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DS-10

  • Model: Gold Note | DS-10
  • Shipping Weight: 4kg

Gold Note | DS-10 | Headphone Amplifier, Line Pre-Amplifier, D/A Converter AKM AK4493 PCM up to 32bit/768kHz & DSD512 native and DoP Streamer Network Player PCM and DSD.

DS-10 represents the state of the art among our digital signal decoding electronics, but it is much more than a DAC. The experience gained with the top of the line model DS-1000 and the addition of innovative features of the IS-1000 integrated amp and streamer have led us to designing this smaller all-in-one unit: a DAC/Streamer with AES-EBU digital inputs typical of the professional market, a headphone output and advanced connectivity to use all available streaming services and much more for a fresh and new experience of digital music at an accessible High-End level.

A COMPLETE DIGITAL AUDIO SOURCE
DS-10 is designed to cover the needs of the contemporary audiophile completing any audio system offering almost all kind of Internet and Digital connectivity with the purity of the premium Gold Note High-End audio sound performance in a convenient elegant shape. DS-10 is an innovative D/A Converter inspired from the acclaimed top model DS-1000 merging the extended features of IS-1000 All-In-One unit adding even something more. Most importantly, it’s quick to install and easy to use every day making DS-10 a complete unit to be integrated into any High-End audio system.

DIGITAL AUDIO DAC & FULL FUNCTION STREAMER
DS-10 is a new generation D/A Converter & UPnP, DLNA Streamer created to revolution any audio system being able to browse Web Streaming Players and Digital Sources.

DS-10 can be matched with traditional CD players, TV or Media Servers as well as it is compatible with almost all internet services including Roon, Tidal, Qobuz, Airplay, Spotify, Deezer, V-Tuner, from which it can play DSD, PCM & MQA formats all to enjoy real “High-End Audio” as a new refreshing experience, hassle and cable free. You can connect your devices via Wifi/LAN but also via the last generation high definition digital Bluetooth 5.0 to guarantee best performance and easy connectivity with any device matched.

Thanks to its versatile design DS-10 converts D/A audio via S/PDIF coaxial, TOS-optical, AES asynchronous PCM 24bit/192kHz inputs, one USB-B Host asynchronous for native and DoP DSD64/128 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz. It also plays directly from HardDisk and USB sticks (FAT32/NTFS) via USB-A directly.

DS-10 is a true High-End Audio DAC capable of audiophile sound from digital files featuring Streamer & Network Player functions to help enjoying your favorite music always with the greatest audio quality, fully controlled via App, remote and front knob to make it works super easily.

PREAMPLIFIER & HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER
DS-10 features an On/Off switchable High-End audio analogue preamp stage synchronized with all the remote control including a computer App which let the unit always play via the analogue stage, even with web players, guaranteeing the best performance ever.

DS-10 features a professional 6.3mm headphone output with a proprietary design which allows selecting the sensitivity to drive almost any kind of headphone of the market. It will always be playing pure audio without compromise. No digital, no poor quality volume controls.

ADVANCED FEATURES:

DURABLE DESIGN 100% MADE IN ITALY
DS-10 features a great mechanical structure made of solid machined aluminium which guarantees low frequency resonance and magnetic inertial field. The compact and iconic air vent design derives straight from the acclaimed PH-10 phono stage.

GOLD NOTE MODULAR DESIGN
Thanks to its innovative and unique modular design DS-10 will optionally be able to perform a very special external power supply to effectively enhance the native performance of the unit.

NEW TOTAL CONTROL OVER YOUR AUDIO SYSTEM
The nice looking 2.8” TFT monitor shows the unit information and the App allows to fully control the unit’s functions. While the unit is also equipped with a handset remote control our proprietary SKC technology – Single Knob Control – makes it easy and quick to control DS-10 using a single joggle.

IOS & ANDROID APP
DS-10 DAC features easy set up Apple iOS and Android proprietary software for full control via iPhones and iPads as well as smart phones and tablets. The App makes it easy to fully control DS-10 synchronising the unit to all functions and lets even the Web Player play analogue volume when the preamp stage is activated.

Specifications:

DIMENSIONS: 200mm W, 80mm H, 260mm D
WEIGHT: 4kg
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD - TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: 0.001% max
SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO: -125dB
DYNAMIC RANGE: 120dB
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 50ohm
PREAMP STAGE VOLUME CONTROL: Enabled/disabled by remote
POWER: 100V to 240V, 50/60Hz
DIGITAL INPUTS:
1 Ethernet LAN & Wi-Fi DSD64 (DoP) Resolution: PCM up to 24bit/192kHz
1x RCA S/PDIF coaxial PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
2x TOS-optical PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1x COAX asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1x AES/EBU balanced PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1 x USB-B asynchronous native and up to DSD512 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz
1x USB-A port to feed USB flash memories, FAT32/NTFS formatted playing DSD64 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz
1x USB-B asynchronous native up to DSD512 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz
AUDIO OUTPUTS:
Line output level (fixed): stereo RCA @ 1Volt and balanced XLR @ 4Volt
CONNECTIVITY:
LAN/WLAN (WiFi): 802.11b/g via RJ45 10/100Mbps socket
Bluetooth 5.0
SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS (NETWORK): AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc); ALAC; WAV (.wav); FLAC; MP3; DSF, DFF, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
SUPPORTED MEDIA SERVERS: all UPnP / DLNA / Roon

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