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NAD C160

NAD C160
alaScore 70

7 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of NAD C160. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the NAD C160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: skiskort (

NAD C160 Preamplifiers


Excellent pre regardless of price ($150.), inputs galore, 2 phono with mc and mm, remote controllable, 2 pre outs for you bi-ampers and sonically very clean and quiet, if you have a descent amp you will have a great time sonically! Some nice components...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Chris (

NAD C160 Preamplifiers


I had a bad experience with reliability on the first one of these, but the second has been reliable. I have not been all that impressed with the sound quality. It seems fake , unnatural, or plastic to me. I compared it directly to the pre amp within a...

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: GORDTEX (

NAD C160 Preamplifiers


this preamp is awesome..just buy it =)

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: Rich (

NAD C160 Preamplifiers


I upgraded to the C-160 from my homemade passive preamp (basically a Radio Shack pot). The NAD, while very very quiet and reasonably transparent, is nonetheless easily audible in the signal path. I also compared it to my 1982 Hafler DH-110 with the...

Feb, 2003

Consumer review by: miller (

NAD C160 Preamplifiers


This is the first pre-amp I've owned and so far I'm very happy w/it. I got it along w/the 270 amp. It was insanely loud at first, but there's an adjustment knob on the back of the 270 that will turn down it's output level so you can turn up the output...

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: Adrian Graham (




Jan, 2009