What devices does Amazon HD and Ultra HD music play on?

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Over the past flew days we have received numerous calls asking how do I play Amazon’s new HD music services?

The short answer is for people using Sonos, only the HD High Definition (16-bit/44 kHz) version can be played. Owners of Linn and Devialet streamer can use AirPlay at the higher Ultra HD (24-bit/192 kHz) rate.

For people with Bluesound and BluOS-enabled devices are, with immediate effect, compatible with Amazon Music HD and Ultra HD (24-bit/192 kHz).

Without the need for any firmware changes, users can simply log into their Amazon accounts via the BluOS app and have access to more than 50 million songs available in High Definition (16-bit/44 kHz) and millions of songs already available in Ultra High Definition (24-bit/192 kHz).

Approached and chosen by Amazon to be amongst the first streaming platforms integrated with Amazon Music HD, this latest addition to the BluOS streaming portfolio epitomises Bluesound focus to offer its customers the widest selection of high-resolution content available.

Amazon Music HD and Ultra HD join other premium high-res music services on the BluOS platform. TIDAL®, Spotify® and Qobuz®, as well as virtually all other popular music services and Internet radio stations, can be found directly inside the BluOS Controller app. Featuring support for FLAC, WAV, MQA, and other high-resolution formats and codecs, BluOS offers virtually unlimited access to music of all genres for any occasion.

New subscribers to Amazon Music can receive a 90-day free trial, and current subscribers can try Amazon Music HD at no additional cost for 90 days. To learn more about Amazon Music HD and this offer, visit www.amazon.co.uk/music/unlimited/hd

The subscription will auto-renew and you will pay the full monthly price of £14.99 (£12.99/month for Prime members) Amazon Music HD Individual Plan or £19.99 for the Amazon Music HD Family Plan.

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New Rega Planar 10 and Apheta 3 cartridge

New Rega Planar 10 turntable

Hidden System are exceptionally pleased to announce the all new Planar 10 turntable and Apheta 3 MC cartridge from Rega Research.

Key features:

The Planar 10 features the new RB3000 tonearm, ceramic top brace, completely re-engineered central hub bearing and the latest PL10 PSU housed in a custom case to match the latest range of electronics.

All this technology is built around their latest ultra-lightweight TANCAST 8 foam core with HPL skin skeletal plinth. 

The Planar 10 promises to deliver the highest level of performance from a Rega production model to date.

New Rega Planar 10 with Apheta 3 cartridge

New Rega Planar 10 with Apheta 3 cartridge

Linn price cancel 1st October 2019 but end of service for Kinos and Kisto up to 15% off

Linn have decided not to add a 10% price increase from 1st October 2019 across all products and spares - but still a good time to talk if you have a legacy Kisto, Kinos or Classik Movie.

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Also Linn have announced today the end of service for both Kinos and Kisto Pre Amplifier - Surround processors.

It's now 15 years since Kinos and Kisto were introduced and Linn are no longer able to offer ongoing support for these products.

To help support this announcement, they are offering:

10% off a new Selekt DSM Surround,
10% off Akurate DSM or
15% off Klimax DSM**

when traded-in against one of these legacy system controllers from now until 30th September 2019

We have two dead Linn Classik Movie 05 that can be used for the promo if that helps you.