Naim Audio 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.
Under the Skin of Uniti Core
The compact, yet powerful Uniti Core is the perfect hub for your digital music collection.
Every element of this dedicated music server – from the customised operating system, the enhanced ripping engine and the linear power supply to the low-vibration aluminium casework – has been engineered to deliver consistent, reliable performance and highest sound quality.
Advanced Ethernet technology means that Uniti Core simply will not buckle under stress, enabling UPnP™ players on the network or a connected DAC to perform at their best.
Control Your Way
The new intuitive Naim app gives you effortless control over individual or multiple Uniti products. You can access all of your music, including ripped CDs and playlists, or explore artist discographies and biographies.
Furthermore, you can now update your system with a single tap. The new app also allows you to control Uniti Core and Naim streaming products.
Available for iOS, Android coming soon
Bringing Uniti to Life
Conceived and built from the ground up by their engineers and designers in Salisbury, England, Uniti remains true to our core design principles.
From the finned aluminum heatsinks (inspired by their Statement flagship amplification system) to the brushed black aluminium casing, and the beautifully lit base – every minute detail has been considered to deliver a beautiful aesthetic packed with features and technology whilst achieving reference-level sound quality.
Uniti is a true masterpiece of industrial design.
In the Box
Power-Line Lite mains cable, cleaning cloth and quick start guide.
|USB||2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)|
|Digital (S/PDIF)||1 x BNC S/PDIF|
|Updates||Update your system wirelessly 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
Ripping and Storage
|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.|
|CD Ripping||Create bit-perfect copies of your CDs, store them internally and play back (external DAC or digital input amplifier needed).|
|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. All formats to 48kHz maximum over wireless network.
|Power Consumption||Typical Use (no storage attached): 6.7W
Network Standby (no storage attached): <2W
Deep Sleep: <0.5W
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).
|Mains Supply||230V; 50 or 60Hz|
|App Control||Naim App for iOS and Android|
|Dimensions||95mm x 214mm x 265mm (HxWxD)|
|Finishes||Brushed and anodised aluminium|
Certification and Licenses
|Certification||Rovi, NTFS, HFS+|
|Mains Cable||Power-Line mains cable|