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Offline jimbones

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Qobuz rough launch
« on: April 07, 2019, 03:19:41 PM »
I was using the European based Qobuz during my trial but since I have switched to the US and the service has not been good. 60-70 % of my selections are not available on Qobuz. Is anyone else experience similar?
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Re: Qobuz rough launch
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2019, 11:17:52 AM »
I was using the European based Qobuz during my trial but since I have switched to the US and the service has not been good. 60-70 % of my selections are not available on Qobuz. Is anyone else experience similar?

One reason I havenít subscribed is because of issues that you describe. Itís very likely that as long as Tidal stays afloat, Iíll stick with them.
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Re: Qobuz rough launch
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2019, 05:07:52 AM »
I was using the European based Qobuz during my trial but since I have switched to the US and the service has not been good. 60-70 % of my selections are not available on Qobuz. Is anyone else experience similar?

I did the same thing, but when I started using the US beta version (another 90 day trial) I primarily used it through Roon.   The Roon integration is amazing and the sound quality was just as good as streaming my local music.   I was  particularly impressed with the availability of hi-res music from Qobuz.   I did find a few albums that were shown in Qobuz (via Roon) but were not (yet?) available.  At the time, I chalked up it to part of the initial beta release.

Ultimately I let me subscription lapse.   I definitely prefer building my own music library (such a dinosaur) rather than using a service such as Qobuz or Tidal.   Although I really did like the idea of being able to buy albums through Qobuz at a substantial discount.  Unfortunately, that was not part of the beta trial.
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Re: Qobuz rough launch
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2019, 05:44:46 AM »
I agree that the integration with Roon is excellent. I find the SQ very good, though I only did a quick A/B I think files played locally off CD or HDD sound a bit better but such is the tradeoff for convenience.
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Re: Qobuz rough launch
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2019, 06:06:15 AM »
I cancelled after the freebie too.
Glitchy and the library size.
I'll check it out again later.
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