NAD C 568 CD Player


Give your CDs the attention they deserve with the NAD C 568 compact disc player. Seamlessly play newly bought discs or personal compilations with a high level performance worthy of your music library.

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The NAD C 568 takes the superb performance of the 5-star rated C 565BEE and steps it up to the next level. Every aspect of sonic performance is enhanced and refined, making the C 568 an ideal companion to the NAD C 368 amplifier or any system in need of a performance upgrade.

Although CDs are often dismissed as relics of the past, NAD recognizes the pride and joy one feels when combing through a personal CD collection. Whether it’s peeling away the plastic or marvelling at the album artwork, the process of buying and opening a CD is both intimate and sacred. With the NAD C 568 CD Player, your CDs finally get the attention they deserve. Whether it’s a newly bought CD or a personal mix you made for yourself, the C 568 will seamlessly play the disc without any skips or glitches. Building on the success of our C 565BEE, the C 568 includes all the features you need for an easy and joyous CD-listening experience. Complete with the new NAD CD-8 remote control, the C 568 delivers a high level performance worthy of your music library.

  • CD, CD-R and CD-RW Compatible
  • USB Input supports external memory and audio rates up to 384kbps
  • MP3 and WMA decoding
  • NAD CD-8 full function remote control
  • Ultra-High Precision Clock Module for lowest jitter
  • Wolfson 24 bit Digital to Analogue Converter
  • Super High-Speed OPAmps
  • Coaxial Digital Output
  • Optical Digital Output
  • Toroid Power supply with separate power regulators for analogue and digital sections
  • VFL Display with CD text
  • Selectable Track, Time and Repeat
  • Repeat Mode for single track or entire CD
  • Program Play up to 20 tracks
  • Random Play
  • External IR input
  • 12V Trigger input
  • <0.5 watt Standby consumption
  • Detachable AC cord


Output level

Analog: 2.2 ± 0.1 V
Optical: -22.5 ±3.5dBm
Coaxial: 650 ±150mV

Frequency response

±0.3 dB (ref. 0 dB 20 Hz-1 kHz)
±0.5 dB (ref. 0 dB 5 kHz-20 kHz)

Total harmonic distortion

<0.01% (ref. 1 kHz, Audio LPF)

Signal/Noise ratio

118 dB (ref. 1 kHz, A-weighted LPF Stop, Pause)

Channel balance

±0.5 dB (ref. 0dB 1kHz)

Dynamic range


Channel separation



-3.73 to -5.33 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz, 5 kHz)
-8.04 to -10.04 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz, 16 kHz)


±0.01 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz at -3 dB)
±0.02 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz at -6 dB)
±0.02 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz at -10 dB)
±0.05 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz at -20 dB)
±0.15 dB (ref. 0dB 1 kHz at -60 dB)

Standby power



Additional information

Weight 9 kg
Dimensions 44 × 10 × 32 cm

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