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Gold Note - DS-1000 EVO Line - DAC

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$15,750.00
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Discover unparalleled sonic excellence with the Gold Note DS-1000 EVO Line DAC, a masterpiece of Italian engineering that defines the zenith of digital audio performance. Meticulously crafted to satisfy audiophiles, this DAC is a convergence of the finest technology and the storied tradition of the Italian Sound. The spotlight feature—a robust Dual-Mono D/A converter powered by dual AKM AK4493 chips—promises an extraordinary aural fidelity with virtually zero crosstalk, capturing every nuance of your music. Exclusive to The Audio Tailor, Australia's premier Hi-Fi store, the DS-1000 EVO Line doesn’t just play music; it immerses you in it. With a seamless integration of streaming services such as Tidal Connect and capabilities with Roon, Airplay, and Bluetooth HD 5. 0, your streaming experience is elevated to ultra-high resolution. Whether through LAN/WLAN or a USB connection, rest assured that every format from MQA to DSD512 is catered for. Gold Note goes a step further, integrating a sublime Class A preamplifier stage that ensures the warm, rich sound that enthusiasts crave. Designed for both the discerning ear and the sophisticated collector, the DS-1000 EVO Line DAC is not merely a piece of equipment—it's the heart of a high-fidelity journey. For personalized advice or to experience the transformative power of this DAC, contact The Audio Tailor today.

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ℹ Product Information

Immerse yourself in the lavish, auditory embrace of the Gold Note DS-1000 EVO Line DAC, a paragon of sonic excellence, conceived to satiate the most discerning ears with its Italian Sound—a signature aural experience renowned for its emotive warmth and exquisite detail.

This formidable bastion of audio fidelity stands out as a testament to our relentless pursuit of the perfect digital-to-analog conversion, delivering a Dual-Mono design empowered by a pair of AKM AK4493 converters that meticulously maintain the integrity of your music, ensuring a crosstalk-negligible journey from digital streams to analogue bliss.

The intuitive streaming capabilities of the DS-1000 EVO, complemented by elite services like Tidal and Roon, offers an uncompromised pathway to ultra-high-resolution audio, embracing formats up to MQA, PCM 32bit/384kHz, and DSD512 with effortless grace.

Its pure Class A output stage and the incorporated preamp ensure that whether through your speakers or professional headphones, your listening experience is nothing short of transformative.

Connect, stream, and command your digital audio realm with unparalleled precision and depth—welcome to the ultimate sound oasis that is the DS-1000 EVO Line DAC, where every note is a golden note.

Features / Benefits Section

Exquisite Dual-Mono Configuration:

Feature: Dual-Mono DAC design equipped with two top-tier AKM AK4493 converters offers superior stereo separation and a remarkable reduction in crosstalk.
Benefit: Enjoy a pristine, undiluted audio experience with a sense of space and depth that closely mimics a live performance—each instrument and note stands out with lifelike clarity and precision.

High-Resolution Streaming Services Integration:

Feature: In-built support for elite services such as Tidal, Roon, Qobuz, and Spotify Connect, including native Tidal Connect integration.
Benefit: Seamlessly stream your favorite tracks with high-definition audio directly from the world’s leading music platforms, ensuring you don't miss a beat of the highest-quality sound regardless of your preferred service.

Versatile Network Connectivity:

Feature: Robust network connectivity options with LAN/WLAN (WiFi) support and Bluetooth HD 5.0 for wireless freedom.
Benefit: Effortlessly connect to your home network or enjoy flexible placement without the need for cumbersome cables, maintaining a clean and elegant set-up while indulging in sublime audio quality.

Advanced Format Support:

Feature: Wide-ranging support for all popular audio formats up to PCM 32bit/384kHz and DSD512, ensuring comprehensive playback capabilities.
Benefit: Rest assured that your high-definition digital audio files will be rendered flawlessly, whether they are standard MP3s or ultra-high-resolution studio master files.

Refined Class A Preamplifier Stage:

Feature: Integrated Class A preamplifier stage with the ability to bypass in DAC mode.
Benefit: Attain the warm, rich sound characteristic of Class A amplification, with the option to revert to a pure DAC output, offering versatility and enhancing sonic purity for audiophiles.

Professional Headphone Amplification:

Feature: Dedicated 6.3mm headphone output with selectable sensitivity, tailored to drive a wide range of professional headphones.
Benefit: Dive into an intimate listening session with your beloved headphones, experiencing dynamic, detailed sound tailored to your personal preferences and headphone capabilities.

Comprehensive Input/Output Suite:

Feature: A plethora of digital and analog inputs/outputs including USB, AES/EBU, RCA, XLR, and more.
Benefit: Connect virtually any audio source or output device to create your ideal high-fidelity audio system, from vintage vinyl turntables to modern digital streamers, without compatibility concerns.

Roon Ready Certification:

Feature: Roon Ready endorsement indicates integration with Roon’s high-performance streaming technology.
Benefit: Unlock a user-friendly interface, straightforward setup, and robust reliable daily operation while enjoying an audiophile-grade listening experience that honors the original recording with no compromise.

Effortless Application Control:

Feature: GN Control App available for iOS and Android devices for easy management of device settings, streaming services, and music libraries.
Benefit: Take full command of your audio experience right from the palm of your hand, enjoying convenience without sacrificing any of the DS-1000 EVO’s sophisticated capabilities.

Premium Build Quality:

Feature: A meticulous Italian design, with a substantial build including a multiple-transformer proprietary power design and luxurious craftsmanship, ensuring both aesthetic pleasure and lasting reliability.
Benefit: Incorporate a piece of auditory art into your living space that not only sounds exceptional but also stands as a statement of unparalleled craftsmanship and enduring quality.

Specifications

Specification Category Specification Details
Product Line Gold Note - DS-1000 EVO Line - DAC
Key Features Dual-Mono D/A converter design, powered by two AKM AK4493 converters; Roon Ready; Tidal Connect; Class A preamplifier stage
DAC Chip 2x AKM AK4493 (Dual-Mono design)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD 0.001% max
Signal to Noise Ratio 125dB
Dynamic Range 120dB
Output Impedance RCA: 50Ω, XLR: 100Ω
Network Connectivity LAN/WLAN (WiFi) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band (10/433Mbps), Bluetooth: HD 5.0 (44/16)
Streaming Services & Technologies Roon Ready, Airplay, MQA, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Tidal Connect, vTuner
Supported Audio Formats (Network) PCM (up to 32bit/384kHz), DSD (up to DSD256), AIFF, ALAC, WAV, FLAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
Supported Media Servers All UPnP/DLNA, Roon
Digital Inputs 1x RCA coaxial, 1x AES/EBU balanced, 2x TOS-Link, 1x USB-B, 1x USB-A
Analog Inputs (DS-1000 EVO LINE Only) 1x RCA unbalanced, 1x XLR balanced
Audio Outputs (DAC) 1x unbalanced RCA (2Vrms), 1x balanced XLR (2Vrms)
Audio Outputs (Preamp) 1x unbalanced RCA, 1x balanced XLR, 1x headphone 6.3mm jack
Power Supply 100-240V / 50-60Hz, Multiple-Transformer proprietary design
Power Consumption 30W
Fuses 2A T
Dimensions 430mm W x 135mm H x 375mm D
Weight 10kg net, 15kg boxed
Remote Control Multifunctional remote control included
Model Variations DS-1000 EVO, DS-1000 EVO LINE (with integrated preamp and additional analogue inputs)

In the pantheon of high-fidelity, the Gold Note DS-1000 EVO Line DAC resides among the elite, offering a sanctuary of sound where every musical nuance is revered, and the heart of the melody beats with palpable purity. At The Audio Tailor, Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, we understand that the quest for the perfect audio setup is as personal as the music itself, which is why our experts stand ready to guide you through every note of your journey. With this Italian masterpiece at the core of your system, you are not just listening—you are re-living each performance, every strum, and whisper as it was intended. The Gold Note DS-1000 EVO Line DAC isn't just a product; it's your passage to rediscover your music collection in a way that's as unique and profound as your love for sound. For the ultimate expression of passion and precision, connect with us at The Audio Tailor via phone, email, or at our Brisbane store and behold the future of audio excellence, poised to elevate your auditory experience to echelons unimagined.

ℹ Specifications
Specification Category Specification Details
Product Line Gold Note - DS-1000 EVO Line - DAC
Key Features Dual-Mono D/A converter design, powered by two AKM AK4493 converters; Roon Ready; Tidal Connect; Class A preamplifier stage
DAC Chip 2x AKM AK4493 (Dual-Mono design)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD 0.001% max
Signal to Noise Ratio 125dB
Dynamic Range 120dB
Output Impedance RCA: 50Ω, XLR: 100Ω
Network Connectivity LAN/WLAN (WiFi) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band (10/433Mbps), Bluetooth: HD 5.0 (44/16)
Streaming Services & Technologies Roon Ready, Airplay, MQA, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Tidal Connect, vTuner
Supported Audio Formats (Network) PCM (up to 32bit/384kHz), DSD (up to DSD256), AIFF, ALAC, WAV, FLAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
Supported Media Servers All UPnP/DLNA, Roon
Digital Inputs 1x RCA coaxial, 1x AES/EBU balanced, 2x TOS-Link, 1x USB-B, 1x USB-A
Analog Inputs (DS-1000 EVO LINE Only) 1x RCA unbalanced, 1x XLR balanced
Audio Outputs (DAC) 1x unbalanced RCA (2Vrms), 1x balanced XLR (2Vrms)
Audio Outputs (Preamp) 1x unbalanced RCA, 1x balanced XLR, 1x headphone 6.3mm jack
Power Supply 100-240V / 50-60Hz, Multiple-Transformer proprietary design
Power Consumption 30W
Fuses 2A T
Dimensions 430mm W x 135mm H x 375mm D
Weight 10kg net, 15kg boxed
Remote Control Multifunctional remote control included
Model Variations DS-1000 EVO, DS-1000 EVO LINE (with integrated preamp and additional analogue inputs)

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