Monthly Archives: April 2014

How to correctly terminate Naim NAC A5 speaker cable with Naim twin banana plugs

As a new Naim dealer in summer 2013, we first encountered Naim NAC A5 speaker cable quite recently.

NAC A5 white, black also available

NAC A5 white, black also available

It is highly regarded by Naim audiophiles and recommended for use with Naim Audio systems, as it provides the perfect combination of electrical resistance, capacitance and inductance to get the most musically satisfying result from Naim products, be it a Nait 5Si, Naim UnitiLite or even the mighty NAP 250 power amp.

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Alchemist Forseti APD15A RC Integrated amplifier

We recently had a customer present this faulty Alchemist Forseti integrated amp for repair – I’d guess this dates from the 1990’s and has been well looked after. It’s a bit of a bruiser as you can see from the extensive heatsinking!

 

Alcemist Forseti integrated amplifier

Alcemist Forseti integrated amplifier

Unfortunately it developed a DC fault on the loudspeaker outputs and destroyed the customers speakers, so it’s now in the naughty corner awaiting surgery.

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