NAD C 538 Compact Disc Player

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  • Regular price $499.00


NAD has an enviable reputation for creating great sounding products at very affordable prices and nowhere is this more evident than in NAD’s CD Players. NAD’s veteran engineers know exactly where to spend just a little extra money for a better quality part, in order to extract the very best sound from the Compact Disc. CD Players use mechanical, digital, and analog technology to produce sound, and all three forms of engineering greatly affect the end result and require careful design and engineering.


  • Plays CD/CD-R/CD-RW
  • Supports MP3/WMA playback
  • Wolfson High Spec 24/192 DAC
  • Stereo Analog Output
  • Coaxial and Optical Digital Outputs
  • IR Remote
  • Programmed playback
  • Random Playback
  • Repeat: Track, File, Folder, All, A-B
  • Time Display:CD - Elapsed/remaining playback time of current track, disc remaining playback timeMP3/WMA - Song Title, Artist Name, Album Name, elapsed playback time of current file


Output level
Analog: 2.2 ± 0.1 V
Frequency response
±0.5 dB (ref. 0 dB 20 Hz-20 kHz)
Total harmonic distortion
≤0.01% (ref. 1 kHz, Audio LPF)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
≥110 dB (ref. 1 kHz, A-weighted)
Channel balance
±0.5 dB (ref. 0dB 1kHz)
Channel separation

-4.6 ±0.8 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz, 5 kHz)

-9.0 ±1.0 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz, 16 kHz)

Standby power
Idle power
Gross dimensions (W x H x D)

435 x 70 x 249 mm

17 3/16 x 2 13/16 x 9 13/16 inches

Net Weight 3.0kg (6.6lb)
Shipping Weight 4.3kg (9.5lb)

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