Aqua La Diva CD Transport

Aqua La Diva CD Transport
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(£5,708.33 Exc. VAT)
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Shipping Typically 5-7 Days

Free U.K. Delivery


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  • Custom designed discrete circuit 
  • Ultra massive chassis construction 
  • DC disc drive motor 
  • Moplen clamp 
  • Sophisticated signal processing

Additional Information

La Diva Owners Manual
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Why buy from us?

Aqua La Diva CD Transport

Uncompromised in every respect, La Diva cd transport is the culmination of aqua’s R&D in the areas of electronic and mechanical engineering.

Shipping typically 2-3 days
  • Custom designed discrete circuit with high-speed photo-couplers for Galvanic and magnetic isolation between CD drive unit and digital output
  • Ultra massive chassis construction and newly developed high-rigidity sub chassis with Nextel for CD drive unit cancels internal and external acoustic and mechanical vibrations, enabling exceptionally accurate "Red Book" RF signal
  • DC disc drive motor allows to read the data accurately and minimize Jitter
  • Moplen clamp to avoid flywheel masses and vibrations
  • Sophisticated signal processing technology assures excellent CD Red Book signal
  • High-performance multi-stage voltage regulator (high-current stage for accurate servo DISC drive rotation, tracking and focus)  Jitter free digital interface AQlink (I2S protocol), uncompromising digital connection to La Scala DAC, La Voce DAC
  • etherCON RJ45 (AQlink) output connection to DAC, employs CAT6 cable can connect both RJ45 and professional etherCON RJ45
  • Separate custom-built toroidal transformers for digital and servo motors/actuators
  • MODULAR DESIGN with upgradeable multi board system
  • Precision Philips CD-Pro2 transport customized
  • 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,  - halogen free cables
  • Aluminum top loading tray machined from billet
  • Non-magnetic low-resonance aluminum chassis with Nextel
  • Field upgradeable firmware
  • Fluorescent display (VFD) with user off-selectable illumination
  • Designed and handmade in Italy
  • Output:  - etherCON RJ45 - AQlink (I2S serial bus),  - XLR AES/EBU,  - BNC coax (S/PDIF),  - RCA coax (S/PDIF),  - ST fiber (AT&T),  - BNC word clock
  • Disc Compatibility: CD, CD-R
  • CD Formats: Red Book
  • Drive mechanism: PHILIPS CD-PRO2 Customized
  • Pick-Up Technology: TRIGINTA preamplifier & Laser supply
  • Optical: Single focault - 3 beam method
  • Disc Drive Motor: Precision DC Motor
  • Servo power supply: High-performance voltage regulator (high-current)
  • Digital decoder: Proprietary ISDC
  • Digital  isolators: Custom designed discrete circuit with high-speed photo-couplers
  • Digital Output:  2 S/PDIF 75 Ω : - 1 coaxial BNC - 1 coaxial RCA, 1 AES/EBU (XLR) 110 Ω, 1 AQlink - I2S serial bus, (etherCON RJ45), 1 AT&T (ST Fiber)
  • Word Clock Output: 1 coaxial BNC  75 Ω
  • AQlink (I2S bus): CMOS level
  • Native Sample Rate: 16 bit / 44.1 KHz
  • Front Panel: Standby, Display, Play, Pause, Stop, Previous, Next Switches
  • Display: Fluorescent display (VFD) with user off-selectable illumination
  • Remote Control: Infra Red (RC5)
  • Power Consumption: 100-115V / 220-240V; 50 or 60Hz - 38VA
  • Disc loading: Top-Loading (Manual)
  • Dimensions: ( W x D x H ) 450 x 370 x 100 mm
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • Front finish: Satin Alu Silver
  • 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.


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


  • 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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