Naim Adds Qobuz to Streamer Team
Naim Audio streamers will soon enjoy native Qobuz support.
The free software update will add native Qobuz skills to Naim's award-winning music streaming family. This means true high-resolution streaming up to 24-bit/192kHz quality right from the Naim control app.
Qobuz states that it offers the most comprehensive CD-quality music catalogue currently available and the largest selection of albums in high-resolution studio quality. The Paris-based hi-res music subscription platform currently serves 12 countries, including the US, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.
Furthermore, Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation and Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation wireless speakers will also get an update in Spring 2020. Until then, owners of those particular speakers can enjoy Qobuz in up to 24bit/96kHz quality via Chromecast.
Naturally, to enjoy Qobuz streaming services, you'll need a Qobuz subscription: 30-day free trials will be available via a link in the Naim control app for iOS and Android devices.
Charlie Henderson, Naim Managing Director, told StereoNET:
With our mutual dedication to offering the very best quality, most authentic musical experience, a closer partnership with Qobuz was an obvious way to extend the music-streaming options for Naim users. We're excited about rolling out this update this month.
Benoît Rébus, Qobuz Head of Global Partnerships, adds:
Naim is one of the most respected hi-fi manufacturers globally, Qobuz is very proud to collaborate with such a prestigious partner. This much wanted new Hi-Res music streaming experience will delight music lovers over the world.
We'll be checking out our Naim gear next week for the update.
Update - 10.02.20
For more information, check out Naim Audio.
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