Naim Audio NAP 350 Mono power amplifier
Naim Audio NAP 350 New Classic mono amplifiers.
What we Say:
The Naim Audio NAP 350 mono power amps are on permanent demonstration at DNA Audio.
We were delighted when the news came from Salisbury that Naim were going back to the Monoblock amp configuration just like they did with the NAP135. We were even more delighted when we chatted with Steve Sells and it became apparent that not only were they going to be more powerful than the outgoing NAP300 DR but also more powerful than the NAP500. They have achieved this and not by an insignificant margin. They are rated at 175 WPC but in the recent Hi-Fi News bench tests they even achieved quite a bit more than even this figure.
They have tremendous grip and dynamics but with much more subtlety than the original 135s and also the 300 DR. A great move forward from Naim.Enquire about the Naim Audio NAP 350 Mono power amplifier >
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What they say:
Our highly dynamic monoblock power amplifier
A benchmark amplifier; a pair of NAP 350s offer precise musical performance. Designed to effortlessly drive large and demanding loudspeakers, capturing the true dynamics of music.
The NAP 350 is a pure class-AB linear amplifier, running from fully regulated DR power supplies; producing 175W into 8 ohms and 345W into 4 ohms. It can deliver peak power of up to 1.7kW to drive impedance dips of complex speaker crossover networks. The input is via a balanced XLR socket, facilitating industry-wide compatibility.
Under the guidance of our Technical Director, our engineers have developed innovative electronic circuits to give the New Classic products excellent audio performance. The NAP 350 has a new high-current output stage that uses matched pairs of Statement NA009 custom power transistors. Combined with our acclaimed DR technology, which guarantees a stable and low-noise power supply, the NAP 350 delivers high power with precision and speed.
NAP 350 combines perfectly with the NSS 333 streamer and the NAC 332 preamplifier.
Naim products are designed to be both contemporary and timeless. Our creations forgo any unnecessary embellishment that would detract from the performance and sound quality.
The NAP 350 combines a sleek design and premium materials such as highly thermally conductive aluminium alloy heatsinks.
|Damping factor into 8||36|
|Signal to noise ratio ref 100W 8 A-weighted||ref 175W 8Ω A-weighted: 114dB|
|Signal to noise ratio ref 1W 8 A-weighted||91dB|
|Input signal for clipping||1.33V RMS|
|Peak current into 1 (1kHz 1mS)||+/-42 amps peak (1.7kW peak power)|
|Burst power 2||610 Watts 2Ω @1% THD+N|
|Analogue Input||1 x 47kΩ True balanced via XLR
1 x 34kΩ singled ended via legacy adaptor lead
|THD + N||0.006%|
|Frequency Response||-3dB @ 1.4Hz to 100kHz|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||35/8x17x121/2″ (9.15×43.2×31.75cm)|
|Mains Supply||115V or 230V, 50/60Hz|
|Power Consumption||Passive consumption: 24W (idle)
Standby consumption: <0.5W
|Power Output||175 Watts 8Ω @0.1% THD+N (195W @1%)
345 Watts 4Ω @1% THD+N