CELESTION: Unsung gems that slip the net … including Celestion

Since I got back into hifi this time last year I’ve been having a good time piecing various systems together and in particular trying out all sorts of speakers. I’ve bought many sets now when they’ve cropped up ie Castle, Celestion, Ruark, Royd B@W, Naim and many others, some have been a great surprise and […]

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JVC AX-Z1010TN – “… may make uncomfortable reading for those wedded to their NAIM amplifiers!”

JVC AX-Z1010TN Digital Reference Integrated Amplifier SuperDIGIFINE – A Review Let me state that for those who think long reviews are just self-gratification, you better stop now. Also it may make uncomfortable reading for those wedded to their NAIM amplifiers! A bit of history:- I have been a lover of NAIM amplification for as long […]

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AUDIO EQUIPMENT SERVICING: How do you tell if your 12 year old amp needs servicing?

  Lurking around PFM leaves me believing that Naim needs to be serviced like cars. Japanese amps seem to go on for decades. How do I know that my MF integrated isn’t about to blow-up and take my speakers with it? MORE Our entire vintage NAIM archive Preowned NAIM on a tight budget

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NAIM: Old Naim sound vs new

“In my brief time owning the Nait1 and comparing it with a newer Naim 140/92 set up with simialr speakers (totem arro’s and vandy’s 1C) and similar connectors…all naim…I sense a forwardness and musicality favoring the older Nait with a variety of musical sources(both cd and vinyl)…maybe more pronounced with cd’s whether its rock or […]

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NAIM: ARO tonearm + Armageddon turntable power supply – test review. Stereophile Magazine.

Stuff that works, stuff that holds up/ The kind of stuff you don’t hang on the wall/ Stuff that’s real, stuff you feel/ The kind of stuff you reach for when you fall. Guy Clark’s paean to dependability, “Stuff That Works,” almost always makes me take a mental inventory of my own most favoritest things: […]

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NAIM: Is my love affair with Naim over?

I have owned and listened to nothing but (low to mid end) Naim amplification for the last 15 years. Whenever I have briefly listened to other amps in dealers I have pulled a face and thought no not for me. But, I recently split my second system and moved my Rega Brio R into my […]

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NAIM: Adds Roon Ready to New Uniti All-In-One Systems

Naim’s relationship with Roon extends back quite some time and stems from a mutual respect and desire to improve the owner’s experience without compromising performance or sound quality. Initially the discussions centred around the benefits to Naim of using Roon’s back engine to assist with cataloguing ripped CDs and music imports.  This enabled Naim to […]

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