Naim NAC252/Supercap review

Naim's NAC252 preamp is the perfect partner for its NAP250 power amp; combine them with the Supercap power supply to create a magical set-up Tested at £9070

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

A superlative preamp, well worth the time and effort it takes to make it really sing: magical!


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    Drive, pace and weight

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    just about everything, really


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    Needs a bit of tweakery to be heard at its best

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Naim NAC252/Supercap/NAP250 amplifier test – £10,625

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