DS-1000 MkII

DAC and Streamer

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.

Technical specifications

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
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

AUDIO INPUTS

Digital input: 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 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

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE

50Ω

POWER SUPPLY

100 – 120V / 220 – 240V, 50/60Hz

Dual-Mono power supply

POWER CONSUMPTION

30W

DIMENSIONS

430mm W | 135mm H | 375mm D

WEIGHT

Kg. 11

CHASSIS

Brushed Aluminium in Black and Silver

GOLD NOTE DS-1000 REMOTE

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REMOTE CONTROL

Multifunctional remote included

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

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