Qobuz & you

How to buy and download albums on Qobuz: a practical guide

Qobuz Qobuz & you On January 11, 2018

We will explain in this article the different steps to go through to buy and (or) download an album on Qobuz, whether you’re using our website from a computer via an Internet browser or using one of the Qobuz applications, for MAC/PC, for Android or for iOS. 1 – Let’s start with the purchase and download of an album from...

The R2R digital-to-analogue converters: a few clarifications! January 8, 2018

Most digital audio files use PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) encoding, which has also always been used on CDs. This encoding is always...

What about the brands that don’t integrate Qobuz? What can I do in that situation? January 5, 2018

It seems that the article from last month focusing on Qobuz integration and Qobuz compatibility raised some questions among some of our readers...

Qobuz integration, Qobuz compatibility… let’s break it down for you. December 27, 2017

Sometimes words are interchangeable and sometimes they’re not, so we’re going to look at the difference between Qobuz integration and Qobuz...

Uncovering the audio of the new LG V30 smartphone December 12, 2017

It’s beautiful. It offers a 6” (15.24 cm) display with a resolution of 1440×2880 pixels and its back proudly flaunts the B&O logo—since it’s sold...

Music on the go: Apple AirPods vs Lightning compatible Pioneer Rayz Plus wireless earphones! December 4, 2017

A confrontation, a duel, a face-to-face, a match, or even, in more technical terms, a comparison - there’s no lack of words when you put two...

Choosing your Hi-Fi equipment: a few rules to follow November 28, 2017

A Hi-Fi system, as you already know, is a whole, if not a collection of devices that can all come from the same manufacturer, or from as many...

Apple Lightning interface and Hi-Res November 17, 2017

Following a letter from one of our readers quoted below, we have decided to shed some light on the decoding abilities of audio peripherals that...

Stream Qobuz on the cheap with your DAC or with your amplifier with or without a DAC! November 9, 2017

We often get asked via email (and it was also a question raised during the recent Salon Son & Image) how to use your DAC or your amplifier—with or...

Festival Son & Image: some feedback from the Qobuz booth! October 27, 2017

Many of you paid us a visit in our booth at the Salon Son & Image (Sound & Picture Exhibition) that took place on the weekend of October 14th and...

Listening to Qobuz on the road! October 22, 2017

Currently, the three main ways to listen to Qobuz in your car are the following: 1 – Plugging in your smartphone via USB. The phone is...

Wasapi Exclusive Mode and Devialet Air - Listening to 5.1 files in stereo? October 19, 2017

As a consequence of a problem encountered by one of our subscribers using the Devialet Air streaming application and the Qobuz application on PC,...

Digital audio players and Qobuz October 5, 2017

At the time of writing, there are quite a few digital audio players running on Android OS and possessing a Wi-Fi connection allowing them to...

The audio formats available at Qobuz and how to read them September 28, 2017

In the #5 edition of Qobuz & You, dedicated to the topic of “DACs, network players and Qobuz”, we talked about the necessity to tackle the...

Qobuz Streaming: the compatible devices and protocols that we selected and tested to guide you September 25, 2017

Over the last six years, since the arrival of the first member of our team in charge of promoting Qobuz to Hi-Fi equipment and sound reproduction...

The playback modes of Desktop Qobuz on PC September 14, 2017

In this article, we will explain to you (or at least to you readers who still don’t know about this) what the icons represent that appear in the...

Audirvana launches its version 3.1 with UPnP/DLNA streaming capabilities September 3, 2017

After a beta test period, the 3.1 version of Audirvana, the famous audiophile player for Mac appreciated to the extreme by audiophiles from all...

DACs, network players and Qobuz August 27, 2017

It is trite to say that things aren’t always simple in the digital audio world. Between the different formats, the samplings, the compression...

Hi-Res, Android and Qobuz June 19, 2017

Using an Android smartphone or tablet allows Qobuz Sublime or Sublime+ subscribers to stream Qobuz in Hi-Res, either by taking advantage of one of...

Hi Res, Apple & Qobuz June 5, 2017

As indicated by this article’s title, we will talk further about the compatibility of the Qobuz app with Apple products, and other smartphones,...