Pioneer and Onkyo have announced a new Firmware Update for the Pioneer XDP-30R and Onkyo DP-S1 Digital Audio Players that enables them to play downloaded MQA music. More »

Music technology company, MQA, announces a breadth of partnership news at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. More »

British audio brand iFi has launched the iGalvanic3.0 which they claim is “the ultimate noise-busting, sound-enhancing device for USB-connected computer audio systems”. More »

PS Audio has announced an update which provides Bridge II-equipped DirectStream, DSJ, and PerfectWave DACs with full unfold of MQA up to 192 kHz/24 bit, and provides access to the streaming service Tidal.

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MQA and Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the independent label sector, have today announced a multi-year agreement that will support the world’s best-known independent labels to encode their master recordings in MQA’s technology.  More »

A recording by Astor Piazzolla “the single most important figure in the history of tango” will be the first MQA recording to be released on compact disc in Japan. The album is “A. Piazzolla by Strings and Oboe”, recorded by the UNAMAS Piazzolla Septet and mastered by respected producer and mastering engineer Mick Sawaguchi. More »

Cary Audio has announced that the AiOS All-in-One-System, which we brought you the news about last year, is now MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) certified. This will be the second Cary Audio product to be MQA certified. More »

roksponsmallMytek Digital, the second MQA® license after Meridian to ship an Audiophile DAC with MQA technology, will be introducing their MQA-capable Manhattan II DAC. The new Manhattan II DAC is a reference USB/Network DAC/Preamplifier with MQA decoder, 384k PCM and DSD256, phono and line analogue preamplifier and a reference quality headphone amplifier. More »