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This ad is for 1 x new Rockna Wavelight DAC in either silver or black, your choice?
Nicolae Jitariu, owner anddesigner for Rockna Audio, is something of a digital wizard. Nicolae Jitariu and has previously preformed design work for Goldmund, PS Audio and MSB, so it was inevitable that a Rockna Audio would eventually appear. Rockna Audio's current top Dac, the Wavedream Signature DAC, is considered among the top DACs in the world. The matching Rockna Wavedream Net server is also a phenomenal work of art and when you combine the Rockna Signature dac and Rockna WD Net server
together with their matching clocks and I2s cable, you have a world class digital front end. This ad is for Rockna Audio's latest creation and perhaps
the best DAC available under $5000 USD. The Rockna Wavelight DAC is very special and what separates it from the other similarly priced digital
products is the 40 years of digital experience by Nicolae Jitariu. There are many DACs available that can play the music but most are not musical. We've tested 89 different digital front ends and it has been an educational experience to say the least. There were a lot of expensive digital products that we A/B tested that sounded good but were not musically involving. In other words,
they played the music but they were NOT musical. Rockna's designer, Nicolae Jitariu, builds his digital products from the ground up and this really does
make this manufacturer unique. You can go off the stats and everything can look the same on paper from many other manufacturers that build digital to analog converters but there are very few digital manufactures that can actually allow you to listen to the music and enjoy the music rather than analyzing the music. I highly recommend that you take the time to enjoy the newest creation from
Rockna Audio, the Rockna Wavelight Dac.
SMOOTH AS SILK
In our quest for developing a package for the audiophile seeking more than just high-quality audio reproduction, we realized several things. Firstly, we need digital precision but with „analog” charm, free of any „digital glare” yet with rich detail. Secondly, this package needs to provide outstanding value, future proofing, new features and a stunning, timeless design. This is how the
"Wavelight DAC” was created, more than just a little brother for the accomplished „Wavedream”.
SOFTWARE DEFINED ARCHITECTURE & FPGA TECHNOLOGY
Wavelight DAC employs the latest Xilinx 7-series FPGA which allows us to assemble the functions of a custom high performance R2R processor. The
Wavelight’s digital processing capabilities are built with complex VHDL coding and state of the art FPGA hardware. The architecture is described, in fact, by a piece of software. When upgrading the Wavelight with new firmware, you actually change its hardware. This system allows great flexibility, obsolescence protection and lets us improve the sound of your dac by changing its internal architecture, add new, cool features, or improve the existing ones. Each digital block is custom built under the Rockna Audio high-performance standard.
For the Wavelight we truly did our math and extended out testing methodology. Careful optimizations allowed us to achieve subtle nuances in listening sessions so that any listener is catered for. Powerful, customized DSP units
are performing high precision calculations in real time for studio-quality upsampling. User can choose between 4 filter modes: linear, minimum phase, hybrid mode and NOS.
RECLOCKING & D/A CONVERSION
A combination between memory buffers, digital phase-locked-loop (DPLL) and a custom input clock-decoupling scheme provides effective jitter cleaning before the conversion itself. Using the advanced Femtovox2 technique, the final result
will lead to an „analog” sound without compromises. A high precision R2R discrete ladder is performing the conversion from digital to analog domain, driven by the FPGA algorithms. The Wavelight dac is capable of operating in pure R2R mode or in a Hybrid mode ladder*. Future firmware will allow the switch at the touch of a button.
ANALOG SECTION & POWER SUPPLY
With 5 digital inputs and one analogue input, the unit is also capable of operating as a preamplifier. To avoid data truncation, the volume control
inside the Wavelight is fully analogue, even if controlled digitally. The analog path is fully discrete. Two toroidal power transformers allow the
separation between analog and digital circuitry. A massive filtering bank capacity (over 100.000 uF) is conditioning the power supplies.
Each Wavelight is manually assembled in Rockna factory, individually tested and undergoes our strict quality control process. We believe that sound should be complemented by detail in fit and finish, sturdy construction, thorough circuit design and reliability. This is why we are using selected components such as high precision resistors or audiophile-grade decoupling capacitors. The chassis is entirely built from massive aluminum with anodized finishing and a fine brushed texture.
24bit 44.1-192k PCM, DSD64 AES/EBU
24bit 44.1-192k PCM, DSD64
USB 32bit 44.1-384k PCM, DSD64-512
OPTICAL 24bit 44.1-176k PCM, DSD6
I2S (LVDS) 32bit 44.1-384k PCM, DSD64-512
OUTPUTS THD+N: R2R/HYBRID 0.005%/TBD
S/N ratio (0 dB): 117 dB
Dynamic range: 117 dB
Output impedance: 50 ohms
Max. out (SE/XLR): 2.4/5.8 Vrms
ANALOG INPUT THD+ (RCA) -113 db THD+N (XLR): 119 dB
Selectable Gain (RCA): 0/6/9.5 dB
Selectable Gain (XLR): 8/14/17.5 dB
HT bypass YES
Silicon technology: Xilinx Spartan 7 Dac type:
R2R 25 bit + Hybrid mode (in development)
Memory-based PLL, digital domain only: 300 fS jitter
Custom digital filters: NOS, linear, minimum and hybrid phase, 8x
Filter type: (advanced convolution) Parks-McClellan, 2.5K taps
Mathematical precision: 60 bit
Stopband attenuation:- 135 dB
Passband ripple: 0,00003 dB
Volume control: Digitally controlled ANALOG
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