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ROSSINI APEX PLAYER

Our integrated player combines a DAC, music streamer and CD transport in a single, elegant design. Featuring the latest generation dCS Ring DAC™ APEX, this complete playback system is renowned for its precision, composure and musical purity

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Rossini APEX Player Key Features

  • Latest generation dCS Digital Processing Platform brings state-of-the-art signal processing and flexibility

  • dCS Ring DAC APEX, as used in Vivaldi playback system, delivers enhanced sonic and technical performance

  • High quality streaming from TIDAL, Qobuz, Deezer and internet radio via the dCS Mosaic Control app

  • Roon Ready, AirPlay, Spotify Connect and UPnP compatible

  • USB, AES, Dual AES and S/PDIF digital audio inputs

  • Integral, high quality CD transport for silver disc playback
  • Multi-stage DXD oversampling design with optional DSD upsampling; user-selectable DSP and DSD filters

  • Auto clocking system improves ease of use and minimises jitter

  • Multi-stage power regulation and twin mains transformers isolate analogue, digital and clock circuitry

  • Firmware-upgradeable for future functionality and performance upgrades

  • Features a full MQA™ decoder. This MQA™ implementation is unique, as it is the first opportunity to enable a DAC which, by providing exact rendering to beyond 16x (768 kHz), matches the desired temporal response with very low modulation noise

Rossini APEX Player Specifications

Type
Upsampling CD/Network Player

Colour
Silver or Black

Dimensions
444mm / 17.5” x 435mm / 17.2” x 151mm / 6.0“. Allow extra depth for cable connectors

Weight
17.4kg / 38.3lbs

Converter Type
dCS proprietary Ring DAC™ topology. Operates at 6MHz (Map 1 or 3) or 3MHz (Map 2)

Digital Inputs
Ethernet network port on RJ45 connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 384kS/s PCM, DSD/64 & DSD128 in DFF/DSF format; USB 2.0 interface on B-type connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 384kS/s PCM, DSD/64 & DSD128 in DoP format; USB On-The-Go interface on A-type connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 384kS/s PCM, DSD/64 & DSD128 in DFF/DSF format; 2 x AES/EBU inputs on 3-pin female XLR connectors, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 192kS/s PCM, DSD/64 & DSD/128 in DoP format; 1 x Dual AES pair, accepts 24-bit 88.2 – 384kS/s PCM, DSD/64 & DSD/128 in DoP format; 1 x SPDIF on RCA Phono connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 192kS/s PCM & DSD/64 in DoP format; 1 x SPDIF on BNC connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 192kS/s PCM & DSD/64 in DoP format; 1 x SPDIF optical on TOSLINK connector, accepts 24-bit 44.1 – 96kS/s PCM

Mechanism
Stream Unlimited JPL-2800 SilverStrike with aluminium tray

Analogue Outputs
1 x pair balanced outputs on 2 x XLR connectors. Output levels: 0.2V, 0.6V, 2V, 6V rms for a full-scale input, set in the menu. Output impedance: 3Ω. Maximum load: 600Ω (10k-100kΩ is recommended); 1 x pair unbalanced outputs on 2x RCA connectors. Output levels: 0.2V, 0.6V, 2V, 6V rms for a full-scale input, set in the menu. Output impedance: 52Ω. Maximum load: 600Ω (10k-100kΩ is recommended)

Wordclock I/O
2 x Word Clock Inputs on 2 x BNC connectors, accept standard Word Clock at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 or 192kHz. The data rate can be the same as the clock rate or an exact multiple of the clock rate. Sensitive to TTL levels; 1x Word Clock Output on 1 x BNC connector. With Sync Mode set to Master, a TTL-compatible Word Clock is output

MQA
Full decoding and rendering of MQA data from the Network and USB2 inputs. Final rendering of unfolded MQA data only from the other inputs

Residual Noise
16-bit data: Better than -96dB0, 20Hz-20kHz unweighted. 24-bit data: Better than –113dB0, 20Hz – 20kHz unweighted (6V output setting)

L R Crosstalk
Better than -115dB0, 20Hz – 20kHz

Spurious Responses
Better than -105dB0, 20Hz – 20kHz

Filters
PCM mode: up to 6 filters give different trade-offs between the Nyquist image rejection and the phase response. DSD mode: 4 filters progressively reduce out-of-audio band noise level, plus Filter 5 which has an improved transient response

Conversions
User selectable PCM upsampling to DXD, DSD or DSDx2

Software Updates
Loaded from CD-R or via PCM digital inputs or PC via USB input. Download and update functionality available via dCS Mosaic App

Local Control
dCS Mosaic App for Unit Configuration and Music Playback. RS232 interface (controlled by a 3rd party automation system). IR remote control – dCS Universal Remote is supplied with Rossini Player

Power Supply
Factory set to either 100, 115/120, 220 or 230/240V AC, 50-60Hz

Power Consumption
26 Watts typical / 35 Watts maximum

Operating Systems
Windows Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Mac OSX 10.10. dCS USB driver is required for Windows in Audio Class 2 Mode

2023 Price

£30,750

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