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DS-1000 is the best D/A Converter we have ever made: a true High-End DAC capable of delivering audiophile sound from digital files that features Network Player functions to help you enjoy your favourite music always with the greatest audio quality.

The DS-1000 offers high-resolution digital inputs to convert native PCM audio files up to 24bit/192kHz via S/Pdif coaxial and TOS-Optical inputs. It’s also equipped with one USB host input to convert PCM audio files and DSD 64/128/256.

Besides, DS-1000 also offers Streaming features to use high-resolution online music servers (TIDAL, QOBUZ) and even browse digital radio stations playing via LAN and WiFi and reading audio files directly from USB keys and Hard Disks through the USB-A ports.

A large 3,5” TFT monitor shows all unit information in a clear menu that’s easy to browse, showing all options: digital USB inputs, Radio Stations, Media server.
Thanks to the exclusive SKC – Single Knob Control the unit becomes a friendly plug-and-play source can be fully controlled even without a remote or the computer and mobile App.

DS-1000 offers a unique modular design exclusively engineered for Gold Note’s 1000 series that allows the system to expand and improve as it can feature an optional internal Preamp Stage Card and even an Analogue Stereo Input, turning the DS-1000 into a complete high-end audio Digital Player that can be connected straight to your power amp or active speakers.

Though DS-1000 comes with digital volume control as a standard, audio enthusiasts will appreciate the optional high quality Preamp Stage Card powered by a PGA single resistor dual-mono to achieve better performance and audio purity.

The Analogue Balanced Stereo Input is also available as optional and allows DS-1000 to become a really complete Preamp as well.

Main features

DAC D/A Converter native PCM up to 24bit/192kHz & DSD 64/128/256 native and via DoP Network Player and Streamer PCM and DSD64 FREQUENCY RESPONSE 5Hz-200kHz +/-0.3dB THD – TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 0.001% max SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO -125dB DYNAMIC RESPONSE 129dB DIGITAL FILTER Gold Note Zero-Clock™ circuit enabling three different Master Clock DIGITAL VOLUME CONTROL enabled/disabled by remote
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY LAN/WLAN WiFi: 802.11b/g via RJ45 10/100Mbps socket and Antenna playing native and DoP DSD64/128/256 and PCM up to 24bit/192kHz Infrared remote: RC5 proprietary code SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc) ALAC WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked FLAC WAV (wav) packed/unpacked FLAC WmA Windows media Audio 9 WAX Windows media audio metafiles ASX Advanced Stream Redirector (asx) MP3 SUPPORTED MEDIA SERVERS Minim Bubble UPnP all UPnP certified media servers

Inputs and outputs

DIGITAL INPUTS one RCA S/PDIF coaxial and one TOS- optical asynchronous 24bit/192kHz USB-B asynchronous DSD and PCM up to 24/192 High Speed 2.0 port. USB-A two front ports to feed USB mass storage formatted as FAT16, max current 2000mA shared between the two portS ANALOGUE INPUTS (OPTIONAL) Stereo balanced XLR
ANALOGUE OUTPUTS Line output level (fixed): stereo RCA @ 2Volt and balanced XLR @ 4Volt DIGITAL OUTPUT Digital output: S/PDIF, 75ohm RCA 24bit OUTPUT IMPEDANCE 50Ω


POWER SUPPLY 100-120V or 220-240V, 50/60Hz Dual-Mono power supply
POWER CONSUMPTION 30W FUSE (220/240V) 1A F FUSE (100/120V) 2A F

Dimensions and weight

DIMENSIONS 430mm W | 135mm H | 375mm D



Brushed Aluminium in Black and Silver


REMOTE CONTROL Multifunctional remote control included


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If you are using Windows, please download and install the dedicated driver to use the product via USB with your PC