No doubt a stupid question… but given it’s iconic status/high secondhand price why doesn’t Naim produce the Nait 2 again?
It just won’t be the same with its Holden Fisher transformer.
I have more respect for Naim in not doing so, Stephen. In life in general I want to be looking forwards not back. Though I am not sure if that answers your question.
Perhaps they already do in a way - firstly the UnitiQute and now the Atom being the contemporary Nait2 equivalents, allowing use of digital sources. Although an analogue only, 60wpc shoebox Classic2 would be nice
Parts no longer available
2 years too early, wait for 2023. (50th year).
Sounds like Rega may have beaten them to it with their IO, based on a few comments on other forums. Only heard it briefly (with P1 and Kytes) and it was a very enjoyable little system.
Naim don’t seem all that interested in a small low powered / high quality amp for customers wanting to listen to music in a small study or bedroom out of the way of the rest of the family. I know two people working for Naim dealers that have fancy Naim systems to show off to friends but actually spend most of their time listening to music upstairs. Both use a Nait 1. Another person I won’t mention but linked to Naim does exactly the same thing. Come on Naim!
The Io looks a part of a lovely system, add the small Rega CD player and some stands, you will have a quality system for under £2k
I had a Rega Aethos which departed my rack for reasons other than sound or reliability - and would be more than happy to pair an IO with suitable speakers
I bought a Nait 2 (Olive) brand new and it was a really nice improvement on the Arcam Alpha+ that it replaced. Apart from enthusiasts I’m not sure there is a market now for it.
Naim/Focal will only provide the market with high number selling kit.
What will future bring ?
Hopefully another Muso edition. This one resplendent in black ash with a black foam grille. A nod to the 80s
Good point, guess a revised Muso Qb will arrive with handle & battery pack
40 I’m afraid Robert. I’m certainly not 50 yet in 2023!
Naim Audio will be, “born” in ‘73. Something to celebrate perhaps?
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