NAIM UNITI CORE

$3,800.00

Uniti Core

Reference Hard-Disk Server

Uniti Core represents the essence of digital music. It is a seriously powerful machine that will allow you to rip your entire CD collection, store up to 100,000 tracks, serve files to Uniti all-in-one players or other Naim streamers and create a back-up for all of your music. You can also use Uniti Core as a standalone digital source – simply connect it to a digital-to-analogue converter or an amplifier with digital inputs and control playback via the Naim app. Uniti Core is a fuss-free, no-compromise solution to ripping, storing, cataloguing and playing your entire music collection.

Uniti Core is the ultimate music manager, able to create bit-perfect copies of your favourite CDs and serve them and the rest of your digital music collection up to music players around your home. Simply load a CD and Uniti Core will expertly rip and catalogue your music. Choose from a range of internal and external storage options for your new digital library. Uniti Core is the perfect music-server partner not just for the Uniti Atom, Uniti Star and Uniti Nova players, but many other music-streaming players, speaker or systems, from Naim and beyond. It can stream to up to 12 different players at once. As well as being a sleek music archivist and server, Uniti Core can also act as a superb music source. Award-winning performance combines with excellent build quality and usability, wrapped in a beautiful British design that will give you years of entertainment. Master the Uniti Core and explore a world of music via the Naim App.

USB 2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)
Audio Outputs
Digital (S/PDIF) 1 x BNC S/PDIF
S/PDIF output plays up to 192kHz
352.8kHz and 384kHz are down sampled to 176.4kHz and 192kHz respectively
Certification and Licenses
Certification Rovi, NTFS, HFS+
Connectivity
Multiroom Serve up to 4 network-connected players via UPnP™ at full CD quality.

Party Mode Streaming: Sync up to six Uniti all-in-one players or other Naim streamers and control via the Naim app.

Multiroom Serve up to 12 network-connected players via UPnP™.

Music stored locally on Uniti Core:
384k 32-Bit WAV, 24576kb/s: <3 streams
384k 24-Bit WAV, 18232kb/s: <5 streams
192k 24-Bit WAV, 9216kb/s: >12 streams
44.1k 16-Bit WAV, 1411kb/s: >16 streams

Music stored on a NAS:
192k 24-Bit WAV, 9216kb/s: <8 streams

Updates Update your system wirelessly via the Naim app.
Network Ethernet (10/100/1000Mbps)
Formats
CD Formats Audio CD (Red Book, CD and CD-R)
Audio Formats WAV – up to 32bits/384kHz
FLAC and AIFF – up to 24bit/384kHz
ALAC (Apple Lossless) – up to 24bit/384kHz
MP3 – up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
AAC – up to 48kHz, 320kbit (16 bit)
OGG and WMA – up to 48kHz (16 bit)
DSD – 64 and 128Fs

Notes: Gapless playback supported on all formats.

Physical
Dimensions 95mm x 214mm x 265mm (HxWxD)
Finishes Brushed and anodised aluminium
Weight 7kg
Power
Auto Standby time User selectable: adjustable from off up to 24 hours
Mains Supply 115V, 230V; 50 or 60Hz
Power Consumption Typical Use (no storage attached): 6.7W
Network Standby (no storage attached): <2W
Deep Sleep: <0.5W
Network Standby (with internal or USB HDD attached): > 15W*.
*Actual power consumption will vary depending on the size and type of attached internal HDD or USB devices

Note: Power consumption will be increased with the addition of user fitted storage (typical increase of approximately 8W for an internal HDD, dependant on the specification of storage).

Ripping and Storage
CD Ripping Create bit-perfect copies of your CDs, store them internally and play back (external DAC or digital input amplifier needed).
Storage Store up to 100,000 tracks to internal (HDD or SSD – up to 8TB) or external Network Attached Storage or USB-connected storage and serve to a network-connected player.
Supplied with
Supplied with Power-Line Lite mains cable (UK only), standard mains cable (international markets), cleaning cloth, drive caddy screws, BNC to Phono Connector and quick start guide.
Please note: not sold with an internal hard drive – features a removable caddy into which an HDD or SSD can be installed
Upgrades
Mains Cable Power-Line Lite mains cable (UK denominations only)
User Control
App Control Naim App for iOS and Android