Technics Products Newly Support TIDAL with the High-Quality Sound Experience of Its Lossless Audio Streaming

Dec 22, 2016

December 2016 – Starting in January 2017, Technics will support TIDAL, the global music and entertainment platform that delivers rich, robust music through high-quality streaming. This will enable Technics to offer a higher-quality streaming music experience to homes

What is TIDAL

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that brings artists and fans together through unique music and content experiences. TIDAL's extensive catalogue is supplemented by exclusive content, including exclusive videos and songs featuring the world's top musicians, athletes and entertainers and up-and-coming independent artists.

With TIDAL’s lossless audio experience, you can enjoy your music the way the artists intended through Audirvana. TIDAL lets you play all your favorite music wirelessly in High Fidelity sound quality in every room of your house.

TIDAL is a global, experiential, entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. TIDAL members enjoy exclusively curated content that directly connect artists with their fans in multiple ways. The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music, high resolution video, an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising and unique experiences via TIDAL X. TIDAL is available in more than 52 countries, with more than a 42.5 million song catalog and 140,000 high quality videos.

Technics products that support the TIDAL service

SU-G30EG-S, SC-C500EG-S, SU-C550EG-S

Timing for TIDAL service support

End of January 2017

TIDAL service support method

Users who already have one of the applicable products will need a Firmware Update as described below. Also required is an update for Technics Music App, which will be distributed at the same time.

- Firmware update via Internet

The firmware will automatically be notified and prompted for the updated when the applicable Technics product is connected to the Internet.

- Download to USB

Download the firmware that is distributed to the Technics support site onto a USB memory device, then insert the memory device into the applicable product to update the firmware.

TIDAL and Technics Will Also Launch a 90 Days Free Trial Promotion

A 90 Days Free Trial promotion will also begin as soon as the TIDAL service is supported. This will be effective only for users who already have an applicable Technics product, or users who newly purchase one but don't yet have a TIDAL account.

Promotion timing

End of January 2017 (scheduled to coincide with the firmware update)

How to participate in the promotion

Users who already have an applicable product with the firmware update simply need to create a new TIDAL account from the link on the TIDAL screen of the Technics Music App. This registers them for the 3-Month Free Trial promotion.