Pickering, Canada, June 30, 2014—NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio and video components, introduces Spotify Connect to its award-winning premium Masters M50 Digital Music Player. Through this strategic partnership, NAD M50 owners can now enjoy an enhanced multi-room wireless audio experience, plus instant access to Spotify Connect’s 20+ million songs and curated playlists with hassle-free control.
Streaming music from Spotify Connect is incredibly simple with the M50, which is a versatile, state-of-the-art network music player that offers countless ways to play and discover new music, including high-resolution files up to 192kHz/24-bit. While the focus of the M50 is on high-res audio listening, the addition of Spotify Connect allows music lovers the ability to playback millions of songs on the M50 using any iOS or Android device with uncompromising performance.
Listeners will appreciate the open, dynamic, and detailed sound of the M50. It’s a digital audio system with remarkable sound quality and performance, built to live on the cutting edge of functionality.
“This partnership with Spotify Connect is the perfect enhancement to the M50’s advanced digital and multi-room streaming technologies. Our customers will get the best of both worlds: true and reliable high-performance audio along with Spotify’s premium music service and its ever-expanding catalogue of songs,” says Greg Stidsen, NAD's Director of Technology & Product Planning. “It’s a true music lover’s dream.”
NAD’s M50 will offer Spotify Connect to Spotify Premium subscribers who want true high-performance fidelity on July 1, 2014. Owners will need to upgrade their M50 Digital Music Player(s) to software version 1.10.0 and download the updated iOS App v1.10.0 or Android App v1.10.0 to be able to experience Spotify Connect. Check out the Spotify Connect video at http://youtu.be/WWT4o9AwuT0
Download the NAD M50 Remote app here:
Apple iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/m50-remote/id516102937
Sold in over 80 countries, NAD Electronics was founded in 1972 by a collective of audio-industry specialists: manufacturers, retailers, distributors, musicians and music lovers. The brand is world-renowned for its award-winning line of high quality components for audio, home theatre and custom installation applications. With over 40 years of audio design expertise, NAD products consistently deliver outstanding performance, innovation, value and simplicity.
For more information on NAD Electronics and other products, visit www.NADelectronics.com
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 20 million tracks. Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever you want it. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal. Spotify is now available in 57 markets globally with more than 24 million active users, and over 6 million paying subscribers.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has driven more than US$1bn to rights holders. Spotify is now the second biggest source of digital music revenue for labels in Europe, and the biggest and most successful music streaming service of its kind globally.
* Number of tracks licensed globally. Catalogue size varies per market and can also change over time.