-Naim Ovator S400 Speakers

-Naim Ovator S400 Speakers

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  • Naim Ovator S400 Speakers (Pair)

-Naim Ovator S400 Speakers

Constructed on the rigid foundation of a pressure die-cast aluminium plinth, the Naim Ovator S-400 speakers comprise visually stunning leaf-spring decoupled enclosures fitted with two custom designed rigid paper cone bass drivers.

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Constructed on the rigid foundation of a pressure die-cast aluminium plinth, the Naim Ovator S-400 speakers comprise visually stunning leaf-spring decoupled enclosures fitted with two custom designed rigid paper cone bass drivers. Located above the bass drivers, within nested and decoupled enclosures, is a uniquely advanced Balanced Mode Radiator. The Balanced Mode Radiator (BMR) drive unit reproduces the full bandwidth from the low midrange crossover point to well above audibility with a flat frequency response, minimal distortion and consistently wide dispersion.

The Naim Ovator S-400 speakers, with twin 165mm bass drivers and a 46mm BMR in a 40 Litre enclosure, the Naim Ovator S-400 is designed for more modest listening rooms and can be used with less ambitious Naim amplification. Low frequency response still reaches down to 36Hz however and the S-400 gives only very little away to the S-600 in terms of dynamics and maximum level. The Naim Ovator S400 floor standing speakers give nothing away in music making however.

The Naim Ovator S 400 Balanced Mode Radiator (BMR) constitutes its most visible technological advance, yet its performance is equally the result of painstaking refinement in numerous elements of design, construction and material selection. For example, there is so much more to the musical reproduction of bass than low frequency extension, so the Ovator LF drivers are designed not simply to play bass, but to do so with faultless musical accuracy. They incorporate a multitude of electro-acoustic details aimed at minimising distortion and compression, and the result is extended bass with peerless timing, dynamics and pitch accuracy. One vital element in the design of a high performance bass driver is its chassis. Great rigidity and an open structure are vital but potentially conflicting requirements, so the Ovator pressure die-cast bass driver chassis incorporates a triangulated framework, the product of finite-element analysis, that ensures both rigidity and unimpeded air passage.

The Naim Ovator S-400 crossover networks are housed within the plinth and divide the audio signal between bass drivers and BMR with fourth order acoustic slopes at 380Hz in the case of the S-600 and 700Hz in the case of the Naim Ovator S400. Each component selection is the result of intense technical analysis and significant listening, and the component arrangement is fundamentally informed by the layout and earthing techniques developed for Naim power amplifiers. A crossover module suspension system and individual component decoupling ensures any chance of microphony is minimised. Conversion to either bi-amp or tri-amp active drive is easily achieved through removal of the crossover module.

  • Hardened floor spikes
  • FEA modelled driver chassis
  • Computer-modelled crossover
  • Decoupling leaf spring
  • Die-cast plinth
  • Rigid multi-composite enclosure
  • Computer-optimised bass driver
  • BMR Isolating Enclosure
  • BMR driver
  • BMR Suspension
  • Additional Information

    Brand NAIM
    • Freqency repsonse
    36Hz - 35kHz
    • Sensitivity SPL/m/2.83V
    • Dimensions (HxWxD) in mm
    • Recommended Amp Power
    25 - 150 Watts
    • Nominal Impedance
    4 Ohms
    • Weight
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    What Hi Fi 5 Star ReviewWhat Hi Fi 5 Star ReviewOvator S400 - Agile and punchy sound; precise midrange; great at communicating rhythms; cohesive and subtle sound; impressive engineering; wide dispersion design

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    HiFix is committed to selling quality products which we hope you will love, we do understand, however, that there maybe a time when you need to exchange or return something you have bought. We really do hope you are pleased with your purchase but should you wish to return anything bought from us, we will be happy to refund or exchange a product within 30 days.



    Name SKU Qty Lead time
    Options - Ash 23428 3 In Stock for Immediate Despatch
    Options - Black Zebrano 23430 1 In Stock for Immediate Despatch

    Warranty information for Naim Audio:

    Naim products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 24 months.

    This guarantee applies to all Naim Products including CD Players, Digital Streamers and Digital to Analogue Convertors, Floor Standing Speakers and Hi Fi Equipment Stands and award winning range of Amplifiers and Receivers. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.


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