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Naim Hi-line interconnect
Naim engineers set out to improved every possible aspect of their standard range of interconnects when they embarked upon the Hi-line project, focusing not just on improving the sound quality of the cable itself, but also the plugs that terminate the cable - the result of many hours of research and listening tests, the Hi-line is able to do full justice to the very best Naim Audio hi-fi products.
A number of terminations can be selected when ordering the Hi-Line as follows:-
- 5 pin DIN to 5 pin DIN
- 4 pin DIN to 5 pin DIN
- 5 pin DIN to 2 RCA
- 2 RCA to 5 pin DIN
- 2 RCA to 2 RCA.
A standard length of 1.3m is available for Hi-Line interconnects. The cable design itself is unique to Naim, being manufactured from twisted pairs of 80 litz conductors surrounded by PTFE, Kapton and PTFE tape all then covered by a semi conductive shield to reduce static charges. The whole is then wrapped by two spiral wound copper shields and lapped PTFE tape. Both of these assemblies are then wrapped alongside each other in layers of PTFE tape and lastly a butyl rubber protective sheath. The resultant stereo interconnect exhibits several unique benefits - firstly the signal and RF grounds are held in a static position relative to each other negating any difference in field between them, giving extremely low noise performance. Secondly, the crosstalk between stereo channels is significantly reduced, resulting in a wider, more natural stereo image.
The new low metal content plug design is called Hi-Line Air plug, and is designed not to absorb or transmit any unwanted vibration from the environment to either piece of audio equipment connected at either end - it achieves this by clamping the cable inside the Air plug with a lossy mechanism that removes mechanical disturbance. Electromagnetic eddy currents are reduced significantly thanks to the hybrid construction material with low alloy content, and the cable impedance is preserved at all times by the specially designed cable clamp.
Hi-Line should elevate your Naim system to the next level in terms of speed, drive and solidity of stereo image, with the system gelling into a more cohesive whole in comparison to standard Naim interconnects.
Connectors DIN (Naim Air-PLUG) or RCA Conductors 2 pairs PTFE insulated 80/40awg Litz wire,
Individual spiral screened
Cable Diameter Size 9.25 x 5.30 mm Standard Length 1.3 m Variants Available 5-pin DIN to 5-pin DIN (standard)
5-pin DIN to RCA
RCA to 5-pin DIN
RCA to RCA
4-pin DIN to RCA
Other Naim designed custom cable Shipping Dimensions 60 x 260 x 200 mm (H x W x D) Shipping Weight 1.25 kg Colour Black
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 http://www.interlinkexpress.com 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 Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic 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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