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I agree ..... there is no doubt good support does make a difference .... but I defy any dealer to actually demo different racks ...
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I am using an Atacama Evoque SE it really good for the price.
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I can tell you now the 500 resolved more pure detail than the nap250dr .... almost like a dr upgrade. ..I was astounded. The 500dr is...
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HH is right the 272/555 is really great bit of kit.....I used it with the 500 and it sounded really great.
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I ended up with a 500 as I got one for a little more than a 300 ..I was and am delighted. It's a fabulous amp with great delicacy and...
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Even on 272 the 500 was better from 1st bar of music.....compared to 250dr
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Hi I had a 272 with nap500 and it was excellent... ultimately 272 is the weak link .... but is good for a stop gap until you get a 552...
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Thanks for the reassuring replies ......... I am keeping mine on all the time ......... I keep having battles with her indoors...
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Re: ND555
Maybe that's why I prefer Irish Whisky to Scotch .......... triple distillation compared to double........
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Re: ND555
I can only think that they have separated out some of the shared feeds in the original design ... it seems strange to feed the streamer...
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Ok ... my NAP500 & 552 seems tun quite cool but the NDS is a bit roasty......... when not listening I have a little fan that blows...
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Re: Munich
Hi Bert ..... great report thanks for all the effort ....... I think there are allot of Naim- ites really keen to see your ND555 report...
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Hi I was faced with same issue and bit the bullet and bought a 552 .... never regretted it used it with a 272 as the source for a while...
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Re: Munich
Those utopias are really strange .... there appears to be like a sterile glare to them that to me sounds very dated..... Maybe the...
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Re: Munich
I have just compared the internal layouts of NDS and ND555 ...... there are similarities .... but there are some significant changes...
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Re: Munich
Regarding Angryhalibut ......... I saw a River Monster program where they had man eating Halibut!!! ...... you would not want to cross...
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Re: Munich
Hmmm .... brings a new meaning to having the Snip!!!!
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Re: Munich
All speakers are a compromise .. but those big Utopias sound so synthetic....has it been designed with a guy who has a digital hearing ...
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Hi Fred....... in my experience the amp/speaker/room relationship is hypercritical. I suggest your speaker choice needs a careful look...
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I am in no rush...I fancy a micro classic system ... for non critical listening. I just love the aesthetics ... and they sound pretty...
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I fondly remember listening to a Nait Mk1 back in 1984 ish.............. it was a punchy little chap ...... and drove speakers...
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You have an excellent system ......... possibly look at the speakers - my 250dr worked really well with pmc speakers ...... however, it...
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Hold on! I am not rubbishing the 250 it is a great amp! In-fact when I had a 250dr - as I stated before I wondered how it could get any...
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Totally agree speaker and room matching are hyper critical ........ the 500 did for me what you say your 300 did - although for me it...
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Bert ..... I know Naim have been working on the ND555 project for quite a long time .... I am sure you will not be dissapointed - I am...
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I had a 250dr and I loved it ... it is a great amp...and I thought how can it really get much better than this .... then I plugged in a...
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Disagree.... here the 250dr sounds nothing like the 500dr ..... when substituting the 500 for the 250 on my 272 there was a huge...
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Knowing Naim I am sure the ND555 will sound better.....and different....but the big question is how much. I look forward to Betts review....
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Hi I don't understand this .... from my perspective the 4.6 on my NDS was definitely better .... and I will be sticking with it. The...
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In my experience the amp speaker room relationship is hyper critical .... I am not saying the source is not ....important. I have had...
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That's a point shell out 150+K on rare earth kit .......... I would expect the 'Milk Tray Man' service ........... whoops that sounds...
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Re: Help!
looks expensive.............
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The speaker/amp/room interplay is critical .... and you were absolutely right to audition carefully..... well done enjoy!
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Re: Help!
I am not saying my NAS is the ultimate ....... I will be changing later this year.....but this is not to do with performance ... more to...
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Re: Help!
I use my basic nas with an NDS and full 500 system ..... and it is awesome - you are right you will need a pc or laptop to rip your cd's...
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Re: Help!
Hi try streaming - I used a WDMyCloud NAS cost about £120 (4TB) connected it via a switch and Cat6 cable. Result brilliant - I ripped...
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I will double check to see whether I dress to the right or left!!! Cheerz
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Hi can you clarify were the Din to Din should run ......... should it be kept well clear of the burndy cable???
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Hi ... I think if you like the Naim approach and you want to make the most of your NAP300 ........ really you do 2 things .... second...
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Hey don't take it to heart these guys are just passionate about .... well their hobby we all have our views and it's great to...
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Vertere cables are not terminated with the special Naim designed vibration damping plugs....so they will be different..... Naim does not...
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Hi HH is correct you will need to use a stereo pair of sub woofer specific interconnects. The Naim simply sends the full signal to the...
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It has been mentioned before that allegedly possibly Vertere is the source of SL cable .... I understand that they do all sorts of...
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Hopefully you can see - the Velodyne driver above .... this has a 50mm linear throw and a 2kg+ magnet dedicated and tuned for proper low...
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Its nice to see other members taking on using a sub. I can honestly say - in my context it is one of the most important elements in my...
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Hi I upgraded my NDS - a definite improvement - bass is much better defined and my sub really loves it - it's far far more tuneful now -...
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Hi Snes don't apologise for using LS50s they fantastic speakers hugely capable ... what you have done is matched the room and speakers...
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Don't expect too much from this sub if you are lucky you may get useful output down to 30 to 35hz - depending on how it is tuned at - it...
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I use my sub from a low level output as I never want to interrupt the amp main speaker relationship......... this sub you have chosen...
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Re: 500DR
Agree with that...its fantastic....
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When I visited Bristol show in 2017 - one of the speakers that really impressed me were the little Spendor A2's they sounded so natural...
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Re: 500DR
Michael ...... don't worry it all gets way better - the original 500 had that slight warmth about it the DR takes this away and gives...
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Hi PCD i had a look at the D7 lab report on Stereophile .... yep that speaker is very strong at the bottom end - from the measures there...
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Yes moving speakers back to wall at low volumes works.....to a degree - that is worth a try.
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The subwoofer approach really works ...... however, the cheaper ones I tried were dire ..... the Velodyne DD+ was a revelation - I...
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