My NDX screen is now completely blank. I would like to move the NDX to a room without an ethernet connection which means setting it up for a wireless network. Using the remote, the manual but no screen this has proved to be impossible. Could some kind soul with a fully functioning screen please write down the remote keystrokes to make this change?
My NDX is long gone so I’m afraid I can’t help, you, but I would advise that you think carefully before committing to using it over WiFi. The 1st gen streamers had poor WiFi modules which can, depending on the rest of your network, be very poor performers. By all means try it, but a wired connect is nearly always more stable. If you really can’t run a cable from your router, consider installing a Mesh or other network and putting an extender near the streamer, so that you can run a cable between the two.
The screen on my UQ2 is dead and NDX in storage but, I’ve found that if the room is pitch black, you can just see the menu. By pitch black I mean absolute dark. If there is one power LED on the other side of the room, you wan’t be able to make out the screen.
It was a right palaver - middle of the night, curtains drawn, a small torch to see the remote and even that won’t work now! I’ve bought an ND5XS2 which is working great but I had hoped to get a bit more use out of the old NDX in another room. I doubt that anyone would buy the NDX in it’s current condition so maybe my best bet is to get it repaired and then flog it.
In order to get a new screen, the NDX has to have the 192/24 board, which early ones didn’t have out of the box, and the boards are no longer available at Naim. So that situation could determine your NDX’s future.
The 24/192 board was introduced well before 2013 so you should be fine. It is required in order to use the NDX as a multiroom server, or to use Spotify or Tidal amongst other things so that should tell you for sure.