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Naim Audio ND5 XS

Naim Audio ND5 XS
alaScore 92

11 reviews

Aug, 2018

We have collected and analysed 8 expert reviews and 3 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 94/100 and users rate it 97/100. The average review date is 22-09-2013. We have compared these reviews to 217536 reviews from other Media Players. The alaScore™ for this product is 92/100 = Excellent. Last update: 15-08-2018.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Naim ND5 XS review

 

Best streamer £2000+, Awards 2016. A must-audition if you're after a high-end streamer that can do it all

Stunningly clear, precise and insightful sound quality ; Sturdy build and design ; Excellent specification ; Easy to use

Power supply upgrades aren’t cheap

A fully featured, insightful and captivating streamer that does it all – one of the best high-end streamers we’ve ever tested

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Hi-Fi Choice (hifichoice.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

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...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by (hifichoice.co.uk)

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

Expert review by : AVForums (avforums.com)

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...

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Frequency range:10 - 20000
Impedance:32
MP3 bit rates:0 - 320
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.02

Certificates

Certification:Apple

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AIFF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV / AIFF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported: No
Video formats supported: No

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes
Frequency band:2.4
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11g, 802.11n

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDCP: No
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:115 - 230

Radio

Internet Radio: Yes
Supported radio bands:DAB, FM

Storage

Built-in storage media: No
Card reader integrated: No
Storage media type: No

Video

Full HD: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:30.1
Height :7
Weight:6.5
Width:43.2