Just like the acclaimed Mu-so 2nd Generation we introduced back in May, the new Mu-so Qb features Naim’s unique music-streaming platform, developed by 25 engineers over 3 years to offer the very best performance whether playing your own digital music collection, a world of Internet radio, or music streaming services such as TIDAL and Spotify. This acclaimed innovation is only found in Naim music-streaming products, including its Uniti range and dedicated network players, all the way up to the £20,000 flagship ND 555.
Mu-so Qb gains the new 2nd Generation illuminated volume dial, complete with a full control array and a proximity sensor: it lights up in welcome as your hand approaches it. Easily access key playback controls, your favourite playlists and radio stations, Spotify resume, multiroom functionality and more from this tactile new interface. Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation can also be controlled via the updated Naim app and – by popular customer demand – a new remote control handset.
Available in the same burnished grey aluminium chassis and with the same upgraded speaker grille design as its Mu-so big brother, Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation is the perfect visual as well as sonic match. It can also be customised with optional replacement grilles in the same Olive, Terracotta or Peacock colourways.
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation’s compact dimensions pack in 300 Watts of music power, served up to all-new speaker drivers – optimised in conjunction with Focal, the acoustic specialist celebrating its 40th anniversary, and our VerVent Audio associate. Like the bigger Mu-so 2nd Generation, the Qb now has an upgraded ‘brain’, too: a DSP with more than 10 times extra processing power for even greater musical accuracy.
Stream your music in high-resolution quality (Mu-so Qb can handle files up to 32bit/384kHz) via UPnPTM, or browse millions of songs through AirPlay 2 (including Apple Music), Spotify® Connect, TIDAL, Chromecast built-in and Internet radio. Upgraded Wi-Fi connectivity promises a slicker streaming experience, while Ethernet remains an option if you prefer things hard-wired. You can also connect devices wirelessly via Bluetooth®. Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation’s USB input, meanwhile, supports music playback from USB drives, while its optical input means you can easily connect your TV and experience enhanced sound quality from your favourite television programmes, films and games.
Sync up to five Naim Streaming products and control via the Naim App.
Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), BLE v4.2
Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast Built-in, UPnPTM, Spotify® Connect, TIDAL, Roon Ready, Bluetooth, Internet Radio
USB 2 (Type A connector)
Optical S/PDIF up to 96khz
Two Years (details here)
300W – (4 x 50W, 1 x 100W)
100V, 115V or 230V, 50/60Hz
Typical use: 15W
Stereo 3-way; dsp-optimised dual auxiliary bass radiator acoustic system
210mm x 218 mm x 212 mm
Burnished and anodised aluminium casework, CNC milled, bead blasted and anodised aluminium heatsinks, Dual-tone grey and black fabric grille.
Dual-tone grey and black grille, remote control, mains cables (market dependent), reset pin-hole tool and information booklets.
Remote handset included and optional control app for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices
Touch control user interface with rotary volume control
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Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis streams and MMS
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vTuner Premium 5*
WAV, FLAC and AIFF – up to 24bit/384kHz
DSD- 64 and 128Fs
Bluetooth - SBC, AAC
Note: Gapless playback supported on all formats
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