Naim NAC 202

2.925

Classic Naim Audio control and clarity.

The NAC 202 is the next step up from our entry-level NAC 152 XS, adding star-earthed circuit boards for superior transparency and an even lower resonance circuit layout. It provides for a wide range of expansion and upgrade options, including connection to a StageLine phonostage and an AV bypass connection to an external AV amplifier.

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Features

 

  • Support for both DIN and RCA inputs to ease connection into a wider range of systems
  • User configurable unity-gain AV input
  • Powered input for use with StageLine or Prefix phono stage
  • RC5 input and Smart IR system for remote control integration of Naim Audio products
  • Optional RS232 input/output for use in full home automation systems
  • Can be powered from the preamp inputs of the NAP 155 XS or NAP 200 power amplifier or external power supply (see Upgrade Path)

 

Technology & Craft

 

The NAC 202 introduced a new level of technical and musical performance to our range of preamplifiers, along with elegant new styling.

Low-resonance circuit boards and anti-vibration, resonance controlling feet minimise the effect of microphonic vibration on the highly sensitive electronic components while carefully matched precision rotary potentiometers with precious metal wipers are used to preserve musical integrity and ensure long-term stability. The intelligent balance control combines a high quality motorised potentiometer for the best performance with intelligent circuitry to indicate the centre position.

The NAC 202 also features a silent microprocessor that sleeps during listening and controls all aspects of the amplifier including: protection circuits that continuously monitor the power supplies ensuring safe shut down in the event of a power cut; user-configurable RC5 input and Smart IR system for remote control integration of Naim Audio products.

 

Product Specification

Audio Inputs
Other InputsAV input configurable for unity gain
Input Impedance47kΩ
Analogue Input4 x DIN, 2 x RCA
Input Sensitivity75mV
Audio Outputs
Line Outputs Variable (level)775mV
Line Outputs Fixed (level)75mV, 600Ω
Load Impedance10kΩ (min.)
Output Impedance<50Ω
Analogue2 x variable (DIN), 3 x line level
Power OutputsNaim phono amplifier
Connectivity
RS232Optional (DE9 female)
Remote InputRCA on rear (RC5)
Finish
CaseBlack powder coated
FrontBrushed and black anodised
Physical
Weight7.0 kg
Dimensions (HxWxD)87 x 432 x 314 mm
Power
Power Supply OptionsNAP 155 XS, NAP 200, FlatCap XS, HiCap, SuperCap
Supply Voltage24V
Supplied with
Supplied withNARCOM-4 Remote Control
Upgrades
Power Supply1 x Hi-Cap/SuperCap
OtherNAPSC (optional)
User Control
Front PanelVolume control, eight button matrix
HandheldNARCOM-4 Remote Control
Remote ControlInfra Red (RC5)