Aqua La Voce S2 Digital Analogue Converter

Aqua La Voce S2 Digital Analogue Converter
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(£1,910.00 Exc. VAT)
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  • Precision sign magnitude R2R ladder DAC
  • Proprietary DFD digital decoding
  • Galvanic isolated digital inputs
  • Jitter free digital interface AQlink
  • Zero S/PDIF Jitter design

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Aqua La Voce S2 D/A Converter

The new La Voce S2 combines product innovation and state-of-the-art technology, producing superior sound performance and the best styling.

Designed to provide absolute modularity and the ultimate in sound quality, La Voce S2 D/A converter is the culmination of years of aqua’s research in the areas of electronic engineering in relation to digital audio reproduction.

Further refined La Voce S2, a revolutionary design which employs modular R2R type converters in DFD configuration:

- cod. D104K - Burr Brown PCM1704-K (2 dac) - sign magnitude R2R ladder DAC 24bit / 192 kHz
- cod. D101 - Philips TDA1541A - R2R 16 bit / 96 kHz (R1, S1 grade selection on request)
- cod. D165 - Analog Devices AD1865 - R2R 18 bit / 192 kHz

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  • High performance proprietary DFD (Direct From Decoder) digital decoding without digital filter for purest digital signal quality
  • Galvanic isolated S/PDIF - AES/EBU Digital input
  • Jitter free digital interface AQlink (I2S protocol), uncompromising digital connection to La Diva cd transport
  • Zero S/PDIF Jitter design, digital receiver stage PLL (phase locked loop) technology
  • Precision sign magnitude R2R ladder DAC with 2 Burr-Brown PCM -1704K arrayed in  dual mono configuration (PCM1704-K DAC option)
  • Passive current / voltage conversion (I / V)
  • Discrete Regulator (MOSFET, J-FET, BJT) for analog and digital DAC’s power supply
  • RJ45 (AQlink) input connection, employs CAT6 cable
  • 2 separate low noise power transformers, one for the analog and one for the digital section
  • MODULAR DESIGN with upgradeable multi board system
  • Fully discrete analog stage, not even a single Op-Amp is used
  • Proprietary USB Firmware / driver :  Apple MAC OS - Linux OS : USB asynchronous native support, no need to install drivers software
  • Fully upgradeable Bit perfect asynchronous USB module with resolution up to 24 bit and 192 KHz, operates with computers running OSX 10.7 and  above, WINDOWS 10 , 8 , 7 and XP ASIO - WASAPI bit perfect high-speed
  • Digital phase selector on front panel
  • High-quality parts selected for sound quality:  105° long life capacitors,  low noise Metal Foil ultra-precision resistors, metallized film pulse  capacitor, ultra-fast diodes
  • Aluminum anti-resonant cabinet with Nextel
  • Designed and handmade in Italy
  • Input:
  •  - RJ45 AQlink (I2S serial bus) - 24 bit / 384 KHz
  •  - BNC coax (S/PDIF) 75 ohm  -  24 bit / 192 KHz
  •  - USB port  -  24 bit / 192 KHz
  •  - MODULAR INPUT upgradeable, options:
  •  - AES/EBU balanced 110 ohm  -  24 bit / 192 KHz
  •  - RCA coax (S/PDIF) 75 ohm  -  24 bit / 192 KHz
  •  - AT&T (ST Fiber) -  24 bit / 192 KHz
  •  - Optical TOSLINK -  24 bit / 96 KHz
  • Analog output:
  •  - RCA single-ended
  •  - XLR balanced asymmetrical (optional)
  • DAC options:
  •  - cod. D104K - Burr Brown PCM1704-K (2 dac) - sign magnitude R2R ladder DAC 24bit / 192 kHz - DFD MODE
  •  - cod. D101 - Philips TDA1541A - R2R 16 bit / 96 kHz - DFD MODE (R1, S1 grade selection on request)
  •  - cod. D165 - Analog Devices AD1865 - R2R 18 bit / 192 kHz - DFD MODE
  • Native Sample Rates Supported: S/PDIF - AES/EBU :24 bit / 192 KHz, AQlink - I2S serial bus : 24 bit / 384 Khz
  • Asynchronous USB: (High Speed) USB Type B
  • Digital Receiver: PLL (phase locked loop) technology 128 or 256 FS internally selectable
  • AQlink (I2S bus): CMOS level
  • Digital filter: Proprietary DFD (Direct From Decoder) digital decoding without digital filter
  • Oversampling factor: 1x
  • Digital to analog conversion type: MODULAR: Multibit sign magnitude R2R ladder (PCM1704 DAC option)
  • Analogue Outputs: UNBAL 2 RCA Output 2.1V RMS, BALANCED (asymmetrical output) 2 XLR Output : 4.2V RMS
  • Current / voltage conversion (I / V) Resistor passive (I / V)
  • Output Impedance: 100 Ω RCA - 200 Ω XLR
  • Load Impedance: 10 k Ω (min.)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz +0.5dB/-0.5dB
  • THD + N: <0.1% 1KHz -20dB
  • Front Panel: Power, input selector, Phase Invert switch
  • Power Consumption: 100-115V / 220-240V; 50 or 60Hz - 58VA
  • Dimensions: ( W x D x H ) 450 x 310 x 100 mm
  • Weight: 7 kg
  • Front finish: Satin Alu Silver or Satin Black
  • Case finish: Grey Nextel powder coated 

 

UK Delivery

  • FREE delivery via DPD Local By 12pm on orders to value over £300, including one hour delivery window service 'Predict & Follow My Parcel'.
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery By 1pm costs between £5.00 - £10.00 on orders to value under £300, dependent on weight.
  • Saturday or Sunday delivery available upon request for supplemental charge.

EU Delivery

  • £25 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Road service (3-5 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.
  • £60 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Air service  (1-2 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.

USA & Canada Delivery

  • Services based on your order being shipped to the U.S. and Canada are calculated as follows:
    £100 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL international 'Day Definite' service per parcel.
    Receiver is responsible for the payment of local Duties and Taxes.

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  • Not all products are available for order into Europe, USA & Canada

WARRANTY

  • Full manufacturer's warranty on all new purchases. Standard warranty is typically 2 years with some goods coming with 6 years manufacturer's warranty.
  • Goods purchased in UK and EU are covered by the Consumer Contracts Regulations.

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