Aqua La Scala MKII (Non-Optologic)

by Elite Audio

£2,695.00 £4,995.00

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Welcome to a Pre Loved listing from Elite Audio, the Natural Choice for true two channel high-end Hi Fi in the UK Aqua Hi Fi are making major waves in the world of DACs and the talk on the street is that these are the products to audition. Luckily, we know this already and can testify that these units sound sublime. This is the La Scala MKII – Non Optologic (it can be upgraded fear not) and is the unit that sits at the top of John Darko’s DAC league Aqua – Acoustic Quality equipment is not subject to the whims of market fashion since they are built to achieve true high fidelity sound reproduction. By combining dedicated research with creative thinking, R & D Department has brought forth a range of innovation whose aim is to recreate the experience of live music in your home. Some of these: Discrete R2R ladder DACs with low noise precision resistors • High performance proprietary FPGA-based digital decoding without digital filter • Exclusive high-performance digital interface AQlink (I2S protocol), uncompromising digital connection from transport unit to DAC, employs CAT6 cable can connect both RJ45 and professional etherCON RJ45 • proprietary ISDC (Isolated Synchronous Discrete Circuit) digital decodingand clock manager • High-performance AQ Discrete Regulator (MOSFET, J-FET, BJT) for analog and digital DAC’s power supply • MODULAR DESIGN with upgradeable multi board platform Massive saving on the new price, and a bargain at £2695.00. In excellent condition with original box / packing and will be supplied with a 12 month warranty. Not convinced? Here’s what a few reviews have to say: Mono & Stereo: “Ladder DACs have revived my interest in digital few years back and it was quite a shift for an analog guy who couldn’t stand the digital for more than few minutes.” John Darko: “Back in March 2014, Aqua Hifi’s visually unassuming La Scala MKII D/A converter not only took out a DAR-KO Award but landed pole position on the Darko DAC Index, beating out contenders from AURALiC, Resonessence Labs and PS Audio….

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Elite Audio

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We are a family run business, distributing high-end hi-fi components and accessories from the world's leading audio designers. A sister company of Audio Emotion, we have a decades worth of knowledge and experience in hi-fi systems and components. 

What We Do

Customer service is at the heart of what we do. We want to make sure that you find the right component for you and your system. That is why we offer a no-risk, no fuss, money back guarantee 30-day trial on selected products (please contact us for more details). This allows you to burn in the components, enjoy it in your own listening environment and test it with the rest of your equipment at your own leisure. We are also able to help you every step of the way and offer advice on how to pick your component, as well as assistance with set-up. 

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6 months 15 days ago

how does it compare with Auralic Vega Dac

Mark Cargill
6 months 10 days ago

Hi Ayo

I have sent you an email directly 🙂

Kind regards

Mark Cargill

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