We are offering for sale our Gold Note DS-10 EVO Line Version ex-demo streaming DAC which has had light use from new. The Line Version of the Gold Note DS-10 EVO includes a 3.5mm analogue input socket.

Finish: Black
Serial Number: 80954
Date Received: 26/01/2023
Condition: Slight blemish to the top, see attached picture.
Packaging: Yes
Accessories: Remote control, mains cable, instruction manual
Delivery Options: In-store collection. Delivery available (ask for details).
Warranty: 12 months
New Price: £3,200
Saving: £300
Sale Price: £2,900

The Gold Note DS-10 EVO is a versatile state-of-the-art streaming DAC, featuring a D/A converter with a cutting-edge streamer, a line preamplifier and a headphone amplifier. In addition to the already complete connectivity, it also features high-definition Bluetooth and audiophile headphone output. The DS-10 EVO supports high-resolution files, such as MQA and DSD (up to DSD512), providing the best audio quality to enjoy your favourite songs. The technology of the DS-10 is enclosed in a compact-sized ultra-rigid aluminium chassis, which makes it the perfect addition to a modern High-End audio system.

The Gold Note DS-10 EVO is equipped with an on/off switchable High-End Analogue Preamp stage to enable the control of the analogue volume using the remote, the SKC or the app GN Control, ensuring the best performance ever. The DS-10 EVO also features a professional 6.3mm headphones output with two sensitivity levels (High/Low), a proprietary technology Gold Note developed to get the best out of your headphones. With the additional analogue input, the LINE model becomes the perfect integration between the Gold Note PH-10 phono stage and the PA-10 power amplifier.

With the Gold Note DS-10 EVO, you can stream through Roon, Airplay, Tidal, MQA, Qobuz, Spotify, vTuner, and Deezer or access your collection of digital music stored locally on a NAS or a USB flash drive, controlling the device with our easy-to-use GN Control App on your smartphone or tablet (available for free on iOS and Android). In addition the DS-10 EVO, thanks to the implementation of Tidal Connect, you will be also able to stream directly from Tidal. A fully Roon Ready streamer, the DS-10 EVO is also compatible with all UPnP/DLNA services, and Airplay 2.0. 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.

Technical Specifications:

D/A Converter: AKM AK4493 PCM (32bit/768kHz, DSD512)
Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion): 0.001% max
Signal to Noise ratio: 125dB
Dynamic range: 120dB
Output impedance: 50Ω
Preamp Stage Volume Control: enabled/disabled
Digital Inputs: 1x RCA coaxial PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
2x TOS-optical PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1x AES/EBU XLR PCM asynchronous up to 24bit/192kHz
1x USB-A port DSD256 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz, formatted in FAT32/NTFS (32Gb max for pen drives)
1x USB-B asynchronous up to DSD512 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz
1x Network (LAN/WLAN) DSD256 and PCM up to 32bit/384kHz
Analogue Input: 3.5mm mini jack ((input impedance 10kΩ) Line Version Only)
Audio Outputs: DAC: 1 RCA @ 2Vrms, 1 XLR @ 2Vrms
PREAMP: 1 RCA, 1 XLR; 1 headphone output with 6,3mm jack
Power supply: 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Multiple Transformer proprietary power supply
Power consumption: 35W
Fuse: 2A F
Network Connectivity: LAN/WLAN (WiFi) 10/433Mbps 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band
Bluetooth: High Definition 5.0 (44/16)
High Quality Streaming: Tidal, Qobuz, MQA, vTuner, Deezer, Spotify Connect, Airplay, Roon Ready, Tidal Connect
DSD256: DSF, DFF, AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .aifc), ALAC, WAV (.wav) packed/unpacked, FLAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, OGG, Monkey’s
IMPORTANT: UPnP server must support DSD streaming in order to stream DSD files.
DIMENSIONS: 200mm W, 80mm H, 260mm D
WEIGHT: 4kg net, 5Kg boxed

Weight 4.7 kg
Dimensions 400 × 290 × 180 mm



Analogue Input

Yes (1x 3.5mm Input)


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