What class are Naim amps?

class B
Vereker considered Naim amplifiers belong to the “class B” category where bias current is minimised.

What is digital Class-D?

A class-D amplifier or switching amplifier is an electronic amplifier in which the amplifying devices (transistors, usually MOSFETs) operate as electronic switches, and not as linear gain devices as in other amplifiers.

Why are Naim products so expensive?

The cost of a Naim product is greater than a Sony or Pioneer device because Naim products are specialised and provide longevity. The Naim Audio branding strategy is built on the idea that Julian Vereker had when he first launched the company: that people shouldn’t have to compromise on sound quality.

What is a Class-D head?

For musicians who want all the power they can get, the Acoustic Class-D bass heads combine super light-weight components with Class-D amplification, giving you all the low-end muscle you need for any venue. Our legendary tone shaping controls provide a wide array of sonic possibilities with these Acoustic bass heads.

Is Naim a good brand?

Naim products are good, the sound is good (not as fantastic as many describe, but good). The software and set up is DIRE.. I have 6 units, I have literally spent nearly 5 hours changing the setup on all of the individually as they dont really speak to each other.

Where is Naim made?

Naim Audio is a British hi-fi manufacturer based in Wiltshire, United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1973. Following a 2011 merger with French loudspeaker manufacturer Focal, Naim is owned by VerVent Audio Group, a French company….

Type private limited company
Website www.naimaudio.com

What are Class D amplifiers used for?

Class D amps, also known as “digital” amplifiers, work by shifting the sample frequency at which they operate up to extremely high frequencies. In doing so, they use MUCH smaller power transformers which takes up far less interior space—something that is always at a premium in subwoofers.

Is Naim overpriced?

Compared to other gear, Naim is overpriced. It also has an insidious upgrade system where some very expensive gear is only really competitive when more power supply boxes are added, at huge cost.

What does Naim stand for?


Gender Male
Word/name Arabic, Hebrew
Meaning In Arabic: Happiness and comfort In Hebrew: Pleasant
Other names

Is Naim made in China?

While Naim’s higher end equipment is made in Salisbury, England, note that the Mu-so range is produced in China to meet the demand of larger quantities. The touchscreen interface on top controls volume via a dial, as well as letting you select between inputs or internet radio presets.

What kind of AMP does the Naim Atom use?

The Naim Atom uses a class A/B amp and you can easily tell this as the sound is rich, full, fluid, even handed, clear and clean, detailed, big and oh so so sweet. It has decent but slim body yet also has a presence of life that I have never quite heard from other integrated amps like this.

What kind of DAC does Naim Uniti Nova use?

The digital section of the Uniti Nova is built around a 40-bit SHARC DSP processor that includes a large internal buffer capable of storing “five minutes of data,” according to Naim (but the company does not mention at what sample rate or bit density). Naim uses 16x oversampling feeding a Burr Brown DAC chip.

Is the Naim NAIT 5si an integrated amplifier?

Naim NAIT 5si Integrated Amplifier Reviewed The Naim NAIT 5si lacks all of the digital connectivity you would expect in a modern integrated amplifier, but it’s a big winner in terms of value and personality.

Which is the best Naim system to buy?

The Uniti Nova ($7495) is Naim’s highest-priced and most feature-laden single-box audio system. Add loudspeakers, and your stereo is almost complete. Throw in a streaming subscription or two, a NAS drive full of music, and the Naim remote control app downloaded to your smartphone, and you’ll be stylin’ au moderne, Naim-style.