Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio

Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio

Monolith Aluminum by Nocs

Nocs has worked tirelessly to refine the Monolith Aluminum, ensuring that every detail contributes to its exceptional sound quality. Under the guidance of founder Daniel Alm, the team at Nocs meticulously tunes the Monolith Aluminum in their in-house lab in Lund, Sweden. After extensive listening tests and measurements, the tuning is set for mass production, ensuring a balanced and immersive auditory experience.

Nocs’ journey with artists and DJs has been a profound learning experience, shaping their understanding of sound tuning in unprecedented ways. Each musician brings a unique perspective to the listening experience, and role as speaker designers is to honor their vision.

Born from a desire to bring the immersive sound experience of the Monolith to an ultra-compact format, Nocs is proud to announce the launch of the Monolith Aluminum. Crafted with precision by Nocs’ dedicated team, the Monolith Aluminum embodies a harmonious blend of minimalist design, audio excellence, and environmental responsibility.

The Monolith Aluminum represents a significant advancement in innovation, delivering the revered signature sound in a portable and eco-conscious design. CNC-machined from a single block of aluminum, then meticulously sandblasted and anodized, every aspect of its creation reflects Nocs’ unwavering dedication to environmental responsibility.

Customers can place a pre-order to be among the first to own the Monolith Aluminum when it is released this winter. As the release date approaches, more product details will be shared, and customers will have the opportunity to finalize all options for their purchase, including a choice between Silver and Matte Black finishes.

Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio
Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio

Materials and Design

At the Nocs Lab, collaboration with the music community is at the heart of their audio development process. Insights shared by artists and DJs guide Nocs in fine-tuning the speaker experience to preserve the authenticity of their craft. With each iteration, Nocs refines their tuning techniques, drawing from the wealth of knowledge gained through their partnerships with musicians. Premium components further enhance their ability to deliver unparalleled sound quality, empowering listeners to fully immerse themselves in the music.

The Monolith Aluminum is designed with a cradle-to-cradle philosophy, ensuring all parts are replaceable and the product is built to last many years. This approach delivers substantial long-term benefits for clients, end-users, and the environment. The use of durable, recyclable materials and a modular design enhances the product’s longevity and reliability, reducing long-term costs associated with repairs and replacements. This design innovation positions Nocs as a leader in sustainable practices, likely increasing market share, sales, and customer loyalty by appealing to environmentally conscious consumers.

Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio
Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio

Product Specifications

Stream music in Nocs Studio Sound with the Monolith Aluminum, which uses a 5-way driver array, a next-generation audio technology, to create the finest Studio Sound experience designed for the home. Users can listen to music, podcasts, movies, games, and more directly from their device using Spotify Connect and Tidal Connect.

Setting up the speaker is smooth with the Nocs app, which allows users to connect up to 8 Monoliths to expand the system to fit their needs. Each Monolith added offers new dimensions and reveals details never heard before.

Audio Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: Smooth from 39 Hz to 23 kHz
  • Two Full-Range 2″ Drivers (Dual Neodymium magnet motor system)
  • Two 4″ Ultra Compact Woofers (Vented dual Neodymium magnet motor system. Ferro-fluid cooled to further lower distortion. Main cone in black Anodized Aluminum, with one-piece Anodized Aluminum dust cap, directly coupled to the voice coil)
  • One 0.8“ Tweeter (All drivers based on a Neodymium magnet motor system)
  • NAT – Nocs Amplitude Tuning for consistent sound across the entire amplitude range
  • Multi-room playback optional with up to 8 Monoliths
  • Closed-Loop Class-D amplifier 225 watt (5 x 45 W) and wireless stereo
  • Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) @1m: 96 dB SPL

Power Specifications: The Monolith Aluminum features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh, providing over 15 hours of continuous playtime on a single charge. The battery is easily replaceable, ensuring uninterrupted listening pleasure throughout the day, whether at home, on the go, or outdoors. Recharging is simple with the provided USB-C charger.

Connectivity Specifications:

  • Streams from Bluetooth 5.0, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, plus the Nocs Design Music App, with more streaming services added continuously
  • Wireless: 2.4/5 GHz Simultaneous Dual Band Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth® 5.0 (AAC & SBC)


  • 348mm x 230mm x 57mm
  • Weight: 4 kg

The Monolith Aluminum by Nocs combines precision engineering with environmental responsibility, offering an exceptional audio experience in a sustainable and stylish design.

Monolith Aluminum by Nocs is Redefining Portable Audio

All images courtesy of Nocs Design, shared wiith permission


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