New firmware update brings Spotify to even more Onkyo productsPress Release dated: 15 Dec 2011
15 December 2011 – As promised when we recently unveiled the latest version of our Android App – with 'in app' access to Spotify – Onkyo is proud to confirm that the three more AV receivers/packages and a network stereo receiver have also now been Spotify-enabled.
Owners of the TX-NR509 AV receiver, HT-S6405 AV receiver/speaker packages and the TX-8050 network stereo receiver can now download a firmware update that enables onboard access to Spotify as well as allowing direct support for Spotify Premium via Onkyo’s Remote App for Android.
‘Existing owners of our newly Spotify-enabled products will be pleased to now have access to the leading music service, something we've been working towards for several months,' says Nick Hamada, Onkyo Europe’s product and marketing manager.
Onkyo became the first AV receiver maker to offer Spotify access via its AV receivers earlier in 2011 and remains the only brand in the world to offer such a capability…
All you need to enjoy Spotify on Onkyo is an internet connection and a Spotify Premium account.The music service offers subscribers instant access to millions of songs in excellent sound quality, courtesy of Onkyo’s seamless integration of Spotify’s 320kbps bitrate* and high quality Ogg Vorbis codec.
Spotify is now available in twelve countries around the world: US, UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium.
*More than 99% of Spotify’s tracks are available in high bitrate (320 kbps) for Premium users.
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 15* million tracks. Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify is social, making it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has become the largest and most successful music service of its kind, with over 10 million active users and over 2.5 million paying subscribers. Spotify is now available in twelve countries around the world: US, UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium.
*Number of tracks licensed globally. Catalogue size varies in each country.
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