ATC: Their speakers using NAIM amplification; a good idea or what?

Just wanted to dispel a forum myth. I have used ATC speakers for about 5 years now. I have tried many amps with varying degrees of success. I currently use the Michell Alecto Monoblocks, which I am pretty happy with. This week a friend wanted to borrow my amps, so he loaned me his Nait […]

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NAIM: Julian Vereker – the interview

This piece was originally published in Stereophile in 1998: One of the big industry stories of 1985 was the split, both personal and commercial, between the British Linn and Naim companies. Led by Ivor Tiefenbrun and Julian Vereker (footnote 1) respectively, both companies had started up in the early 1970s. Both men held similar views, […]

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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: CDS3 – best mechanical isolation?

My Naim CDS3 sits on TV stand ( i know – not ideal )- but i have AV mixed with my hifi setup. I am thinking of using sorbothane feet / Black ravioli under the cd player resting on MDF platform. Any thoughts? Observe the conversation and/or express your view by clicking HERE Preowned NAIM […]

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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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PS AUDIO Sprout or NAIM Nait 5i?

My present system comprises a Sugden Masterclass CD player and a pair of Ruark Solstice floor standing speakers. The amp is excellent but, for reasons which need not weary us here, has to be replaced with a solid state version. I would rather not spend more than around £1k on the replacement and have considered […]

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