Naim Vertical Form - Active Speakers, which seems to be a rapidly growing segment OR something completely different?
Let's wait and see
Rick @ Musicraft
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what is your bet regarding the new Naim product?
Not even the Naim followers knows what it is:
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.
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!
David @Frank Harvey Hi-Fi, Coventry
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I honestly have no idea. Sorry.
All the best
Don't speakers have a vertical form already...?
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Well, it depends...
that looks rather like something from a film by Neil Blomkamp
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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.
A very high end, expensive power amp, probably costing around 40k (pounds).
To be followed by a matching preamp.
Apparently they'll tell us at 6PM UK time
The Naim Forum thread is already 10 pages, pre event.
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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