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NAD T 778 Reference AV Receiver
NAD T 778 Reference AV Receiver

NAD T 778 Reference AV Receiver

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The NAD T 778 Reference AV Receiver is a high-performance audio and video receiver with 9 channels of Hybrid Digital Amplifier Technology, delivering lifelike realism and excitement to music and movies. It features a user-friendly touch screen, 4K UHD video pass-through, and compatibility with various streaming services, as well as the ability to upgrade to future digital formats through its Modular Design Construction.

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NAD T 778 Reference AV Receiver

NAD’s reference Audio Video Receiver (AVR) is a cutting-edge powerhouse for state-of-the-art music and home theatre. Well known for our high-value/high-performance reputation in the AVR category, the brand’s reference model builds on that legacy with an expansion of unwavering philosophy of real-world performance, simplicity of operation, and future upgradeability.

Efficient Distortion-free Amplification

The T 778 features the latest developments in NAD’s Hybrid Digital technology to create 9 high current/high power channels of amplification with improved efficiency. Designed with NAD’s full disclosure approach to power ratings, the NAD AVR conservatively delivers 85W FDP and 9 x 140W FTC, all channels driven at rated distortion. For flexibility, the amp channels are configurable to be used for surround or second zone audio. The silent black background and explosive dynamics afforded by this amplifier technology adds lifelike realism, drama and excitement to all your music and movies. 


  • 9 channels of NAD’s latest Hybrid Digital Amplifier Technology
  • New touch screen and improved ergonomics for user-friendly operation
  • 4K UHD video pass-through
  • High-Res BluOS enabled Network Streaming
  • Dirac Live Room Correction
  • Full decoding of MQA content via BluOS.
  • Apple AirPlay 2, ROON Ready, Tidal Connect, Spotify Connect
  • MDC (Modular Design Construction) offers ability to upgrade to future digital formats as they become available. Two MDC slots provided.
  • CI friendly- RS232 Serial Control Port. Trigger In/Out.



    • FTC
    • 8 Ohms
    • 140W (21.5dBW)
    • 4 Ohms
    • 170W (22.3dBW)
    • Full Disclosure Power (all channels driven simultaneously at full bandwidth at rated distortion)
    • 9 x 85W
    • IHF Dynamic Power
    • 8 Ohms
    • 165W (22.2dBW)
    • 4 Ohms
    • 280W (24.5dBW)
    • Total harmonic distortion at rated power
    • <0.08%
    • IM distortion at 1/3 rated power
    • <0.03%
    • Damping factor
    • >300 (20Hz-1kHz, 8 ohms)
    • Input sensitivity and impedance
    • 1.12Vrms (ref. 8 Ohms, VOL at 0dB)
    • Frequency response
    • +0.3/-0.8dB (ref. 1kHz, 20Hz-20kHz)
    • Signal/noise ratio
    • >100dB (ref. rated power at 8 Ohms, A-Weighted)
    • Signal/noise ratio
    • >85dB (ref. 1W at 8 Ohms, A-Weighted)


    • Frequency response
    • ±0.3dB (ref. 20Hz – 20kHz)
    • Signal-to-noise ratio
    • >100dB (ref. 2V, A-Weighted)
    • Total harmonic distortion
    • <0.01%
    • Input sensitivity
    • 245mVrms (ref. 2V)
    • Maximum output level
    • >4.5Vrms
    • Input Sensitivity
    • 6.2mVrms (ref. 2V)(ref. 20Hz – 20kHz)
    • Signal-to-noise ratio
    • >80dB (ref. 2V, A-Weighted)
    • Maximum Input Level
    • >90mVrms (1kHz)

    Power Consumption

    • Standby power
    • <0.5W (full standby)
    • <8W (network standby)

    Dimensions and Weight

    • Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • 435 x 140 x 430mm (Gross)*
    • 17 3/16 x 5 9/16 x 16 15/16″**
    • Net Weight
    • 12.1kg (26.7lb)
    • Shipping Weight
    • 15.5kg (34.2lb)

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