The SUPERNAIT 2 also offers a boost in output power thanks to its larger transformer, featuring seven secondary windings - adding to the amplifier's already powerful dynamics.Naim Statement + Focal Grande Utopia -- Bristol Show 2014
Other customers matched this Amplifier with... It uses an aluminium chassis and sleeve, with a zinc die-cast fascia.
A high-quality dedicated Class A headphone amplifier is also fitted in place of the simpler amp used in the NAIT 5si, there's a USB-mini B socket for updates, power amp in and preamp out sockets allow future expansion, and the amp can also be upgraded with the use of Naim's FlatCap, HiCap or SuperCap power supplies to power its preamp section.
The board itself is also mounted compliantly, as are the ALPS Blue Velvet potentiometers above used for used for volume and balance control, and of course the amplifiers all have Naim's usual 'wobbly' mains sockets and switches, to isolate the internal circuitry from any mechanical vibration picked up on the mains cables.
This allows the amplifier to be 'driven', for example, by a Naim network music player using the n-Stream control app. Infra-Red RC5 Updates: It doesn't miss any music either.
As with any amplifier, the proof is in the performance. Made in a slim aluminium casing, the amplifier offers six analogue inputs and an identical state-of-art Class A headphone amp as used in the SuperNait 2.
Sacrifice a smidge of detail for musicality and you've got the Naim - it's an easy amplifier to love. There's also an external remote input for use with Naim products offering system automation connectivity. This is a click and collect item.
We are here to help find the right system for you. He describes the NAIT 5si as 'a stripped-back racer' of an amplifier, and says that even here the main elements of the design of the new models can be seen.
Against Loses grip on the deepest bass its Cyrus 8 XP rival performs even better. What Hi-Fi? Earn 1979 loyalty points when you order this item.
In terms of both performance and hardware, it is conceptually as close as it is possible to get to separate pre and power amps in one box. Continuing to order this item through the basket is acceptance you agree to collect from our showroom by prior arrangement.
The only real criticism we can aim at the XS is a slight lack of control at the very bottom of the frequency range. Where did you Find It Cheaper?
Black powder coated aluminium - Dimensions: Brand new in original retail packaging. See all our hi-fi amplifier Best Buys. Nait XS2 benefits from several modifications that further augment its sound class.