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14 reviews

May, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of NAD C 165BEE. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 C 165BEE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of NAD C 165BEE from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

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This summary is based on the products: NAD Electronics C165BEE Stereo Preamplifier with Phono SectionNAD Electronics C165BEE Stereo Preamplifier with Phono Section

May, 2017

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NAD C 165BEE Review


The NAD C165BEE is a two-channel stereo preamplifier with six line level inputs, two line level outputs and a subwoofer output. Designed as a replacement to NAD's C162, the C165BEE features upgraded tone control and a new layout meant to reduce noise...

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

NAD C165BEE review


This NAD preamp is best paired with the C275BEE power amp to create an amplifier that's got sonic muscle and subtlety to boot

Sonic muscle, authority and scale ; feature list ; well-judged presentation

Not the last word in transparency at this price ; unimpressive feel and finish for the money

A likeable brute of an amplifier. For those who want plenty of sonic muscle without having to sacrifice subtlety too much

Jul, 2010

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Dynamic sound, full bass, good imaging and seperation. A good performing pre-amp for sure, I've heard better for sure but for the price I paid for it, can't complain.

Dec, 2011

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Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Graeme (



The NAD C165BEE pre amp and C275BEE power amp is an impressive combination. The sound picture is clear well detailed and the 150watts per channel will drive even the most difficult speakers with ease. Obviously, the overall sound will depend on source...

A bit on the pricey side, but no real complaints

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications

6 line-level RCA inputs, including 1 tape monitor loop * phono input with selectable moving magnet or moving coil settings * 2 line-level RCA preamp outputs, including one variable output * 1 line-level RCA subwoofer preamp output (for connecting a powered sub) * frequency response: 3-70,000 Hz (-3dB) *