Naim NDS reference network player

£7,280.00

Reg. price £7,280.00

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The Ultimate Reference Audiophile Network Player

The NDS is a network music player without equal. Inspired by the audio engineering and performance of world beating Naim CD players, and using the latest in high resolution network audio technology, the NDS lifts network streaming and digital audio sources unquestionably into the high-end.

From internet radio to 24 bit/192kHz audio, the NDS displays all the musical quality of the finest high-end components. The NDS takes its place above the award winning ND5 XS and NDX as the reference Naim network player. It is a revolutionary step forward for high-end audio.

In addition to a network connection for UPnP™ streaming and internet radio, the NDS uses three high-resolution S/PDIF digital audio inputs, and a USB input for audio stored on USB memory sticks. Its network connection can be either wireless or wired, and the NDS can play audio files, including iTunes libraries, stored on a computer or on network storage. Each digital input comprises a different connection socket option; optical TosLink, coaxial phono and coaxial BNC, to provide yet greater versatility and optimised sound quality.

The NDS can play all common, and some not so common, audio file and stream formats at up to 32bit/192kHz resolution: WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, AAC Windows Media-formatted content, Ogg Vorbis and MP3. The NDS also recognises M3U and PLS playlists formats and supports gap-less playback across all formats The NDS not only borrows from the technology of Naim CD players, it also borrows the celebrated Naim external power supply and upgrade philosophy.

In common with all the top line Naim Classic Series source and preamplifier components, the NDS has no internal power supply. It can be partnered however by an XP5 XS, an XPS or a 555 PS (using one or, in the case of the 555 PS, two Burndy interconnects). Each power supply upgrade brings more musical detail, clarity and emotion from every digital audio source or network stream.

AUDIO INPUTS
Sample Rates Supported S/PDIF up to 192kHz
S/PDIF 1 x coaxial BNC, 1 x coaxial RCA, 1 x optical TOSLINK
USB 1 x front panel Type A socket
UPnP Wired Ethernet (RJ45) or Wi-Fi
AUDIO OUTPUTS
Load Impedance 10kΩ min.
Audio Outputs DIN and RCA
Output Impedance <20Ω min.
Frequency Response 10Hz-20kHz, +0.1/-0.5dB
Phase Response Linear phase, absolute phase correct
Digital Outputs S/PDIF, 75Ω BNC
UPGRADES
Power Supply External power supply required. XP5 XS, XPS, 555 PS all compatible (double Burndy connection for 555 PS).
Other Hi-Line, Power-Line (on external power supply)
CONNECTIVITY
Remote Control Infra Red (RC5)
Remote Input 1 x rear panel 3.5mm jack (RC5 modulated/unmodulated)
Remote Output 2 x rear panel 3.5mm jack (RC5 modulated/unmodulated)
RS232 DE0 female (for software updates only)
Network Ethernet (Cat5), WiFi
FORMATS
Audio Formats Supported WAV and AIFF (up to 32bit/192kHz) FLAC (up to 24bit/192kHz), ALAC (up to 24bit/96kHz) Windows Media-formatted content (up to 16bit/48kHz) must be WMA 9.2, Internet radio (Windows Media-formatted content, MP3 streams, MMS, Ogg Vorbis)
iRadio Service Provider vTuner 5* full service
Multiroom Master: Will stream native quality WAV, FLAC and AIFF (up to 24bit/48kHz), ALAC (up to 16bit/44.1kHz), AAC and MP4 (up to 16bit/48kHz) files only Client: Will play 320kbps MP3 quality only

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