Quad Vena Amplifier
In one neat package Vena provides the necessary amplification to realise the highest quality of your stored music replayed through any loudspeakers or headphones. You can link Vena to both analog line and digital USB, coax and optical sources. You can attach an Apple dock for digital connection to iPod or iPhone. You can also stream music to Vena from any Bluetooth device. And Quad Vena is designed with the innovative AptX codec for CD quality audio over wireless transmission. Vena is the perfect compact audiophile amplifier for the modern day Hi-Fi enthusiast.
Thanks to its versatility, Quad Vena is bound to delight the hi-fi listener looking for the simplest way of adding high quality amplification to their digitally storedmusic. And with Quad’s ‘Closest Approach to the Original Sound’ hi-fi credentials you are sure to get distortion free amplification while preserving the richness of your music from an elegant and thrilling amplifier. We hope that they give you much pleasure.
Equipped for the modern music lover, yet still classically QUAD, Vena packs plenty of digital and wireless music playback options into an integrated amplifier that delivers 45 watts per channel in style. In our signature lancaster grey or wrapped in a combination of gloss or veneer wood casings combining a classic QUAD sound in this new modern package is creating a buzz with both audiophiles and those who want the convenience of bluetooth without sacrificing sound quality.
As we all know, the way music is consumed in the present day has expanded from vinyl and CD into realms of streaming and wireless connections, controlled by the latest smart-tablet technology. The convenience of accessing a digital library, filled with a lifetime’s worth of music is everything every music lover aspires to.
At Quad we are music lovers too and ‘The Closest approach to the original sound’ has been a Quad philosophy since 1936. More than just a slogan, it underlies the company’s commitment to producing the finest audio equipment, capable of reproducing all the elements and emotion of a live performance. This ethos has been considered when building our new integrated amplifier from the ground-up.
Drawing from our hi-fi heritage, yet in a modern era of music consumption, we are proud to introduce Vena - a new user-friendly amplifier designed to be the perfect match to an amazingly wide variety of digital and analogue sources.
Vena has captured the essence of advanced Quad engineering in a world of modern technology. Whilst retaining the original design philosophy, users now have access to digital inputs including Bluetooth playback, in a compact amplifier without compromise on sound. Both Quad loudspeakers and electronics are known for their transparency, accuracy and natural reproduction of your music - Quad Vena is no different.
|D/A Converter||Crystal CS4398 24 bit DAC|
|Input Sampling Rates||44.1 - 192kHz
(up to 24bit, 96kHz / 16bit, 192kHz)
|Rated Output Power||2 x 45W (8Ω)|
|Total Harmonic Distortion||<0.0009% (10W 1kHz)|
|Frequency Response||20Hz - 30kHz|
|Signal to Noise Ratio||>108dB|
|Pre Output Level||2.3V|
|Codec||aptX (priority), SBC|
|Apple Docking Input||1 x USB (A type)|
|USB Input||1 x USB (B type)|
|USB Input Sampling Rates||44.1 kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz|
|Digital Audio Inputs||2 x Optical TOSlink 1 x RCA Coax|
|Digital Audio Outputs||2 x Optical TOSlink 1 x RCA Coax|
|Analog Inputs||2 x RCA (Aux 1, Aux 2)|
|Power Requirement||220-230v - 50/60Hz, 110-120v - 50/60Hz, 100v - 50/60Hz|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||313mm x 93.5mm x 302mm|
|Weight (Wooden Cabinet)||7.5kg|