Gold Note DS-10

A perfect 10? Gold Note bow their DS-10 [€2'495] teased at the Munich HighEnd show, "an innovative 32/384 D/A converter + streamer with headphone amplifier and analogue preamplifier stage plus dedicated control app, TFT colour display and multi-function control knob. The DS-10 is compatible with almost all Internet streaming services like Roon, Tidal, Qobuz, Airplay, Spotify, Deezer and V-Tuner and with DSD, PCM and MQA. With the analogue preamp stage activated, the digital volume of web players is automatically bypassed since the remote controls including the computer app synchronize the unit to all functions for best performance." The modular design enables upgrading with the external inductive PSU-10 power supply. The 6.3mm headphone output has selectable sensitivity to drive almost any kind of headphones on the market. Analog outputs are on RCA and XLR. Finish options are black, silver or gold.