dCS Limited Edition Vivaldi One Digital Music System
26th May 2017
Limited to 250 uniquely numbered pieces, it puts an integral CD/SACD transport alongside the latest dCS Ring DAC in a single box, together with a streaming functionality
Wholly designed and manufactured in Great Britain, Vivaldi One’s aerospace-grade aluminum casework comes in a choice of three finishes, never before seen on dCS products. The Gloss White and Piano Black versions are finished by HQ Lacquer. Multiple lacquer coats are applied and then heat-cured for days.
Alternatively, Vivaldi One can be supplied plated in Decoplate 24-carat gold or other precious metal by FH Lambert Ltd., the specialist in decorative metal plating.
Vivaldi One features the Esoteric VRDS Neo SACD-capable transport, allied to the latest generation dCS Ring DAC. Effectively a digital signal processing computer, the dCS Ring DAC and Digital Processing Platform runs PCM up to 24bit, 384kHz, DSD up to DSD128 and DSD in DOP format. Vivaldi One also supports all major lossless codecs including MQA. Driven by custom-designed software running on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) chips, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) chips and a microcontroller system.
Offering twice the logic capacity of previous generations, Vivaldi One houses the latest 2.0 Ring DAC with double speed mapper.
Networking capabilities include its ability to stream music from NAS drives and online services such as TIDAL and Spotify Connect over Ethernet, from Apple devices via Airplay and audio via industry-standard USB, AES and S/PDIF digital inputs.
Commemorating the company’s thirtieth anniversary, Vivaldi One also comes supplied with a specially curated music collection, reflecting the musical passions of the dCS designers, engineers and technicians who created Vivaldi One plus an engraved plate showing its individual serial number.
Price is from £55,000 and is available from June 2017.
To learn more, click www.dcsltd.co.uk or call 01954 233950