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The NAC-N 272 combines Naim’s digital audio technology with classic analog preamplifier engineering. It samples the best of both worlds to create an immensely musical hi-fi system. Includes the optional DAB+/DAB/FM radio tuner module.
Read the review from What Hi-Fi? calling the NAC-N 272, "a hugely talented unit that delivers top-class sound with an extensive features list."
New-in-box Naim NAC-N 272 Streaming Preamplifier with FM Tuner. This model has been recently discontinued by Naim.
Paired with a NAP 200, NAP 250 or even a NAP 300 power amplifier, the 272 is an ideal choice for those seeking the convenience of a single box streaming system with iOS and Android app control, but that crave hi-fi separates performance.
It boasts an impressive array of inputs including high-resolution (up to 24bit/192kHz) UPnPTM streaming, Spotify Connect, iRadio, Bluetooth (aptX), USB, multiroom, TIDAL music streaming support and a DAB/FM module.
Six digital and three analog inputs cover integration with a wide range of sources from CD and games consoles to phonostages. It’s also performance upgradable with the addition of a Naim Audio XP5 XS, XPS or 555 PS power supply.
All this functionality does not come at the cost of performance. The 272 has been carefully designed and meticulously hand-crafted to deliver a completely immersive and awe-inspiring music experience.
High quality preamplifier including digitally controlled analog volume control
UPnP-enabled to allow streaming of audio files at up to 24bit/192kHz resolution from Naim
Audio hard disk servers, network-attached storage (NAS) devices or any home computer
Performance upgradable with XPS or 555 PS power supply
Supports a broad range of music formats: WAV, FLAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, AAC, DSF64 and DFF64, Windows Media-formatted files, Ogg Vorbis and MP3
Six 24bit/192kHz-capable digital inputs (S/PDIF) to support optimum connection to external sources
Spotify Connect built-in to stream millions of songs from the world’s most popular streaming service
Native support for TIDAL streaming service with free 90 day trial of lossless HiFi tier
Bluetooth connectivity with aptX audio codec
DAB+/DAB/FM radio module
vTuner 5* full-service internet radio
Multiroom & Party Mode compatible
Naim Audio app for iOS and Android
Outputs: Preamplifier (2 x DIN, 1 x RCA) / Line (1 x RCA) / Digital S/PDIF (1 x BNC) / Headphones (1 x 6.3mm)
Preamp Output: 775mV
Line output: 275mV
Frequency Response: 4Hz – 40kHz
S/N Ratio: 87dB
Analog Inputs: 3 (1 x DIN, 2 x RCA)
Analog Input Sensitivity: 275mV
Analog Input Overload: 34 dB
Digital Inputs: 6 (1 x BNC, 2 x RCA, 3 x TosLink)
Digital Input Sample Rate: Coaxial – 192kHz, Optical – 96kHz
Other Inputs: DAB/FM, USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
iRadio Service: vTuner 5* full service
Audio Formats: WAV and AIFF (up to 24bit/192kHz), FLAC (up to 24bit/192kHz), ALAC (up to 24bit/96kHz), WMA (up to 16bit/48kHz), Ogg Vorbis (up to 16bit/48kHz), MP3, M4a (up to 320kbit/s), Playlists (M3U, PLS), DSD (NAC-N 272 only). Gapless playback supported on MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, FLAC and ALAC. Internet radio: AAC, Windows Media™ formatted content, MP3 streams, MMS, Ogg Vorbis, Spotify® Connect: Ogg Vorbis (up to 320kps) TIDAL: AAC (96 or 320kbps), FLAC (16bit 44.1kHz) Bluetooth: SBC, AAC, aptX and aptX-LL
Upgrade Interface: mini-USB
Wi-Fi Compatibility: 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n
Quiescent Consumption: 21W
Mains supply: 100V, 115V or 230V, 50/60Hz
Power Supply Options: 555PS, XPS, XP5 XS
Dimensions (HWD): 3.43” x 17” x 12.36”
Weight: Approx 23 pounds
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