NAD C 368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier


The NAD C 368 is the ultimate amp for any music lover’s system with a totally modern approach. Connect your turntable or play from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Even upgrade with a BluOS module – ask us about special promo pricing ($1399!) or visit us in-store.

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With the NAD C 368 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier, your home audio system will never fall behind the pack. Thanks to MDC technology, the C 368 is easy to customize 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.

Modular Design Construction (MDC), allows you to customize your NAD amplifier with additional capabilities and features, now or in the future. The two available MDC slots can accommodate a variety of upgrade modules including 4K video capable HDMI switching, additional Digital Inputs, additional Analogue and Phono Inputs, and one of the most advanced Hi-Res Audio multi-room wireless systems available, the BluOS music management system developed by Bluesound. BluOS connects to your network and is controlled via smartphone, tablet or desktop to manage your music collection and connect you to a growing list of high-quality streaming music services.

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. Adding the optional BluOS Module provides access to your local area network via Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet connection and adds Hi-Res Audio streaming. The BluOS Module also makes the C 368 a single-zone streamer in a complete multi-room wireless music system that is fully compatible with BluOS Enabled music systems and wireless speakers.

  • 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

Frequency Band up to 24 bit/192kHz

Maximum Transmit Power (dBm) 2.402G-2.480G