Renowned Naim hi fi dealer Grahams was the venue for the physical launch of the new smaller MUSO. Naim’s one box music player MUSO was a new venture last year and has done well, penetrating the web and high street quality music box market exemplified by the range stocked by John Lewis. The Muso itself was viewed initially with some suspicion by Naim customers and dealers as it is not a traditional Hi Fi component but it has penetrated that market too. Naim’s MD Trevor Wilson explained that there has been a gain in NAIM audio component sales from new customers who have got on so well with their Muso that they also want to experience NAIM component audio.
Qb oozes build quality. Informed by the technical exposition there was much detail to admire, from the triple diaphragm sealed box bass powerhouse to the closely coupled cross firing mid range and high frequency drivers set in a compact array, firing a largely stable and compact wavefront.