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    • NAC 552 Reference Analog Pre-amplifier
      • NAC 552 Reference Analog Pre-amplifier
      • NAC 552 Reference Analog Pre-amplifier

      Naim Audio

      Naim Audio NAC 552 Reference Analog Pre-amplifier

      $29,990.00

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        The NAC 552 is second only to our Statement NAC S1: its distinctive two-box configuration marks it out from the competition just as surely as its unfettered musicality reflects our core values. It's one of the best preamplifiers we’ve ever produced.

        Product description

        Our preamplifiers epitomize everything we believe in. Starting with our revolutionary NAC 12 back in 1974, Naim Audio preamplifiers have both rewritten the rules and set the standards for others to follow. The NAC 552 is second only to our Statement NAC S1: its distinctive two-box configuration marks it out from the competition just as surely as its unfettered musicality reflects our core values. It's one of the best preamplifiers we’ve ever produced, and by extension, among the best in the world.

        Features
        • Two-box configuration for optimum rejection of electromagnetic interference
        • Split-rail power supply featuring 800VA toroidal transformer, three smoothing capacitors and new Discrete Regulator (DR)
        • Fully suspended sub-chassis for superior isolation of sensitive circuit boards
        • AV bypass mode for simple connection to an existing AV system
        • Support for both DIN and RCA inputs to facilitate connection into a wider range of systems
        • Independent listen and record banks for maximum flexibility 
        • Assignable inputs for enhanced usability with a range of source
        Technology & Craft

        Like every component in our flagship 500 Series range, the NAC 552 has been developed without compromise or constraint. Its two-box design, which houses the power supply components in a separate enclosure to better control electromagnetic interference, is classically Naim Audio. By contrast, the power supply itself employs radically new thinking, including a new split-rail configuration that almost entirely eliminates power supply noise in the signal earth.

        The sound critical electronics of the NAC 552 are mounted on a brass sub-chassis which is fully suspended on coil springs at a frequency below the threshold of human hearing. This method of suspension maximizes isolation, hence minimizing the effect of vibration on the highly sensitive electronic components. Carefully selected precision rotary potentiometers with precious metal wipers are used to preserve music integrity and ensure long-term stability.

        Six inputs on the NAC 552 can be selected directly from either the front panel or the remote control. In addition to the usual DIN inputs, preferred for their superior earthing and impedance matching, the NAC 552 owner can configure two of the inputs for use with the more common RCA phono type connectors, enabling the use of alternative components with pre-owned interconnects.

        Audio Inputs
        Analogue

        7 x DIN, 2 x RCA

        Input Sensitivity

        75mV

        Input Impedance

        47kΩ

        Other Inputs

        Two inputs configurable for unity gain

        Audio Outputs
        Audio Outputs

        1 x variable, 3 x fixed (DIN)

        Line Outputs Fixed (level)

        75mV, 600Ω

        Line Outputs Variable (level)

        775mV

        Output Impedance

        <50Ω

        Load Impedance

        10kΩ (min.)

        Power Outputs

        Naim phono amplifier

        Connectivity
        Remote Control

        Infra Red (RC5)

        RS232

        Optional (DE9 female)

        Remote Input

        RCA on rear (RC5)

        User Control
        Front Panel

        Volume control, balance control, sixteen button matrix 

        Handheld

        NARCOM-4 Remote Control

        Power
        Supply Voltage

        +/-12V, 24V, 32V

        Power Supply Options

        552 PS

        Upgrades
        Power Supply

        552 PS

        Physical
        Dimensions (H x W x D)

        87 x 432 x 314 mm

        Weight

        12.9 kg

        Supplied with

        552 PS, Power-Line, R-Com and Burndy

        Finish
        Front

        Brushed and black anodized

        Case

        Brushed and black anodized

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