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Astell&Kern Expands Support For MQA

Astell&Kern continues to extend its range of MQA supported devices, with three new portable music players due for a firmware upgrade which will enable MQA playback. 

The digital players include the SP1000M, SE100 and SR15 models. The A&ultima SP1000M, unveiled at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, is a smaller version of Astell&Kern’s SP100...

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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 earli...

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HiBy Introduces MQA to R3 Portable Music Player

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...

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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...

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