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When I auditioned the ND555 it was on a 252 supercap/250dr setup ......... I could clearly hear the benefits the ND555...
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Great ... sorry for all the questions ......... how about Roon.......is this purely tablet visuals...what is displayed on the screen -...
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My flacs have been ripped by DBpoweramp ......... and within the folder for the album...is a jpg named 'folder' this is the artwork.
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Oh ...... ok I thought there would be no standby........as this was externally powered....that's a bonus.........does this mean the unit...
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Another quick question - with the unit powered on but not playing - does the screen shut down entirely.... so it is entirely blank.......
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In the context of my system and room - better control and removal of 'any bloom' would be fantastic........... I will feed back later at...
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Interstingly when I moved from a 272 to the NDS - I did get quantitatively more bass which was sufficient enough for me to have to...
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Thanks Harry for this ......... that is indeed what I detected when auditioning (its difficult to put into words) .... so its quite...
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Hi ..... I have moved my room recently and my setup sounds pretty good in the new room ....... and I have got to terms with adjusting my...
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I am looking forward to it ........ especially the s.q. and integration of Roon ........ I just have to decommission my NDS - and fix...
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Update....my ND555 has arrived at the dealers...I will be taking delivery on Wednesday....yippee. The dealer did say that the next batch...
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PMC 25.23 would be awesome .... I notice that on a certain site 20.26's are available pre loved at very reasonable prices......depends...
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Totally agree I use this allot....and will miss it...what were Naim thinking....doh
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I power mine via 552 and it is excellent .........
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Quick question - with the unit set to switch off the artwork - does this mean that the artwork will still be visible prior to play...
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Hi i use the Graham Slee UL Diamond Edition and it is fabulous ........ I think it superior to the Headline, Lehmann Linear and the 272...
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Hi thanks for info on display .... does this switch off shut down the whole display or just the artwork????
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Hi has anyone found a way of switching the display off??? I was wondering if there were any beta testers ... who could ask / request it...
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I did similar jumped from 272 to 552.... omg ... but best upgrade...as all sources have been optomised....
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Sorry all these references to Melco .......... is this a NAS ......... or the Melco unit....... that readjusts timing.........
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Hi I have been plagued by hum .... On my nap500 psu (it was really loud a right growler) anyway.. I had to change the plug in order..at...
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Moving the router is not too bad - as I have 2 Asus routers that intercommunicate - one in the loft at one side of the house and one at...
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I have shielded CAT 7 ethernet ........... I currently use a little Zyxel 5 port switch - that then connects to NDS.....sounds great at...
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Doh ......... currently the wifi signal is very feeble .... the Naim app just about works...ok... I will move my router in my lounge -...
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I was referring to detail - being thrown at you - or falsely projected (possibly at the expense of the underpinnings) - if that makes sense.
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I have found that moving through Naim range - the more things improve the more the music kinda of relaxes and flows with ease - yes...
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I simply cannot agree - with this - obviously you are entirely entitled to your point of view - the only time I had a bad time with Naim...
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Just remember that allot of digital material is from CD!!! The other issue with streaming is origin of source ..... allot of hi res is...
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I agree that putting a disc in and hitting play has its charm .... but what is going on inside the device is just as complex..if not...
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It amuses me when it is thought CD is simpler .... from a technical view point it is not. CD only has the advantage that it is all...
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Hi Bert....has the ND555 bedded in any more since switch on...... my NDS improved over a three/four week period.....
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Hi I am always staggered at how much information is on red book CD. Each upgrade I have made seems to being out yet more information.
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It seems to me that what naim has done is pay logical attention to clock timing, shielding, power supply and isolation etc.... etc . The...
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I agree .... my NDS with the recently dr'ed 555 sounds superb..... the detail and drive struck me at the ND555 demo I had.
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Thank you all for reporting back so far .... things seem fairly reassuring.... keep the comments coming. Does anybody know how many have...
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Yes I agree on demo I thought the harmonic structure was more realistic .... I think it is a combination of resolution and less...
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I have experienced what HH has explained........ so I would go for a 555psdr ........ into the 272. Then I would use the other supply...
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Great Comparison DB can't wait to get mine ....... however, NDS is still sounding great........
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Hi Bruce I note your comments above, I have heard Wilson speakers some years ago - I have also listened to many demo's on...
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Yup I have had this .......... I have learnt to keep sh-tum..........each to there own........audiophiles are considered as...
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I notice a number of dealers - sell on ebay. There is nothing wrong in Ebay - its just their charges are high - so sellers have to push...
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I went by a certain pink site (clue fishy) ....... and have never had issues - just do all the sensible checks. I found a NAP500 in...
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Yup bits are not just bits.....they are pretty darn delicate.....as for not settling and analysing music...that is so right...... it...
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I have been neatly installing some cables in trunking...inc ethernet to nds....looks great but it appears to have killed the sound...
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I am not bashing Q Acoustics I have auditioned the smaller ones which sound good and are good value. The Concept 500 I listened to was...
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If you really want to test your room out for boom ..... try Lapa 'Spirit Vessel' album ......... there are several tracks on there that...
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Thanks for reporting that Gazza ......... I thought there was something wrong..........it just goes to show how important that Naim pre...
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I heard them at Bristol ..... last year.......with Dave front end driving NAP300 directly......... the result I felt was poor .........
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One alternative - is to use a small quality sealed speaker ......... and then use multiple subs - and the subs would need room...
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My advice here is try and avoid ported speakers ..... socks in ports kill the dynamics and slow the speaker timing. In my experience the...
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Hi any sound quality issues when using Roon through ND555............. is it as good as std streaming.........
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For me it is the rhythmic drive - combined with micro rhythmic details - with convincing timing.
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Hi I went from a 272/555ps setup ........ it was expensive and hurt....... I sold my 272 and bought a pre loved NDS ........ then I...
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I would imagine the 1st batch of ND555's were like a toe in the water ........ ensuring production protocols are smooth - I am sure they...
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Agree speakers are a nightmare .... you have the interaction with the room....and also the synergy with the amp..... I think that's why...
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Naim - usually use fairly large hi grade capacitors also there are usually a smattering of tantalum capacitors in key critical circuits...
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Harry - I get your point. However, if you look at the ND555 they have super charged the power supplies - using DR technology (on the...
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