NAD - CI 980 - Multi-Channel Amplifier
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NAD - CI 980 - Multi-Channel Amplifier
Immerse yourself in the world of acoustic excellence with the NAD CI 980, a dynamic and compact multi-channel amplifier that escalates your sound experience to unprecedented levels. This ruggedly elegant amplifier dares to defy the conventions with its power-packed eight individual channels, each capable of either being fed from the global input bus or having its own unique input at your convenience. What sets the CI 980 a class apart is its advanced thermostatically controlled fan system, ensuring that it operates at optimal temperatures no matter how long or intense your sessions get. Designed with a sharp focus on adaptability, the CI 980 is destined to blend seamlessly into your sound setup with its standard rack unit compatibility, making it an effortless addition to your audio arsenal.
Whether you're an audiophile seeking to enrich your exclusive sound collection or a professional looking to up the ante on your sound system game, the CI 980, with its distinctive features and innovative design, it delivers the grand sonic experience you've been waiting for. This incredible device brings clean, low distortion power set up in four stereo zone configurations, offering an extraordinary 50W x 8 @ 8 Ohms and 60W x 8 @ 4 Ohms, and a staggering 120W @ 8 Ohms in Bridge Mode. Equipped with Universal voltage, this amplifier not only rocks your residential settings but also rules the waves in marine or avionics installations. Compact yet commanding, high performing yet low consuming - the NAD CI 980 truly embodies the prowess of NAD's iconic amplification legacy, delivering peerlessly musical audio nuanced with rich details and sweeping dynamics.
- Eight Powerful Channels: Each of the eight channels of the NAD CI 980 can be fed from a global input bus or have its localized input, giving you maximum flexibility in the sound you curate.
- Thermostatically Controlled Fan: This advanced feature ensures that your amplifier operates at optimal temperatures, no matter how long you play.
- Rack Unit Compatibility: The design of the CI 980 allows it to seamlessly fit into a standard rack unit, making installation a breeze.
- Bridge Mode Capability: The CI 980 is capable of delivering an awe-inducing 120W @ 8 Ohms in its Bridge Mode.
- Universal Voltage: Broadens the range of this amplifier to marine and avionics installations.
- Reduced Power Consumption: The CI 980 stands out with its low standby consumption of <0.5W.
- Phoenix Speaker Connection Blocks: Features an easy connect system for hassle-free installations.
- DC Trigger / Signal-Sensing Auto-On: The CI 980 offers a selection between two modes for easy integration with your existing gear.
- Short-Circuit and Overheating Protected: The CI 980 is designed to automatically recover its operation once the issue is rectified.
- Superb Sound Quality: Optimizing NAD's iconic amplification heritage, offering smooth and musical audio with rich details.
- Superior sound control: With the freedom to customize inputs, you can tailor your CI 980 to deliver the exact sound experience you desire.
- Long-lasting sessions: The thermostatically controlled fan ensures that you can enjoy your audio sessions without worrying about overheating.
- Effortless integration: With its rack unit compatibility, adding the CI 980 to your current sound set-up is a simple task.
- Powerful performance: Get set for a new level of audio experience with the CI 980's Bridge Mode, offering 120W of sheer power.
- Broad suitability: With its universal voltage system, the CI 980 performs admirably in both home and more technical installations like marine or avionics settings.
- Energy efficiency: The low standby power consumption makes it a desirable option for those conscious of energy use.
- Easy Installation: With Phoenix speaker connection blocks, setting up your amplifier is hassle-free.
- Hassle-free operation: Switch between DC trigger or signal-sensing auto on depending on your preference, for a seamless audio experience.
- Reliable: The CI 980 is sturdy and offers long-lasting functionality with its in-built protections against short-circuiting and overheating.
- Superior Listening Experience: Taking pride in NAD's reputed sound quality, this device delivers a pleasant, nuanced, and richly detailed sound output, enhancing your music, movies or shows like never before.
Product: NAD - CI 980 - Multi-Channel Amplifier
Eight Channels: With low distortion power set up in four stereo zone configuration
Power Output: 50W x 8 @ 8 Ohms; 60W x 8 @ 4 Ohms; 120W @ 8 Ohms in Bridge Mode
Universal Voltage: Designed to accommodate marine or avionics installations
Dimensions: Compact 2U rack height with rack ears
Connectivity: Phoenix speaker connection blocks
Power Cable: Detachable for easy service and upgrades
Indicator Lamps: Show protection status and amplifier clipping
Consumption: <0.5W standby consumption
Distortion: <0.03% THD; <0.04% IMD (SMPTE, CCIR)
Signal to Noise Ratio: >86dBA referenced to 1W
In-Built Cooling: Thermostatically controlled fan system
Protection: Fully protected from short-circuit and overheating
Efficiency: Energy-efficient power delivery system
Intended Installation: Designed to fit into standard rack units
Sound Quality: Offers warm, expansive and intensely musical sound
Automatic Features: Signal-sensing auto on with auto shut-off
Weight: Net weight of 5.72kg (12.6lb)
Continuous Output Power: 8 Ohms - 8 x 50W; 4 Ohms - 8 x 60W; 8 Ohms Bridge Mode - 120W
Clipping Power: >155W (ref. 1kHz, 8 Ohms, 0.1% THD)
Damping Factor: >150 (ref. 8 Ohms, 50Hz and 1kHz)
Input Sensitivity: 1.1V (ref. rated power)
Voltage Gain: 33dB
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz ±1dB
Signal/Noise Ratio, A-Weighted: >80dB (ref. 1W/8 Ohms); >100dB (ref. 50W)
Minimum Input Signal to Trigger (auto sense mode): >20mV
Time to Automatic Standby (without signal at input sense mode): 10 minutes
Rated Power: 600W (120V 60Hz, 230V 50Hz)
Idle Power: <26W
Standby Power: <0.5W
Gross Dimensions (W x H x D): 483 x 105 x 323mm (19 1/16 x 4 3/16 x 12 3/4”)
End your quest for unmatched sound amplification with the NAD CI 980, a remarkable blend of technology and design. Excellent for your home, or a transcendental experience in marine or avionics settings, this device is not just an addition to your sound equipment, but a celebration of music itself. Truly, an amplifier that understands your unwavering passion for audio like no other. Here at The Audio Tailor, we offer you a chance to transition to a higher realm of sound amplification. Let the CI 980 wow you with its stunning clarity, echo the purest of sounds in your ears, and paint a thousand pictures with its multichannel capabilities. Contact us through phone: 1300 308 711, email: email@example.com or visit our Brisbane store at Unit 9/20 Rivergate Place, Murarrie QLD 4172 to elevate your audio experience. As Australia's #1 Hi-Fi store, we vouch for the transformative capabilities of the NAD CI 980; a multi-channel amplifier that strokes the soul of every sound it produces.
|Product||NAD - CI 980 - Multi-Channel Amplifier|
|Eight Channels||With low distortion power set up in four stereo zone configuration|
|Power Output||50W x 8 @ 8 Ohms; 60W x 8 @ 4 Ohms; 120W @ 8 Ohms in Bridge Mode|
|Universal Voltage||Designed to accommodate marine or avionics installations|
|Dimensions||Compact 2U rack height with rack ears|
|Connectivity||Phoenix speaker connection blocks|
|Power Cable||Detachable for easy service and upgrades|
|Indicator Lamps||Show protection status and amplifier clipping|
|Consumption||<0.5W standby consumption|
|Distortion||<0.03% THD; <0.04% IMD (SMPTE, CCIR)|
|Signal to Noise Ratio||>86dBA referenced to 1W|
|In-Built Cooling||Thermostatically controlled fan system|
|Protection||Fully protected from short-circuit and overheating|
|Efficiency||Energy-efficient power delivery system|
|Intended Installation||Designed to fit into standard rack units|
|Sound Quality||Offers warm, expansive and intensely musical sound|
|Automatic Features||Signal-sensing auto on with auto shut-off|
|Weight||Net weight of 5.72kg (12.6lb)|
|Continuous Output Power||8 Ohms - 8 x 50W; 4 Ohms - 8 x 60W; 8 Ohms Bridge Mode - 120W|
|Clipping Power||>155W (ref. 1kHz, 8 Ohms, 0.1% THD)|
|Damping Factor||>150 (ref. 8 Ohms, 50Hz and 1kHz)|
|Input Sensitivity||1.1V (ref. rated power)|
|Frequency Response||20Hz-20kHz ±1dB|
|Signal/Noise Ratio, A-Weighted||>80dB (ref. 1W/8 Ohms); >100dB (ref. 50W)|
|Minimum Input Signal to Trigger (auto sense mode)||>20mV|
|Time to Automatic Standby (without signal at input sense mode)||10 minutes|
|Rated Power||600W (120V 60Hz, 230V 50Hz)|
|Gross Dimensions (W x H x D)||483 x 105 x 323mm (19 1/16 x 4 3/16 x 12 3/4”)|