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NAD C368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier


You can connect instantly to the C 368 with Bluetooth® aptX®, allowing you to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Bluetooth can also be used to listen to other sources connected to the C 368 via wireless headphones. There is also a control app to control all functions of your C 368

Brand : NAD


NAD C368

With the C 368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier, your home audio system will never fall behind the pack. Thanks to our MDC technology, the C 368 is easily customisable and ready for all future features and upgrades. With the optional BluOS® module, the C 368 can connect to your network and be controlled through a smartphone, tablet, or desktop, and connect wirelessly to any other BluOS Enabled device to create a multi-room High Resolution Audio system. You can also instantly connect to the C 368 through Bluetooth, giving you the ability to stream wirelessly from any Bluetooth Enabled device, and if you’re a vinyl fan, you can also add a turntable. Enjoying music has never been so easy. A totally modern approach to amplification, the C 368 is the ultimate amp for any music lover’s system.



Key Features

  • 80W x 2 Continuous power into 8 or 4 Ohms
  • Bluetooth A2DP with aptX supported
  • MM Phono input
  • Analogue line inputs
  • SPDIF coax and optical inputs
  • Speaker A, Speaker B
  • Stereo or Bridge mode configuration
  • Preamp/Subwoofer out
  • Headphone amplifier
  • MDC Slots for future upgrades
  • IR Remote
  • Smartphone Control App
  • 12V Trigger in/out
  • IR in/out
  • RS-232 Serial port for control
  • Control4, Crestron, RTI, URC, AMX, Savant, Elan certified

Line Input, Pre Out

THD (20Hz-20kHz)
<0.005% at 2V out

Signal/Noise Ratio
>106dB (IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out, unity gain)

Channel Separation
>80dB (1kHz); >70dB (10kHz)

Input Impedance (R and C)
22 kilohm + 100pF

Maximum Input Signal
>4.5Vrms (ref. 0.1% THD)

Output Impedance
Source Z + 240 Ohm

Input Sensitivity
93mV (ref. 500mV out, Volume maximum)

Frequency Response
±0.03dB (20Hz-20kHz)

Maximum voltage output – IHF load
>4.5V (ref. 0.1% THD)

Tone Controls

  • Treble: ±7.0dB at 20kHz
  • Bass: ±7.0dB at 60Hz
  • Balance: -10dB

Phono Input, Pre Out

THD (20Hz-20kHz)
<0.01% at 2V out
Signal to Noise Ratio

  • >84dB (200 Ohm source; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out)
  • >76dB (MM cartridge source, IHF; A-weighted, ref. 500mV out)

Input Sensitivity
1.44mV (ref. 500mV out, Volume maximum)

Frequency Response
±0.3dB (20Hz-20kHz)

Maximum Input Signal at 1kHz
>80mVrms (ref. 0.1% THD)

Line Input, Headphone Out

THD (20Hz-20kHz)
<0.005% at 1V out

Signal/Noise Ratio
>110dB (32 Ohm loads; A-weighted, ref. 2V out, unity gain)

Frequency Response
±0.3dB (20Hz-20kHz)

Channel Separation
>60dB at 1kHz

Output Impedance
6 Ohms

General Specifications

Continuous Output Power into 4 Ohms and 8 Ohms (Stereo)
>80W (ref. 20-20kHz at rated THD, both channels driven)

Continuous Output Power into 8 Ohms (Bridge Mode)
300W (at 20-20kHz at THD 0.03%)

THD (20Hz-20kHz)
<0.03% (250mW to 80W, 8 Ohms and 4 Ohms)

Signal to Noise Ratio
>98dB (A-weighted, 500mV input, ref. 1W out in 8 Ohms)

Clipping Power
>95W (at 1kHz 0.1% THD)

Clipping Power (Bridge Mode)
>315W (at 1kHz 0.1% THD)

IHF Dynamic Power

  • 8 Ohms 120W
  • 4 Ohms 200W
  • 2 Ohms 250W

IHF Dynamic Power (Bridge Mode)

  • 8 Ohms 500W
  • 4 Ohms 560W

Peak Output Current
 >20A (in 1 Ohm, 1ms)
Damping Factor
>300 (ref. 8 Ohms, 20Hz and 6.5kHz)

Frequency Response
±0.3dB (20Hz-20kHz)

Channel Separation

  • >75dB (1kHz)
  • >70dB (10kHz)

Input Sensitivity (for 80W in 8 Ohms)
Line In: 470mV; Digital In: 21% FS

Sample Rate
up to 24 bit/192kHz

Frequency Band

Maximum Transmit Power (dBm) 
7dBm ±2dBm

Power Consumption

at Auto Standby ON and Network Standby OFF
0.5 Watts*

at Auto Standby ON and Network Standby ON
1.2 Watts**

OFF mode (Power switched OFF)
0.1 Watts

  • After 20 minutes of no user interface interaction and no active source input
  • With established wireless Bluetooth connectivity and 20 minutes of no user interface interaction and no active source input

NOTE: Bluetooth connectivity is always live when configured

Weight & Dimensions

Gross Dimensions (W x H x D)*
435 x 100 x 390mm (17 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 15 3/8)”

Net Weight
7.8kg (17.2lb)

Shipping Weight
10.1kg (22.3lb)

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