NAIM 200 Series NSC 222 Streaming Preamp
NAIM 200 Series NSC 222 Streaming Preamp
NAIM 200 Series NSC 222 Streaming Preamp

NAIM 200 Series NSC 222 Streaming Preamp

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200 Series NSC 222 Streaming Preamp

NSC 222 is an easy-to-use streaming preamplifier with multiple functions, offering uncompromising sound quality. With its high-precision engineering and exclusive British design from Naim, this product brings you a world of streamed music and radio, handling vinyl and audio headphones, as well as creating a high-performance analog preamplifier. Combine it with the NAP 250 power amplifier for an exceptional assembly: just add loudspeakers

A unique streaming platform
NSC 222 incorporates the very latest Naim streaming platform. Made by our experts in Salisbury, it sets new standards in terms of its prowess, functionality and ease of use. It is designed to offer true Hi-Fi performance, with the legendary Naim sound. Play all your favourite radio stations non-stop, as well as any music you choose from Spotify Connect, Apple Music, TIDAL, TIDAL Connect, Qobuz, AirPlay 2, Chromecast, UPnP™ servers, USB key, Roon Ready, and more.

 

Specifications

Audio Inputs
USB

2 x USB Type A socket (front and rear - 1.6A charge)

Digital (S/PDIF)

2 x Optical TOSLINK (up to 24bit/96kHz)
1 x coaxial RCA (up to 24bit/192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x coaxial BNC (up to 24bit 192kHz, DoP 64Fs)

Audio Input

1 x moving magnet phono
1 x 8-pin DIN (compatible with 5-pin DIN cables)
1 x RCA stereo pair
Line level inputs (RCA/DIN): Impedance 47k, 2.2V typical, 7.5Vrms Max
8 pin DIN has +/-18V for compatible external phono stages such as Solstice NVC TT
Compatible with 5 pin DIN
MM phono: 47k/470pF, 5mV, 23dB overload (75mV max)

Audio Outputs
Distortion

MM: < noise floor
Line: 0.0025% @2.2V input volume at 0dB, 1kHz
(Line: 0.015% @2.2V input volume at 0dB, 20kHz)
Digital: 0.0035% @0dBFS volume at 0dB, 1kHz

Digital level

2.1V at 0dBFS volume at 0dB

Audio Outputs

Analogue
1 x XLR pair (Stereo XLR balanced impedance 7Vrms max)
1 x RCA pair (Stereo RCA 7Vrms max)
1 x 6.35mm headphone jack (Headphone 1.5W into 16)

Crosstalk

MM: 90dB at 1kHz, volume at 0dB
Line: 90dB at 1kHz, volume at 0dB
 (Line: 70dB at 20kHz, volume at 0dB)
Digital: 90dB at 1kHz, volume at 0dB

Analogue

Pre-amplifier at max volume 15.5dB
Phono stage MM 40dB

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

MM 80dB ref 5mV A-wtd volume at 0dB
Line 104dB ref 2.2V A-wtd volume at 0dB
Digital 102dB ref 0dBFS A-wtd volume at 0dB

Frequency Response

MM: -3dB at 10Hz, RIAA +/-0.1dB
Line: 3Hz to 40kHz -3dB
Digital: 3Hz to 27kHz -3dB

Connectivity
Network

Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac)

Formats
Audio Formats

WAV - up to 32bit/384kHz
FLAC and AIFF - up to 24bit/384Hz
ALAC (Apple Lossless) - up to 24bit/384Hz
MP3 - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
AAC - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
OGG and WMA - up to 48kHz (16 bit)
DSD - 64 and 128Fs
M4A - up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
Gapless playback supported on all formats

Physical
Weight

24.25lbs (11kg)

Dimensions (HxWxD)

35/8x17x121/2" (9.15x43.2x31.75cm)

Power
Mains Supply

115V or 230V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Typical use consumption:  25W
Network standby mode consumption: <2W
Standby mode consumption: <0.5w

Product Type
Type

Preamplifier

User Control
App Control

App control (iOS and Android), bi-directional ZigBee remote and front panel
Optical 3.5mm output for synchronised control of compatible products


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