Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation is the latest member of the award-winning Mu-so wireless music system family. Re-engineered from the ground up to create Naim’s best compact wireless music system yet. Combining their 46 years of hi-fi expertise with the very latest technology, extensive software and hardware upgrades deliver a significantly enhanced performance whilst the design has evolved to perfectly match Mu-so 2nd Generation.
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation is packed full of game-changing performance, feature and functionality upgrades. Enjoy your music, any way you want.
Our new intuitive interface has 15 touch-sensitive buttons and a bold, illuminated volume dial with a proximity sensor that wakes the display.
Multiroom Music Made Easy With Smart Integration
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation works brilliantly on its own or as part of a multiroom music set-up.
Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation’s speaker grille has had a style update. The standard black grille can be easily swapped for one of 3 new colour options – Olive, Terracotta and Peacock – to best suit your taste and décor.
Chromecast built-in – Play hundreds of supported apps including Deezer, Qobuz, Plex, TuneIn, SoundCloud and Pandora from your smartphone or tablet. all streamed directly to your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation via Chromecast built-in. Add Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation to the Google Home app to control it alongside your other Chromecast and smart home devices.
AirPlay 2 – Stream music from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Seamless playback with Apple Music and control your audio and smart home devices using Siri.
TIDAL – Experience true CD-quality audio streamed directly to your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation. A free 90-day trial of the HiFi tier is included with every Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation.
Spotify® Connect – Easily stream millions of songs from your smartphone or tablet straight to your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation.
Bluetooth® – Simply connect your Bluetooth devices to instantly play your music.
Roon-Ready – 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.
Internet Radio – Access thousands of internet radio stations and save your favourite presets for easy access.
UPnP™ (Universal Plug and Play) – Stream music from a PC, Mac or network-attached storage in high-resolution ‘better than CD’ quality.
Multiroom Ready – Mu-so 2nd Generation works brilliantly on its own or as part of a multiroom music set-up.
Digital/Analogue Inputs – Boost audio from digital sources with optical connections such as TVs, set-top boxes or games consoles. There’s also a built-in stereo jack (3.5mm) socket that can connect your Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation to other devices.
USB – Connect a USB stick or external USB hard disk to Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation and experience all your music in audiophile quality.
Remote Control – Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation now comes with a stylish, easy to use remote control allowing quick control of common functions including volume, play/pause and track skip.
App Control (iOS™ & Android™) – The updated Naim app allows you to easily browse by artist, genre, album and more, complete with artwork and extended music information. You can also control volume, light settings, room modes and create playlists. As a further option, Mu-so 2nd Generation is Roon Ready, too.
Loudness Control – Intelligently boosts bass and treble to give you the complete musical experience whatever volume you choose
Room Compensation – Tailor your listening experience to best suit your space. Choose from three different settings – Near Wall; Near Corner; No Compensation [In Free Space] to adapt Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation to your room.
Alarm Clock – Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation features an alarm clock which can be enabled via the settings menu in the Naim app.
Speaker System: Stereo 3-way; dsp-optimised dual auxiliary bass radiator acoustic system
Amplifier Output: 300W – (4 x 50W, 1 x 100W)
Streaming: Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast Built-in, UPnPTM, Spotify® Connect, TIDAL, Roon Ready, Bluetooth, Internet Radio
Analogue Input: 3.5mm Jack
USB: USB 2 (Type A connector)
Digital (S/PDIF): Optical S/PDIF up to 96khz
Multiroom: Sync up to five Naim Streaming products and control via the Naim App.
Network: Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), BLE v4.2
Internet Radio Formats: Windows Media-formatted content, MP3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis streams and MMS
Internet Radio Provider: vTuner Premium 5*
Audio Formats: WAV, 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 (16bit), OGG and WMA – up to 48kHz (16bit), DSD- 64 and 128Fs, Bluetooth – SBC, AAC
Note: Gapless playback supported on all formats
Dimensions (WxHxD): 210 x 218 x 212 mm
Finish: Burnished and anodised aluminium casework, CNC milled, bead blasted and anodised aluminium heatsinks, Dual-tone grey and black fabric grille.
Grille colour options (sold separately): Olive, Peacock and Terracotta.
Typical use: 15W
Standby mode: < 2W
Deep sleep (No-network standby mode): < 0.5W
“The Mu-so Qb retains an inherently likeable presentation, but has matured over the three years since its first generation.” Click for full review