Preview: Nocs Monolith Aluminum Transportable Wi-fi Speaker | Digital Noch

Wi-fi-powered loudspeakers have turn out to be one of many best-selling merchandise in client A/V and there are not any scarcity of merchandise for each price range. The moveable class has turn out to be an enormous driver of these gross sales as a result of customers need to take their music with them; and that features the seashore, cottage, work, and even the native park.

Nocs and the Monolith Aluminum

We just lately reported on a small firm Nocs Design, that’s providing two wireless-powered speaker fashions, the Mini and Monolith. Apparently, these fashions are profitable as Nocs has introduced a 3rd entry to their product line, the Nocs Monolith Aluminum.

Let’s see what it has in widespread with the beforehand launched fashions and what’s completely different.

Tip: Nocs audio system are designed in Sweden and assembled in Estonia.

Nocs Monolith Aluminum Black

Shared Options

Non-Conventional Bodily Cupboard Design: The very first thing you discover concerning the Monolith Aluminum (and all Nocs wi-fi audio system) is their non-traditional bodily design during which the speaker drivers are specified by a rectangle quite than a extra conventional vertical structure.

Nocs Studio Sound: Streaming all of your music content material with Nocs Studio Sound. 

Spotify and TIDAL Join: You possibly can stream music from Spotify and TIDAL to the Monolith, Mini, or Monolith Aluminum straight out of your smartphone or different appropriate machine. Stream FLAC and Dolby Atmos content material by way of TIDAL Join.

Nocs Design Music App
Nocs Design Music App

Simple Setup: The Nocs Design Music App (Android/iOS) offers simple setup and management of the Monolith and Mini.

Multi-Speaker Connectivity: Join as much as 8 Nocs wi-fi to increase your listening expertise all through the home. 

NAT (Nocs Amplitude Tuning): This characteristic offers constant sound over the complete amplitude vary.

ScanSpeak DISCOVERY Drivers: Full vary or mid-woofer drivers with coated fiberglass cones and neodymium magnets

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Diaphragm Materials: PP composite with elastomer.

What’s Completely different?

Development: The Monolith Aluminum is CNC-machined from a single block of aluminum, after which sandblasted and anodized.

Energy Provide: The Monolith and Mini each run on AV energy straight, however the Monolith Aluminum incorporates a chargeable lithium-ion battery. The battery has a capability of 5000 mAh, which might present as much as 15 hours + of steady playtime on a single cost. A USB-C charger is offered.

Daniel Alm with Nocs Monolith Aluminum portable wireless speaker
Daniel Alm with Nocs Monolith Aluminum moveable wi-fi speaker.

From Daniel Alm, CEO of Nocs Design: “The problem as soon as once more has been to strip away all that’s pointless. Numerous hours have been devoted solely to reaching the proper symmetry within the positioning of the drivers. There are not any logos, no frills – solely the smooth but refined look of stable aluminum stays. Timelessness is paramount to me.


Nocs Monolith Aluminum Nocs MonolithNocs Mini
Energy SupplyRecharageable Battery – Un to fifteen hours (USB-C charger/adapter included)Common enter 100 – 240VAC, 50-60Hz energy provideCommon enter 100 – 240VAC, 50-60Hz energy provide
Speaker KindPowered Wi-fi – 5-wayPowered Wi-fi –  5-MethodPowered Wi-fi
Cupboard DevelopmentCNC-machined from a single block of aluminum, then sandblasted and anodizedCNC-machined birch plywoodCNC machined MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard)
Tweeter1 x .8-inches
Full Vary Drivers2 x 2-inches3 x 3.5-inches2 x 3.5-inches
Woofer Drivers2 x 4-inches3 x 6-inches (vented/bass reflex)
SubwooferCustomized-tuned subwoofer module with a passive radiator. Neodymium magnet, lengthy stroke subwoofer driver.
Frequency Response (+/- 3dB)39 Hz to 23 kHz30 Hz to twenty kHz40Hz to 20kHz
Amplifier KindClass DClass DClass D
Energy Output225 watts (5 x 45 W)150 watts110 watts
Most SPL (at 1 meter)96 dBNot offered94 dB
Bluetooth Ver 5.3 LE
Ver 5.0
Ver 5.0
Apple AirPlay 2Not talked aboutSureSure
Spotify JoinSureSureSure
Tidal JoinSureSureSure
Nocs Design Music AppSureSureSure
Wi-fi Multiroom Connectivityas much as 8 MonolithsAs much as 8 Monolithsas much as 8 Minis
Dimensions348 x 230 x 57mm
(13.7 x 9 x 2.24 inches)
550 x 380 x 180 mm
(21.5 x 15 x 7 inches)
270 x 230 x 106 mm
(10.6 x 9 x 3.9 inches)
Weight4 kg (8.8 lbs)12 kg (26.45 lbs)3.3 kg (7.9 lbs)
Nocs Monolith Aluminum Portable Wireless Speaker in Backpack
The Nocs Monolith Aluminum Transportable Wi-fi Speaker suits in a Backpack.

Preliminary Impression

Nocs has taken an fascinating method each to product design and sound high quality targets with its Monolith Aluminum, Monolith, and Mini powered wi-fi audio system. Some could not just like the design, however it isn’t the primary time this look has appeared in a speaker as Stratton Acoustics presents up an identical design in its very high-end Elypsis 1512 loudspeakers.

The brand new Monolith Aluminum combines the Nocs design method with compact measurement that features a rechargeable battery, making it extra moveable. Nevertheless, though becoming right into a carry bag is sweet – it might have additionally been extra sensible to incorporate a built-in carry strap or deal with.

As well as, the $1,000 price ticket is dear for a compact moveable speaker.

Value & Availability

The Monolith Aluminum will probably be out there is obtainable for pre-order at $1,000 USD and 1,000 EUR for Europe. It’s supplied with two finishes – pure silver & matte black. Delivery is predicted to begin in November 2024

Tip: It’s being reported that early pre-orders (50) will embrace an alcantara sleeve to guard the speaker. A heavier-duty carry bag is non-obligatory. Every buy consists of three free months of Tidal. There are 150 models complete being supplied for pre-order.

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