NAD T778 Theater Receiver

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    NAD’s reference Audio Video Receiver (AVR) is a cutting-edge powerhouse for state of the art music and home theater. 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.


    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.


    The T 778 is second-to-none in terms of flexibility and up-to-the-minute digital technology. Only NAD offers Modular Design Construction (MDC), the company’s proven method for preventing premature obsolescence. 7.1.4 Dolby® Atmos™, DTS® Master Audio combine with Dirac Live™ room correction to deliver hyper-realism that captures every dimension of a performance. Add bit-perfect 4K UHD video pass-through and the T 778 delivers the most accurate sound and image experience you’ve ever had. Musical performance is outstanding with High Res Multi-room streaming via BluOS.


    As with all NAD components, the company’s latest offering continues their ‘simple is better’ design philosophy. This sensible approach contributes to ease of use and maximizes performance where it counts. A perfect example is the striking new touch screen and ergonomic refinements that simplify operation and ease of access. The T 778 features NAD’s legendary sound quality along with complete compatibility with all the latest features and formats to ensure lifelike music and movie enjoyment.

    • 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
    • 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.
    • IR In with learning function

    *Note: The T 778 will include a license for Dirac Live with the option for advanced users to upgrade to a Pro version. Firmware version 2.12.9 or later is required to enable Dirac Live.



      • Number Of Channels: 7
      • Stereo RMS Power (watts): 85
      • THD in Stereo: 0.08 %
      • Frequency Bandwidth (stereo): 20-20k Hz
      • Minimum Impedance L/R: 4 ohms
      • Minimum Impedance Center: 4 ohms
      • Minimum Impedance Surround: 4 ohms

    General Features

      • Bluetooth: Built-in
      • Apple AirPlay: AirPlay 2
      • Alexa-compatible: Yes
      • Google Assistant-compatible: Yes
      • Chromecast built-in: No
      • DTS Play-Fi: No
      • App Remote Control: Yes
      • HD Radio Tuner: No
      • On-Screen Display: Thru HDMI
      • Auto Speaker Calibration: Y

    Multi-room Audio/Video

      • Powered Multi-room Audio Output: Yes
      • Preamp Multi-room Audio Output: Yes
      • Multi-room HDMI Output: No
      • Total Number of Zones: 2
      • Playback from Digital Audio Inputs: Yes
      • Playback from Streaming Sources: No

    Surround Processing

      • Dolby Digital: DD, TrueHD, DD+, EX
      • Dolby Atmos: Yes
      • DTS: DTS, HDMA, ES
      • DTS:X: Yes

      Inputs & Outputs

        • Phono Input: 1
        • Audio-Video Inputs: 6
        • Audio-only Inputs: 1
        • Component Video Inputs: None
        • Component Video Monitor Outputs: None
        • Optical Digital Inputs: 2
        • Coaxial Digital Inputs: 2
        • Optical Digital Outputs: None
        • Coaxial Digital Outputs: None
        • HDMI Inputs: 6
        • HDMI Monitor Outputs: 2
        • Subwoofer Outputs: 2
        • Discrete Subwoofer Outputs: Yes
        • Multi-Channel Analog Input: No
        • Multi-channel Preamp Output: Yes
        • Main Speaker Output Pairs: Posts
        • Main Speaker Terminals: Posts
        • Ethernet Port: 1
        • USB Connections: 1 Front/1 Rear
        • Removable Power Cord: IEC 3-prong

      HDMI Features

        • Plays Copy-protected 4K: Yes
        • HDR-compatible: HDR10, Dolby Vision
        • Audio Return Channel: ARC supported
        • HDMI Standby Pass-through: Yes
        • 4K Video Upscaling: No
        • HDMI to HDMI Upconversion: No

      Other Specs

        • FM Sensitivity: Not Given
        • Multibrand Remote Control: No
        • Learning Remote: Yes
        • LCD Remote
        • Width (inches): 17.125
        • Height (inches): 5.5625
        • Depth (inches): 17.9375
        • Weight (pounds): 26.7

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