Naim : Uniti Core


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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.

Technical Specifications

Audio Inputs

USB : 2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)

Audio Outputs

Digital (S/PDIF) : 1 x BNC S/PDIF

Certification and Licenses

Certification : Rovi, NTFS, HFS+


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

Vs 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)


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.


Dimensions : 95mm x 214mm x 265mm (HxWxD)

Finishes : Brushed and anodised aluminium

Weight  : 7kg


Auto Standby time : User selectable (adjustable from “off” up to 2 hours)

Amplifier Output: 80W per channel into 8 ohms

Mains Supply : 115V, 230V; 50 or 60Hz

Power Consumption : Typical use: 6.7W,Network standby mode: <2W Deep sleep: <0.5W,Network Standby (with SD Card and/or USB devices attached): > 15W*.

* 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 8TB) 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


Mains Cable : Power-Line Lite mains cable

User Control

App Control : Naim App for iOS and Android