Naim Headline 2 Headphone Amplifier

Naim Headline 2 Headphone Amplifier

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Naim Headline headphone amplifier

The Naim Headline headphone amplifier is a very high quality, low noise and distortion headphone amplifier designed to give superb musical performance with any quality headphone of your choice, almost irrespective of it's impedance - we have tried it with Sennheiser HD800, HD700, Momentum and also Grado PS1000,  GS1000i, RS1i, PS500, RS2i and SR325i with great results. The power output of just over half a watt is more than enough to drive all available headphones to high levels.

Headline is supplied with a high quality captive input cable to allow you to connect it to the tape output of your preamp or integrated amp - it is available terminated with either a 5 pin DIN connector (ideal for partnering with other Naim equipment) or with a pair of RCA phono plugs, ideal for connecting to a wide range of third party equipment. With an input impedance of 50kΩ, the Headline places no load of any significance on partnering equipment.

Constructed entirely from discrete electronic components including matched, low noise, thermally balanced transistors, high tolerance metal oxide resistors, tantulum bead electrolytic capacitors and film capacitors for the best possible performance.

On the front panel is located the volume control with high quality ALPS blue stereo potentiometer, a green power indicator LED and a quarter inch stereo headphone socket. At the rear, things are equally simple, with just a DIN connector to accept power supply from the matching NAPSC power supply (optional extra) and the captive input cable.



Analogue Inputs  1 x DIN (Optional RCA) 
 Input Impedance 50kOhms 
Analogue Outputs  1/4" Headphone Jack 
 Line Outputs Variable (level) Maximum 3.7 rms into 2kOhms 
Gain  +13.5dB 
Frequency Response  -3dB at 10Hz & 72kHz 
Power Outputs  560mW/channel, 8 ohm 
Power Supply Options  NAPSC, FlatCap XS, HiCap, SuperCap 
 Dimensions (H x W x D) 57 x 121 x 187 
Notes  For use with headphones 8ohms to 2kohms.
Power supplies other than a PSC require
a Slic lead. 
Finish  Front: Bead Blasted & Backed Anodised 
Back: Black powder coated 

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.

Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.

*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A


Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:

Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25

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