dCS: They launch limited edition Vivaldi One digital music system

They tell us: dCS proudly announces Vivaldi One – a limited edition digital music player specially designed to mark the company’s thirtieth anniversary. Limited to just 250 uniquely numbered pieces, it puts an integral CD/SACD transport alongside the latest dCS Ring DAC in a single box, together with state-of-the-art network streaming functionality. Vivaldi is the […]

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DCS: Vivaldi Version 2.0

Jacob Heillbrun wrote… Digital reproduction has long been the Achilles’ heel of the high end. The promise has always been there. A supernaturally low noise floor. No pops and ticks and cracks. Ease and convenience of use. But the actual execution has been another matter, which is a roundabout way of saying that “perfect sound […]

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dCS: Vivaldi digital playback system – test review

More than a decade ago, Data Conversion Systems, aka dCS, released the Elgar Plus DAC, Purcell upsampler, and Verdi SACD/CD transport, for a total price of $34,000. In 2009 came the Scarlatti—a stack of four components for $80,000, also available individually (see my August 2009 review). The latest variation on the English company’s theme are […]

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dCS: Flagship Vivaldi 2.0 System

  They say ….. The original Vivaldi was launched in late-2012 to widespread critical acclaim. Music industry professionals and audiophiles alike declared it to be the finest sounding digital front end on sale. Comprising the Vivaldi Transport, Vivaldi DAC, Vivaldi Upsampler, and Vivaldi Master Clock, this cost-no-object flagship system pushed the boundaries of what was […]

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dCS: Network Bridge

  They say ….. British digital audio pioneer delivers the perfect hi-res interface between your digital music library and your hi-fi system The dCS Network Bridge is a high-performance network streaming device that is powerful and flexible, yet ultra-stable and simple to use, delivering digital music at the highest possible quality. It enables streaming of […]

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