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Gold Note DS-10 PLUS the most complete Streaming DAC

Gold Note DS-10 PLUS the most complete Streaming DAC


The DS-10 is a versatile state-of-the-art streaming DAC designed for the contemporary audiophile. The technology of the DS-10 is brilliantly enclosed in a compact-sized aluminium chassis and it’s the perfect addition to a modern High-End audio system. The DS-10 PLUS is also equipped with a 3.5 mm jack analogue input and a completely analogue stage, a perfect preamplifier for analogue and digital sources.


The DS-10 PLUS is a 4-in-1 digital source that features a UPnP-DLNA Streamer, High-End D/A Converter, Line Preamplifier and Headphone Amplifier. Inspired by our acclaimed IS-1000 All-In-One unit, it combines its extended connectivity features with the exceptional high-resolution of the Bluetooth 5.0 – for the first time ever on a High-End audio product – and the impressive headphone double power GAIN output. The DS-10 PLUS is also equipped with an analogue input to become a complete preamplifier for analogue and digital sources, both the analogue line input and the preamp stage operate in a fully analogue way to preserve the purest audio quality (available on DS-10 PLUS only).

Part of the Series 10, the DS-10 is the perfect connection between the PH-10 phono stage and the PA-10 power amplifier, and the core of a smart stereo system.

The DS-10 is a Roon Ready device with a quick plug&play set-up and multi-room capabilities. Simply connect it to your network using the Wi-Fi or the Ethernet port and to your power amplifier or active speakers, and get ready to explore the limitless possibilities of high-resolution music. Stream through Roon, Airplay, Tidal, MQA, Qobuz, Spotify and Deezer or access your collection of digital music stored locally on a NAS or a USB flash drive (DSD64 and PCM 24/192 on USB-A/LAN/WLAN, DSD512 and PCM 32/768 on USB-B) controlling the DS-10 PLUS with our easy to use GN Control App on your smartphone or tablet (available for free on iOS and Android).

The DS-10 has a unique feature that sets it apart from any other DAC – its behaviour can be changed to adapt to the music played without modifying the audio signal and maintaining the highest audio quality, acting on the PCM Equalisation curve (Low-Pass filter), the High-Frequency De-emphasis, and the internal power profile. Such profiles can be selected in real-time during music playback delivering a unique listening experience and ease of use thanks to the clear menu on the TFT display. It’s time to enjoy the unprecedented listening pleasure that only the DS-10 can offer you.


DAC D/A Converter AKM AK4493 PCM up to 32bit/768kHz & DSD512 native
Streamer Roon Ready, MQA, Airplay, vTuner, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify
Connectivity LAN/WLAN
Bluetooth 5.0 (44/16)
Digital Inputs 1 RCA Coax (PCM 24/192)
2 Optical Tos-Link (PCM 24/192)
1 AES/EBU XLR (PCM 24/192)
1 USB-B (PCM 32/768, DSD512)
1 USB-A (PCM 24/192, DSD64)
Analogue Input 3,5mm mini jack
Audio Outputs DAC stereo RCA @ 1Volt and balanced XLR @ 2Volt
Audio Outputs Preamp Stereo RCA, balanced XLR;
1 headphone 6,3mm Jack on the front panel double gain
Output Impedance 50Ω
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD – Total Harmonic Distortion 0.001% max
Signal to Noise Ratio -125dB
Preamp Stage Volume Control enabled/disabled by remote
Dynamic Range 120dB
Supported Audio Formats (Network) PCM 24bit/192kHz
AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc)
WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked
Apple Lossless
IMPORTANT: UPnP server must support DSD streaming in order to stream DSD files.
Supported Media Servers all UPnP / DLNA / Roon
Remote Control included
Control App available for free on iOS and Android
Search for “GN Control” on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
Power Supply 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Multiple Transformer proprietary power supply
Power consumption: 30W
Dimensions 200mm W, 80mm H, 260mm D
Weight 4kg net
5Kg boxed
Finishes Brushed Aluminium in Black, Silver or Gold color


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