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Naim NDX 2 Black High End Network Music Player

Naim Audio

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Brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where applicable).

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£5299.00

AV Online

"Naim’s fine form with streaming products continues: the NDX 2 is another winner...For most, a stand-alone Naim NDX 2 will be all the streamer they could ever want. It is well made, carefully conceived and sounds excellent for the money. Naim also has a great track record on supporting its products, which really matters when the investment is as heavy as this. In short, buy the NDX 2 with confidence."

5 Star

5 Star

"This is a fabulous streamer, use it with a very good server and you are guaranteed digital musical entertainment that will keep you enthralled for years. It shows you precisely what’s going on and brings out what’s special about the music, and that’s what you want from a piece of audio electronics."

With its world-class performance, the versatile and upgradable NDX 2 embodies the current state of the art. A host of features such as high-res UPnPTM streaming, AirPlay, Chromecast built-in, Bluetooth (aptX HD), Spotify Connect, TIDAL, Roon compatibility, vTuner internet radio and multi-room streaming as well as digital and USB inputs provide all the connectivity you could wish for.

The main focus for Naim in developing the NDX 2 network player was its performance. Along with Naim’s bespoke streaming platform, they implemented an upgraded DAC and discrete analogue stages. These and numerous other improvements over its acclaimed predecessor make the NDX 2 a sonic force to be reckoned with, offering highly immersive and lively replay quality.

During the development of the NDX 2, Naim engineers examined every detail, from mechanical construction, component selection and board layout. The result is a network player worthy of the Naim badge, with a sound that’s rich, detailed and engaging.

  • Tick UPnP-enabled - To allow streaming of audio files at up to 32bit/384kHz resolution from Naim Audio hard disk servers, network-attached storage (NAS) devices or any home computer
  • Tick Supports a broad range of music formats - WAV, FLAC, DSD, Apple Lossless, AIFF, AAC, Windows Media-formatted files, M4A and MP3. Gapless playback on all file formats
  • Tick Four 24bit/192kHz capable digital inputs (S/PDIF) - To support optimum connection to external sources
  • Tick 5 inch colour display - Presenting album artwork as well as track information
  • Tick Built-in Chromecast - Allows you to stream from hundreds of supported smartphone or tablet apps (192kHz)
  • Tick Apple AirPlay 2 - Apple AirPlay 2 enables advanced multi-room functionality and Siri® voice control and, following similar updates to our Mu-so and Uniti ranges, will now be available across a huge range of our music-streaming products, from the entry-level Mu-so Qb wireless speaker to our flagship source.
  • Tick Spotify Connect built-in - To stream millions of songs from the world’s most popular streaming service
  • Tick Native support for TIDAL - Streaming service with free 90 day trial of lossless HiFi tier
  • Tick Front-panel USB port - For replay of MP3 player and USB-stored audio (1.6A charge)
  • Tick vTuner 5* - Full-service internet radio
  • Tick App control - iOS and Android Naim Audio app for intuitive control
  • Tick Bluetooth connectivity - With aptX HD codec for quality audio playback
  • Tick RC5 system integration - Control compatible amplifiers that are connected to your network player directly from the Naim app on a phone or tablet
  • Tick Roon ready - Turning your music collection into a beautifully laid out catalogue

Suggested Upgrade Path:

  • Tick Power Supply - 555 PS DR/ XPS/ XP5 XS
  • Tick Mains Cable - Power-Line
  • Tick Other - Super Lumina / Hi-Line
Streaming Section

Streaming Section

Uses the latest Naim network card featuring lownoise, high-speed low-voltage differential signalling (LVDS) to route the digital audio signal. The higher speed is capable of decoding all HD audio formats at up to 32 bits/384 kHz or DSD128. Rather than the source acting as the digital timing master, the new streaming board turns things around and allows our DAC clock to control the flow of audio data.

Low-Noise Power Supply

Low-Noise Power Supply

The NDX 2 features an integrated low-noise power supply with a custom-designed toroidal transformer and separate windings for the digital and analogue sections. However, the player can be upgraded with an external XPS DR or 555 PS DR power supply, giving you a marked increase in sonic authority and emotion.

Burr-Brown PCM1792A

Burr-Brown PCM1792A

The Burr-Brown PCM1792A digital-to-analogue converter working alongside our new streaming platform is one of the best available. We improved its performance even further by implementing our own digital filters and adding a discrete current-to voltage converter immediately after the DAC.

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Audio Inputs

Digital (S/PDIF) 2 x Optical TOSLink (up to 24bit/96kHz)
1 x Coaxial RCA (up to 24bit/192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x Coaxial BNC (up to 24bit 192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
USB 2 x USB Type A socket (front and rear - 1.6A charge)
Streaming Chromecast built-in, Apple AirPlay, TIDAL, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth (AptX HD), Internet Radio, UPnP (hi-res streaming), Roon Ready
Analogue 1 x RCA pair
1 x 5-pin DIN

Connectivity

Network Ethernet (10/100Mbps), WiFi (802.11 b/g/n/ac with external antennae)
Updates Update your system wirelessly via the Naim app

Formats

Multiroom Party Mode Streaming: Sync up to six Naim products and control
via the Naim app
Audio Formats WAV - up to 32bits/384kHz
FLAC and AIFF - up to 24bit/384Hz
ALAC (Apple Lossless) - up to 24bit/384Hz
MP3 - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
AAC - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
OGG and WMA - up to 48kHz (16 bit)
DSD - 64 and 128Fs
M4A - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
Internet Radio Format Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, OGG Vorbis streams
and MMS
Internet Radio Provider vTuner premium 5*

Ripping and Storage

Storage 2 x USB Type A socket (front and rear - 1.6A charge)

Power

Power Consumption Typical use: 19W
Network standby mode <2W
Deep sleep <0.5W

User Control

Handheld Zigbee RF4CE
App Control Naim App for iOS and Android
Front Panel 5" colour LCD display and four buttons

Physical

Dimensions 87mm x 432mm x 314mm (H x W x D)
Weight 10kg
Finishes Brushed and anodised aluminium
Supplied with Zigbee® remote (inc. batteries)
Power-Line Lite cable (UK denominations only)
Burndy link plug
5-pin DIN interconnect cable
BNC to RCA adaptor
Wi-Fi (x2) & Bluetooth antennae
Cleaning cloth
Quick start guide

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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