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Supernait 3 on way?

Discussion in 'audio' started by JoeJoe, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. JoeJoe

    JoeJoe Active Member

    Any Naim experts know?.....there are loads of ex-demo SN2’s suddenly for sale. Usually a sign. I ask as I was thinking of buying but would probably hang off if a SN3 is in the offing...
     
  2. sktn77a

    sktn77a pfm Member

    I doubt it. The only "Naim Experts" who might know this are Naim themselves and they aren't going to spill the beans on a forum like this first.
     
  3. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    Buy the ex dem SN2, it’ll sound just as shite as a 1 or 3.
     
  4. Timo_F

    Timo_F pfm Member

    No SN3 gossip in the Naim Forum, but an XS3 thread has been recently deleted by the moderator... So something is going on...
     
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  5. redeye

    redeye pfm Member

    Not a particularly Dude like comment that..
     
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  6. wpm

    wpm pfm Member

    i bought my Naim SN2 ex demo from Germany ( i live in India ) last year on a business visit..

    well... business + SN2 visit :)

    i like the SN2 lots - does things very nicely for me.
     
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  7. Olsen

    Olsen pfm Member

    SN2 not the only item on sale

    I've seen Nova's and Atom too
    Lots of old mk 1 Muso and Qb

    Capital investors need profit before holidays in Salisbury
    Maybe they are putting the business up for sale ?

    Guess they have a vast number of new products on the test
    I'm not that exited after latest Muso 2 and silly priced Lumina were launched
    Fwiw my olive pre/power knocked a SN2 into ..

    Was not impressed with Statement/Focal at Munich show

    The golden days are over
     
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  8. JoeJoe

    JoeJoe Active Member

    Lots of XS2’s up for sale too......summinks up! Lol

    As for the golden days are over, definitely. Their website had a tortuous countdown for an exciting new Naim product that had all forum members champing at the bit only to find it was a new Muso! An all in one assembled in China, talk about over-hype!
     
  9. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Does it matter if a SN3 comes out?
     
  10. Rob Clarke

    Rob Clarke Member

    I was thinking something was up too as my Naim dealer has removed the supernait 2 from its product listing as well as having their demo one for sale.
     
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  11. lagavullin10y

    lagavullin10y pfm Member

    It sounds to me that they were not happy with the new product for the great Munich launch, and pulled it from the release.

    Possibly another rationalisation in the portfolio: only one integrated classic amp remaining.
     
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  12. Olsen

    Olsen pfm Member

    They do probably have a new version of 272 streamer/pre out soon
    A Qb II too

    Guess a new entrylevel integrated amp made in Asia
    Perhaps Atom looks

    XS & SN range soon to be discontinued
    A Statement integrated will come

    Their product range seem quite confusing tbh
     
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  13. Old Shatterhand

    Old Shatterhand pfm Member

    Are you guessing or do you know this for certain?
     
  14. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    Yes there is a new naim supernait 3 being released , any day now you will hear about it i am sure .
     
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  15. amazement

    amazement pfm Member

    There was a time back in the day when Naim products had long runs, years actually. Got to cheapen the brand surely.
     
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  16. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    gosh the sn2 has been around for a fair old bit now . Brilliant amp , be interesting to see what the sn3 is like when it gets announced officially
     
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  17. Alex N

    Alex N pfm Member

    NAIT OG 1983
    NAIT 2 1988
    NAIT 3 1993
    NAIT 5 2000
    NAIT 5i 2003
    NAIT 5i 2007
    NAIT 5si 2013

    NAIT XS 2008
    NAIT XS2 2013

    SUPERNAIT 2007
    SUPERNAIT 2 2013

    Same as ever.
     
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  18. amazement

    amazement pfm Member

    Of all that naits I never noticed much difference of all the 5’s to be honest, model changes are usually as a result of parts used no longer available and a price increase and to keep current.
     
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  19. HiFiman

    HiFiman Don't tell him Pike

    Discounting the 5 range from your list looks like every 5 to 6 years so I guess a SN3 is imminent
     
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  20. jackbarron

    jackbarron Chelsea, London

    Considered buying a Supernait about a decade ago and went for a demo at Graham's Hi Fi in London. It was good, but I went for a secondhand EAR V2 integrated valve amp and the DAC I already had.

    It will be interesting to see and hear what a Supernait 3 if like, if one comes out.

    Jack
     
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