Naim NDX Network Player

Naim NDX Network Player

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Naim NDX Network Player

Naim Audio has a special place in British audio, thanks to it's founder and inspirational leader Julian Vereker, a hugely talented mechanical and electronic engineer with a passion for, amongst many things, music. Founded in 1973, Naim has always had a firm philosophy of music first, measurements second - each Naim product is extensively auditioned as part of the product development process to make sure that it delivers clear, emotional music making ability.

Naim products are designed to bring the closest facsimile of a live music event into your home listening environment, to give you maximum pleasure from your music collection. Many of the Naim products are evolutions of previous designs, incorporating sometimes quite small changes to the mechanical or electronic design - however, these incremental changes make a large overall improvement in the music performance of each product.

The NDX network player was developed and engineered by Naim Audio in order to provide the discerning audiophile listener with a convenient and flexible, yet highly engaging and musically adept solution to listening to digital music via streaming. Beaten only by the NDS, the NDX takes the single-component convenience of the company's ND5 XS model but focuses on an improved power supply, complete with a Naim-specific toroidal transformer with four separate windings for the different output stages (digital, DSP, clock and analogue).

The NDX is highly versatile, allowing music to be sourced through the means of high resolution network streaming over UPnP/DLNA, Spotify Connect, USB playback, internet radio, DAB and FM radio, TIDAL lossless, and physical digital components via coax/optical. When combined with other Naim Audio network-enabled boxes, such as the Naim Muso or Naim Muso Qb, the NDX is able to sit as a room within your multiroom network. 

The NDX makes use of the same RAM buffer and master-clock jitter removal methods found with the Naim Audio DAC along with Naim's famous techniques of oversampling, filtering and signal management. The NDX can be used in combination with the XPS or 555PS power supplies to significantly increase the performance of the machine, despite already offering an exemplary performance that can't be beaten at this price point.



 Audio Inputs
USB  1 x front panel Type A socket 
Antenna  Wi-Fi (802.11 g or n at 2.4GHz),
F type (plus PAL adapter) on tuner version
 UPnP Wired Ethernet (RJ45) or Wi-Fi 
 Digital (S/PDIF) 3 x S/PDIF:
   - 1 x coaxial BNC - up to 24bits/192kHz
   - 1 x coaxial RCA - up to 24bits/192kHz
   - 1 x optical TOSLINK - up to 24bits/96kHz 
 Audio Outputs
 Analogue 1 x DIN and 1 x RCA, 2.1V RMS at 1 kHz 
 Output Impedance 10Ω (max.) 
Frequency Response  10Hz - 20kHz, +0.1/−0.5dB 
 THD + N  <0.1%, 10Hz -18kHz at full level
Digital (S/PDIF) 1 x BNC (75Ω)
Load Impedance 10kΩ (min.)
                   Connectivity                  -
Remote Output 2 x rear panel 3.5mm jack
(RC5 modulated or unmodulated)
 Updates  1 x USB Type Mini-B
 Remote Control Infra Red (RC5) 
 Remote Input 1 x rear panel 3.5mm jack
(RC5 modulated and unmodulated)
 Audio Formats WAV (up to 24bit/192kHz)
AIFF (up to 24bit/192kHz)
FLAC (up to 24bit/192kHz) 
DSD (single rate DSF64 & DFF64 only)
ALAC (up to 24bit/96kHz) 
WMA (up to 16bit/48kHz) must be WMA 9.2 
Ogg Vorbis (up to 16bit/48kHz) 
M4a (CBR and VBR up to 320kbit/s)
MP3 (CBR and VBR up to 320kbit/s)
Playlists (M3U, PLS) 
Internet Radio Provider vTuner 5* full service
Multiroom Master: Will stream WAV, FLAC and AIFF
(up to 24bit/48kHz), ALAC (up to 16bit/44.1kHz),
AAC and MP3 (up to 16bit/48kHz)
files only as MP3 320kbps quality.
DAB Tuning Range (optional module) Band III and L Band
FM Tuning Range (optional module) 87.5 - 108MHz
 User Control  -
 Front Panel Nine button matrix 
 Handheld Remote handset included and
Naim app for iOS and Android. 
Upgrades   -
 Power Supply XP5 XS, XPS, 555 PS 
 Other DAC digital to analogue converter,
Hi-Line, Power-Line
 Supply Voltage 100V, 115V, 230V; 50 or 60Hz 
 Power Consumption  60VA (max.)
 Dimensions (HxWxD) 87 x 432 x 314 mm 
Weight 10 kg
Supplied with Uniti Remote Control, Standard Interconnect

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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