NAD M17 V2 Review: Home cinema Mod Squad


DOLBY ATMOS: Yes. 7.1.4 channels DTS:X: No. But firmware update imminent THX: No MULTICHANNEL INPUT: No MULTICHANNEL PRE-OUT: Yes. 11.1 XLR and 7.2 phono MULTICHANNEL OUTPUT (CLAIMED): None – processor only MULTIROOM:

Yes. 4 x zones, plus BluOS AV INPUTS: Yes. 4 x digital audio (2 x optical; 2 x coaxial) HDMI: Yes. 5 x inputs; 2 x outputs COMPONENT VIDEO: Yes. 2 x inputs; 1 x output VIDEO UPSCALING: No DIMENSIONS: 435(w) x 386(d) x 156(h)mm WEIGHT: 10.9kg

FEATURES: Modular Design Construction; Dirac Live room correction; hi-res audio support including MQA; BluOS; Ethernet; Wi-Fi; Bluetooth; HDCP 2.2; 4K 50/60p passthrough; 4:4:4 sub-sampling; HDR10; Dolby Vision; HDMI ARC; 192kHz/24-bit DACs; RS-232C; IR input/output; 12V trigger input/output



This hi-res multiroom hub offers a 2TB HDD for music storage, CD ripping to FLAC/ MP3, and access to ‘net radio and network stored content. Use the BluOS app to stream all this through the M17 into your cinema room.

3. Mini-XLR outputs are added for four height channels

4. One flaw in the MDC process is that it doesn’t remove legacy logos from the fascia – Audyssey has been replaced by Dirac…

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