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Specifications

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
Input Sensitivity 450mV
Input Impedance 10kΩ
Signal to Noise Ratio >108dB
Pre Output Level 2.3V
Bluetooth Version 3.0
Profile A2DP
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
Remote Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 313mm x 93.5mm x 302mm
Weight (Metal) 6.1kg
Weight (Wooden Cabinet) 7.5kg
Overview
The Closest Approach, Since 1936
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.

(Pictured: Quad QA/12P, 1954. Our first commercial amplifier, later adopted by the BBC for studio use.)
Overview
The Closest Approach, Since 1936
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.

(Pictured: Quad QA/12P, 1954. Our first commercial amplifier, later adopted by the BBC for studio use.)
Overview
A Classic, Yet Modern Experience
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.
Overview
A Classic, Yet Modern Experience
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.
Design
Combine Style and Sound
Vena encapsulates advanced engineering and sound quality inside a neat package that is bound to find favour with today’s space conscious listeners. In typical quad style, the simple fascia is dominated by a large volume control with an array of push buttons providing input selection.

The Quad Vena is available in a variety of finishes to complement your Quad loudspeakers and living space. A choice of high-gloss piano-style finishes in white or black, figured sapele mahogany wood or an ultra-clean gun-metal grey finish are available.
Design
Combine Style and Sound
Vena encapsulates advanced engineering and sound quality inside a neat package that is bound to find favour with today’s space conscious listeners. In typical quad style, the simple fascia is dominated by a large volume control with an array of push buttons providing input selection.

The Quad Vena is available in a variety of finishes to complement your Quad loudspeakers and living space. A choice of high-gloss piano-style finishes in white or black, figured sapele mahogany wood or an ultra-clean gun-metal grey finish are available.
Design
Award Winning Design
Vena's unique approach and completely refreshing balance between retro hi-fi and modern wireless technology has captured the imagination of the hi-fi press, also winning in group tests comparing, quality, design, features and of course, sound.
Design
Award Winning Design
Vena's unique approach and completely refreshing balance between retro hi-fi and modern wireless technology has captured the imagination of the hi-fi press, also winning in group tests comparing, quality, design, features and of course, sound.
Technology
Connect Effortlessly To Vena
Two analogue inputs are mirrored with a variety of digital options from Optical and Coaxial to USB plus the unusual inclusion of direct linking to iPhone, iPad and iPod digital outputs using the standard A type USB connector. Vena’s high resolution DAC is enabled for sampling frequency capable of 24-bit resolution. In addition any Bluetooth equipped source can link to Vena wirelessly with optimum sound quality ensured by the innovative aptX codec.

Vena’s loudspeaker output (45W per channel into 8 ohms) is matched by a front panel headphone socket. Digital Optical and Coax outputs in addition to an analogue Preamp out make Vena a truly versatile control unit. Remote control of volume and input selection is available from the included handset.

In one neat package Quad Vena provides the necessary amplification to realise the highest quality of both digital and analogue music sources through any partnering loudspeakers or headphones. And, of course, you can expect the legendary Quad sound performance through the precision engineering that has been the hallmark of Quad since 1936.
Technology
Connect Effortlessly To Vena
Two analogue inputs are mirrored with a variety of digital options from Optical and Coaxial to USB plus the unusual inclusion of direct linking to iPhone, iPad and iPod digital outputs using the standard A type USB connector. Vena’s high resolution DAC is enabled for sampling frequency capable of 24-bit resolution. In addition any Bluetooth equipped source can link to Vena wirelessly with optimum sound quality ensured by the innovative aptX codec.

Vena’s loudspeaker output (45W per channel into 8 ohms) is matched by a front panel headphone socket. Digital Optical and Coax outputs in addition to an analogue Preamp out make Vena a truly versatile control unit. Remote control of volume and input selection is available from the included handset.

In one neat package Quad Vena provides the necessary amplification to realise the highest quality of both digital and analogue music sources through any partnering loudspeakers or headphones. And, of course, you can expect the legendary Quad sound performance through the precision engineering that has been the hallmark of Quad since 1936.
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