1. dCS Team

    dCS at CanJam 2023

    It’s been a record year for dCS at CanJam: a big thank you to everyone who joined us in New York, Singapore, Chicago, London, SoCal and Dallas! Here we look back at some of our favourite moments from this year’s gatherings… Our aim at CanJam is to provide a relaxed and comfortable environment...
  2. dCS Team

    Lina 2.0: A major performance upgrade for the Lina Network DAC

    Lina 2.0 brings a range of new features, including new Mapper settings, filter options, and balance control, to the Lina Network DAC. Over the past 12 months, we’ve released several performance upgrades and new features for dCS owners. We delivered a major firmware upgrade for the dCS Bartók...
  3. dCS Team

    🎧 dCS Lina wins an EISA award 🎧

    dCS Lina has been awarded Best High-End Headphone Solution in the 2023 EISA Awards! The EISA Awards celebrate products that combine “the most advanced technologies and desirable features with class-leading performance”. Each year, EISA’s network of members, which includes journalists from...
  4. dCS Team

    Revisiting: ABC - the Lexicon of Love

    Continuing Revisiting: a dCS series exploring classic albums from decades past. In this edition, we reflect on pop group ABC’s 1982 debut, which combines outstanding lyrics, skilful playing and some artful production from Trevor Horn. From the early 1980s onwards, Trevor Horn built a...
  5. dCS Team

    dCS Lina & dCS Bartók APEX at High End Munich 23

    We're bringing full dCS experience at this year’s High End Munich! High End Munich 2023 will be held over four days at MOC Veranstaltungscenter between Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st May. Experience dCS Lina and dCS Bartók APEX in Halle 1, Cabin C13. dCS Lina will also be available with Qobuz in...
  6. JaguarAudio

    DCS - Master Clock for Lina DAC - Demo / Excellent Condition!

    This is the Master Clock for the DCS Lina DAC. This one was owned by a reviewer who bought it new. It has two slight blemishes on the top front edge but he bought it new about 9 months ago and takes meticulous care of his gear. These are extremely difficult to find as a Demo, so here's a great...
  7. dCS Team

    The Lina Headphone Amplifier: Drive

    In the first of a new series of articles, we examine the drive capabilities of the Lina Headphone Amplifier. Drive capabilities are a core consideration when creating amplifiers for both headphone and loudspeaker listening. On a basic level, an amp must be able to meet the power requirements...
  8. MoonAudio

    HIT or MISS? #AXPONA23 Show Report & Analysis | Moon Audio

    HIT or MISS? #AXPONA23 Show Report & Analysis | Moon Audio
  9. JaguarAudio

    DCS -- Lina Master Clock -- Save Money on a Perfect Demo!

    We have a DCS Lina Master Clock. This one was purchased new by a YouTube reviewer who is meticulous with his equipment. The Retail price is $7,750 and these are extremely difficult to find used. Price: $5,995 US Shipping: $50 (Canada $120) Save $180 if you pay with a wire payment.
  10. dCS Team

    CanJam Singapore 🇸🇬

    🇸🇬 We had an incredible time at CanJam Singapore 2023 last weekend- thank you to all the attendees & exhibitors who made this year so special. The dCS team showcased the full Lina stack alongside the world’s top headphone products. A huge thank you goes out to our friends & partners, the...
  11. dCS Team

    Revisiting: Exploring Classic Albums from Decades past

    Introducing, Revisiting: a dCS series exploring classic albums from decades past. In this edition, we reflect on a seminal house record that captured the euphoria of 1980s club culture. Revisiting: 808 State's 90 All musical genres have their heroes – creative pioneers and charismatic...
  12. Andrew DiMarcangelo

    dCS Lina Now Available at Bloom Audio

    We are thrilled to partner with dCS in bringing the groundbreaking Lina lineup to Bloom Audio. The network DAC, master clock, and headphone amp are each special on their own, but combined – they create what may be the world's finest integrated headphone setup. Spectacularly detailed, shockingly...
  13. MoonAudio

    dCS LINA Overview: Network DAC, Headphone Amp, Master Clock & Tech Explained | Moon Audio

    dCS LINA Overview: Network DAC, Headphone Amp, Master Clock & Tech Explained | Moon Audio
  14. dCS Team

    Introducing Lina: A new dCS system, purpose built for headphone listeners

    Lina is a new product series from dCS, designed to meet the unique needs of headphone listeners. Featuring a Network DAC, Headphone Amplifier and Master Clock, it reimagines the dCS experience for headphone users, and combines our world-leading audio technologies with new innovations developed...
  15. MoonAudio

    Introducing dCS Lina Network DAC, Headphone Amplifier and Master Clock - Now Available for Preorder

    Meet Lina: A new dCS audio system, purpose built for headphone listeners dCS Lina Network DAC is here. dCS Lina Headphone Amp is here. dCS Lina Master Clock is here. Please see our dCS Lina System Review here. Please see our dCS Lina System Overview & Technical Details here.
  16. MoonAudio

    Introducing the dCS Lina Network DAC, Lina Headphone Amp & Lina Master Clock

    dCS Lina Full System $29,100.00 Preorder Now 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 spectacular sound, it offers the ultimate sonic escape...
  17. dCS Team

    Discover a new headfi experience from dCS

    dCS has been developing digital audio products for over 30 years - first for recording professionals, and now for music lovers around the world. Tomorrow we’re launching our latest innovation: a new product series purpose built for headphone listening. Through meticulous development, and close...
  18. dCS James

    dCS Ring DAC - A Technical Explanation

    Hi folks, James here from dCS. We have been working on a series of posts for Head-Fi.org that cover the basics of topics like digital to analogue converters, clocking and filters. The aim of these posts is to help people gain a better understanding of digital audio products, so they can make...
  19. dCS Bartok

    dCS Bartok

    Key Features Latest generation dCS Digital Processing Platform brings state-of-the-art signal processing and flexibility. dCS Ring DACTM fitted, as used in the flagship dCS Vivaldi digital playback system. Digital inputs support UPnP, asynchronous USB and Apple Airplay sources, plus AES and...
  20. TwoTrack

    dCS Bartok Review on Part-Time Audiophile

    Hey folks! Here is my review of the dCS Bartok. https://parttimeaudiophile.com/2019/10/13/dcs-bartok-dac-part-one-review/ Enjoy!
  21. tmarshl

    dCS Bartok

    I just received my dCS Bartok with Headphone Amp today. Sounds great out of the box, but will wait until fully broken in to provide a review.
  22. googleli

    dCS Vivaldi (US$ 110,000)

    The dCS Vivaldi system made its debut at the Hong Kong High End Audio Show a few weeks ago. http://www.theaudiobeat.com/hongkong2012/hongkong2012_dcs.htm   It will appear in New York this month or next. At US$110,000, how much would it be a step up from the Scarlatti system, which is the...
  23. chesebert

    There are other DACs out there besides Audio-gd

    Pick a Price Point, Buy Used and Be Happy:   In no particular order (whichever came to my mind first):   Esoteric dCS Nagra MacIntosh ARC Theta Weiss Chord Wavelength EMM Labs Wadia (Buy Michigan?) MSB ML   more established + longer proven track record    ...