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Nait XS 3 - Supernait 3

Discussion in 'audio' started by matteo.renesto, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. matteo.renesto

    matteo.renesto Only '80's

  2. Darren L

    Darren L Well-Known Member

    Now equipped with onboard phono stage:)
     
  3. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

    Only for XS3 apparently
     
  4. Caledon1297

    Caledon1297 pfm Member

    From Naim's website:

    "SUPERNAIT 3 has received significant performance upgrades, including a built-in phono stage, making it a perfect partner for turntables..."
     
  5. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

    Ok, in the link above the rear picture doesn’t appear to have a phono labelled input on the SN3?
     
  6. wow&flutter

    wow&flutter pfm Member

    RCA sockets labelled ‘phono in’ below the ‘aux in & pwr’ din socket
     
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  7. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

    Ahh yes!!
     
  8. Thorn

    Thorn Well-Known Member

    But, as with so many amps these days, moving magnet only. Why is this?
     
  9. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Perhaps because mm cartridges can be superbly good.
     
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  10. Darren L

    Darren L Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure, costs perhaps, or maybe it's just that manufacturers have started to re-introduce on board phono stages due to the vinyl revival
     
  11. manicatel

    manicatel pfm Member

    Cost, along with the assumption that people getting back into vinyl will start off with a sub £1k turntable & that likely be equipped with a mm cart.
    Just a guess.
     
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  12. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    Presumably it would work with high output moving coil cartridges too.
     
  13. Allaboutmusic

    Allaboutmusic pfm Member

    Apparently mc phono stages need better internal shielding so likely cost plus popularity of mm carts ie a lot of the rega decks upto planar 6
     
  14. Olsen

    Olsen pfm Member

    Not the best season for launching new amplifiers
    Perhaps delayed they should have been part of the Munich Muso2 launch a couple of months ago ?

    Allready pronounced "signficantly" better than SN2 even its not out before august
     
  15. Ptah

    Ptah pfm Member

    Except that the pronouncements will be by people who have heard it. Already.
     
  16. Olsen

    Olsen pfm Member

    I didn't mean reviewers
     
  17. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

    Pleased to see naim have retained the classic styling and not gone the Uniti way
     

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