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.
"Naim hit CES running with four new Uniti digital products" -Stereophile
(Universal Plug ‘n’ Play)
Serve your music to as many as 12 Uniti all-in-one players or other Naim streamers with up to 32 bits/384 kHz. Uniti Core will scan the network for shared audio files, including your iTunes library.
Create bit-perfect copies of your CDs, store them internally or to a USB-connected storage device and play them back via Uniti Core (external DAC or digital-input amplifier required).
Connect your external DAC or digital-input amplifier to the precisely timed, re-clocked transformer-isolated S/PDIF output on the rear panel.
Storage and Back up
You can choose to fit an HDD (Hard-Disk Drive) or SSD (Solid-State Drive) with a capacity of up to 8 TB – enough space for 100,000 tracks. Alternatively, you can connect an external NAS (Network-Attached Storage) or a USB-connected storage device. NAS and USB storage can also be used as back-up locations.
Supports a broad range of music formats including WAV, FLAC, DSD, Apple Lossless, AIFF, AAC, Windows Media-formatted files, Ogg Vorbis and MP3.
Update your system at the touch of a button via the Naim app.
The Naim App – available for Apple and Android devices – makes it simple to control your Uniti Core, and even link up other music systems around your home into a stunning multi-room set-up. Use the App to access all your music, including your favourite radio stations, streaming services and playlists, and explore artist discographies and biographies.
|USB||2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)|
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||Rovi, NTFS, HFS+|
|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.|
|CD Formats||Audio CD (Red Book, CD and CD-R)|
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.
|Dimensions||95mm x 214mm x 265mm (HxWxD)|
|Finishes||Brushed and anodised aluminium|
|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).
|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||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
|Mains Cable||Power-Line Lite mains cable (UK denominations only)|
|App Control||Naim App for iOS and Android|