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Gold Note DS100

49,000 kr

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IMAGINE A GREAT DSD DIGITAL STREAMER AND A TOP QUALITY MUSIC SERVERMERGED WITH A CUTTING EDGE DSD DIGITAL-TO-ANALOGUE CONVERTER

DS-1000

“  From a sonic standpoint, what else can be said than mission accomplished? Elegance, vividness, resolution, transparency and great dynamics honor the essence of music. ”

— Joël Chevassus

AUDIO STREAMING JUST BECAME BETTER

It’s time to enjoy your music: with DS-1000 it’s simple, just as simple as playing from a USB key or connecting to the web to browse digital radio stations.

To play music files at its best and always with top quality high resolution in 24bit 192kHz, DS-1000 is equipped with a D/A converter and one S/PDif coaxial and one TOS optical digital inputs powered by AKM receiver, and also a USB port powered by the world class XMOS U6 500MHz DSD for high speed peripherals.

MORE TIME FOR MUSIC, LESS TIME TO MAKE IT WORK

A large 3,5” TFT monitor displays all unit information in a clear menu that’s easy to browse, showing all USB inputs, digital inputs and radio stations

Thanks to the exclusive SKC – Single Knob Control the unit becomes a friendly plug-and-play source fully controllable even without a remote or the computer and mobile App.

DS-1000 main menu

“  DS-1000 felt completely at ease while delivering catchily infectious music. Acceleration, transients, impact: every little swing in rhythm and tempo was astutely rendered. Outstanding clarity provided a true sensation of having the required holographic depth for a live ambiance. ”

— Joël Chevassus

TOTAL CONTROL OVER YOUR SYSTEM

INSIDE –

DS-1000 offers a unique modular design exclusively modelled for Gold Note’s 1000 series to expand and grow your system into a complete all-in-one high-end audio source with an optional internal preamp stage and also an analogue balanced stereo input

– AND OUTSIDE

modularity is also extended to external accessories, perfect to push the performance even further, up to outstanding levels with:

– two unique optional external Class-A tube output stages
TUBE-1006 TUBE-1012

– two different external super Inductive Power Supplies
PSU-1250 PSU-1100

The output stage comes from our experience with Favard CD Player and matches the best digital sources available on the market today with a fully balanced, solid state Dual-Mono PCM1792A

For a no-compromises experience, DS-1000 optionally gets two exclusive balanced Class A tube output stage units:

TUBE-1012 – featuring 12 double triode tubes, is a special unit employing 6 transformers, inductive and tube power supply, ultra-low distortion, noise-less and low impedance output

TUBE-1006 – a simplified 6 tubes unit, able to significantly improve performances

DS-1000 controlled with an Iphone

The unit’s voltage will always be extremely stable on every audio signal paths due to two proprietary Dual-Mono transformers PSU, achieving high-quality audio performances and annulling digital interferences

To step up the configuration we designed two external super power supplies:

PSU-1250 – 250 Watt inductive unit in a massive multi-transformer working as a virtual battery

PSU-1100 – 100 Watt inductive unit able to maximize DS-1000’s power and providing a full galvanic insulation from the AC system and a perfect unit shielding from RFI and EMI troubles

UPGRADE WHEN YOU WANT TO

DS-1000 comes with a standard digital volume control and can be connected directly into a power amplifier with no need of any preamplifier

But enthusiasts will appreciate the optional high quality preamp stage also equipping our Demidoff flagship line of amplifiers, a PGA single resistor for dual-mono volume control

A stereo balanced analogue input is also available as an optional to allow DS-1000 to be an integrated control unit and drive a power amplifier directly

Technology With Style 

the best solution to always enjoy music

“  Listening to Gershwin’s Piano Concerto, dynamic contrasts were impressive, with the kind of vividness and urgency that kept me glued to and drawn into the music. ”

— Joël Chevassus

ALL-IN-ONE DSD DIGITAL PLAYER, STREAMER, NET PLAYER, SERVER AND D/A CONVERTER

Performing DSD audio files from the web via LAN or W/LAN (WiFi) through a cutting edge DSD USB D/A Converter with Coax and Optical input vertically integrated.

IOS & ANDROID APP

DS-1000 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 control even the digital inputs displaying all meta data, cover and information registered on the track as well as real resolution format.

GOLD NOTE TFT DISPLAY & SKC

The Gold Note proprietary SKC – Single Knob Control – and TFT display allow intuitive control conveniently with a single knob. The unit is also fully controlled via Wi-Fi.

PREAMP AND ANALOG INPUT STAGE

Two optional integrated preamplifier stage and balanced input to perform a full vertically integrated unit able to drive an audio system on its own.

DS-1000 is able to play with NET Media Player, tune on Internet radio stations and convert files from computer and external digital sources having optical and coaxial digital inputs.

ULTRA VERSATILE DESIGN

DS-1000 plays directly HardDisk and USB memories via two USB A ports avoiding internal built in memories. Being a net player works in W/LAN and LAN and also with NAS.
The unit also integrates a D/A Converter playing all audio formats up to DSD one.

GOLD NOTE MODULAR DESIGN

Innovative unique modular design allows a variety of external upgrades, including two Class-A tube output stages, Atomic Master Clocks and Exclusive External Inductive Power Supplies.

TANK MECHANICAL STRUCTURE

DS-1000 features a great mechanical structure made of solid machined steel and thick aluminium panels to guarantee low frequency resonance, feedback vibrational control and low magnetic inertial field.

Specifications 

Dimensions: 430mm L | 135mm H | 375mm D
Weight: 15kg

Main features

DSD Streamer with integrated DSD D/A Converter
Frequency response: 5Hz-200kHz +/-0.3dB
THD – Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.001% max
Signal to Noise ratio: -125dB
Dynamic response: 129dB
Output impedance: 50ohm
Phase response: linear phase, absolute phase inverted
Digital filter: Gold Note Zero-Clock™ circuit enabling three different Master Clock
Volume control: switchable On/Off Digital partializer

Power

Mains supply: 100V to 245V, 50/60Hz, depending on market destination not convertible
Dual-Mono power supply
Power consumption: 30W

Upgrades

TUBE-1012: Class-A 12 Tubes output stage with inductive tube power supply
PSU-1250: Dual-Mono 250Watt Super External Power supply
Preamp Stage: PGA electronically control single resistor dual-mono volume control preamp
Analogue input: Stereo balanced XLR
External AC filter: Gold Note Lucca AC distributor
Other: Gold Note Lucca power chord

Connectivity

LAN/WLAN WiFi: 802.11b/g via RJ45 10/100Mbps socket and Antenna
Infrared remote: RC5 proprietary code

Supported audio formats:

AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc)
WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked
FLAC
WmA Windows media Audio 9
WAX Windows media audio metafiles
ASX Advanced Stream Redirector (.asx)
MPEG-4 Advanced Audio coding File, .aac, .m4a including Apple lossless
MP3

Supported media servers:
All uPnP certified media servers (Minim, Bubble UPnP, etc.)

Audio inputs

Digital input: one RCA S/PDIF coaxial and one TOS-optical asynchronous 24/192
USB: asynchronous DSD and PCM up to 24/192 High Speed 2.0 port
USB: two USB-A front ports to feed USB flash memories, HDD FAT & NTFS
Analogue input (optional): Stereo balanced XLR

Audio outputs

Line output level (fixed): stereo RCA @ 2Volt and balanced XLR @ 4Volt
Digital output: S/PDIF, 75ohm RCA 24bit