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Gold Note - DS-10 EVO - DAC

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Discover the pinnacle of digital audio evolution with the Gold Note DS-10 EVO, the DAC that redefines contemporary sound. As Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, The Audio Tailor proudly presents a masterful blend of innovation and performance, all wrapped in a sleek, compact aluminum chassis that seamlessly integrates into any high-end audio system. Immerse yourself in high-resolution bliss with support for MQA and DSD up to DSD512, and revel in a myriad of streaming services, including Roon, Tidal, and Spotify, accessible through the intuitive GN Control App. Whether engaging in private sessions with the audiophile-grade headphone output or commanding a room with the pure clarity of its line preamplifier, the DS-10 EVO stands at the forefront of acoustic excellence. Elevate your listening experience with three customizable digital profiles, ensuring the perfect harmony between your music and your mood. With The Audio Tailor's expertise, exceptional customer service, and the astonishing capabilities of the Gold Note DS-10 EVO, audio perfection is not just an aspiration—it's your reality. Call us at 1300 308 711, or visit our store at Unit 9/20 Rivergate Place, Murarrie QLD, to witness the transformation of your sonic landscape.

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ℹ Product Information

Gold Note DS-10 EVO DAC

Immerse yourself in an auditory oasis where precision engineering and acoustic elegance converge: the Gold Note DS-10 EVO DAC stands as a testament to sonic perfection in the digital age.

Far more than a mere digital-to-analog converter, the DS-10 EVO is an artsy symphony of technology, orchestrating an incredibly versatile streaming DAC, an innovative line preamplifier, and a high-fidelity headphone amplifier all encased within a compact and ultra-rigid aluminum chassis that delights both the eyes and ears.

Engineered with the meticulous audiophile in mind, the DS-10 EVO boasts a pantheon of high-resolution file support, including MQA and DSD (up to DSD512), promising nothing less than the purest sound to envelop you in your favorite melodies.

Whether indulging in Roon, Airplay, or high-definition Bluetooth streaming, the DS-10 EVO adapts fluidly to deliver the ultimate listening experience across a plethora of services such as Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify, and more. Its innovative feature set, combined with the ease of control from the proprietary GN Control App, transforms any space into a modern High-End audio sanctuary.

With three selectable profiles to customize your listening adventure, and a front-facing interface designed for seamless interaction, the DS-10 EVO is an auditory chameleon, flawlessly tailoring itself to the nuanced needs of music connoisseurs.

Embrace the frontier of audio excellence: the DS-10 EVO is not just a DAC—it's the heart of your musical universe, pulsing with the rhythm of innovation and the soul of high-fidelity.

Features / Benefits

Ultimate High-Resolution File Support

  • Feature: The Gold Note DS-10 EVO supports an array of high-resolution audio formats including MQA, PCM (up to 32bit/768kHz), and DSD (up to DSD512).
  • Benefit: Experience the finest details and textures of your music with uncompromised clarity, bringing studio-quality sound right into your living space.

Innovative Line Preamplifier and Headphone Amplifier

  • Feature: The DS-10 EVO includes a switchable High-End analog preamp stage and a professional headphones output with adjustable sensitivity.
  • Benefit: Whether you're powering your favorite speakers or immersing yourself in a personal listening session, the DS-10 EVO offers unparalleled audio fidelity.

Versatile Digital Chameleon DAC

  • Feature: Three user-selectable profiles adapt the DAC's behavior to match your musical preferences without altering the audio signal.
  • Benefit: Customize your auditory experience in real-time, ensuring you get the most out of every track without sacrificing audio quality.

Seamless Streaming with High-Definition Bluetooth

  • Feature: Equipped with high-definition Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless streaming at impressive quality levels.
  • Benefit: Enjoy convenient, cable-free audio streaming without any compromise on the sonic integrity of your music.

Roon Ready Streaming Technology

  • Feature: Roon Ready certification promises the ultimate user interface and streaming experience, integrating seamlessly with your existing Roon ecosystem.
  • Benefit: Effortless streaming with reliable performance and unmatched audio delivery, offering an innovative and engaging way to access your entire digital library.

Effortless Network Connectivity

  • Feature: LAN/WLAN dual-band support ensures stable and high-speed network connections, extending the possibilities for streaming and accessing high-resolution music.
  • Benefit: Reliable and fast access to your favorite streaming services and local storage without the hassles of connectivity issues.

Versatile Input/Output Options

  • Feature: An array of digital and analog inputs, including USB, AES/EBU, RCA, and Tos-Link, plus balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA audio outputs.
  • Benefit: Flexibility to connect various source components and integrate seamlessly with your sound system, catering to all your connectivity needs.

Comprehensive Control with GN Control App

  • Feature: Control your Gold Note DS-10 EVO using the proprietary GN Control App designed for intuitive control over all features.
  • Benefit: Manage your listening experience effortlessly from your smartphone or tablet with comprehensive access to settings and streaming preferences.

Dedicated Headphone Output

  • Feature: A professional-grade 6.3mm headphone jack on the front panel with two sensitivity levels ensures compatibility with a wide range of headphones.
  • Benefit: Personalize your solo listening sessions with optimum drive and volume control tailored to your headphones' specifications.

Elegant and Robust Design

  • Feature: Housed in a compact, ultra-rigid aluminum chassis with a refined aesthetic suitable for modern high-end audio systems.
  • Benefit: Not only does the DS-10 EVO deliver impressive audio performance, but it also enhances the visual appeal of your audio setup, promising longevity and sturdiness.

OTA Firmware Updates

  • Feature: Over The Air firmware updates keep your device up-to-date with the latest features and improvements.
  • Benefit: Assurance that your DS-10 EVO remains at the forefront of digital audio technology, enhancing its functionality over time.

All-inclusive Remote Control

  • Feature: A multifunctional remote control is included, offering convenient access to all DS-10 EVO features from anywhere in the room.
  • Benefit: Enjoy relaxed and uninterrupted listening sessions with full control over your audio experience at your fingertips.

ℹ Specifications
Specification Details
Product Type DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) / Network Streamer / Preamp / Headphone Amp
Model Gold Note - DS-10 EVO
DAC Chip AKM AK4493
PCM Resolution (Max) Up to 32bit/768kHz
DSD Resolution (Max) Up to DSD512
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 0.001% max
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) 125dB
Dynamic Range 120dB
Preamp Stage Volume Control Enabled/Disabled
Network Connectivity LAN/WLAN (WiFi) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band (10/433Mbps), Bluetooth 5.0 High-Definition
Streaming Services Roon Ready, Airplay, MQA, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Tidal Connect, vTuner
Supported Audio Formats PCM, DSD (Up to DSD256), AIFF, ALAC, WAV, FLAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
Digital Inputs 1x RCA, 1x AES/EBU, 2x TOS-Link, 1x USB-B, 1x USB-A
Analogue Input 1x 3.5mm mini-jack (10kΩ)
Audio Outputs 1x Unbalanced RCA, 1x Balanced XLR, 1x Headphone 6.3mm jack
Output Impedance 50Ω
Power Consumption 35W
Power Supply 100-240V / 50-60Hz, Multiple Transformer proprietary power supply
Dimensions 200mm W x 80mm H x 260mm D
Weight 4kg (net), 5kg (boxed)
Remote Control Multifunctional remote control included
Upgrades PSU-10 EVO External Inductive Power Supply (optional)
Models: DS-10 EVO - Streaming resolution: up to PCM 32/384kHz and DSD256
- Firmware update OTA (Over The Air)
- Wi-Fi Dual Band (10/433Mbps)
- Compatible with Tidal Connect
Models: DS-10 EVO LINE - Includes all features of DS-10 EVO plus:
- Analogue input (3.5mm mini-jack)
- Additional connectivity options

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