Original retail price: £3999
Advert reference: 23395
Listed in: All-in-one music systems
Stream your music in high-resolution, play or rip your CDs, tune in to your favourite radio stations, access a world of music with a host of streaming services and dramatically improve the audio quality of your TV or games console. Ready to go with practically any speaker set-up, Uniti Star will have you rediscovering your entire music collection with a deep, immersive sound.
Uniti Star offers infinite possibilities, however you want to listen to your music.
New for Uniti is native support for Google’s latest technology, Chromecast built-in. This streaming service allows you to seamlessly link to hundreds of supported apps including Deezer, Qobuz, Plex, TuneIn, Soundcloud and Pandora from your smartphone or tablet and stream directly to Uniti.
Stream music from your iDevice or from iTunes and Apple Music.
The lossless streaming service is integrated into the system for an immersive, high-quality sound experience. Plus get a 90-day free trial of the lossless HiFi-tier service (terms and conditions apply).
Discover millions of songs from the world’s most popular streaming service with the built-in Spotify Connect feature.
Bluetooth (aptX HD)
The new Uniti all-in-one players now feature aptX HD. Pair your Bluetooth device and instantly play back your music in high definition ‘better than CD’ quality.
Access thousands of internet radio stations and save your favourite pre-sets for easy access.
UPnP™ (Universal Plug ‘n’ Play)
Stream your stored music from a PC, Mac or network-attached storage in high-res ‘better than CD’ quality.
Digital Input (S/PDIF)
Boost audio from digital sources such as TVs, set top boxes or games consoles.
For connection to an external power-amplifier or a sub-woofer.
Front panel 3.5mm headphone jack with new upgraded headphone amplifier with significantly improved bass extension.
CD Playback and Ripping
Create bit-perfect copies of your CDs, save the data to a USB-connected storage device or an SD-card and then play back the music through your Uniti Star.
Store up to 20,000 tracks to a local USB-connected storage device or SD-card and either play them back through your Uniti Nova or serve them to other Naim streamers on your home network.
New Uniti all-in-one players feature an HDMI ARC input so you can easily connect your TV to experience audiophile sound quality from your favourite film or game.
New Uniti allows you to play music from any source in multiple rooms simultaneously – simply sync the units using the Naim control app. Or play different music in every room. You can also serve any music stored on your Uniti Atom to other Uniti all-in-one players or Naim streamers at full CD quality.
Over-the-air updates via the Naim App now enable you to update your Uniti system at the touch of a button.
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.
Qobuz allows you to stream the most comprehensive CD-quality music catalogue currently available and the largest selection of albums in true high-resolution studio quality directly to your Naim music streamer.
This all-in-one player packs a heavy punch. Since Uniti Star includes a CD player alongside streaming and amplification technology, our engineers had to pay special attention to preserving thermal stability and decreasing interference between components. The custom-integrated CD drive also doubles as a ripper, making Uniti Star the most versatile all-in-one in the range.
The new intuitive Naim App gives you effortless control over individual or multiple Uniti products. You can access all of your music, including your favourite radio stations, streaming services and playlists, or explore artist discographies and biographies. Furthermore, you can now update your system wirelessly with a single tap. The new app also allows you to control both Naim streaming products and Uniti Core.
Uniti Star features a full-colour 5” LCD glass display with a proximity sensor that wakes up as you approach it, accompanied by a bidirectional intelligent remote control that works in harmony with the unit’s volume control. Giving you complete freedom of movement, Uniti is a joy to use.
Whatever the source, our revolutionary new Uniti players combine seamless digital technology with analogue soul for a sound that’s unmistakably Naim. Play, stream, rip and store entire music collections in flawless high-resolution. Then use the custom-designed software to bring out every note of your music with true high-fidelity sound. New Uniti also gives you the option to sync up to eight Uniti systems or other Naim streamers and play music from any source in multiple rooms simultaneously. Or play different music in every room.
Conceived and built from the ground up by our engineers and designers in Salisbury, England, Uniti remains true to Naim's core design principles. From the finned aluminum heat sinks (inspired by our Statement flagship amplification system) to the brushed black aluminum casing, the new illuminated signature volume control and the beautifully lit base – every minute detail has been considered to deliver a beautiful aesthetic packed with features and technology whilst achieving reference-level sound quality. Uniti is a true masterpiece of industrial design.
Uniti has been impeccably crafted with materials chosen to be in complete service of the sound. The extruded aluminium heat sinks that run down the length of the product extract heat to maximise thermal stability for increased longevity and sonic performance. The beautifully brushed aluminium top plates are CNC-fabricated for absolute precision and provide a perfect enclosure for the delicate components inside.
At the heart of Uniti is an audiophile volume control which adjusts level in the analogue domain to a premium digital resolution. The design is taken from the NAC-N 272 streaming preamplifier and its buttery-smooth rotation is inspired by Naim's reference amplification system, Statement. Naim have also hidden the Bluetooth antenna here for a seamless aesthetic.
With the Uniti range Naim wanted to deliver total connection to the user’s music collection. A highly polished full-colour 5” LCD display provides rich images of album artwork and content. The screens have proximity sensors and will therefore wake up as someone approaches the machine to display music metadata, audio input information and more. There is also a selection of front-panel buttons including Favourites, Stop and Play.
Optional DAB/FM module availableMemory Card
1 x SD CardStreaming
Chromecast Built-In, Apple AirPlay, TIDAL,
Spotify® Connect, Bluetooth (AptX HD), Internet Radio, UPnP™ (hi-res streaming), Roon Ready
2 x USB Type A Socket (front and rear)Analogue
1 x RCA
1 x 5-pin DIN
2 x Optical TOSLink (up to 24bit/96kHz)
2 x Coaxial RCA (up to 24bit/192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x BNC (up to 192kHz, DoP 64Fs)
1 x HDMI ARC
1 x Stereo power amplifier
1 x RCA sub/pre output
1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
Certification and LicensesCertification
Apple AirPlay, Chromecast Built-In, Bluetooth, AptX HD, zigbee RF4CE, Rovi, HDMI, NTFS, HFS and Wi-Fi.
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 (10/100Mbps), WiFi (802.11 b/g/n/ac with internal antennae)
Audio CD (Red Book, CD and CD-R)Internet Radio Formats
Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, OGG Vorbis streams and MMSInternet Radio Provider
vTuner premium 5*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. All formats to 384kHz maximum over wireless network.
95mm x 432mm x 265mm (HxWxD)Finishes
Brushed and anodised aluminiumWeight
PowerAuto Standby time
User selectable: adjustable from off up to 2 hoursAmplifier Output
70W per channel into 8 ohmsMains Supply
115V, 230V; 50 or 60HzPower Consumption
Typical use: 130W
Network standby mode: <2W
Deep sleep: <0.5W
Network Standby (with SD Card and/or USB devices attached): > 15W*.
*Actual power consumption will vary depending on the size and type of attached SD card or USB devices
Ripping and StorageCD Ripping
Create bit-perfect copies of your CDs, store them on the local storage and play back.Storage
Store up to 20,000 tracks to a local USB connected storage device and serve to a network-connected player.
Supplied withSupplied with
Remote control, Power-Line Lite mains cable (UK denominations only), cleaning cloth and quick start guide.
Power-Line mains cableAmplification
External power amplifier or sub-woofer
User ControlApp Control
Naim App for iOS and AndroidFront Panel
5"" colour LCD display and rotary volume control with proximity sensor and four buttonsHandheld