RIVA Audio Expands WAND’s Flexible Ecosystem with Release of Riva Central RIVA CENTRAL Allows Seamless Integration of Existing Wired Audio Devices into RIVA WAND’s Wireless Multi-Room EcosystemBy RS Staff Published: January 11, 2018 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 RIVA Audio, the lifestyle brand of Audio Design Experts Inc (ADX), has released RIVA CENTRAL, a wireless amplifier system that gives users the ability to connect their existing audio devices into RIVA WAND’s Multi-Room ecosystem. With more inputs than comparable devices, CENTRAL can connect favorite devices like a turntable, USB memory stick, pair of bookshelf/in-wall speakers, or an external amplifier/receiver. CENTRAL offers analog and optical digital inputs and outputs, USB input, and an optional 55Wrms/channel into 4 ohms class-D amplifier. Users can also power on external amplifiers with the included 12V trigger and utilize the line level variable subwoofer output for a true 2.1 system. “We designed CENTRAL to give you full access to the RIVA WAND ecosystem without limitation to which speaker you listen to. Whether in-ceiling, in-wall or your own legendary speakers, this unique device centralizes the control of all your music,” said Rikki Farr, RIVA Audio’s founder and chief creative officer. RIVA Audio’s RIVA WAND Series is a customizable multi-room “+” wireless audio system that combines the freedom to deliver high-fidelity audio to every room or outdoor location with the flexibility to play from any networked or local source. RIVA’s WAND Series features the compact arena and full-range tabletop festival speakers. Users can enjoy their favorite music from a multitude of connectivity options including WI-FI, Bluetooth, AirPlay, and DLNA and can stream seemingly unlimited audio content from Spotify Connect and others. Now, RIVA CENTRAL adds even more to that flexibility, allowing users to truly listen to whatever they want, wherever they want, whenever they want on any and all devices. Listen how you want by personalizing your audio streaming experience with the RIVA WAND app, including DSP adjustments for bass and treble. RIVA CENTRAL will be shipping in Spring 2018 with a black finish and retails for $399. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.