October 1st, 2021, London, U.K. – Qobuz, the leading digital platform for streaming and downloading high-resolution music, and THX Ltd., world-class audio and video certification and technology company, today announced a partnership to make seamless, enjoyable, high-resolution (hi-res) listening more accessible to music lovers worldwide. Starting today, the portable THX Onyx™ digital-to-analog amplifier dongle (DAC/Amp) will be bundled with a three-month complimentary subscription of Qobuz, offering plug-and-play 24-bit sound quality from a variety of listening devices.
THX Onyx is a portable USB DAC/Amplifier that provides improved audio enjoyment over wired headphones. THX Onyx, with its powerful THX AAA™ and ESS chips built-in, effortlessly handles Qobuz’s top hi-res streams at 24-bit/192 kHz, along with every other resolution the music service offers.
THX Onyx ensures the highest fidelity listening experience with low noise distortion and maximum dynamic range. It continues to receive rave reviews as the best-in-class DAC/Amp to elevate the audio experience as enjoyed over laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. The Qobuz subscription paired with THX Onyx brings listeners a true bit-perfect studio-quality audio experience.
“The sound quality of Qobuz through THX Onyx is breathtaking,” said Jason Fiber, chief operating officer and senior vice president, THX Ltd. “Qobuz streams unaltered full and high-resolution audio. The Qobuz and THX Onyx pairing is ideal for the purist and enthusiast alike who want to enjoy the music as it was recorded and intended to be heard.”
With an extensive catalogue of exclusive Hi-Res releases across genres (including the likes of Christian McBride, Tower of Power, Frank Zappa, and more), liner notes and lyric books found nowhere else, and exclusive essays, artist playlists, and more, Qobuz continues to establish itself as the music lovers’ streaming and download service. Paired with the THX Onyx, users will be able to get Qobuz’s top-of-the-line content and listen in Hi-Res with ease. A sample playlist is available for music enjoyment here. To get your THX Onyx visit: thx.com/onyx or rzr.to/onyx.
Georges Fornay, Qobuz CEO Deputy said of the partnership, “THX Onyx USB DAC is a great piece of hardware that gives an instant upgrade to your listening, and a means to ensure that Qobuz sounds amazing when listening over your favourite wired headphones!”
Founded in 2007, Qobuz, a pioneer of high-quality sound, Qobuz is the French music streaming and download service that meets the needs of demanding music lovers and audiophiles. Available in 18 countries around the world, in Europe, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, Qobuz offers an exceptional range of exclusive editorial content written by a team of experts. With its catalogue of more than 70 million tracks, Qobuz also has the richest choice of high-resolution (Hi-Res) references on the market. Qobuz is Hi-Res Audio licensed by the Japan Audio Society (JAS). For more information: qobuz.com
About THX Ltd.
Founded by legendary filmmaker George Lucas in 1983, THX Ltd. and its partners provide premium entertainment experiences in the cinema, in the home and on the go. For more than 35 years, THX has expanded its certification categories beyond studios and cinemas to consumer electronics, content, automotive systems, and live entertainment. Today, THX continues to redefine entertainment, providing exciting new technologies and assurance of experiences which provide consumers with superior audio and visual fidelity and ensure an artist’s vision is truthfully delivered to audiences worldwide. THX Ltd. is owned by Razer and operates as a fully independent subsidiary. For more information visit THX.com, find us on Facebook, Instagram, and follow us on Twitter. For further information about THX Onyx, please visit: www.thx.com/onyx
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