Rupert Neve Designs
Fidelice Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter
A new digital standard from the master of analog
Announced July 2019
With over five decades of experience producing equipment for the world’s finest studios and concert halls, Rupert Neve is revered by the world’s recording engineers and producers as the number one name in high-quality audio. Now, Rupert’s fifty-plus years of experience and engineering have been distilled into the superlative core of your home listening system: The Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter.
THE NEW STANDARD IN DIGITAL ACCURACY
The Precision DAC will resolve every last bit of nuance in your music collection. In DSD mode, the DAC is capable of operating at the highest available standard of DSD512 (22.4 MHz). In PCM mode the the DAC is capable of reproducing 32-bit, 384 kHz files. Pristine clocking with AKM's top-of-the-line AK4497 converter chips and highly customized integration make the Precision DAC a true reference level product. The Precision DAC’s rear panel also features digital filter sets to further adapt the sound for any system.
Studio Microphone Preamps
8-Channel Dante™ Mic Pre
The massive weight & tone of classic Rupert Neve Designs studio microphone preamps: now available for your stage.
For the last decade, the world’s leading live sound engineers have chosen Rupert Neve Designs as some of the only analog equipment to accompany their digital touring rigs. With mastering-grade 24-bit 192kHz converters and full Dante integration, the RMP-D8 finally offers the live sound world something that studios have always coveted: the sound of Rupert Neve Designs.
Where converters are often an afterthought on combination devices, the 24-bit/192kHz converters in the RMP-D8 are a product of years of careful listening. The precision controlled internal clocking and enhanced jitter reduction enable capture of the full breadth of performance from the mic preamplifiers or the line inputs; with the RMP-D8, there is no weak link in the audio path.
* AK5388A featured in RMP-D8.
About VELVET SOUND
VELVET SOUND is a sound philosophy and brand concept for AKM’s next-generation audio devices, featuring new chip architectures and core technologies.
The new circuitry found in VELVET SOUND devices is designed to maximize dynamics and ensure pure, unaltered audio data, prioritizing the accurate capture and reproduction of the source material in order to achieve high performance and rich musicality. These devices were designed specifically for the high-resolution digital audio era.
* VELVET SOUND ™, VELVET SOUND | VERITA ™ and Audio 4 Pro ™ are trademarks of Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation in Japan, Europe and the United States.
by ASAHI KASEI MICRODEVICES