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NAD - CI 8-120 DSP - Multi-Channel Amplifier

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Original price $4,999.00 - Original price $4,999.00
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$4,999.00
$4,999.00 - $4,999.00
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Experience the difference of precision-engineered audio with the NAD - CI 8-120 DSP - Multi-Channel Amplifier. Whether you're a professional installer or an audiophile, the CI 8-120's delivery of a robust 8 x 120 watts per channel @ 8 ohm or a bridgeable 4 x 200 watts per channel @ 8 ohm will exhilarate. The icing on the cake? It packs all this power within a sleek and efficient 1U rack space. With installer-friendly features, this NAD designed solution tackles long cable runs and even the most challenging speaker loads with stability and ease. The CI 8-120 is more than an amplifier, it's a testament to the pursuit of high-performance distributed audio systems. Its smart CI solution, backed by the renowned NAD sonic signature, will navigate every nuance of your multi-room audio system. Get ready for an audio journey that promises performance, reliability, and the legendary NAD expertise.

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ℹ Product Information

NAD CI 8-120 DSP Multi-Channel Amplifier

Experience the sonic revolution that is the NAD CI 8-120 DSP Multi-Channel Amplifier. Born from an iconic pedigree that is synonymous with quality, performance, and reliability, the CI 8-120 DSP amplifier promises a powerful 8 x 120 watts per channel at 8 ohm. Designed with cutting-edge technology, this amplifier is bridgeable to 4 x 200 watts per channel, providing an unwavering power that can expertly handle alternative speaker loads and long cable runs. Its slim, 1U rack height is a marvel of space-saving engineering, and features an impressive platform accessed through internet protocol for superior control. A unique custom web app manages Digital Signal Processing calibration and more, providing unmatched flexibility and convenience. The CI 8-120 boasts the NAD signature sound, with Cecconi-inspired touches, offering the purest audiophile performance for your distributed audio systems. The hybrid digital amplifier platform provides efficient, high current capability, and stable power, ensuring that this amplifier stands in a league of its own. Its smart CI solution is designed with the demanding world of custom integrations in mind, providing a highly reliable solution to professional audio installers. Uses a customised version of the proven Hypex UcD output stage, the CI 8-120 DSP wrings out every drop of performance possible. This amplifier promises more than just power; embedded in its core is a dedication to quality, integrity, and the enduring love for music and sound that makes NAD an unshakeable leader in the industry.

Features:

  1. Power: The amplifier has 8 channels each delivering a conservative 120 watts per channel @ 8 ohm, driving your multi-room audio system with unmatched power.
  2. Bridgeable Capacity: For more intense utilization, it can be bridged to 4 channels each with 200 watts per channel @ 8 ohm.
  3. Slim Design: Despite its power, it has a minimal footprint taking up just a 1U rack space.
  4. Efficiency: The efficiency of this product shines through its high current capability and stable power, characteristic of its hybrid digital amplifier platform.
  5. NAD Sonic Signature: Experience the renowned NAD sonic signature, adding a touch of perfection to your sound system.
  6. Digital Signal Processing: It boasts a custom web app that manages Digital Signal Processing (DSP) calibration, giving you more control and fine-tuning capability.
  7. IP Control Platform: Access the platform via internet protocol giving you superior control from anywhere.
  8. Resilience: It deals efficiently with the demands of long cable runs and difficult speaker loads, emphasized by its CI solution tailored for professional audio installers.

Benefits:

  1. Unmatched Power: Experience a powerhouse of sound no matter the configuration of your system.
  2. Space Use Efficiency: This product ensures the optimal utilization of your rack space.
  3. Improved Sound Quality: Revel in NAD's unique sonic signature that enhances your sound quality.
  4. Ease of Control: Its IP control and web app allow for easy and convenient tweaks and adjustments of your system.
  5. Professional Quality: Built keeping the demands of professional audio installers in mind, it promises a level of resilience and performance that clears professional benchmarks.
  6. Energy Efficient: The use of a hybrid digital amplifier platform ensures the product is energy efficient, adding value to your investment.
  7. Rugged and Durable: The amplifier is designed to handle the toughest speaker loads and longest cable runs, extending its lifespan and giving you more bang for your buck.
  8. Versatile: With its dynamic bridging capacity, easy web control, and excellent power, it offers the perfect solution for any high-performance distributed audio system.

Product Specifications

Description Product Specifications
Channels 8 Channels X 120 Watts @ 8 Ohms; Bridgeable to 4 Channels X 200 Watts @8 Ohms
NAD Sonic Signature Known for its renowned sound quality
Rack Height 1U, saves valuable rack space
Interface Accessible through IP control
Custom Web App Manages DSP calibration, IP control and more
Long Cable Management Handles long cable runs and difficult speaker loads
Input/Output Dual global Inputs/Outputs
Standby Mode 5W Standby Mode, 3W Network Standby
Triggers 12V Trigger In; IR In/Out
Turn On Auto Sense Turn-on
Power Supply Universal AC Power Supply
Reliability Stable and reliable with high current capability
Power Methods Variety of power methods available along with an Eco mode for minimal power consumption
Output Power into 8 ohms >120 W (all channels driven); >130 W (two channels driven)
Power Output into 4 ohms >135 W (all channels driven); >230 W (two channels driven)
Bridged Mode Output Power into 8 ohms >200 W (all channels driven); >320 W (two channels driven)
THD (20 Hz – 20 kHz) <0.05 % (1 W to 100 W, 8 ohms and 4 ohms)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >88 dB (A-weighted, 500 mV input, ref. 1 W out in 8 ohms)
IHF Dynamic Power 8 ohms: 125 W ; 4 ohms: 200 W ; 2 ohms: 180 W (all channels driven)
IHF Dynamic Power (Bridged mode, all channels driven) 8 ohms: 440 W; 4 ohms: 350 W; 2 ohms: 230 W
Damping Factor >110 (ref. 8 ohms, 20 Hz to 6.5 kHz)
Frequency Response ±0.5 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Channel Separation >70 dB (1 kHz); >65 dB (10 kHz)
Maximum Undistorted Input Level 2900 mV
Trigger IN Level 3 – 30 Vdc
Dimensions 483 x 45 x 435 mm (19 1/16 x 1 13/16 x 17 3/16”)
Shipping Weight 10 kg (22 lbs)
System Compatibility Designed for Multi-Room Audio Systems

In conclusion, the NAD CI 8-120 DSP Multi-Channel Amplifier is a testament to masterful engineering and ultimate audio performance, delivering unmatched sound quality. The truly innovative design and digital technology make the CI 8-120 not only reliable, but superior in efficiency and power capacity. Intrinsically linked with the raw love for music and sound, it truly elevates your auditory experience, embodying the core values of NAD in every note played. With an undying commitment to perfection, NAD makes this marvel available at The Audio Tailor - Australia's top-rated Hi-Fi store. Connect with us on our website or drop us an email for an unparalleled customer service experience. Better yet, discover the NAD CI 8-120 DSP Multi-Channel Amplifier firsthand by visiting our Brisbane store. Welcome to the future of sound where power meets precision and passion produces pure, unparalleled performance.

ℹ Specifications
Product Specifications Description
Channels 8 Channels X 120 Watts @ 8 Ohms; Bridgeable to 4 Channels X 200 Watts @8 Ohms
NAD Sonic Signature Known for its renowned sound quality
Rack Height 1U, saves valuable rack space
Interface Accessible through IP control
Custom Web App Manages DSP calibration, IP control and more
Long Cable Management Handles long cable runs and difficult speaker loads
Input/Output Dual global Inputs/Outputs
Standby Mode 5W Standby Mode, 3W Network Standby
Triggers 12V Trigger In; IR In/Out
Turn On Auto Sense Turn-on
Power Supply Universal AC Power Supply
Reliability Stable and reliable with high current capability
Power Methods Variety of power methods available along with an Eco mode for minimal power consumption
Output Power into 8 ohms >120 W (all channels driven); >130 W (two channels driven)
Power Output into 4 ohms >135 W (all channels driven); >230 W (two channels driven)
Bridged Mode Output Power into 8 ohms >200 W (all channels driven); >320 W (two channels driven)
THD (20 Hz – 20 kHz) <0.05 % (1 W to 100 W, 8 ohms and 4 ohms)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >88 dB (A-weighted, 500 mV input, ref. 1 W out in 8 ohms)
IHF Dynamic Power 8 ohms: 125 W ; 4 ohms: 200 W ; 2 ohms: 180 W (all channels driven)
IHF Dynamic Power (Bridged mode, all channels driven) 8 ohms: 440 W; 4 ohms: 350 W; 2 ohms: 230 W
Damping Factor >110 (ref. 8 ohms, 20 Hz to 6.5 kHz)
Frequency Response ±0.5 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Channel Separation >70 dB (1 kHz); >65 dB (10 kHz)
Maximum Undistorted Input Level 2900 mV
Trigger IN Level 3 – 30 Vdc
Dimensions 483 x 45 x 435 mm (19 1/16 x 1 13/16 x 17 3/16”)
Shipping Weight 10 kg (22 lbs)
System Compatibility Designed for Multi-Room Audio Systems

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