Naim ND5 XS 2 High performance Network streaming DAC.

Naim audio ND5 XS 2 high performance network streaming DAC.


What we Say:


The Naim Audio ND5 XS 2  is the first step in the Naim streaming ladder. The ND5 XS 2 features two analogue outputs on Din and RCA.  It also has digital inputs to allow other digital sources to be added. This minimalist approach is typical Naim philosophy, spend the money on things that give the best performance at the price point. It is this approach that gives the Naim Audio ND5 XS 2  such a high level of performance for the money.


Careful circuit layout and grounding is used throughout as is mechanical decoupling to reduce microphony. Naim use Burr Brown DACs and a fully discreet analogue filter which gives allows them to extract every last bit of performance from the source material. Naim use a high quality components throughout. No other company makes products in quite the same way Naim do. This attention to detail is what gives the Naim amplifier range such a distinctive dynamic sound.

Upgrade path:

The ND5 XS 2 is a future proof product.  In  order to achieve this software updates will offer increase functionality and improve operational performance. For example if a new standards require new functionality, Naim will try and incorporate this into a future software update.

We love the Naim ND5 XS 2 streamer – it’s always on in our listening room. Why? Because it offers a stunning, unadulterated streaming experience.

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What they say:

The ND5 XS 2 uses our innovative new streaming platform with an expanded feature set. High-res UPnP™ streaming, AirPlay, Chromecast built-in, Bluetooth (apt X HD), Spotify Connect, TIDAL, Roon compatibility, internet radio and multiroom streaming – alongside digital and USB inputs for conventional connections – make this versatile player the ideal partner for one of our integrated amplifiers.

Carefully selected and matched parts, an oversized toroidal transformer, decoupled PCB boards: the ND5 XS 2 benefits from classic Naim engineering and fastidious attention to detail to ensure that it delivers natural, engaging sound quality from all sources.

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