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Naim Unitilite audition....

... And I ordered one! Biggrin

 

took the 602's along to sound organisation this aft and Bob set up for us. Absolutely fantastic bit of kit!

 

hope build time isn't too long!

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Great choice! You'll love it.

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

yep i had a call from Audio Room, Hull sayin they have one in now for demo, so hopefuly next week!

Can you tell us a bit more about your demo? did you use CDs or were you streaming?

Is at as good as a Nait 5i/CD5?

I'm tempted..........only if it sounds better than my Rega Brio r/Apollo r/DAC

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

Andy Clough wrote:

Great choice! You'll love it.

obviously you tested it a few weeks ago - how do you think it compares to the Rega set up above??

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

and how it compares to uniti 1 ? I hope it's not better than Rega boxes   :quest:

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domenn wrote:

and how it compares to uniti 1 ? I hope it's not better than Rega boxes   :quest:

My hunch is that it wont be, however the streaming feature is very attractive!

I have just got a Squeezebox Touch and streaming lossless from an iMac to the SBT then optical into the Rega DAC and its pretty damn good!

 

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

I would use SBT with naim unit anyway  because of Spotify , and additional cost of phono preamp    :? 

so Unitilite must soud 1,5 x better  Smile  but it will not be all in one anymore 

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have you got a turntable then?

thats another thing i need a phono stage to so really the Brio R is going to be hard to topple!

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

Great choice!!!

How you would compare Lite with SU?

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PLEASE PLEASE we need some feedback on how the unitilite actaully sounds please????

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

Probably an unfair comparison to the Cambridge gear but that's all I can compare with the same speakers...

 

needless to say it blows the CA out of the water. Expansive soundstage, tuneful taught bass and effortlessly musical. Very very naim which is fine by me :-D.

 

i listened to cd, streaming via upnp, I radio and files from both my ipad via USB and also some high res files from a USB drive. All sounded excellent. 

 

Love the way the nstream app controls everything too. Very neat user friendly way to listen to a vast array of sources. 

 

I didn't compare it to any other kit but regardless it sounds fantastic, sod what reviews say and have a listen yourself, I'm sure most will love what it does.

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

stevebrock wrote:
PLEASE PLEASE we need some feedback on how the unitilite actaully sounds please????

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

i have read that, was hoping for real user views!

 

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stevebrock wrote:
i have read that, was hoping for real user views!

Not sure how real I am, but I could give you an IMHO if you want... Wink

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

Andrew purely on SQ how does the UnitiLite fare against a Rega Brio r/Apollo r/DAC?

 

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RE: Naim Unitilite audition....

stevebrock wrote:

Andrew purely on SQ how does the UnitiLite fare against a Rega Brio r/Apollo r/DAC?

 

The answer is obviously going to be subjective. I haven't heard your gear so can't comment unfortunately. If you like the naim sound then I'm sure it will compete with anything in a similar price range. I heard a very respected audiophile comment that he preferred it to the uniti2.

 

it made me tap my feet just as much as my main system does which is the main factor for me  :grin:

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