Upgrade when you want to
For ultimate performance and audio pleasure, DS-1000 can be equipped with the external balanced Class A Tube Output stages:
TUBE-1012 - featuring 12 double triode tubes, a special unit employing 6 transformers, inductive and tube power supply, ultra-low distortion, noise-less and low impedance output.
TUBE-1006 - a 6 tubes unit that will significantly improve performances and enrich your audio experience.
The voltage of the Tube Output Stages will always be extremely stable on every audio signal path due to two proprietary Dual-Mono transformers PSU, achieving high-quality audio performances, annulling digital interferences.
To step up the configuration DS-1000 modular design offers also an External Inductive PSU:
PSU-1100 - Super external inductive power supply unit able to deliver pure power to DS-1000 and provide a full galvanic insulation from the AC system, shielding perfectly the unit from RFI and EMI.
HI-END DAC featuring, NETwork PLAYER & streamer via PCM and DSD
DAC converting up to native DSD 64/128/256/352,8 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz audio from USB and via web LAN/WiFi through a cutting edge Burr-Brown PCM1792A D/A Converter chip featuring Coax and Optical for best PCM native converter up to 24/192kHz resolution.
IOS & ANDROID APP
DS-1000 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 control all 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 conveniently controlled with a single knob joggle. The unit is also fully controlled via WiFi.
PREAMP AND ANALOG INPUT STAGE
One optional integrated preamplifier stage and balanced input to perform an all-in-one unit able to conveniently drive any audio system.
DS-1000 DAC converts audio files from digital sources having optical, coaxial and also converts computer audio files via USB port. It also plays audio files from the local NET Media Player connected to internet, Internet radio stations via V-Tuner and File Streaming via Tidal.
ULTRA VERSATILE DESIGN
DS-1000 converts D/A audio via S/PDIF coaxial and TOS-optical asynchronous PCM24bit/192kHz inputs, one USB Host asynchronous for native and DoP DSD64/128/256 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz. It also plays HardDisk and USB sticks (FAT32) via two USB A without any built-in storage.
GOLD NOTE MODULAR DESIGN
Innovative unique modular design allows a variety of external upgrades, including Class-A Tube Stages, External Inductive PSU, Preamp Card and Analogue Stereo Input.
TANK MECHANICAL STRUCTURE
DS-1000 features a great mechanical structure made of solid machined steel and thick aluminium panels to guarantee low frequency resonance, and magnetic inertial field.