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 CHAMELEON DAC
DS-10 has a very unique feature that distinguishes it from every other DAC: the selection of three different profiles lets the listener change the sound character of the DAC similar to a chameleon, making the DS-10 the most versatile unit on the market.
For the first time ever, all the possible set up functions that are part of the basic operation of any digital converter are accessible to the end user including the Low Pass filter, high-frequency De-emphasis and internal Power of the DAC. The user can adjust those parameters via the clear menu on the display, browsing with the rotary switch knob or with the remote control modifying and storing 3 presets as desired or use the DAC in standard set up. The adjustments to the electrical profiles of the DAC can be made in real time according to the music playing allowing to perfectly match the DS-10 to one's stereo system and above all to anyone's listening preferences, all of this without modifying directly the audio signal.
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
The DS-10 has a High-End analog audio preamplifier that can be activated / deactivated. When the preamplifier is activated, it allows the analogical regulation of the volume on any selected source: computer, TV, CD player, internet streaming services, etc.
DS-10 alsofeatures a professional 6.3 mm headphones output with a proprietary technology which allows selecting two sensitivity levels to drive almost any kind of headphones. It will always be playing pure audio without compromise. No digital, no poor quality volume controls.
DURABLE DESIGN 100% MADE IN ITALY
DS-10 features a great mechanical structure made of solid machined steel and thick aluminum panels to guarantee low frequency resonance, feedback vibrational control and low 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 proprietary App for full control via iPhones and iPads. The App show the metadata of the files, the cover album (when it is available) and the informations about the track selected. 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.