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Uniti Nova Streaming Integrated Amplifier

The Nova is the flagship model of the upgraded Naim Audio Uniti range. Whilst it has the versatility, style and usability of the rest of the range, the Nova really takes another leap forward in sound quality.

5 Years

£4,799

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Description

The design and development which has gone into this product is staggering. Naim have put in an incredible amount of effort to ensure that they can get a real impression audiophile solution out of their standard uniti sized enclosure. This includes an impressive 80 watts per channel integrated amplifier.

The Uniti Nova also features more inputs that the Star model, with the inclusion of 2 extra analogue inputs, making that 4 analogue and 5 digital inputs.

To say the Uniti range is versatile is a huge understatement. The Uniti Star features a 80 watt class A/B amplifier, internet radio, bluetooth, a headphone output, uPnP, Tidal integration, Spotify connect, Airplay, Google Cast, an S/PDIF Digital input, analogue output, multi-room functionality and USB / SD Card slots.

On the new Uniti series, Naim have put a lot of effort into improving the wi-fi. It now supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz and features an improved internal buffer and memory. It is able to store 5 minutes of information which vastly decreases the amount of dropouts when streaming.

Conceived and built from the ground up by Naim engineers and designers in Salisbury, England, Naim have ensured the Uniti Star has been crafted with exceptional materials chosen for the sound. Uniti remains true to our core design principles. From the finned aluminium heat sinks (inspired by our Statement flagship amplification system) to the brushed black aluminium casing, the new illuminated signature volume control and the beautifully lit base.

Anybody looking to get into streaming and wants a really impressive yet simple system needs to seriously consider the Uniti Nova.

DAB/FM
Optional DAB/FM module available (release date to be confirmed)

Memory Card
1 x SD Card

Streaming
Chromecast Built-In, Apple AirPlay, TIDAL,
Spotify® Connect, Bluetooth (AptX HD), Internet Radio, UPnP™ (hi-res streaming), Roon Ready

USB
2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)

Analogue
1 x RCA
1 x 5-pin DIN

Digital (S/PDIF)
2 x Optical TOSLink (up to 24bit/96kHz)
2 x Coaxial RCA (up to 24bit/192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x BNC (up to 192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x HDMI ARC

Audio Outputs-
Analogue
1 x Stereo power amplifier
1 x RCA sub/pre output
1 x 3.5mm headphone jack

Certification and Licenses-
Certification
Apple AirPlay, Chromecast Built-In, Bluetooth, AptX HD, zigbee RF4CE, Rovi, HDMI, NTFS, HFS and Wi-Fi.

Connectivity-
Multiroom
Serve up to 4 network-connected players via UPnP™ at full CD quality.

Party Mode Streaming: Sync up to six Uniti all-in-one players or other Naim streamers and control via the Naim app.

Updates
Update your system wirelessly via the Naim app.

Network
Ethernet (10/100Mbps), WiFi (802.11 b/g/n/ac with internal antennae)

Formats-
Internet Radio Formats
Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, OGG Vorbis streams and MMS

Internet Radio Provider
vTuner premium 5*

Audio Formats
WAV – up to 32bits/384kHz
FLAC and AIFF – up to 24bit/384kHz
ALAC (Apple Lossless) – up to 24bit/384kHz
MP3 – up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
AAC – up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
OGG and WMA – up to 48kHz (16 bit)
DSD – 64 and 128Fs

Notes: Gapless playback supported on all formats. All formats to 384kHz maximum over wireless network.

Physical-
Dimensions
95mm x 432mm x 265mm (HxWxD)

Finishes
Brushed and anodised aluminium

Weight
13kg

Power-
Auto Standby time
User selectable: adjustable from off up to 2 hours

Amplifier Output
80W per channel into 8 ohms

Mains Supply
115V, 230V; 50 or 60Hz

Power Consumption
Typical use: 140W
Network standby mode: <2W
Deep sleep: <0.5W Network Standby (with SD Card and/or USB devices attached): > 15W*.
*Actual power consumption will vary depending on the size and type of attached SD card or USB devices

Ripping and Storage-
Storage
Store up to 20,000 tracks to a local USB connected storage device and serve to a network-connected player.

Upgrades
Mains Cable
Power-Line mains cable

Amplification
External power amplifier or sub-woofer

User Control-
App Control
Naim App for iOS and Android

Front Panel
5″” colour LCD display and rotary volume control with proximity sensor and four buttons

Handheld
zigbee RF4CE

1x remote control, 1x Power-Line Lite mains cable (UK denominations only), 1x cleaning cloth and 1x quick start guide.