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Gold Note DS-10 EVO DSD Streamer
$4,500.00 – $4,800.00
DIGITAL AUDIO DAC & STREAMING
The DS-10 EVO is a versatile state-of-the-art streaming DAC, featuring a D/A converter with a cutting-edge streamer, a line preamplifier and a headphone amplifier. In addition to the already complete connectivity, it also features high-definition Bluetooth and audiophile headphone output. The DS-10 EVO supports high-resolution files, such as MQA and DSD (up to DSD512), providing the best audio quality to enjoy your favorite songs.
The technology of the DS-10 EVO is enclosed in a compact-sized ultra-rigid aluminium chassis, which makes it the perfect addition to a modern High-End audio system. With the DS-10 EVO, you can stream through Roon, Airplay, Tidal, MQA, Qobuz, Spotify, vTuner, and Deezer or access your collection of digital music stored locally on a NAS or a USB flash drive, controlling the device with our easy-to-use GN Control App on your smartphone or tablet (available for free on iOS and Android). In addition, the DS-10 EVO, thanks to the implementation of Tidal Connect, you will be also able to stream directly from Tidal. A fully Roon Ready streamer, the DS-10 EVO is also compatible with all UPnP/DLNA services, and Airplay 2.0. Simply connect it to your network using the Wi-Fi or the Ethernet port and to your power amplifier or active speakers and get ready to explore the limitless possibilities of high-resolution music.
The DS-10 EVO is equipped with an on/off switchable High-End Analogue Preamp stage to enable the control of the analogue volume using the remote, the SKC or the app GN Control, ensuring the best performance ever. The DS-10 EVO also features a professional 6.3mm headphones output with two sensitivity levels (High/Low), a proprietary technology we developed to get the best out of your headphones. With the additional analogue input, the DS-10 EVO LINE model becomes the perfect integration between the Gold Note PH-10 phono stage and the PA-10 power amplifier.
The DS-10 EVO has a unique feature that sets it apart from any other DAC, making it the most versatile DAC available today – three different profiles can be selected to fine-tune the performance of the DAC. The DAC behaviour can be changed to adapt to the music played without modifying the audio signal and thus maintaining the highest audio quality, acting on the deemphasis, the low-pass digital filters and the DSD filter. Such profiles can be selected in real-time during music playback delivering a unique listening experience and ease of use thanks to the clear menu on the TFT display. It’s time to enjoy the unprecedented listening pleasure that only the DS-10 can offer you! You can quickly check all the functions available on the DS-10 EVO on its large 2.8” TFT display and fully control it through the SKC (Single Knob Control) located on the front panel, the Gold Note remote control, or the dedicated App GN Control, which in addition displays on your smartphone or tablet all information registered on the track as well as the real resolution format.
On top of that, the user experience of the DS-10 EVO, compared to the previous DS-10, has been further improved with a renewed interface, evolving toward greater user-friendliness, and allowing for firmware updates over the air. Roon Ready network devices have Roon’s streaming technology built in and are certified by Roon Labs to provide the highest level of quality and performance in network streaming. Finishes: Brushed Aluminium Black, Silver or Gold with choice of Black, Silver or Gold Inserts!!
- D/A CONVERTER CHIP AKM AK4493 PCM (32bit/768kHz, DSD512)
- FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
- THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) 0.001% max
- SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO 125dB
- DYNAMIC RANGE 120dB
- PREAMP STAGE VOLUME CONTROL Enabled/Disabled by remote
- NETWORK CONNECTIVITY LAN/WLAN (WiFi) 10/100Mbps (DSD64, PCM 24bit/192kHz)
- BLUETOOTH : High Definition 5.0 (44/16)
- HIGH QUALITY STREAMING Roon Ready, Airplay, MQA, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Tidal Connect, vTuner. Supported Audio Formats
- SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS (NETWORK) Up to PCM 32bit/384kHz, DSD256 (DSF, DFF), AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc), ALAC, WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked, FLAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
- SUPPORTED MEDIA SERVERS All UPnP, DLNA, Roon
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