TEAC is pleased to announce that its NR-7CD Network CD Player/Integrated Amplifier and NT-505 USB DAC/Network Player can now be upgraded to add support for MQA.

Mandy Clarke, Sales & Marketing Manager TEAC EU: “TEAC’s obsession with delivering the most faithful, true to life sound quality is well known. Adding MQA capability to the NR-7CD and NT-505 is the latest step forward in that quest, one that we know owners will truly appreciate.”

Andy Dowell, Director of Licensing MQA: “TEAC’s adoption of MQA provides consumers with even more choice when it comes to listening to master quality music.  We’re delighted to welcome such a well-known quality brand to our ever expanding base of MQA-enabled hardware partners.”

There are two parts to the upgrade process for the NT-505:

Part 1: Update the System firmware to v1.10

Part 2: Update the Network firmware to v10.3c

The NR-7CD will be updated automatically by the network.

Comprehensive instructions to help users carry out the Firmware updates can be found at www.teac-audio.eu

The NR-7CD is part of TEAC’s ‘New Vintage Line’ line of components, leading-edge audio components with a retro-modern design, while the NT-505 is part of the Reference series, a range of compact separates that encompasses USB DAC/headphone amplifiers, amplifiers, disc players, as well as DAC/network playback devices.

About TEAC
TEAC (Tokyo Electro-Acoustic Company) has been a leader in audio innovation since Mr. Katsuma Tani presented his first tape recorder more than 50 years ago. Since then, the brand has built its reputation on innovative products that are designed to the very highest standards in each category. With sister brand Esoteric (its legendary high-end audio division) TEAC can rightly claim to be one of the true giants of audio.

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