This is essentially a new streamer, just a few months out of the box, purchased earlier this year. There are no blemishes whatsoever, the manual is still sealed with the antenna, and the remote was rarely used since I controlled it with the Naim or Roon app. The serial number is 424149, meaning a build year of 2017 and the latest model with Bluetooth. Please note that this model, unlike the upcoming ND5 X2 is power supply upgradeable. According to reviews, a power supply upgrade brings this streamer up to NDX levels.
From the Naim Audio website. https://www.naimaudio.com/product/nd5-xs
The reason I’m selling the unit is that computer audio has become a hobby and I’m playing around with different components. I hope I don’t regret losing the great sound this streamer makes with my Supernait!
I really enjoyed hosting Roon on a SonicTransporter server (see Small Green Computers) which included a UPNP bridge that allowed connection to the ND5 XS over Ethernet. Besides being a better solution than a NAS in my opinion, it also provides the full functionality of Roon on this streamer (making it Roon Ready). I’m happy to help with that if you’re interested.
I can include more pictures, but you can also just assume the unit looks as if it’s new. It’s been in an adult only, non-smoker, no-pet household.
I have the original inner and outer boxes that I will wrap in brown paper so both boxes remain pristine. Quoted shipping is to continental USA only.
Thanks for your interest,