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Yes, it’s cute and yes it unites a lot of stuff in a little box. We’ve got an in-built amplifier with a very flexible preamp section (2 analogue inputs and 5 digital jobs – 24/192 capable to boot) plus a superb FM/DAB tuner. You can plug your iPod into the USB socket but this input… Read more »

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I love a controversial product and they don’t come more so than this, it had me grinning like a Cheshire cat. It’s been a long wait but finally we have a box that accepts digital data streams properly. As mentioned somewhere else on the Sonata site (the Wadia pages I think) I don’t have any… Read more »

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Well, time for another introduction – say ‘hello’ to Sonata’s first Network Player. Our UnitiServe’s new best mate and what a brilliant pair they make, the streaming revolution is truly gathering pace and it’s great to see a world class product like this in our studio. The ND5 is jam-packed with clever innovation and design,… Read more »

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Say ‘hello’ to Sonata’s first hard-disk music player and server. What a clever piece of kit this little devil really is and so easy to use. Naim have done a wonderful job of taking the angst out of this kind of device, which is just what great engineering should do. Bit perfect ripping has never… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Naim.

The XS is a very special CD player and brings a lot of exciting features with it to the table. Being from Salisbury then we’ve got the expected DIN sockets (because they sound better) but also some ‘phonos’ for those who want to experience the music that the XS can make with other manufacturers gear… Read more »

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I’ve got a real soft spot for Naim disc spinners, the first CD player I owned that actually made listening to digital enjoyable back in the early 90’s was a Naim. The 5i introduces our customers to the joys of their silver disc collection in typical Naim fashion – swing door and puck style. Stunning… Read more »