Tag Archives: Naim

Finding footfall: how audio companies are learning to go where the customers are

Bose in Argos, Naim in John Lewis – how the modern hi-fi retail landscape is changing When Naim announced its mu-so music system, there was a fair degree of spluttering from the faithful on the company’s forum: not only was the new product set to be made in China, but for the first time the […]

Infidelity at Lexus Twickenham

Enterprising hi-fi retailer Infidelity takes the quality music message on the road

London hi-fi specialist exhibits at car launch event, attracts interest for latest audio technology So there I was last night, rubbing shoulders with the great and the good of South-West London – well, the Lexus-buying great and the good, anyway – at the launch of the new Lexus NX hybrid SUV. Held at the impressively-positioned […]

mu-so by Naim

REVIEW: Hands-on with mu-so by Naim

Much-anticipated all-in-one proves stylish and flexible – and it does ‘the Naim thing’, too!   UPDATE: A new Naim control app for mu-so and other Naim network music products, mentioned in the review below, is now available for both iOS and Android smartphone and tablets. The new unified control app for Naim’s mu-so and the […]

Focal & Naim acquired by French-based investment companies Naxicap Partners and Aquasourça

New investors to boost companies under new name: Vervent Audio Group Focal & Naim, the company formed by the merger of the British audio company and the French speaker manufacturer, has a new name: from today, following its acquisition by French based investment company Naxicap Partners and private equity firm Aquasourça, it’s now called Vervent […]

Naim Muso

Naim mu-so is a radical all-in-one network music system

Selling for £895 when it goes on sale in September, mu-so packs Wi-Fi, UPnP, Bluetooth and AirPlay, along with six speakers driven actively by 450W of digital amplification – and Android app control! This is the Naim mu-so: launched in April as Muso, but now renamed mu-so in time for its on-sale debut in September […]

REVIEW: Naim for Bentley Premium Audio System

The best-sounding in-car sound system around has a new home in the latest Flying Spur As an audio reviewer, one gets used to all sizes and shapes of packages turning up on the doorstep, from tiny boxes containing headphones or USB DACs to the memorable ‘where’s your forklift, mate?’ delivery of a TV a few […]

REVIEW: Naim SUPERNAIT 2 – proving that less is more

There’s setting trends, there’s following trends – and then there’s apparently flying in the face of fashion, which is usually either very brave or very dumb. I mean, look at the consumer electronics market: it’s simply stuffed with ‘me too’ products, showing a woeful lack of inspiration and an entirely risk-averse strategy. A company launches […]