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Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

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Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers, which seems to be a rapidly growing segment OR something completely different?

 

http://www.naimaudio.com/

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

Hi NHL

Let's wait and see  Smile

Merry Christmas

Rick @ Musicraft

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

Hi Rick!

 

what is your bet regarding the new Naim product?

 

Not even the Naim followers knows what it is:

http://forums.naimaudio.com/topic/what-s-vertical-form

 

Kind regards

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

Judging by the screencap on the Naim thread, and the three rectangle logo, my guess is a Meridian Sooloos-esque product, feeding either active speakers, or a pair of funky looking upright power amps.

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Naim have built up a great reputation with regard to streaming devices, with an excellent app that works. If they can fit that in with an active speaker type of product (that sounds good), I think they'd be on to a winner.

And I have to say that is a pretty awesome teaser - it's up there with Godzilla!

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

NHL wrote:

Hi Rick!

 

what is your bet regarding the new Naim product?

 

Not even the Naim followers knows what it is:

http://forums.naimaudio.com/topic/what-s-vertical-form

 

Kind regards

Hi NHL

I honestly have no idea. Sorry.

All the best

Rick @ Musicraft

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

Don't speakers have a vertical form already...?

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

John Duncan wrote:
Don't speakers have a vertical form already...?

 

Not after my dog once decided to explore the world behind the CM1s i once had...

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

John Duncan wrote:
Don't speakers have a vertical form already...?

Well, it depends...

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EvPa wrote:

John Duncan wrote:
Don't speakers have a vertical form already...?

Well, it depends...

that looks rather like something from a film by Neil Blomkamp Wink

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

What Naim need right now are some speakers that are aimed at Nait 5si / UnitiLite / UnitiQute 2 / NAP100  users. (Or even Nait XS 2 / Uniti 2 users).

Their  smallest Ovator speakers are £3650  and the little nSats are long out of production.

They need some smaller speakers that cost around  £800 - £1000 (or thereabouts) to draw their 'entry level' and Uniti customers. 

 

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RE: Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers???

A very high end, expensive power amp, probably costing around 40k (pounds).

To be followed by a matching preamp.

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Apparently they'll tell us at 6PM UK time

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chebby wrote:

Apparently they'll tell us at 6PM UK time

The Naim Forum thread is already 10 pages, pre event.

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With all that expensive finnage it's going to a 'flagship' item and way beyond our budgets unless we have any drug lords or Russian oligarchs lurking here incognito. (PP?)

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