NAD C 316BEE vs NAD D 3020 V2

C 316BEE vs D 3020 V2 comparison chart

Overall
NAD C 316BEE
5.2
NAD D 3020 V2
6
7
8
10
3

NAD C 316BEE vs NAD D 3020 V2 review

NAD C 316BEE
vs
NAD D 3020 V2

What are the main differences between the NAD C 316BEE vs NAD D 3020 V2 and which integrated amp is better for you considering specs and features? Based on our rating, C 316BEE has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for D 3020 V2.

Advantages NAD C 316BEE over NAD D 3020 V2

  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Advantages NAD D 3020 V2 over NAD C 316BEE

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 106dB vs 95dB
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 1/0
  • Built-in coaxial digital in/out: 1/0
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Common strengths

  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
Votes 5 5
Rating 4.4 4.4
NAD C 316BEE

Feb 28, 2020

The new C 316BEE successfully replaces its predecessor and is perhaps the most affordable high-level integrated amplifier. See this NAD C 316BEE review for all the NAD C 316BEE specs. Article navig...

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Product

NAD C 316BEE
NAD D 3020 V2

Model

C 316BEE
D 3020 V2

Brand

NAD
NAD

Reviews

28
113

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8
60/8, 100/4, 150/2

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

40/8
30/8, 55/4, 80/2

Output Impedance, Ohm

8
8, 4, 2

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

95
106

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

0
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

5
1

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

0
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

320

Power consumption standby, W

0.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 8 x 28.7/17.1 x 3.1 x 11.4
5.8 x 18.6 x 21.9/2.2 x 7.3 x 8.6

Weight, kg/lbs

5.5/12.1
1.5/3.3

Other

Release year

2018
2018
NAD C 316BEE
NAD D 3020 V2
NAD C 316BEE
NAD D 3020 V2

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 6
  • 5.2NAD C 316BEE
  • 6NAD D 3020 V2