Modular Design Construction (MDC): NAD's proprietary Modular
Design Construction (MDC) makes future upgrades possible with interchangeable,
Compatibility: The AM 17 MDC module is compatible with NAD's Master
series NAD's Masters Series M15HD and M17 AV Processors. The AM 17 slots into
the back chassis of the M15HD or M17. The M15HD or M17 requires a firmware
update and software upgrade in order to use the AM 17 MDC module.
Dolby Atmos Add-On Module: Built for NAD's Masters Series M15HD and
M17 AV Processors, the AM 17 features
Dolby Atmos, a technology that produces a soundstage that is both enveloping
and expansive. This is achieved by adding a third dimension of height to
surround sound, and evolving the 7.1-channel 15HD or M17 into an 11-channel
surround processor supporting the Dolby Atmos soundfield (7.1.4ch or 5.1.2ch
Note: Support for
will be added by a future software update (not yet available - no ETA).
Dirac Live: The AM 17 employs
Dirac Live (for Windows PC and Mac), which is an danced room correction
technology. Dirac Live is different than traditional minimum-phase room
correction systems in that it corrects frequency response and impulse response,
thus offering improvements in the room acoustics, the stereo image, clarity and
transient reproduction of the music. Setup microphone is included.
24-Bit/192 DACs: When it comes to audio quality NAD's reputation
for state-of-the-art digital engineering is on full display
with audiophile-quality 24/192 DACs inside the AM 17, delivering nearly
immeasurable noise and distortion with an extremely wide dynamic range capable
of fully resolving the most advanced cinematic soundtracks and Hi-Res Audio.
Inputs & Outputs: The NAD AM 17 MDC module is equipped with two
coaxial (RCA) and two optical (toslink) digital inputs, as well as two sets of
stereo Balanced XLR outputs.
Updates & Downloads: Click
here for links to the firmware update and to download the Dirac Live
software program for Windows PC or Mac.
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