Take a look at the latest news and announcements from MQA and our partners.
Essential Phone Accessory Optimises Audio Quality
Essential has announced that the Audio Adapter HD is now available in the US and Canada.
The portable accessory is a handcrafted premium mobile DAC that optimises audio quality on the Essential Phone. It is the first product to incorporate the ESS Sabre DAC with hardware MQA rendering, and is also one of the smallest and lightest of its kind.
A high-quality music listening experience has been championed by Essential since the introduction of MQA technology to its handset earlier this year, as ...
HiBy has confirmed MQA playback support for the R3 portable music player. An upcoming firmware update will allow MQA compatibility to the HiBy R3 - a compact and lightweight portable music player, that offers a hi-fi music experience, whether at home or on the go.
The HiBy R3 guarantees the purest sound experience by using a premium ESS ES9028Q2M chip, and integrating the professional customization audio system, HiBy OS. The R3 also features full touch screen, WiFi, DLNA, Airplay, Apt-X and nat...
Six albums from leading independent labels were played in MQA quality, in complete darkness, at a listening event held on National Album Day (13 October). The free event was a collaboration with the Association of Independent Music (AIM) and Pitchblack Playback, and formed part of a nationwide celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the album format. The playback sessions took place in The Sensorium at Aures, with its state-of-the-art sound system, located in the Banksy tunnel ben...
Roll-out of MQA Support for Pioneer Home Audio Products
Starting later this month certain Pioneer branded home audio products will receive a free firmware update enabling playback of MQA.
With support for both streaming audio, local file, and whole home audio, the N-70AE and N-50AE family of network audio players can be used as the hub for all high quality audio pursuits.
The NC-50 and NC-50 DAB are network audio players with a built-in CD player and stereo amplifier. Enjoy your music by simply connecting speakers.