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Bi-Amped Sound System for iPod and More
The NAD VISO 1 is inspired design married to some of the most sophisticated audio technologies in the world today. The result is a fresh way to experience your mobile music collection. With the VISO 1, every detail of your digital music is clear with all the warmth and emotion of a live musical performance. This immersive musical experience must be heard to be believed.
Direct Digital Technology
VISO 1 includes NAD's Direct Digital technology first introduced in the company's groundbreaking top-of-the-line Masters Series M2 Direct Digital Amplifier. The VISO 1 offers two major advances in iPod music systems: it plays the music stored on your iPod in its native digital form, completely bypassing the limiting audio circuits of the iPod, and the processing power inherent in Direct Digital technology allows the speakers to be optimized for sonic performance.
And here's another big advantage of the VISO 1. Renowned speaker designer Paul Barton (on loan from PSB Speakers) used Direct Digital's remarkable set of tools to give the VISO 1 the same musical authenticity and acoustic performance that has set his award-winning designs apart from all others over the last 40 years. The bi-amplified sound system with digital crossover delivers very low distortion and the widest frequency response.
Enjoy It Right Out of the Box
The VISO 1 is compact and easy to enjoy right out of the box. There are no messy wires or complicated setup. The innovative precision 'ring' design allows you to operate your iPod in a completely natural way, without compromising Apple's well thought out ergonomics. After plugging in the power cord to a household outlet, simply dock your iPod in the rotating cradle, select your music, and press 'play'. The supplied remote control allows you to start or stop the music, skip tracks and adjust the volume from your listening chair.
The 30-pin iPod connector charges your iPod while transferring audio and video signals to the VISO 1. The USB port allows software upgrades.
Integrated Bluetooth aptX reception allows any Bluetooth enabled device to seamlessly integrate with the VISO 1. This allows wireless integration of the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad, as well as Android and Windows-based smart phones and tablets. Virtually any handheld device can stream music to VISO 1 for great convenience.
On the 'wired' side, the optical digital input accepts up to 24-bit, 96 kHz music from external devices like a TV, disc player, or Media Streamer. The component video output sends iPod videos to your HD TV while playing the sound track.
Superb NAD Sound Quality
VISO 1 not only will play louder than most other iPod docks, it plays with an uncanny smoothness and accuracy. Music seems to float in three-dimensional space with vocals and instruments clearly defined and true to life. You've never heard your iPod sound this good!