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    Re: Naim nd555

    I would love to hear a full Naim setup sometime. A taste from my Supernait 2 is pretty awesome. I can only imagine what the 500 series setup would sound like.
    Wharfedale Linton w/ stands, Avantgarde Duo XD, Klipsch RB-75, Klipsch RP-160M.

    Luxman 590AX Mark II, Job INTegrated.

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    Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), First Watt F7, Job 250 Monos, Valvet E2se, NuForce STA200, AkitikA GT-102 amp, ASL Wave monos, Dennis Had 45 monos. Absolute Audio Labs PCF 25 amp (improved First Watt F7 super clone)

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    Re: Naim nd555

    With Naim's one day sale a month or so ago, I bought a ND555 and 552 preamp. Just got them last week and installed them this last weekend. Out of the box, they sound pretty amazing. Can't wait to get a few weeks break in on them. Sounding great on the Magico M2s.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    I would love to hear a full Naim setup sometime. A taste from my Supernait 2 is pretty awesome. I can only imagine what the 500 series setup would sound like.
    Let's see -- you could go to AXPONA 2020 outside of Chicago. Or there are a few dealers with Naim setups in listening rooms. My dealer who also is outside of Chicago, for one. And somewhere in NYC??
    Sources: Naim ND555/555PS streamer/player | Roon Nucleus | Rega RP-8 | Apheta 2 | Aria
    Amplification: Naim 552/500DR
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    Power: Ansuz C2 with C2 AC cords
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    ND555/500DR power supply also got an absolute rave review in HiFi Critic by Martin Colloms. I think the review is on Naim's website. One of the highest rated DACs ever. Martin uses Magico S5 MKII.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    Let's see -- you could go to AXPONA 2020 outside of Chicago. Or there are a few dealers with Naim setups in listening rooms. My dealer who also is outside of Chicago, for one. And somewhere in NYC??
    Ah hem....soon Sarasota, FL too.


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    Re: Naim nd555

    Quote Originally Posted by ashandger View Post
    ND555/500DR power supply also got an absolute rave review in HiFi Critic by Martin Colloms. I think the review is on Naim's website. One of the highest rated DACs ever. Martin uses Magico S5 MKII.
    https://www.naimaudio.com/sites/defa...IM%20ND555.pdf


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    Impressive reviews. Look for forward to listening at the store Mike.
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    Re: Naim nd555

    I went back to Naim recently and that included replacing a Lumin X1 with Naim ND555/555PS. I felt the X1 was better than the Aurender N10/Chord Dave it replaced. It's difficult to say how much impact the Naim streamer/DAC has in my system because I've changed so much of it but I believe it's really special and I'd recommend it over the X1. Certainly in a Naim system it's a no brainer.
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    I only wish I were anywhere near ready to make that kind of investment. I promised Mike that I’d come down and visit. I’ll see what happens next year. I know Tom had a great time listening to all his toys.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bart001 View Post
    Let's see -- you could go to AXPONA 2020 outside of Chicago. Or there are a few dealers with Naim setups in listening rooms. My dealer who also is outside of Chicago, for one. And somewhere in NYC??
    Wharfedale Linton w/ stands, Avantgarde Duo XD, Klipsch RB-75, Klipsch RP-160M.

    Luxman 590AX Mark II, Job INTegrated.

    Conrad Johnson GAT2, Wyred 4 Sound STP-SE Stage 2, Misho Myronov Wooden pre.

    Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), First Watt F7, Job 250 Monos, Valvet E2se, NuForce STA200, AkitikA GT-102 amp, ASL Wave monos, Dennis Had 45 monos. Absolute Audio Labs PCF 25 amp (improved First Watt F7 super clone)

    RME Audio ADI-2 DAC FS, Lumin U1 mini, ModWright Ultimate Sony XA-5400ES, Audio Mirror Tubadour III NOS R2R Tube Dac w/ SE upgrades.

    Burmester 948, McIntosh MCLK12, Kimber Kable, Siltech, Cardas, Avanti Audio cables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Ah hem....soon Sarasota, FL too.


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    Or even better, SARASOTA FLORIDA
    Sources: Naim ND555/555PS streamer/player | Roon Nucleus | Rega RP-8 | Apheta 2 | Aria
    Amplification: Naim 552/500DR
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    Power: Ansuz C2 with C2 AC cords
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    For the record, I do think that the ND555/555PS is a fabulous fabulous source! We love listening to ours.
    Sources: Naim ND555/555PS streamer/player | Roon Nucleus | Rega RP-8 | Apheta 2 | Aria
    Amplification: Naim 552/500DR
    Interconnects: Naim SuperLumina
    Power: Ansuz C2 with C2 AC cords
    Speakers: Magico A3

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    Re: Naim nd555

    You aren’t helping, but I’m so happy that you are loving your system.
    Wharfedale Linton w/ stands, Avantgarde Duo XD, Klipsch RB-75, Klipsch RP-160M.

    Luxman 590AX Mark II, Job INTegrated.

    Conrad Johnson GAT2, Wyred 4 Sound STP-SE Stage 2, Misho Myronov Wooden pre.

    Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), First Watt F7, Job 250 Monos, Valvet E2se, NuForce STA200, AkitikA GT-102 amp, ASL Wave monos, Dennis Had 45 monos. Absolute Audio Labs PCF 25 amp (improved First Watt F7 super clone)

    RME Audio ADI-2 DAC FS, Lumin U1 mini, ModWright Ultimate Sony XA-5400ES, Audio Mirror Tubadour III NOS R2R Tube Dac w/ SE upgrades.

    Burmester 948, McIntosh MCLK12, Kimber Kable, Siltech, Cardas, Avanti Audio cables.

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    Re: Naim nd555

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    You aren’t helping, but I’m so happy that you are loving your system.
    Payback for all of those HELPFUL people on the Naim forum ha ha. I guess it's what we folk do; co-enabling or some such!
    Sources: Naim ND555/555PS streamer/player | Roon Nucleus | Rega RP-8 | Apheta 2 | Aria
    Amplification: Naim 552/500DR
    Interconnects: Naim SuperLumina
    Power: Ansuz C2 with C2 AC cords
    Speakers: Magico A3

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