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    More Naim x Magico

    I don't know where this belongs. Socially distancing gave me the opportunity to replace the 300DR amp with the 500DR amp. And to rebuild the racks, although the power cords need tidying.

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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Awesome!


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    How does it compare to the 300?
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Beautiful setup Bart! I bet the 500 amp is awesome!
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by the professor View Post
    How does it compare to the 300?
    Very significant difference from 300DR to 500DR. (I bought it w/o an audition, so these are just my in-home observations.)

    A tight grip on the bass at all volumes. And really, the full presentation at low volume is perhaps where I notice it the most. Magicos are not ported of course, and thus don't themselves provide what Alon calls a 'loudness button' effect (to grossly paraphrase what I read) one can hear from ported speakers at low volume. But the 500 seems to ensure that even at low volume, there is appropriate energy to the bass. Then it all stays perfectly in-balance as the volume increases. So that's one big difference I noticed already. I loved the 300DR and I'm sure I'd still love it if I hadn't gotten this in! It helps destroy that silly myth that big amps are (only) needed for high volume.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by the professor View Post
    How does it compare to the 300?
    I bet it drives your M2's wonderfully as well!

    I bought my A3's when my system was more modest (relative terms of course) - 252/250DR. The right deals on the 500 series came along a few months later. So here I am!
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Yes

    It's awesome. I'm sure yours sings!

    Love the Naim/Magico match up.



    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    I bet it drives your M2's wonderfully as well!

    I bought my A3's when my system was more modest (relative terms of course) - 252/250DR. The right deals on the 500 series came along a few months later. So here I am!
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Joe, we need to come up with a way to block all this NAIM 500 talk. Itís making me jealous. More Naim x Magico
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Joe, we need to come up with a way to block all this NAIM 500 talk. It’s making me jealous. More Naim x Magico
    I finally understand it -- the 552 and 500 really are 'different beasts' than the classic series. Sorry Mike!!

    Naim + Magico at this level really seem to be a great combo.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    I finally understand it -- the 552 and 500 really are 'different beasts' than the classic series. Sorry Mike!!

    Naim + Magico at this level really seem to be a great combo.
    Joe, howís that filter coming along? Bart and Jock are teasing us again.

    All kidding aside, Iíve loved the NAIM/Magico combo. It never got much traction outside of us guys, but itís truly superb.

    One day Iíll get a 500 setup. One day. At home Iíve got a real make shifty NAIM setup:

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    The streamer is just ďokĒ. Itís not even in the vicinity of the NDX2/XPS-DR. Iím sure the 500 streamer is miles better again.


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Yup it is.


    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Joe, how’s that filter coming along? Bart and Jock are teasing us again.

    All kidding aside, I’ve loved the NAIM/Magico combo. It never got much traction outside of us guys, but it’s truly superb.

    One day I’ll get a 500 setup. One day. At home I’ve got a real make shifty NAIM setup:

    SN3 (as preamp)
    HiCap DR
    250DR
    ND5 XS2

    The streamer is just “ok”. It’s not even in the vicinity of the NDX2/XPS-DR. I’m sure the 500 streamer is miles better again.


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    All kidding aside, Iíve loved the NAIM/Magico combo. It never got much traction outside of us guys, but itís truly superb.
    It's really a great pairing. I think the problem is that at this level and price point, there are a LOT of options. And it's a UK-based brand without consistent marketing umph behind it here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    It's really a great pairing. I think the problem is that at this level and price point, there are a LOT of options. And it's a UK-based brand without consistent marketing umph behind it here.
    True, but the incredible dynamics/toe-tapping PRAT, bass control, sweet top end and 3D sound of NAIM make it a great pairing with frankly, almost anything.

    The only downside to NAIM is that itís really a system play - amp, preamp and source. Also, chances are your speaker cables wonít work and youíll need some NAIM zones and admittedly, itís tweaky as hell.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    True, but the incredible dynamics/toe-tapping PRAT, bass control, sweet top end and 3D sound of NAIM make it a great pairing with frankly, almost anything.

    The only downside to NAIM is that it’s really a system play - amp, preamp and source. Also, chances are your speaker cables won’t work and you’ll need some NAIM zones and admittedly, it’s tweaky as hell.


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    I'm not convinced Naim is as tweaky as people say it is . . . I don't know if it's lore that has become "truth," or the other way around. Is it just owners saying they hear it when interconnects touch each other....and that becomes lore? I dont know.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Joe, we need to come up with a way to block all this NAIM 500 talk. Itís making me jealous. More Naim x Magico
    In the last two years Iím trying to get home demo of DR 500 with no success, my local dealer keep saying he will arrange it for me but so far nada

    I bet itís phenomenal partner with my speakers but I canít spend that much without home demo.

    One of my concerns is itís low output ( I know Naim play loud and has lots of power reserve )

    My room is over 1000sq ceiling between 10-18 feet tall my speakers are 88db and we listen at high volume


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    In the last two years Iím trying to get home demo of DR 500 with no success, my local dealer keep saying he will arrange it for me but so far nada

    I bet itís phenomenal partner with my speakers but I canít spend that much without home demo.

    One of my concerns is itís low output ( I know Naim play loud and has lots of power reserve )

    My room is over 1000sq ceiling between 10-18 feet tall my speakers are 88db and we listen at high volume


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    Not all dealers are as customer-friendly. You need to find one who'll make it happen. It probably has to be one who has one on the floor, as it seems that the US distributor (owned by Naim) isn't usually willing to work with dealers other than by selling them a unit, and the dealer probably doesn't want to buy it at risk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    In the last two years Iím trying to get home demo of DR 500 with no success, my local dealer keep saying he will arrange it for me but so far nada

    I bet itís phenomenal partner with my speakers but I canít spend that much without home demo.

    One of my concerns is itís low output ( I know Naim play loud and has lots of power reserve )

    My room is over 1000sq ceiling between 10-18 feet tall my speakers are 88db and we listen at high volume


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    Do you have the rest of a NAIM system? The 500 DR without the Naim pre/source/cables is really not the best way to go.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Do you have the rest of a NAIM system? The 500 DR without the Naim pre/source/cables is really not the best way to go.
    Iím looking for the whole set, source pre power cables


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    Not all dealers are as customer-friendly. You need to find one who'll make it happen. It probably has to be one who has one on the floor, as it seems that the US distributor (owned by Naim) isn't usually willing to work with dealers other than by selling them a unit, and the dealer probably doesn't want to buy it at risk.

    Which speakers?
    Good point I didnít think about it, thx More Naim x Magico


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    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    Iím looking for the whole set, source pre power cables


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    Well, if you decide, let me know. What speakers do you have?


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Well, if you decide, let me know. What speakers do you have?


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    YG acoustics


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    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    YG acoustics


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    NAIM should be great with YG.


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    YG acoustics


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    I have the same hunch


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Should be a great pairing. @no32 did I read here that you currently have a Devialet? If so - you won't know what hit you when you hear those YG's with Naim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    Should be a great pairing. @no32 did I read here that you currently have a Devialet? If so - you won't know what hit you when you hear those YG's with Naim.
    I own very old Linn/ Naim system as well.

    The Devialet I own sounds very good, but I agree and hope itís marginally better... butch this price point I wonít make any changes before I listen at home


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    I wonder why will be the best Naim value for money around the 500DR

    Is it a must to go for 500 all the way ?



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    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    I wonder why will be the best Naim value for money around the 500DR

    Is it a must to go for 500 all the way ?



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    Definitely not. I have the 300DR with 252 and posted many videos with the Magico A5ís


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Mike, can I PM ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by no32 View Post
    Mike, can I PM ?


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    Of course


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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Definitely not. I have the 300DR with 252 and posted many videos with the Magico A5’s


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    252/300DR is a really great system. Definitely. And the 300DR easily drove my A3's and I'm sure it's fine with A5's.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    Should be a great pairing. @no32 did I read here that you currently have a Devialet? If so - you won't know what hit you when you hear those YG's with Naim.
    I wonder , have you listen to YG with Naim or Devialet?


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    I have not. I know one YG dealer pretty well and hope to hear them, but that requires a visit to his shop and has to await travel opening up, etc etc. I've listened to Devialet, and just don't enjoy the sound beyond the first 2 minutes. I find it super-revealing (my term; maybe not the right vocabulary) in a way that I find unpleasant for long-term listening.
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    Re: More Naim x Magico

    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    I have not. I know one YG dealer pretty well and hope to hear them, but that requires a visit to his shop and has to await travel opening up, etc etc. I've listened to Devialet, and just don't enjoy the sound beyond the first 2 minutes. I find it super-revealing (my term; maybe not the right vocabulary) in a way that I find unpleasant for long-term listening.
    Thx More Naim x Magico


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