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.
The DS-10 PLUS is still the perfect digital source but it features an analog input (3,5mm jack) that gives you the opportunity to fully use it as a multi source pre-amp. With the DS-10 PLUS you can now connect your PH-10 or any other analog source to it and use it as a pure pre-amp.
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.
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. 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. 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.
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. 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.
D/A Converter native PCM up to 32bit/384kHz & DSD 64/128 native, via DoP and PCM
Streamer & Network Player PCM and DSD64
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
Main supply: 100V to 245V, 50/60Hz
Multiple Transformer proprietary power supply
Power consumption: 30W
1 Ethernet LAN & Wi-Fi (DSD64 via PCM) 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 AES/EBU balanced PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1 x USB-B asynchronous native and DoP DSD64/128 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz
1x USB-A port to feed USB flash memories and HDD, FAT32/NTFS formatted playing DSD64 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz
Line output level (fixed): stereo RCA @ 1Volt and balanced XLR @ 4Volt
LAN/WLAN WiFi: 802.11b/g via RJ45 10/100Mbps socket and Antenna playing native and DoP DSD64/128 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz
Infrared remote: RC5 proprietary code
SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS
AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc)
WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked
WmA Windows media Audio 9
WAX Windows media audio metafiles
ASX Advanced Stream Redirector (.asx)
DSD (.dsf & .dff via USB-B)
SUPPORTED MEDIA SERVERS
all UPnP certified media servers
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
220mm W | 80mm H | 260mm D