SUPERNAIT is not just a superbly musical amplifier; it is an analogue and digital audio control and connection hub that just happens to have some of the world's best audio amplification attached. The SUPERNAIT preamplifier section is directly descended from Naim's superlative reference series preamplifiers, and its power amplifier incorporates all the techniques and know-how that give voice to the traditional Naim qualities of rhythmic musicality.
Along with sound quality, connectivity is a SUPERNAIT forte. The 21st Century has seen an explosion of music carriers, formats and delivery systems. With analogue inputs through both DIN and phono sockets, digital inputs through both coaxial and optical sockets, a combined digital optical/analogue front panel input and on-board re-clocked digital to analogue conversion, there is very little that SUPERNAIT cannot handle. SUPERNAIT is just as versatile with its outputs. In addition to the power amplifier speaker outputs, it carries separate record, preamplifier, bi-amp/ subwoofer outputs, and a front panel mounted headphone output driven from a separate power amplifier. Independent record and listen selections add to the versatility, and flexible input assignment means any input socket - analogue or digital - can be assigned to any source selection button.
The versatility of SUPERNAIT doesn't disguise the fact that it is a world-class amplifier. The preamplifier section is transparent, detailed and fast - just like Naim's other preamplifiers - and the SUPERNAIT power amplifier delivers generous, muscular and musical power into almost any speaker load.
An upgrade path has always been a part of the Naim offering. While SUPERNAIT caters for your connectivity needs, we have also covered your future upgrade requirements. SUPERNAIT is probably the only amplifier you will ever need; however, in true Naim style, we have still anticipated you aspiring to greater things in the future. And if you do, a power supply, power amplifier or even a phono stage is only an upgrade away 400VA transient output capability.
The SUPERNAIT is a truly versatile amplifier and its capabilities can easily be expanded. There is a bi-amp out (preamplifier output) DIN socket on the rear panel to enable an external upgrade power amplifier or second (bi-amp) power amplifier to be connected. There are also separate pre-amp out and power-amp in sockets. In normal use these sockets are connected by an external link plug but this can be removed. The link plug should be removed only if a power supply upgrade is to be used or an alternative preamplifier is to connect to the SUPERNAIT power amplifier section. There is also an unfiltered stereo subwoofer output via phono sockets (this duplicates the preamplifier output). The preamplifier section of the SUPERNAIT can be easily upgraded with the addition of a FlatCap, Hi-Cap or SuperCap external power supply.
|Sample Rates Supported||S/PDIF up to 24 bit/192kHz|
|Other Inputs||3.5mm jack on front panel|
|Line Outputs Fixed (level)||75mV, 600Ω|
|Line Outputs Variable (level)||775mV, <50Ω|
|Power Outputs||Naim phono amplifier|
|Other Outputs||Headphone, 3.5mm jack|
|Power Output||80W/channel, 8Ω|
|Remote Control||Infra Red (RC5)|
|Remote Input||3.5mm jack on rear (RC5)|
|Remote Output||3.5mm jack on rear (RC5)|
|RS232||Optional (DE9 female)|
|Mains Supply||100V, 115V, 230V; 50 or 60Hz|
|Dimensions||87 x 432 x 314mm (H x W x D)|
|Front||Brushed and black anodised|
|Case||Black powder coated|
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