so I upgraded this week from my Uniti Atom to the Nait XS3 with Volumio Primo V2. So far everything is fine. But what really bothers me is the hum of the XS3, no matter if devices are connected or not. It doesn’t matter whether it’s plugged directly into the wall socket or the power strip, tried different cables also. My old Atom was absolutely silent, but the XS3 hums happily away and spoils the rest of my joy about my upgrade!
What can I do? Or is this a “feature” of the Nait series that you have to live with?
I have switched off all other consumers in the apartment, and nothing is connected to the XS3. And it does not matter to which connection in the whole house I connect the XS3. after a few seconds at the power connection I hear a constant hum from the housing of the XS3. Really disappointing at this price!
My XS2 has been dead quiet for six years or more, and only recently, there is a minimal hum. For the moment, I am living with it. The sound is not coming through the speakers, though, from the toroidal transformer inside the XS2.
Once it starts diminishing my music listening pleasure, it will return to the shop for a fix or an SN3 or XS3.
I can only hear it when standing up close to the XS2.