dCS Vivaldi CD / SACD Transport

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Vivaldi Transport is designed to extract revelatory levels of detail from both CD and SACD and is the ultimate machine for silver disc replay. All signal processing in Vivaldi Transport is proprietary to dCS

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dCS Vivaldi CD / SACD Transport

Technical Specifications

  • TypeUpsampling CD/SACD Transport.
  • Colour Silver
  • MechanismDual laser CD/SACD mechanism (TEAC VRDS NEO™ VMK3).
  • Dimensions444mm/17.5” x 435mm/17.2” x 196mm/7.8”. Allow extra depth for cable connectors.
  • Weight23.2kg/51.1lbs.
  • Digital Outputs1x Dual AES interface on 2x 3-pin male XLR connectors, outputs DSD/64 data, whether a CD or SACD is playing. A menu setting changes the format to DXD (24/352.8) or DSDx2 (1/5.644MS/s) when a CD is playing.
    1x AES/EBU on 3-pin male XLR connector, outputs PCM at 16 bit/44.1kS/s, whether a CD or SACD is playing.
    2x SPDIF on 1x RCA Phono and 1x BNC connectors. Each outputs PCM at 16 bit/44.1kS/s, whether a CD or SACD is playing.
    1x SDIF-2 interface on 2x BNC connectors, outputs PCM at 16 bit/44.1kS/s, whether a CD or SACD is playing.
  • Upsampling RatesCD data may be upsampled to DSD/64, DXD (24/352.8) or DSD/128.
  • Wordclock I/Oworldclock InputsWord Clock input on 1x BNC connector, accepts standard Word Clock at 44.1, 88.2 or 176.4kHz. Sensitive to TTL levels.Word Clock input on 1x BNC connector, accepts standard Word Clock at 44.1, 88.2 or 176.4kHz. Sensitive to TTL levels.
    Word Clock output on 1x BNC connector. With the transport in Master mode, a TTL-compatible 44.1kHz Word Clock derived from the internal crystal oscillator is available on this output.
  • Clock AccuracyBetter than +/-10 ppm when shipped (not temperature compensated).
  • Power Supply Factory set  230V AC, 50-60Hz.
  • Power Consumption28 Watts typical / 40 Watts maximum.