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Description

  • dCS Ring DAC™ system and Digital Processing Platform ensure audio is reproduced with absolute integrity, for a highly detailed, musical and deeply natural sound
  • dCS Mosaic platform supports hi-res streaming via Roon, Spotify, Deezer, Qobuz, TIDAL, Internet Radio and Apple AirPlay
  • Flexible firmware provides unlimited scope for future upgrades, with new features and enhancements delivered via simple software updates
  • Patented dCS Expanse technology offers enhanced headphone optimisation, for a more natural and immersive experience when listening to a wide range of stereo recordings
  • Touch screen UI with customisable menu allows listeners to easily control playback and adjust system settings
  • All-new electronic and mechanical design delivers a vast range of features in a compact and elegant format

Finish

Black machined aluminium with crystal LED display

Electronics

  • dCS Ring DAC and Digital Processing Platform on flex ridged PCB
  • Stream Unlimited S800
  • Automatic voltage switching

Digital Inputs

  • 2 x AES/EBU on 3 pin XLR 44.1-384kS/s
  • 1 x S/PDIF BNC Coax 44.1-192kS/s
  • 1 x S/PDIF on RCA 44.1-192kS/s
  • 1 x Toslink 44.1-96kS/s
  • 1 x USB Type B 44.1-384kS/s, PCM and DSD, DSDx2 in Async Mode
  • 1 x USB Type A connector for mass storage devices (navigated using Mosaic)

Analogue Outputs

  • 1 x stereo pair 3 pin balanced XLR
  • 1 x stereo pair unbalanced RCA

Network Interface

RJ-45 connector

Streaming Compatibility

UPnP, Qobuz, Deezer, Tidal, Internet Radio, Spotify, Apple AirPlay 2 (support at 44.1 or 48kS/s), RoonReady

Sample frequencies and formats

  • 44.1-384kHz
  • DSD 64, 128
  • Native DSD + DoP (input dependent)
  • FLAC, WAV, AIFF, MQA

Upsampling

Multi-stage DXD oversampling with switchable DSD

Word Clock

2 x Word Clock inputs on 75 Ω BNC connectors
Will lock to 44.1-192kHz

Filters

PCM mode: 2 filters + MQA
DSD mode: 4 progressive filters

Crossfeed Settings

  • Standard crossfeed
  • dCS Enhanced crossfeed (E1)
  • dCS Enhanced crossfeed (E2)

Power

  • IEC inlet & power switch on rear panel
  • 90-120v & 220-240v, 50/60Hz nominal
  • Automatic voltage switching
  • Power synchronised with other dCS control link products (RJ45)

Frequency Response (set to filter 1)

  • Fs = 44.1 or 48kS/s +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz
  • Fs = 88.2 or 96kS/s +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz -3dB @ >38kHz
  • Fs = 176.4 or 192kS/s +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz -3dB @ >67kHz
  • Fs = 352.8 or 384kS/s +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz -3dB @ >100kHz
  • DSD64 +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz -3dB @ >90kHz
  • DSD128 +/-0.1dB, 10Hz-20kHz -3dB @ >100kHz

Residual Noise (6v output setting)

  • 16-bit data: Better than –96dB0, 20Hz-20kHz unweighted
  • 24-bit data: Better than –113dB0, 20Hz-20kHz unweighted

Spurious Responses

Better than –105dB0, 20Hz-20kHz

L-R Crosstalk

Better than –115dB0, 20Hz-20kHz

Product Dimensions / Weight

121.5mm (H) x 220mm (W) x 339mm (D) 7.4kg

  • dCS Lina Network Streaming DAC
  • Power cable (2m)
  • 2x XLR cable (0.5m)
  • Ethernet cable (2m)
  • Power Link cable (0.5m)
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Display cleaning cloth

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