La Diva

Aqua Acoustic La Diva CD-Loopwerk

La Diva


High performance proprietary ISDC (Isolated Synchronous Discrete Circuit) digital decoding and clock manager
Custom designed discrete circuit with high-speed photocouplers for Galvanic and magnetic isolation between CD drive unit and digital output
Ultra massive chassis construction and newly developed high-rigidity sub chassis with Nextel for CD drive unit cancels internal and external acoustic and mechanical vibrations, enabling exceptionally accurate “Red Book” RF signal
DC disc drive motor allows to read the data accurately and minimize Jitter
Moplen clamp to avoid flywheel masses and vibrations
Sophisticated signal processing technology assures excellent CD Red Book signal
High-performance multi-stage voltage regulator (high-current stage for accurate servo DISC drive rotation, tracking and focus)

Jitter free digital interface AQlink (I2S protocol), uncompromising digital connection to La Scala DAC, La Voce DAC
etherCON RJ45 (AQlink) output connection to DAC, employs CAT6 cable can connect both RJ45 and professional etherCON RJ45
Separate custom-built toroidal transformers for digital and servo motors/actuators
MODULAR DESIGN with upgradeable multi board system
Precision Philips CD-Pro2 transport customized
High-quality parts selected for sound quality
Aluminum top loading tray machined from billet
Non-magnetic low-resonance aluminum chassis with Nextel
Field upgradeable firmware
Fluorescent display
 (VFD) with user off-selectable illumination

Designed and handmade in Italy


Disc Compatibility CD, CD-R
CD Formats Red Book
Drive mechanism PHILIPS CD-PRO2 Customized
Pick-Up Technology TRIGINTA preamplifier & Laser supply
Optical Single focault – 3 beam method
Disc Drive Motor Precision DC Motor
Servo power supply High-performance voltage regulator (high-current)
Digital decoder Custom designed discrete circuit with high-speed photocouplers
Digital Output 2 S/PDIF 75 Ω : – 1 coaxial BNC / – 1 coaxial RCA /1 AES/EBU (XLR) 110 Ω / 1 AQlink – I2S serial bus (etherCON RJ45)
1 AT&T (ST Fiber)
Word Clock Output 1 coaxial BNC 75 Ω
AQlink (I2S bus) CMOS level

Native Sample Rate Standby, Display, Play, Pause, Stop, Previous, Next Switches
Front Panel <0,016% 1KHz -10dB
Display Fluorescent display (VFD) with user off-selectable illumination
Remote Control Infra Red (RC5)
Power Consumption Power Consumption
Power Consumption 100-115V / 220-240V; 50 or 60Hz – 82VA
Disc loading Top-Loading (Manual)
Dimensions ( W x D x H ) 450 x 370 x 100 mm
Weight 10 kg
Front finish Satin Alu Silver
Case finish Grey Nextel powder coated