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NAD C165BEE Preamp
« on: January 27, 2017, 10:04:18 AM »
As new with original packaging and remote. Black in colour.  Currently retails for R20690-00.  Asking R8500-00.  Traded in surplus to requirements

http://nadelectronics.com/products/hifi-amplifiers/C-165BEE-Stereo-Preamplifier
https://www.crutchfield.com/S-UwQIfwUc1pv/p_745C165BEE/NAD-C-165BEE.html
http://www.whathifi.com/nad/c165bee/review
http://www.hifiinstallations.co.za/NAD/NAD-C165BEE

Highly rated headphone amp:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/514506/nad-c-165bee-great-features-how-is-its-headphone-section

Impressive feature list
2 line-level RCA preamp outputs, including one variable output the unit can be connected to two power amps simultaneously
full-size headphone jack with independent, built-in headphone amplifier
phono input with selectable moving magnet or moving coil settings
1 line-level RCA subwoofer preamp output (for connecting a powered sub)
6 line-level RCA inputs, including 1 tape monitor loop
rotary bass and treble controls with defeat switch for tone control bypass
heavy-gauge steel chassis
IR input/output;
Universal NAD remote to control NAD components such as CDP; MP; Tuner, and AMPs.

Specs
frequency response: 3-70,000 Hz (-3dB)
signal-to-noise ratio: 108 dB
phono signal-to-noise ratio: 78 dB
phono input sensitivity: 14 mV (moving magnet), 0.8 mV (moving coil)
separate resistive and capacitive loading for MM and MC inputs for precise frequency with different phono cartridges
toroidal power transformer
12-volt trigger output
IR input/output
detachable AC power cord
2 AC convenience outlets (one switched, one unswitched)
<1W Standby Power Consumption
free of lead and other environmentally dangerous substances

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 10:15:01 AM »
Web Pics.  A very NAD design. Classic.  Understated. Unit is as new




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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 11:54:07 AM »
Very nice pre and good phono stage .had one for many years.
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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2017, 12:09:41 PM »
Thanks Dean.  I think you had the non-BEE version?

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2017, 06:22:22 PM »
No it was the bee version .wasnt to long ago
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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2017, 06:23:08 PM »
When i say many i mean 2 lol
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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2017, 11:53:29 AM »
Open to trades and reasonable offers.  I seriously will not be needing it.

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2017, 12:33:53 PM »
Do you happen to know if the sub out splits < 100hz to the sub when connected and > 100hz to preamp out, or sends full range to preamp regardless? Can't seem to find much info in the online manual.

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2017, 12:55:43 PM »
Do you happen to know if the sub out splits < 100hz to the sub when connected and > 100hz to preamp out, or sends full range to preamp regardless? Can't seem to find much info in the online manual.

I honestly don't know?

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2017, 08:57:04 PM »
Impressive write-up:
http://www.10audio.com/nad_c165bee.htm

GLWS.

P.S. Love the look of those Class A gain modules.

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2017, 04:36:06 AM »

Bit pricey, though can it accommodate 3 x stereo power amps? (active)

(Need a phono stage for Linn system)

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2017, 07:14:47 AM »
Bit pricey, though can it accommodate 3 x stereo power amps? (active)

(Need a phono stage for Linn system)

Not sure exactly what you are asking but it has two sets of preouts

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2017, 09:11:05 AM »
Not sure exactly what you are asking but it has two sets of preouts

Cool, though need a third for this set.

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2017, 09:15:58 AM »
Cool, though need a third for this set.

You may be able to put a splitter on one set of the output terminals.  That should work

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Re: NAD C165BEE Preamp
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2017, 05:50:01 PM »
Is this still available?