dCS Vivaldi APEX 展樂音響 台南音響


Based on our pioneering developments in studio and home audio, our Grade 1 master clock generates a precise reference signal that keeps your Vivaldi system running perfectly in sync, ensuring a natural, lifelike and three-dimensional performance

Vivaldi VCK Hero 1621513633

Vivaldi Master Clock Key Features

  • Utilises the latest generation dCS Digital Processing Platform for state-of-the-art measured performance and unrivalled musical experience

  • Dual crystal oscillators with microcontroller-enhanced temperature correction

  • New dual frequency output and auto-clocking mode used in the Vivaldi range improves ease of use and minimises jitter, particularly with computer audio sources
  • Improved power supplies give lower running temperature and improved tolerance to AC supply variations

  • Multi-stage regulation ensures sensitive clock and PLL circuitry is unaffected by digital interference

  • Aerospace-grade machined aluminium chassis fitted with tuned acoustic damping panels reduces magnetic effects and vibration

Vivaldi Master Clock Specifications

Class 1 Master Clock.

Clock Frequencies
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 or 192kHz.

Silver or Black.

444mm/17.5” x 435mm/17.2” x 126mm/5.0”. Allow extra depth for cable connectors.


Clock Accuracy
Better than +/-1ppm when shipped. Typically +/-0.1ppm when shipped and stabilised.

Wordclock I/O: Two groups of 4 independently buffered outputs on 75Ω BNC connectors. Each group may be set to a different clock frequency.

Digital Inputs
External Reference Input on 1x 75Ω BNC connector. Accepts either Word Clock or AC coupled signals at 1MHz, 5MHz & 10MHz. Lock range is +/-300ppm.

Startup Time
Typically 1 minute to rated accuracy.

Software Updates
Loaded from CD-R or PC / Upsampler via Reference Input.

Local Control
dCS Universal Remote handset is supplied with Vivaldi DAC. RS232 (controlled by a third party device).

Power Supply
Factory set for 100, 115, 220 or 230V AC, 50-60Hz.

Power Consumption
10 Watts typical/12 Watts maximum.

2023 Price


Vivaldi Master Clock 展樂音響 台南音響 dCS

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