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Naim Audio ND5 XS Network Player

Naim Audio ND5 XS Network Player
alaScore 88

7 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites.

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(Based on 7 reviews)

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Its ability to cope with 24-bit/192kHz streams future-proofs it for some considerable time and allows the lovers of hi-res to pursue their studio-master fix. The n-Stream app adds all the convenience to the package for which one could ask. In an...

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Naim ND5 XS - £1,995

 

Naim introduces its 'entry-level' network audio player, but there is nothing 'entry-level', however, about its performance, says Malcolm Steward

We love the musical integrity and overall coherence of the design

There is honestly little to dislike in this competitive package

A ‘starter’ product, its performance comes close to that of a reference level streamer

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Naim ND5 XS

 

Superb sound quality with huge detail and excellent bass, Comprehensive functionality, Very solid build, Upgradeable

Some limits to soundstage, Power supply is a significant cost, No shortage of competition

The Naim UnitiLite managed a Reference Status badge in Naim’s inaugural review on AVForums - some months later, I still cannot think of either a single box or collection of electronics I would recommend to somebody in place of it. Against this...

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB / No
DIGITAL RADIO:DAB / No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio
UPnP:UPnP
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System:Music Server
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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