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Select any of our current products from the list below to find details of the latest software version. Alternatively select the Product Range to see the latest software version for a complete system.

To request software updates please contact your local authorised dCS distributor stating the unit model and serial number. You can find your local distributor here.

Vivaldi DAC – Software Update v2.11

22nd October 2018

Release versions Control Board: 2.11
Front Panel: 2.11

New Features
• The Vivaldi DAC now functions as an MQA renderer on all inputs (except SDIF).
• Enhanced control and status communication to Vivaldi Upsampler

Fixes
• Corrected an issue where Universal Master Mode (UMM) might not function correctly in certain configurations.
• Corrected an issue where DSD Filter 5 would revert to DSD Filter 4 on reboot.

Vivaldi Upsampler – Software update V2.10

22nd October 2018

Release versions
Control Board: 2.10
Front Panel: 2.10
Interface Board: 2.10
Network: 398 (changes detailed in the network firmware release notes)

New Features
• The Vivaldi Upsampler now functions as an MQA decoder via its network input.
• The Vivaldi Upsampler will pass decoded MQA streams (from external MQA decoder) untouched.
• Enhanced control and status communication to Vivaldi DAC

Fixes
• Corrected an issue on the interface board which could cause control board update to fail

Vivaldi One – Software Update v1.11

18th May 2018

This update corrects a bug that, on some units, causes the right channel to be distorted when playing SACDs, receiving DSD or DSD/128 data or when upsampling PCM data to DSD / DSDx2.

Also update to Vivaldi 2.0 app v1.4.8, which corrects a track selection bug  when using the app to control the CD/SACD mechanism.

Network Bridge – Software update v1.00 / v373

9th May 2018

MQA first unfold added. Network v373. Please update to Network Bridge app v1.4.8.

Vivaldi One – Software Update v1.10

9th April 2018

After updating, please select the Configuration > Factory Reset menu page, wait 10 seconds and then review the menu settings.

Adds MQA full decoding for Network / USB2 inputs.

Sync settings are stored correctly at power down, AES detection thresholds corrected.

Display & Interface Board v1.10, Network v368. Please update to Vivaldi 2.0 app v1.4.8.

Debussy DAC Plus – Software Update v2.30

9th January 2018

Adds support for USB or Dual AES operation at 24/352.8, 24/384 and DSD/128 in DoP format.

Adds support for Dual AES operation with dCS-encrypted DSD/64 data.

The update file and instructions can be downloaded free of charge from here. A service charge will be made for supplying the software on disc.

Rossini Player & DAC – Software Update v1.10

12th December 2017

MQA support added. Full MQA decoding via the Network and USB2 interfaces.

MQA rendering only via the other inputs.

Network firmware v368, app v1.4.8.

Vivaldi Upsampler Plus – Software Update v2.02

27th September 2017

This version requires hardware type VPP, it will not run on VUP hardware. Contact your dealer to arrange an upgrade from v1.xx.

Adds compatibility with later hardware

Improved reliability of USB1 interface.

Front Panel version 2.01
Interface version 2.06 (loaded from the internet)
Network Firmware version 350 (loaded from the internet).

Vivaldi DAC – Software Update v2.02

19th May 2017

The locking time has been reduced.

This update adds compatibility with newer hardware.

Minor bugs affecting the 0.2V Output Level setting and the Display On/Off feature have been fixed.

Vivaldi CD/SACD Transport – Software Update v2.04

5th April 2017

This update adds compatibility with newer hardware. There is no need to update from v2.03, this version will not be offered as a free update.

Vivaldi Clock – Software Update v1.21

5th April 2017

This update adds compatibility with newer hardware. There is no need to update from v1.20, this version will not be offered as a free update.

Network Bridge – First issue v1.00 / v315

31st January 2017

First issue, with Network v315 and app v1.0.0.

Rossini Player & DAC – Software Update v1.05

17th January 2017

Improves the reliability of the software update process.

Phase setting defaults to Normal at power up.

Network firmware v323.

Rossini Player – Software Update v1.04

11th November 2016

The system is now Roon Ready™. This allows a mobile device running Roon Remote™ to interface with a networked PC or NAS drive running Roon Core™ and send music to the Rossini. Roon offers a more sophisticated user experience, providing pictures / biographies of the performers and background facts about the music.

The Network firmware v309 and Rossini control app v1.2.8 have been updated to improve app stability.

Support for foreign language characters has been extended so that metadata containing accents is displayed properly.

Support for an IR remote control fitted with a rotary volume control has been added.

Rossini DAC – Software Update v1.04

11th November 2016

The system is now Roon Ready™. This allows a mobile device running Roon Remote™ to interface with a networked PC or NAS drive running Roon Core™ and send music to the Rossini. Roon offers a more sophisticated user experience, providing pictures / biographies of the performers and background facts about the music.

The Network firmware v309 and Rossini control app v1.2.8 have been updated to improve app stability.

Support for foreign language characters has been extended so that metadata containing accents is displayed properly.

Support for an IR remote control fitted with a rotary volume control has been added.

Vivaldi Upsampler Plus – Software Update v2.01

10th November 2016

This version requires hardware type VPP, it will not run on VUP hardware. Contact your dealer to arrange an upgrade from v1.xx.

Network firmware and Vivaldi 2.0 app revised for improved reliability.
Network interface is now Roon Ready.
EasyPlay menu page added.
The Vivaldi 2.0 app controls the DAC and Transport via an RS232 link.
Adds support for exotic characters in metadata.
Various bug fixes.

Front Panel version 2.01
Interface version 2.01 (loaded from the internet)
Network Firmware version 307 (loaded from the internet)
Vivaldi 2.0 app version 1.2.6

Vivaldi CD/SACD Transport – Software Update v2.03

2nd November 2016

Adds a third upsampling mode for CD playback – DSDx2.
The display changes to full-screen track number briefly when a track is selected by remote control.
Better RS232 system integration.

The Vivaldi 2.0 app controls the Transport via an RS232 link from the Upsampler Plus.

Front Panel version 2.02

Vivaldi DAC – Software Update v2.01

2nd November 2016

0.2V & 0.6V Output Level settings are stored correctly at power down.

The Vivaldi 2.0 app controls the DAC via an RS232 link from the Upsampler Plus.

Front Panel version 2.01

Vivaldi Upsampler Plus – Major Upgrade v2.00

17th July 2016

This version requires hardware type VPP, it will not run on VUP hardware. Contact your dealer to arrange an upgrade.

Network and USB interfaces plus the Dual AES output support DSD/128 (DSDx2).
Extra conversions added: 32 – DSDx2 > DSDx2,  176.4 – 352.8 > DSDx2. There are 6 filters for the 44.1 > DSDx2 conversion, 1 filter for the other new conversions.
New Network Board & Vivaldi 2.0 control app – Tidal & Spotify integration added.
iPod input deleted, mobile devices play via AirPlay instead.
USB2 input is now accessed as part of the Network interface, not as a separate input.
Better RS232 system integration.
EasyPlay support added.
Software updating from the internet, controlled by the 2.0 app or the web client.

Front Panel version 2.00

Network Firmware version 241

Rossini Player – Software Update v1.03

6th May 2016

Updated for compatibility with app v1.1.8 and Network firmware v0.64.198.
When playing some  WAV files from the Network, appended album art data was causing a loud noise at the end of the track, this has been corrected.
New app features:

  • Cover art for AIFF, WAV & DSF is displayed
  • Indexing Threshold added
  • “Now Playing” arrow at the bottom of the screen is replaced by an icon for the selected source, with metadata (if available)
  • Ability to seek within DSD tracks added
  • Power status and Logo illumination controls added
  • Displays metadata for non-playing tracks
  • Various bug fixes and improvements