Question about nait2 input

Hi, I’m Choi from South Korea.

Recently I replace my room system from uniti star to nait2. (My speaker is harbeth p3esr)
I shocked because old one’s sound is way more intense than new one.
It is almost… made me think about what is progress in sound technology.

Anyway… I use bluesound3 to source and I have two choice.
One is din-to-rca and the other one is direct input to CD input.
(My nait2 is late verstion so it has CD input instead of MM)

I’m curious about which way is better.

Thankyou for reading!
Have a good day!

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I never realised the Nait2 had a CD version so did a search out of curiosity. I found this post from a couple of years back that might help. In terms of connecting to the amp, I guess there’s not much difference between a streamer and a CD player.

https://community.naimaudio.com/t/naim-nait-2-cd-version/5088/12

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Linked post is relevant exactly with which I concerned
Thank you!

I heard late Nait2 is manufactured/printed CD input in its backpanel
I prefer MM but this is only choice in my situation
Old naim’s value is skyrocketing in my region

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Hi blisspoint

I’m assuming that you have the Node’s volume locked at 100%? You could of course unlock this and use the volume control on the Node to give you greater play in the volume knob. This however may affect SQ depending on the quality of the volume unit.

I have a CB Nait2 and use some Rothwell inline attenuators (source end - important, you can get 2 types) at my Meridian 206 CD player. This gives me a lot me headroom and air. I cannot detect any degradation in sound quality.

Try a get a CB - it definitely sounds better :wink:

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Hi Neil - yes, I feel that Nait 2 CB sounds better. I thought only me think.

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Hi Bandit

I have to admit that the Nait2 has not been used for a while since I got the Nytech CA352……

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You make me tempt to have a listen to Nytech :grin:

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Nytech/Ion/Heed all have the same DNA. All
available from your usual auction sites.

The new Nytech might be harder to come by. Mine is #3 of 3 so far.

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I should try CB
But It is hard enough to get clean olive Nait2

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I would use a DIN input on your NAIT2. With a high quality modern digital source it should sound a bit better. Although with a lesser source you may prefer the CD input on RCA Phonos.

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Look better = yes
Sounds better = wishful thinking :wink:

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I executed simple A/B test and realize DIN input is slightly ample. Thank you for your advice

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I got better results with the DIN input.

You are correct to recognize the Nait 2’s superiority!

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