This latest firmware update from Naim, not only improves functionality, but also offers a noticeable improvement in sound quality.
The firmware updates will enable you to seamlessly play music between Naim streaming products. This update also includes known bug fixes. For Mu-so and the new Uniti ranges, the Naim app will notify users that an update is available.
N.B. For legacy streaming products that don't have the over-the-air update feature, Naim will publish the download links as usual on the Naim website and Forum.
Products to be Updated
Over-the-air (App prompted)
• Mu-so Qb
• Uniti Nova
• Uniti Star
• Uniti Atom
Manual Product Update
Except for Mu-so and the new Uniti ranges that will update over-the-air, all other products will require a manual update. To update the unit you will need a PC or Mac and a USB to mini-b or USB to RS232 cable, depending on the age of the product. A simple step-by-step video on how to update a unit manually can be watched below.
Manual update - IMPORTANT - In order for the unit to perform the update it MUST be 24bit/192kHz capable).
• ND5 XS
• NaimUniti 2
• UnitiQute 2
• NAC-N 172 XS
• NAC-N 272
To identify if the unit is a 24bit/192kHz variant, follow these instructions:
1. Press the ‘Settings’ button on the remote control
2. Scroll and select ‘Factory Settings’
3. Scroll and select ‘System Status’
4. Scroll to ‘BC SW’. If the code starts with ‘3D’ you have the latest hardware and the update can be made. If it displays anything else then the update cannot be made.
If you have any questions regarding the update or are experiencing any issues installing the new firmware please contact the Naim Technical Support team.
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