NAD C556 turntable

NAD C556 turntable

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Time to enjoy vinyl collections with extraordinary quality and NAD sound! With a minimalist design, our C 556 Turntable offers accurate reproduction of vinyl music by using performance-focused parts and components that put music first. Simply connect our C 556 to your NAD amplifier, set the balance weight, and discover your inner ‘vinyl’ with rich and authentic sounds that would typically be heard from a turntable costing far more.

> Keep it Simple
Improving upon past designs, our newest turntable presents vinyl lovers with a simple collection of high quality parts. With a precision main bearing and low vibration motor, the C 556 will reduce speed variations, and with assistance from other key components, minimise the amount of data lost through absorption as you play your favourite LP.

> Solid Foundation
With our compression moulded Phenolic Resin platter, listen to all of your favourite vinyl records without a glitch in quality or performance. Phenolic Resin is one of the hardest and stiffest plastic materials ever made, giving the C 556’s platter improved flywheel effect, excellent stability, and reduced speed variations.

> Audible Precision
By reducing the size and number of mechanical joints in our newly designed hand-assembled tonearm, energyabsorbing mass is kept at a minimum. Less mass allows the C 556’s tonearm to accurately track vinyl records and limit the amount of perceptible distortion. You’ll love how this makes your vinyl collection more nuanced and dynamic.

> Tailored Speed
To further reduce speed inconsistencies and wear on the drive belt, you can modify and change the playing speed of your vinyl records. By removing the platter, you can move the belt to either the 33 or 45rpm wheel of the drive pulley to attain the correct pitch of a musical track.


Platter 18mm Phenolic Resin
Cartridge Ortofon OM5E
Motor High Quality synchronous motor
Plinth edging Square edged plinth
Motor High torque synchronous
Speeds 33.3 & 45.1rpm
TONEARM Three piece aluminium/Glass Filled Nylon
Operation Manual
Length (pivot to stylus) 244mm
Mass 9g
Overhang 19.1mm
Cartridge weight 5.0g
Verticle tracking force 1.75g
Cable capacitance 150 -400pF
Transducer Moving Magnet
Frequency response ±2dB, 20Hz-20kHz
Channel balance 2dB at 1kHz
Channel separation 22dB at 1kHz
Output Level 4mV ±2dB at 1 kHz at 5cm/s
Static compliance 16mm/N
Equivalent tip mass 0.7mg
Verticle tracking angle 20°
Stylus radius r/R 8/18μm
Stylus Type 5E
Load resistance 47kΩ
Load capacitance 200-400pF
Internal inductance 450mH
Internal resistance 750Ω
Dimensions (W x H x D) Gross* 447x 115 x 356mm
17 3/8 x 4 9/16 x 14”**
Net Weight 5.25kg (11.57 lbs)


Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.

Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.

*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A


Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:

Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25

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