The Naim Streaming Platform
At the heart of Mu-so 2nd Generation is Naim’s music-streaming platform, developed by 25 engineers over 3 years to offer the very best performance whether playing your own digital music collection, a world of Internet radio, or music streaming services such as TIDAL and Spotify.
DSP – The heart of the System
The all-new multicore Digital Signal Processor (DSP) drives higher performance, providing 2000 MIPS (Million Instructions Per Second) compared to the original Mu-so’s single-core, 150MIPS DSP. You can also hear even more from your music.
We have also created a brand new limiter algorithm that keeps each of Mu-so 2nd Generation’s speaker drivers’ movement under control when at high volume levels. The new limiter, by design; is only active at extreme volume levels, and helps to retain the music’s clarity and increase long term reliability.
Enhanced Feature Set
Mu-so 2nd Generation is packed full of
game-changing performance, feature and functionality upgrades. Enjoy your music, any way you want.
Optimised Speaker Drivers
Mu-so 2nd Generation’s 450 Watts of music power are joined by improved and highly optimised speaker drivers – a joint development project between Naim and Focal R&D departments.
Focal has been creating benchmark acoustic equipment since 1979, and its expertise has taken speaker-driver precision and performance to new levels.
Premium aluminium casing, in a new burnished grey finish.
It may look similar outside, but inside Mu-so 2nd Generation, the majority of components have been upgraded to improve performance.
The cabinet design has been re-engineered to create 13% more internal volume, enabling bigger, better bass. Both the cabinet bracing and baffle moulding have been redesigned for improved rigidity, which suppresses and controls vibrations.
The distinctive heat-sink fins are now more compact, while still being ultra-effective, and continuing to feature Naim patented technology that discreetly incorporates the wi-fi antenna.
Upgraded App Control
The updated Naim app allows you to browse by artist, genre, album and more, complete with artwork and extended music information.
Multiroom Music Made Easy With Smart Integration
Mu-so 2nd Generation works brilliantly on its own or as part of a multiroom music set-up. There are three easy ways to make it multiroom:
1. Combine it with other networked Naim products (including 1st Generation Mu-so and Mu-so Qb) via the updated Naim app
2. Pair it with other AirPlay 2-compatible wireless speakers via the Apple Home app
3. Pair it with other Chromecast devices via groups controlled by the Google Home app.
Mu-so 2nd Generation’s speaker grille has had a style update. The standard black grille can be easily swapped for one of 3 new colour options – Olive, Terracotta and Peacock – to best suit your taste and décor.
450W – (6 x 75W)
100V, 115V or 230V, 50/60Hz
Typical use: 17W
Standby mode: < 2W Deep sleep (No-network standby mode): < 0.5W Speaker
Stereo 3-way; DSP-optimised vented box acoustic system
Dual tone grey and black grille, remote control, mains cables (market dependent), reset pin-hole tool and information booklets.
Burnished and anodised aluminium casework, CNC milled, bead blasted and anodised aluminium heatsinks, Dual tone grey and black fabric grille.
Grille colour options in Olive, Peacock and Terracotta.
122mm x 628 mm x 264 mm
Remote handset included and optional control app for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices
Touch control user interface with rotary volume control
Internet Radio Formats
Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis streams and MMS
Internet Radio Provider
vTuner Premium 5*
WAV, 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 (16bit)
OGG and WMA – up to 48kHz (16bit)
DSD- 64 and 128Fs
Bluetooth – SBC, AAC
Note: Gapless playback supported on all formats