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Review Naim Classic 200 series – NSC222 – NAP250 and NPX300

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Pros

  • Lovely rhythmic character
  • Sets up a great stereo image
  • Compact and powerful

Cons

  • No XLR inputs
  • XLR is pseudo balanced
  • You do eventually want the power supply...
Build quality
Usability
Sound
Price
Naim 200 Classic

The test setup

Contents

We tested the NAIM 200 Classic as a complete system. We used as speakers the TAD Evolution Two. Mains cables were kept standard. No fancy mains cables were used! We also did not use any filters.

As interlinks we used Grimm TPM. As speaker cables we used Van den Hul Nova.

Amplifier type
Integrated
Amplifier technology
Class AB
Bridgemode
No
Amplifier inputs
  • Analog RCA
  • Analog DIN
  • Analog Phono MM
  • Analog Phono MC
  • Digital Coaxial
  • Digital Optical
  • Digital BNC
  • Streamer Ethernet
  • Bluetooth
Amplifier outputs
  • Analog RCA
  • Analog XLR
Power
Specification #1
  • Resistance: 8 ohm
  • Value specified: 100 watt
  • Value measured: 101 watt
Specification #2
  • Resistance: 4 ohm
  • Value specified: 190 watt
  • Value measured: 175 watt
Dimensions
  • Width: 43 cm
  • Depth: 31 cm
  • Height: 10 cm
Build in dac
Yes
Production country
UK
Measurements
Naim NAP250 - 1 watt over 8 Ohm
Naim NAP250 - 1 watt over 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - with NPX300 - RCA input - Volume 38 - with NAP250
Naim Classic 200 - with NPX300 - RCA input - Volume 38 - with NAP250
Naim Classic 200 - with NPX300 - BNC input - Volume 38 - with NAP250
Naim Classic 200 - with NPX300 - BNC input - Volume 38 - with NAP250
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - THD-N- 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - THD-N- 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - residu - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - residu - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - MAX power - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - MAX power - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - MAX power - 4 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - MAX power - 4 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - Crosstalk - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - Crosstalk - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - RCA input - 1 watt - 8 Ohm
Naim Classic 200 - BNC input - Volume 38 - via poweramp
Naim Classic 200 - BNC input - Volume 38 - via poweramp
Naim 222 - volume 75
Naim 222 - volume 75

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