Suburb or Town: Thornbury
State: Victoria
Payment Method: PayPal, Cash on Pickup
Reason for selling: A merge of two households

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NAD Masters series M10 BluOS streaming amplifier.  (RRP is $4499)
 
I have owned this amplifier since October 2019, and it is a joy to use. Sound quality and the BluOS operating system leave Sonos for dust, and it is flexible and granular in its search capabilities of your own music library.  BluOS is currently rated to support libraries of over 200,000 tracks, which is a hell of a lot of albums. Having Airplay2 and Bluetooth is very useful, and if you have Bluetooth headphones, the M10 supports listening to them via two-way aptX HD. Having MQA decoding on-board is a fantastic way to get the most out of Tidal Masters. It's a lot of fun to compare CD to Hi-Res Audio versions of the same recordings, and listen for the improvements.
 
The M10 is a mighty amplifier, using NAD's Hybrid Digital nCore high-end technology (as seen in other NAD high-end Masters series amplifiers), and has won many product-of-the-year awards. This is the hot amplifier on the market right now, and has been incredibly well-designed. The choice of screens to use on the front display is a great touch. NAD have a nice page on the design of the M10 here:  https://nadelectronics.com/behind-the-design-of-the-nad-m10/
 
 
I am regretfully selling as part of a merge of two households. The amp is in very good condition, and I'm happy to answer any questions on it.
 
 
The following text is from NAD's website:  https://nadelectronics.com/product/m10-bluos-streaming-amplifier/
 
The audio world has shifted. Where once available solely on discs, the best quality of music is now delivered over the internet. Not only does it sound better, but entire catalogues of recorded music are more accessible than ever before. Curated playlists make music selection and discovery easy and fun, while multi-room wireless audio multiplies the possibilities. The NAD Masters M10 combines all of this goodness with state-of-the-art amplification to make it an all-in-one solution that will transport you to your favourite musical destination.
 
MUSIC MEANT TO BE HEARD, NOT SEEN
The NAD M10 represents a new kind of high-end audio system that is luxurious and smart, but very discreet. It can perform the same functions that once required a rack full of components and in many ways is superior. The elegant form factor takes up very little space and can even be hidden away, but the beautiful design and colourful display will encourage you to place the M10 front and centre.
  • BluOS Streaming Amplifier
  • HybridDigital nCore Amplifier
  • Continuous Power: 100W into 8/4 Ohms
  • Dynamic Power: 160W into 8 Ohms / 300W into 4 Ohms
  • 32-BIT/384kHz ESS Sabre DAC
  • 1GHz ARM® CORTEX A9 Processor
  • Dirac Live Room Correction*
  • Supports MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) decoding
  • Hi-Res Audio certified
  • Colour TFT display, with Gorilla Glass
  • Supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Voice Control Skills
  • AirPlay 2 Integration
  • Supports Siri Voice Assistant via AirPlay 2
  • Two-way Qualcomm aptX HD Bluetooth (i.e. listen on Bluetooth headphones)
  • NFC Bluetooth pairing for compatible smart devices
  • BluOS multi-room compatible (up to 64 zones)
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • HDMI eARC, sends TV audio to M10 via single HDMI cable
  • USB Type A Input
  • Stereo Line Inputs x 2
  • Coaxial & Optical Digital Inputs
  • Preamp Output
  • Dual Mono Subwoofer Outputs
  • IR Input, 12V Trigger Out
  • Apps for iOS, Android, Mac OS, Windows, Crestron, Control4, RTI, URC, Elan, Lutron, iPort, Push
  • Wide variety of premium music services supported in App, including Amazon, Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, Qobuz and many others

 

*The M10 includes a license for Dirac Live with the option for advanced users to upgrade to a Dirac Live Full Frequency version.

 
If shipping is required, I will send with Australia Post Standard. I do not have the original carton, but I do have all accessories, and will package the amplifier very securely. I can quote on the shipping cost based on your location.

 

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If I hadn't already purchased the Primare i15 Prisma, I'd be jumping on this. Great price for a great product.

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No worries! I hope others share your sentiment.

Cheers!

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did you activate the dirac full license ?

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No, I never activated DIRAC

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32 minutes ago, MikeTangoSierra said:

No, I never activated DIRAC

Suggest you compare M10+Dirac vs your other box that you are keeping.  Dirac makes a big difference.

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