The DS-10 PLUS is designed to cover the needs of the contemporary audiophile adding also a 3.5 mm jack analogue input to make it even more functional. The DS-10 PLUS perfectly completes any audio system offering internet, digital and analogue connectivity with the purity of the premium Gold Note High-End audio sound performance. All this high technology is brilliantly enclosed in a convenient compact sized and eye-catching chassis.
A COMPLETE AUDIO SOURCE: D/A CONVERTER, STREAMER, LINE PREAMPLIFIER AND HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER WITH ADDITIONAL ANALOGUE INPUT
The DS-10 PLUS is a new generation D/A Converter and UPnP-DLNA Streamer, created to revolutionise any audio system with its ability to browse web streaming players and digital sources. Inspired by Gold Note s acclaimed top models, it merges the extended connectivity features of the IS-1000 All-In-One unit adding an impressive headphones double power GAIN output to drive the most demanding models. It also features, for the first time on a High-End audio product, the exceptional high-resolution Bluetooth 5.0. DS-10 PLUS is equipped with a 3.5 mm jack analogue input which makes it not only the perfect digital source but a complete preamplifier for analogue and digital sources. The DS-10 PLUS completes the captivating Gold Note Series 10 becoming the perfect connection between the PH-10 phono stage and PA-10 power amplifier. It can now sit proudly at the center of any stereo system.
The DS-10 PLUS is a Roon Ready device, fully multi-room system compatible with a quick plug&play installation. You simply need to connect it to your network (Wi-Fi or Ethernet) and then to the power amplifier or active speakers to be ready to start exploring the limitless possibilities of online music. You can stream through Roon, Airplay, Tidal, MQA , Qobuz, Spotify and Deezer, controlling everything with our easy to use App on your phone or tablet (available for iOS and Android for free). You can also access all your collections of digital music stored locally on a NAS or USB flash drive (DSD64 on USB and LAN, PCM up to 24/192).
By letting you access the factory settings, the DS-10 PLUS becomes one of the most versatile D/A converters on the market. The sound behaviour can be changed to adapt the music played to the taste of the listener without modifying the audio signal but only adjusting the electrical profiles, acting on the deemphasis, the low-pass digital filters and the power applied to the digital chip. Such profiles can be managed and stored in real time during music playback for maximum convenience and a unique listening experience.
The DS-10 PLUS is a magical musical box that brings all kinds of music to an unprecedented High-End audiophile pleasure, giving you access to all the music in the world without any concession on sound quality.
D/A Converter AKM AK4493 PCM up to 32bit/768kHz & DSD512 native
Roon Ready, MQA, Airplay, vTuner, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify
LAN and WiFi
Bluetooth High Definition 5.0
1 RCA Coax
2 Optical Tos-Link
1 AES/EBU XLR
1 USB-B DAC Input DSD512
1 USB-A host (for flash memories)
ANALOGUE INPUT 3,5mm mini jack
AUDIO OUTPUTS DAC stereo RCA @ 1Volt and balanced XLR @ 2Volt
AUDIO OUTPUTS PREAMP Stereo RCA, balanced XLR;
1 headphone 6,3mm Jack on the front panel double gain
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE 50
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 0.001% max
SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO -125dB
PREAMP STAGE VOLUME CONTROL enabled/disabled by remote
DYNAMIC RANGE 120dB
SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS (NETWORK) up to PCM 24bit/192kHz:
AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc)
WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked
DSD64: DSF, DFF
DSD64: DSF, DFF
IMPORTANT: UPnP server must support DSD streaming in order to stream DSD files.
SUPPORTED MEDIA SERVERS all UPnP / DLNA / Roon
REMOTE CONTROL included
CONTROL APP available for iOS and Android
search GN Control on Apple App Store or Mconnect Control on Google Play Store
POWER SUPPLY 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Multiple Transformer proprietary power supply
Power consumption: 30W
DIMENSIONS 200mm W, 80mm H, 260mm D
WEIGHT 4kg net 5Kg boxed
FINISHES Brushed Aluminium in Black, Silver or Gold color