Naim Audio NSC 222 Streaming Preamplifier
"Sleek Design Meets Audiophile 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.
Begin your New Classic musical journey with the highly versatile NSC 222 preamplifier. Access a wide range of music streaming platforms (Spotify, TIDAL, Qobuz, etc.), a very large number of online radio stations, handling bitrates of up to 32bit/284kHz.
Want to enjoy vinyl? The NSC 222 has a MM phono input. Do you like headphones and want to dive into a world of solo listening? NSC 222 is also equipped with the full Naim technology for headphone listening, which is inherited from the Uniti Atom Headphone Edition: our amplifier-DAC, the recipient of several awards all around the world.
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 favorite 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.
Easy App Control - In One Room or Many
The Naim App – available for Apple and Android devices – makes it simple to control your NSC 222, and even link up other music systems around your home into a stunning multi-room set-up. Use the App to access all your music, including your favorite radio stations, streaming services and playlists, and explore artist discographies and biographies.
Simple & Enjoyable to Use
The NSC 222 is very simple to use – you can easily control it using the Focal & Naim app, available on iOS and Android, but also with the Zigbee smart remote control supplied. Of course, you can also access many features via the NSC 222 itself, and its backlit volume button. For your listening pleasure, the 5.5” colour screen displays the tracks being played.
Under the guidance of our Technical Director, Naim’s engineers have developed simple but elegant circuits, combined with our acclaimed and high-performing DR technology, guaranteeing the stable and fluid power supply so essential for superior performance. Our teams opt for the highest-quality components and perform ultra-precise measurements for an uncompromising result.
A Timeless Design
Naim products are designed to be both contemporary and timeless. Our creations forego any unnecessary decoration that does not contribute to performance targets or add to the sound quality. The design of the NSC 222 streamer and preamplifier combines extreme precision, impressive functionality, sleek design and innovative materials to make it easy and enjoyable to use.
- Google Cast™ for Audio
- AirPlay 2
- TIDAL connect
- Spotify® Connect
- Bluetooth® aptX
- Roon Ready
- Internet Radio
- UPnP™ ( Universal Plug and Play )
- Multi-room Ready
- Digital/Analogue Outputs
- File Formats
- Wireless Updates
- Digital Input (S/PDIF)
2 x USB Type A socket (front and rear - 1.6A charge)
2 x Optical TOSLINK (up to 24bit/96kHz)
1 x moving magnet phono
MM: < noise floor
2.1V at 0dBFS volume at 0dB
MM: 90dB at 1kHz, volume at 0dB
Pre-amplifier at max volume 15.5dB
MM 80dB ref 5mV A-wtd volume at 0dB
MM: -3dB at 10Hz, RIAA +/-0.1dB
Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac)
WAV - up to 32bit/384kHz
35/8" ( H ) x 17" ( W ) x 121/2" ( D )
115V or 230V, 50/60Hz
Typical use consumption: 25W
App control (iOS and Android), bi-directional ZigBee remote and front panel
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