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Digital Music Vault: The NAD M52 Digital Music Vault provides a safe
and convenient way to store your digital music collection. With the advent of
online digital music recordings, computers have mainly been used to store your
digital music downloads; but most computers are not built for audio performance
and the internal HDDs (hard disc drives) can fail without warning, often losing
all of your stored music. The M52 Digital Music Vault provides the audio quality
and protection needed for today's high-fidelity music files.
M50 Digital Music Player is required to make connection to your computer's network in order to download music to the NAD M52 Digital Music Vault.
Anti-Resonant Steel Chassis: The M52 Digital Music Vault features a
rugged steel chassis that is engineered to suppress vibration.
RAID 5 Technology: The M52 Digital Music Vault provides a high level
of protection for your valuable digital music collection. Using a Redundant
Array of Independent Discs (RAID 5) technology, the M52's three hard disc drives
(HDD) make it nearly impossible to damage your music. Front panel LED indicators
display the status of the HDDs, and alert you if there is an HDD failure. Even
if a disc drive fails, you won't lose data; simply replace the drive, and the
system automatically reconfigures itself.
3 Low Noise Media HDDs: Inside NAD M52 resides an ultra-low noise 3x
1TB (Terabyte) HDD array. These special low noise media hard disc drives run
cool and completely quiet. Unlike HDDs made for general computing, the M52
drives do not require fans for cooling.
2TB Total Usable Memory: The NAD M52 Digital Music Vault has a total
usable memory of 2TB (terabyte), so you have lots of room to build the ultimate
collection of high resolution music.
- 24-bit/96kHz FLAC = 18,000 songs
- 16-bit/44.1kHz WAV = 45,000 songs
- 256 kbps MP3 = 200,000 songs
Note: Actual song capacity varies by content, encoding method, and
USB Port: The NAD M52 Digital Music Vault is fitted with a rear-panel
USB (type-B) port. The NAD M52 cannot be connected directly to your Windows PC
or Mac computer. The M52 must be connected to NAD's M50 Digital Music Player (745M50,
Matching Master Series Components: The M52 Digital Music
Vault requires NAD's
M50 Digital Music Player, and also works great with NAD's
M2 Direct Digital DAC/Amplifier or
M51 Direct Digital DAC (all sold separately); for advanced high-definition
digital music playback.
Automatic Power Save Mode: The M52 has an energy-saving mode to
reduce energy consumption, yet still allows for fast wakeup.