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Old 04-19-2019, 06:13 PM
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I have a 2010 Supersports that I love. Since I do like high quality sound, I sought after a car with the NAIM system and found a great car all around. When I took delivery of the car i was quite underwhelmed by the system sound and its acoustics. Frankly it sounds like crap compared to my Range Rover. I basically accepted that it wasn't that good and been dealing with it. Recently a buddy of mine picked up a 211 Supersports WITHOUT the NAIM system. I sat in it and tested the radio just for comparison sake. For whatever reason, his sounded 20 times better than mine. It was a complete sound and extremely impressive. Now I assume their should be much difference between an 2010 and a 2011 so there must be something wrong with my system. Maybe a fuse for an amp?

Any ideas? Is this someone encountered before?
 
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I have the same issue with my 2010 Flying spur speed the Naim audio sounds terrible compared to my 06 Fying spur and my BMW!! I totally hate the sound of the newer naim audio compared to the old Bose sound 😏 So I'm waiting for some more Bentley owners to chime in. BentleyF Johnny Hotspur GT
 
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I really love the sound of the NAIM in my 09 FS, but it took hours to find the correct settings in the NAIM menu, fiddle around with the loudness-button and then the additional 3 settings on the ♫ button.

Best way to find the settings that you enjoy: Put a super audio CD in the cd changer, and then try out while the engine is running and firest before you start, all setting on neutral/middle.

I got a BMW 750LI G12 with the B&W Soundsystem and the NAIM got more to feel, more natural and the bass is more defined, but as I wrote, you will spend hours to configure it...
 
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Been fiddling with the settings for the last year and a half. Between the NAIM settings, tone control and loudness adjustments, I can get it to sound decent at best. But then I switch to another source and that sounds like crap with those setting. Funny you say bass. Mine puts out very little well except in the trunk itself. So frustrating and disappointing at the same time.

I still believe there has to be something wrong after hearing the standard radio and the fact that this was an 8000 option. Wtf.
 
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Old 04-20-2019, 06:06 AM
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Did you already check if all the boxes are working? Perhaps something is not connected are gone bad.
When I turn up the volume on music with bass, I can let the pant legs shake. That was not possible with the B&W System and also not that intense in the BMW M6 with the B&O System I had before.
 
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Iím not sure what some of you all are feeling but the bass in the Naim in my 10 FSS is really weak compared to my 06 FS my 2016 S550 etc etc so idk got to check it again. Iím in my early 40ís maybe thatís why I need more bass LOL 😂
 
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Boxes? You mean speakers? If so not sure how to check that. Does anyone know where the fuse(s) for the amp is? Iíll start there. Also if you can identify all the speaker locations that would help also.

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Did you already check if all the boxes are working? Perhaps something is not connected are gone bad.
When I turn up the volume on music with bass, I can let the pant legs shake. That was not possible with the B&W System and also not that intense in the BMW M6 with the B&O System I had before.
 
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Talk to Nick @ Musicar NW he will sort you out
 
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I have a 2010 Supersports that I love. Since I do like high quality sound, I sought after a car with the NAIM system and found a great car all around. When I took delivery of the car i was quite underwhelmed by the system sound and its acoustics. Frankly it sounds like crap compared to my Range Rover. I basically accepted that it wasn't that good and been dealing with it. Recently a buddy of mine picked up a 211 Supersports WITHOUT the NAIM system. I sat in it and tested the radio just for comparison sake. For whatever reason, his sounded 20 times better than mine. It was a complete sound and extremely impressive. Now I assume their should be much difference between an 2010 and a 2011 so there must be something wrong with my system. Maybe a fuse for an amp?

Any ideas? Is this someone encountered before?
Hola, Johnny"s your man on the Naim system he may have an answer ...
 
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So who is Johnny and how to I reach him?

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Hola, Johnny"s your man on the Naim system he may have an answer ...
 
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So who is Johnny and how to I reach him?
Johnny Hotspur GT. that's his title on here, message him Im sure he will get back to you ...
 
 
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