NAD - C 268 - Power Amplifier
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NAD C 268 Power Amplifier
Introducing the remarkably affordable NAD C 268 Power Amplifier that is rewriting the rules of hi-fi sound. With features and technology incomparable to other amplifiers in its price range, the C 268 stands in a league of its own. Whether you're setting it up in traditional stacks with a preamplifier or bi-amping your beloved loudspeakers, the C 268 has been methodically designed for versatile stereo setups.
This amplifier is also bridgeable, allowing you to easily transform its powerful output from 80 x 2 to an incredible 300 watts. All of this, housed within the seemingly simple C 268. But with one look under the hood reveals the truth, the C 268 isn't simply a power amplifier. As a part of NAD's much acclaimed Classic Series, this amplifier is overflowing with sophisticated features that will take your audio experience to unseen heights.
Features & Benefits:
Remarkable Affordability: Crafted with exceptional care, the NAD C 268 Power Amplifier brings an extraordinary range of advanced features without burning a hole in your pocket. This top-quality amplifier delivers uncompromised sound experience at an affordable price point.
Versatile Design: The C 268 Power Amplifier celebrates versatility. It functions superbly in traditional stacks with a preamp or for bi-amping your selected loudspeakers, widening your option for varied stereo setups.
Bridge-Ability: The C 268 can be effortlessly bridged, transforming its robust output from 80 x 2 to a remarkable 300 watts. This means you get amplified sound output, perfect for entertaining large parties or hosting a mini-concert at home.
Feature Rich: This Classic Series Power Amplifier is filled with ingenious features such as selectable balanced inputs for seamless connection with high-end preamps and processors. This includes a trim control for matching with other components or speaker bi-amping. A line-out feature makes it easy to add power to extra speakers or subwoofers on the same channel.
Powerful Monoblock Amplifier: Utilize the bridge switch to change the C 268 into a mighty Monoblock amplifier, perfect for achieving amplified performance or for wiring additional speakers.
Auto-Sense Feature: The amplifier comes equipped with an auto-sense feature that has a selectable threshold, ideal for automating complex systems or hiding the amplifier away in a cabinet, ensuring a sleek, clutter-free space.
Ground Lug: Eliminate ground loops and unwanted noise in complex multi-unit systems with the ground lug conveniently included with the C 268.
' Music-First' Features: As part of NAD’s revered Classic Series, the C 268 delivers a deeply satisfying sonic performance due to its 'music-first' features. These ensure accurate channel balance, correct input and output impedance characteristics, and low noise circuits for purer, superior-grade sound.
Sophisticated Power: Move past outdated linear power supplies and Class AB output stages with the help of NAD’s forward-thinking Class D output stages and switch mode power supplies. The power supply of the C 268 can sustain nearly 200 watts constantly and over 500 watts momentarily, catering to short term musical transients without distortion or compression.
Universal AC Mains Voltage: The C 268 operates brilliantly with any AC mains voltage from 100V to 240V and supplies clean DC power to all its various stages. This offers flawless regulation of voltage across different conditions and ensures a solid, noise-free base for amplifying stages.
Hypex UcD Output Stage: The C 268 uses the time-tested Hypex UcD output stage, ensuring massive power with negligible distortion and noise in the audible range. Every detail in this design adds to the perfect extraction of every drop of performance.
The NAD C 268 Power Amplifier introduces you to the world of unrivaled sound experience, enhancing the joy of listening to your favorite music. Upgrade to NAD and redefine your sound arena. Experience the revolution!
- Product: NAD - C 268 - Power Amplifier
- Features and Functionality: Wide variety of settings, can be used in traditional stacks or for bi-amplification. Has bridgeability feature, transforming output from 80 x 2 to 300 watts.
- Flexibility: Comes with selectable balanced inputs, suitable for high-end preamps and processors. Has a line out for extra speakers or subwoofers and a bridge switch for transformation into a Monoblock amplifier.
- Integration: Can be paired with the NAD C 368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier for up to 300 watts per channel sound.
- Automation: Comes with an auto-sense feature with selectable threshold, perfect for automation of complex systems.
- Design: Features switch mode power supplies and Class D output stages for superior performance, with consistent performance across all speaker loads. Capable of 200 watts continuously and over 500 watts for short-term musical transients.
- Product Dimension: 435 x 100 x 390 mm
- Weight: 7.3 kg (16.1 lbs)
- Output Power (Stereo Mode): 80W continuous into 8 and 4 Ohms (20 Hz-20 kHz at rated THD, both channels driven)
- Output Power (Bridge Mode): 300W continuous into 8 Ohms (20 Hz–20 kHz at 0.03% THD)
- THD (20 Hz – 20 kHz): <0.03 % (from 250 mW to 80 W in 8 Ohms and 4 Ohms)
- IHF Dynamic Power (Stereo Mode, at 1 kHz 1 % THD): 8 Ohms 120W; 4 Ohms 200W; 2 Ohms 250W
- Damping Factor: >100 (ref. 8 ohms from 20 Hz – 20 kHz)
- Input Sensitivity: 750mV/50kohms (for 80W in 8 Ohms)
- Frequency Response: ±0.3 dB (from 20 Hz – 20 kHz)
- Standby Power: <0.5W
Featuring top-tier technology, elegant architecture and a striking synergy between functionality and performance, the NAD C 268 Power Amplifier is a testament to uncompromised audio excellence. Integrate this commanding component into your audio setup to experience the outstanding clarity, richness, and power that it provides. With a firm commitment to 'music-first' thinking, each feature, each detail in the C 268 serves a purpose - to amplify your favourite tracks with absolute precision and to immerse you in the soul of the music. And remember, all this stunning audio power does not come with an astronomical price tag - this excellence in engineering is made remarkably affordable so that every audiophile can savour this acoustic masterpiece. Empower your soundscape with the NAD C 268, sold exclusively on The Audio Tailor - Australia’s #1 Hi-Fi store. For an acoustic journey that transcends boundaries, call us on 1300 308 711, email us at email@example.com, or visit our Brisbane store at Unit 9/20 Rivergate Place, Murarrie QLD 4172. Discover the power and elegance of the NAD C 268 Power Amplifier today. Elevate your audio experience and re-imagine sound like never before.
|Product||NAD - C 268 - Power Amplifier|
|Features and Functionality||Wide variety of settings, can be used in traditional stacks or for bi-amplification. Has bridgeability feature, transforming output from 80 x 2 to 300 watts.|
|Flexibility||Comes with selectable balanced inputs, suitable for high-end preamps and processors. Has a line out for extra speakers or subwoofers and a bridge switch for transformation into a Monoblock amplifier.|
|Integration||Can be paired with the NAD C 368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier for up to 300 watts per channel sound.|
|Automation||Comes with an auto-sense feature with selectable threshold, perfect for automation of complex systems.|
|Design||Features switch mode power supplies and Class D output stages for superior performance, with consistent performance across all speaker loads. Capable of 200 watts continuously and over 500 watts for short-term musical transients.|
|Product Dimension||435 x 100 x 390 mm|
|Weight||7.3 kg (16.1 lbs)|
|Output Power (Stereo Mode)||80W continuous into 8 and 4 Ohms (20 Hz-20 kHz at rated THD, both channels driven)|
|Output Power (Bridge Mode)||300W continuous into 8 Ohms (20 Hz–20 kHz at 0.03% THD)|
|THD (20 Hz – 20 kHz)||<0.03 % (from 250 mW to 80 W in 8 Ohms and 4 Ohms)|
|IHF Dynamic Power (Stereo Mode, at 1 kHz 1 % THD)||8 Ohms 120W; 4 Ohms 200W; 2 Ohms 250W|
|Damping Factor||>100 (ref. 8 ohms from 20 Hz – 20 kHz)|
|Input Sensitivity||750mV/50kohms (for 80W in 8 Ohms)|
|Frequency Response||±0.3 dB (from 20 Hz – 20 kHz)|