Naim NAC-N 272 Streaming Preamplifier w/Tuner, Pre-owned

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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."

Great condition Naim NAC-N 272 Preamplifier with Tuner.

Unit comes with original box, packaging, power cord, and manual.

Rated 8/10 for minor cosmetic wear consistent with age and use.

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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