Integra Adds MQA; Onkyo and Pioneer Expand Offerings

High-resolution audio technology now found in more high-end audio products.
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Integra has joined the growing ranks of MQA partners, arming its DTM-6 and DTM-7 with MQA full decoder ability. The DTM-6 and DTM-7 are both network stereo receivers and are equipped with an extensive list of user-friendly features, including integrated dual-zone audio, voice control, as well as Integra’s Control Pro app. Now, users will be able to enjoy MQA playback from USB storage and network inputs.

Integra DTM-6 network stereo receivers now support MQ playback.

Integra DTM-6 network stereo receivers now support MQ playback.

Onkyo is expanding its line of MQA-enabled line, bringing full MQA decoding to seven of its stereo models: the TX-8250, TX-8260, and TX-8270 network stereo receivers; the NS-6130 and NS-6170 network audio players; the R-N855 network stereo receiver; and the CR-N775D Network CD receiver. All of these models can wirelessly connect to WiFi networks and all seven offer multi-room capabilities. MQA playback is accessible through USB storage and network inputs.

Pioneer is another brand to already offer a number of MQA-enabled products, including portable players, and this latest announcement sees the manufacturer enabling a pair of its network-ready models. The SX-N30AE stereo receiver now offers full MQA decoding, adding to its suite of features, including native support of TIDAL and Pioneer’s Remote App.

Joining its stereo receiver sibling in an MQA upgrade, the N-30AE network audio player helps users get the absolute best from their digital music libraries and, like the SX-N30AE, it supports FlareConnect multi-room standard.

According to the company, MQA captures 100 percent of the original studio performance, and then adapts to deliver the highest quality playback the product can support. For more information, visit http://www.mqa.co.uk/.

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