Uniti Core
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.

Easy App control – in one room or many
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.

Connectivity

  • Audio Inputs
    2 x USB Type A socket (front and rear)
  • Audio Outputs
    1 x BNC S/PDIF

 

Audio Inputs

  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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 6TB) 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
User ManualNaim "Uniti" Brochure

 

"Where I could, I compared the new rips with the vinyl version of the same album and although my preference is for the black (and indeed sometimes coloured) 12inch discs, I could happily live with the Uniti Core as my only source."

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"Ripping from your CD collection is an easy matter – simply slot the CD in and the Core reads it, stores the music and also downloads album artwork."

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"This isn’t simply some rebadged product from  the  last  generation.  This  is  a  true  revolution  in  performance  from  Naim,  and  both come with the highest recommendation possible."

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