The New Streaming Players From Naim: ND5 X2 S, NDX 2 & ND 555

After Naim Audio successfully overhauled the All-In-One Uniti series last year, the manufacturer added three network players a few months ago: The ND 555 is now ready for demonstration, the two other models ND5 X2 S and NDX 2 will follow soon. Here we have compiled the most important information for you.

Der neue Naim ND 555 vorführbereit bei HiFi im Hinterhof

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The Marantz ND8006: An All-Rounder On The Highest Level

Some time ago, Marantz introduced the ND8006 to the world. It is the first all-rounder network CD player from the Japanese company. An obligatory feature is of course the CD playback and streaming from network and Internet – of course in high resolution. Since the all-rounder has some other highlights in its luggage, there is a brief overview and a few first impressions.

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Tidal Update for Cambridge Audio

Finally, the time has come: In early April Cambridge Audio announced an update that upgrades its network players from the past five years with Tidal. Specifically, this refers to the following devices: Stream Magic 6 V2, CXN or CX N V2, CX R120 or CX R200 and the Azur 851N. The big advantage of this is that now more than forty million songs can be played on the models. With the premium version of Tidal you can stream with the standard quality and with Tidal HiFi you can play high fidelity CD sound quality. Tidal is, therefore, an ideal complement to the existing Spotify integration. As a bonus, playlists of other streaming services can also be moved to Tidal if required.

Roon Labs – The Complete Service for HiFi-Streaming

Software for managing and playing music is now available from numerous vendors. In a modified form, they all have in common the usual representation of albums, artists, and music-titles. With a smart user interface and numerous additional display options, the music player from Roon now roles the market. The provider takes a distance from the conventional, tabular view. Instead, the individual elements, such as the artist, the genre or the images, are linked together, which ensures individual navigation. What Roon also brings with you, look at the following.

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