Naim launches AirPlay 2-enabled Uniti Atom Headphone Edition streaming device

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British audio purveyor Naim has debuted its new Uniti Atom streaming system designed for use with headphones for the best overall sound — and it supports AirPlay 2.

This new Headphone Edition of the Uniti Atom aims to be the ultimate listening source. It differs from most DACs and headphone amps by handling all the streaming itself.

"We have designed this special edition of the mighty Uniti Atom to be the premium music streaming system for solo listening," said Paul Neville, Naim Research & Development Director. "Just add headphones to escape into your own world of high-quality sound."

Uniti Atom HE
Uniti Atom HE

Users can stream from several streaming services including Tidal, Spotify, internet radio, or wirelessly via AirPlay 2 and Chromecast. Users can also connect devices via digital inputs such as turntables. Audio can be played at up to 32bit/384kHz resolution.

Uniti Atom HE back
Uniti Atom HE back

Uniti Atom HE can double as a streaming pre-amp for feeding larger speakers or powering passive speakers.

It is available to order now for $3,290 — the same price as the standard Uniti Atom.

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