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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

All in One Compact Streaming System. Mu-so 2 Qb gains the new 2nd Generation illuminated volume dial, complete with a full control array and a proximity sensor: it lights up in welcome as your hand approaches it. Easily access key playback controls, your favourite playlists and radio stations, Spotify resume, multiroom functionality and more from this tactile new interface.

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NAIMMUSO2QB
Special Price £749.00 Regular Price £849.00

Mu-so Qb gains the new 2nd Generation illuminated volume dial, complete with a full control array and a proximity sensor: it lights up in welcome as your hand approaches it. Easily access key playback controls, your favourite playlists and radio stations, Spotify resume, multiroom functionality and more from this tactile new interface.

Naim Audio, the British hi-fi specialist with 45 years of audio expertise, has launched the 2nd Generation of its multi award-winning Mu-so wireless music system. Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation evolves the iconic styling of its predecessor, but under its luxury aluminium casing are gamechanging performance, feature and functionality upgrades. From high-resolution streaming to multiroom music to TV sound; you’ve never heard it so good from an all-in-one wireless system.

Features

 

New Streaming Platform
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation features a totally new streaming platform, as seen in the flagship network-connected products, to deliver the latest music streaming technology. plus true hi-fi performance.


Latest Streaming Services
Gain access to more music than ever before with new features including native support for Google Chromecast built-in, allowing you to seamlessly link to hundreds of apps including Deezer, Qobuz and TuneIn from your smart device and stream them directly to your Mu-so.


New Intelligent Controls
All-new intuitive interface has 15 touch sensitive buttons and a bold, illuminated volume dial. A proximity sensor wakes the display as your hand approaches.


More Music Power
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation’s multicore Digital Signal Processor (DSP) drives higher performance and significantly improved sound improvements, providing 2000 MIPS (Million Instructions Per Second) compared to original Mu-so single-core, 150MIPS DSP.


Upgraded Speaker Drivers
We have collaborated with our partner Focal to develop improved and highly optimised drive units for Mu-so 2nd Generation resulting in more controlled and refined bass, lower distortion and greater excursion capability.


Roon Ready
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation is now Roon Ready, transforming your music browsing experience. Beautifully laid-out metadata is located automatically, then interconnected by links to build a searchable digital magazine about your music collection.


State-of-the-art Wi-Fi
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation features significantly superior Wi-Fi capability compared to its predecessors; five times faster and much more stable for a seamless connection. The Wi-Fi processor supports 2.4 and 5 gig speeds and is state-of-the-art.


Multiroom
Mu-so Qb 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.


New Naim App
Updated Naim App for seamless multiroom, discovering and pairing with wider Naim portfolio.

Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation in detail:


New intelligent Controls A reimagined interface has 15 intuitive touch sensitive buttons and a beautifully bold illuminated volume dial that lights up as you approach it.


Multiroom made easy 3 ways to go multiroom, via Naim, Apple or Google Apps.


More music power Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation features a new advanced multicore Digital Signal Processor (DSP). Providing over 13 times the performance of the existing single core processor, its superior accuracy allows you to hear even more from your music.


Upgraded speaker drivers A joint development project between Naim and Focal R&D departments has delivered highly optimised mid range and bass drive units for Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation to deliver superior performance.


New streaming technology Naim's unique streaming platform is extremely powerful and highly adaptable. This advanced streaming technology features across our range; from Uniti all-in-one players, high-end hi-fi streamers to the Mu-so 2nd Generation range.


New Grille finish and colours Customise Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation by replacing the standard black speaker grille with your choice of three new coloured grilles; Olive, Terracotta and Peacock.


Chromecast built-in Google’s streaming service allows you to seamlessly link to 100s of supported apps, including Deezer, Qobuz, Plex, TuneIn, SoundCloud and Pandora.


AirPlay 2 Stream music from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Seamless playback with Apple Music and control your audio and smart home devices using Siri.


Spotify Connect Easily stream millions of songs from your smart phone or tablet straight to your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation.


TIDAL Experience true CD quality audio streamed directly to your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation. A free 90-day trial of the HiFi tier is included with every Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation.


Bluetooth® Simply connect your Bluetooth devices to instantly play your music.


Internet Radio Access thousands of internet radio stations and save your favourite presets for easy access.


UPnPTM Streaming Stream music from a PC, Mac or network-attached storage in high-resolution 'better than CD' quality.


Roon Ready Roon transforms the experience of browsing music. Beautifully laid-out metadata is located automatically, then interconnected by links to build a surfable, searchable digital magazine about your music collection.


Room Compensation Tailor your listening experience to best suit your space.Choose from three different settings - Near Wall; Near Corner; No Compensation [In Free Space] to adapt Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation to your room. Naim Audio Ltd, Southampton Road, SP1 2LN. United Kingdom www.naimaudio.com l [email protected] I +44 (0) 1722 426600


Great connectivity Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation has a USB input, Optical Digital input and 3.5mm analogue input.
• All-new remote control Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation now comes with a stylish, easy to use remote control allowing quick control of common functions including volume, play/pause and track skip.


Alarm Clock Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation features an alarm clock which can be enabled via settings menu in the Naim app.

 
Dimensions (HxWxD): 210mm x 218 mm x 212 mm
Weight: 5.6kg
Speakers: 1 x bass / 2 x mid / 2 x tweeters
Amplifier: 300W (4 x 50W + 1 x 100W)
Control: iOS / Android Control App
Audio Inputs:
Optical S/PDIF up to 96kHz
USB: USB2 (Type A connector)
Analogue: 3.5mm jack
Streaming: Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast Built-in, UPnPTM, Spotify® Connect, TIDAL, Roon Ready, Bluetooth®, Internet Radio
Power: Amplifier Output: 300W – (4 x 50W + 1 x 100W)
Power Consumption:
Typical use: 12W
Network Standby mode: <2W
No-network Standby mode: <0.5W
Included: Remote Control