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RE: Old Nad vs. new NAD sound?

I currently use a 326BEE and had a 526BEE for a brief time. Both are quite good and punch far above their price range.

They both sound quite good. Both have a more laid back midrange, but NOT in a bad way. They did a nice job voicing this series. They're not as sterile as you would expect, excellent detail, dynamics, separation, etc... I found the more you went up the power chain in this series the more sterile the sound got.

I may not use it in my MAIN system, but I still use and prefer the 326BEE in my second system.

I had the 526BEE for a brief time only because it was a loaner. I liked the 526BEE more than the 326BEE. It had more midrange push and a better presence. But again, both sounded great.

Can't speak of the newer runs because I never had them. Go for a listen or try Crutchfields 30 day return policy.


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