I am desperate. I upgraded my system to a nac82/nap180 (coming from a nait3) and now my headline does not work properly. There is sound on the right Chanel and no sound on the left. What am I doing wrong?
Help or advice much appreciated!
There’s a recent thread ‘Naim NAC 82 help’ which may have some ideas.
I will have a look. Thanks.
I have the same problem with my 52. One of the tape output buffers has packed up so I only get one channel regardless of which output I choose. Not saying it’s the same as your problem but if you can’t find the problem with cables/headline/headphones then it might be that, and In that case, dealer to sort.
Have you tried all the DIN IN/OUTs (4,5,6)?
Also check the DIN plug on the Headline in case of a broken solder joint.
Yes, I tried all three DIN IN/OUT and the cables.
I offer no original thought but when my 82 gave one channel only for no obvious reason, previous posters had suggested pressing the mono button a few times to see that worked. It did.
I would like to inform you that the headline was not working properly. It is as simple as that. I am shocked that Naim gear can break
I would like to thank everybody who answered to my request. Much appreciated!
All electronic components have a “lifetime” before failure. Usually many years, sometimes not. shrugs
I presume your Headline is now fixed?
It is still at the Naim Service. They told me it will take 4-6 weeks.
If it’s an original Headline then any adverse stress on the “floating” volume pot can, after many years use, eventually cause a failure in the solder joint of one of the legs. This is one area where Naim made a big improvement with the Headline 2.
Thank you, Richard.Dane! It the the headline 2 (not the olive series)
I am using Naim gear which is 27 years old and it still works fine.
I have also big faith in the Naim service and looking forward getting my headline back.
Did you check the wiring inside the DIN plug?
No, I didn’t.
Should I do so before plugging the Headline in again?
It’s worth doing just to see if there’s a wiring issue inside, perhaps a break in the solder to one of the pins?
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