NAIM: Can the problem could probably be traced to a genetic defect in Naim owners?

Afternoon kids. I can help noticing that on the respective forums Naim folk post more, argue more, moan more and box swap or upgrade more, (or talk about upgrades). The linn forum however seems to be a much calmer place. Yes there is the occasionsl whinge but in the main people seem stable, content and […]

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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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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 Our entire […]

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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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Why do people buy expensive digital streamers?

I see that Naim and Linn streamers are often recommended on hifi fora, but why? Apart from them looking nice and perhaps fitting in with the rest of ones kit, what do they do that an Apple Airport Express can’t? There’ll be no difference in sound between the cheapest and most expensive streamers, bar whatever […]

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Knocking Naim!

Why do most of the time do we knock naim! I myself have been guilty in the past, but i heard a system of theres the other day and it sounded quite good! Maybe its the inevitable upgrade path that naim owners pursue ! I still rate there Naim Aro tonearm very highly But in […]

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NAIM: 62/150x + Wharfedale Evo 40 floorstanders; why does this owner think he might be going deaf?

I bought a set of Wharfedale Evo 40 floorstanders from a mate to experiment with. 2 months later and they are still connected, with my Dynaudio Excite X12 nicely packed away. All logic says that this cannot make sense. My Naim 62/150x pre/pwr pair should make the Dynaudios sing and the Wharfedales look like impostors […]

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