NAC 202
Classic Naim control and clarity.

The NAC 202 builds on our entry-level NAC 152 XS, adding star-earthed circuit boards for superior transparency and an even lower resonance circuit layout. It provides for a wide range of expansion and upgrade options, including connection to a StageLine phonostage and an AV bypass connection to an external AV amplifier.  

Features
  • Support for both DIN and RCA inputs to ease connection into a wider range of systems
  • User configurable unity-gain AV input
  • Powered input for use with StageLine or Prefix phono stage
  • RC5 input and Smart IR system for remote control integration of Naim products
  • Optional RS232 input/output for use in full home automation systems
  • Can be powered from the preamp inputs of the NAP 155 XS or NAP 200 power amplifier or external power supply (see Upgrade Path)

 

Technology & Craft

The NAC 202 introduced a new level of technical and musical performance to our range of preamplifiers, along with elegant new styling.

Low-resonance circuit boards and anti-vibration, resonance controlling feet minimise the effect of microphonic vibration on the highly sensitive electronic components while carefully matched precision rotary potentiometers with precious metal wipers are used to preserve musical integrity and ensure long-term stability. The intelligent balance control combines a high quality motorised potentiometer for the best performance with intelligent circuitry to indicate the centre position.

The NAC 202 also features a silent microprocessor that sleeps during listening and controls all aspects of the amplifier including: protection circuits that continuously monitor the power supplies ensuring safe shut down in the event of a power cut; user-configurable RC5 input and Smart IR system for remote control integration of Naim products.

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Product Specification

Audio Inputs
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Analogue Input

4 x DIN, 2 x RCA

Input Sensitivity

75mV

Input Impedance

47kΩ

Other Inputs

AV input configurable for unity gain

Audio Outputs
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Analogue

2 x variable (DIN), 3 x line level 

Line Outputs Fixed (level)

75mV, 600Ω

Line Outputs Variable (level)

775mV

Output Impedance

<50Ω

Load Impedance

10kΩ (min.)

Power Outputs

Naim phono amplifier

Connectivity
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Remote Control

Infra Red (RC5)

Remote Input

RCA on rear (RC5)

RS232

Optional (DE9 female)

User Control
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Front Panel

Volume control, eight button matrix 

Handheld

NARCOM-4 Remote Control

Power
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Supply Voltage

24V

Power Supply Options

NAP 155 XS, NAP 200, FlatCap XS, HiCap, SuperCap

Upgrades
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Power Supply

1 x Hi-Cap/SuperCap

Other

NAPSC (optional)

Physical
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Dimensions (HxWxD)

87 x 432 x 314 mm 

Weight

7.0 kg

Supplied with

NARCOM-4 Remote Control

Finish
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Front

Brushed and black anodised

Case

Black powder coated

Suggested System

A Naim Retailer will recommend the right system for you, however you may choose to partner the NAC 202 with the following as a start:

NDX Network Player

NDX
Classic Series

NAP 200 power amplifier

NAP 200
Classic Series

CDX2 cd player

CDX2
Classic Series

Manuals & Downloads

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