Experience Unparalleled Audio Immersion with dCS.
dCS crafts what are simply some of the best high resolution audio components in the world. From the critically lauded purpose built headphone system Lina, to their fully customizable and upgradable streaming systems, all are available to experience for yourself in our showrooms.
Vivaldi Apex The Pioneer
Engineered for the ultimate listening experience, the Vivaldi APEX reflects our uncompromising attitude, relentless innovation, and obsessive attention to detail. Featuring a dedicated DAC, Upsampler, Clock and CD/SACD Transport, it separates the core aspects of the playback process for a performance that is technically precise and musically profound.
Rossini Apex The Visionary
Our latest generation Rossini system combines state-of-the-art engineering with exquisite craftsmanship and a timeless aesthetic, delivering a performance that is equal parts detailed and expressive. Choose from an integrated Player or dedicated DAC, CD/SACD Transport and Clock for a unique experience that encapsulates our singular approach to digital playback
Bartok APEX The Modernist
The Bartók APEX retains the original’s powerful, dynamic and detailed soundscape and adds elements of resolution and refinement previously only achievable with the Rossini or Vivaldi APEX. dCS engineered Bartók APEX to inform and inspire.
Lina A new dCS system, purpose built for headphone listeners
With a dedicated Network DAC, Headphone Amplifier and Master Clock, Lina is the first dCS system purpose built for headphone listening. Designed to drive a vast range of headphones, and deliver incredible sound from all digital recordings, it offers the ultimate sonic experience for headfi connoisseurs
A History of Digital Audio Pioneering
dCS Audio is a British manufacturer of high-end digital audio products, founded in 1988 by David Gamble, Chris Clark, and Steven Meier. The company is known for its innovative digital-to-analog converters (DACs), which are designed to deliver the purest possible sound reproduction from digital sources.
dCS Audio's first product was the Elgar DAC, which was introduced in 1989. The Elgar was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to establish dCS Audio as a leading manufacturer of digital audio products.
In the years since the Elgar, dCS Audio has introduced a wide range of innovative DACs, including the Vivaldi, Scarlatti, and Rossini. The company's DACs are used by audiophiles and recording studios around the world, and they are considered to be among the finest DACs available.
In addition to DACs, dCS Audio also manufactures a range of other digital audio products, including transports, clock generators, and digital filters. The company's products are known for their high quality, their attention to detail, and their ability to reproduce music with stunning realism.
dCS Audio is committed to research and development, and the company is constantly pushing the boundaries of digital audio technology. dCS Audio's products are used by audiophiles and recording studios around the world, and they are considered to be among the finest digital audio products available.
Here are some of the key milestones in dCS Audio's history:
- 1988: dCS Audio is founded by David Gamble, Chris Clark, and Steven Meier.
- 1989: The Elgar DAC is introduced.
- 1995: The Vivaldi DAC is introduced.
- 2000: The Scarlatti DAC is introduced.
- 2005: The Rossini DAC is introduced.
- 2010: The dCS Network Bridge is introduced.
- 2015: The dCS Vivaldi 2 DAC is introduced.
- 2019: The dCS Rossini 2 DAC is introduced.
- 2022: The dCS Bartok DAC is introduced.
dCS Audio's commitment to innovation and quality has helped to make the company one of the leading manufacturers of digital audio products. dCS Audio products are used by audiophiles and recording studios around the world, and they are considered to be among the finest digital audio products available.