Stereo integrated amplifier with 9 inputs & App control
MaiA DS2: A new generation stereo amplifier with superior sound, App control & future-proof technology!
This small integrated amplifier offers outstanding audio quality and ultimate input flexibility with all digital and analogue input options you can dream of. Superior tube-like sound and a high-class 24bit/192kHz D/A converter stage are combined in a perfect way. Despite its small size, 9 (!) source devices can be connected simultaneously. MaiA DS2 is one of the most versatile products on the market, it offers analogue phono and line as well as digital inputs such as lossless streaming via aptX Bluetooth! Five analogue outputs leave no desire unfulfilled. MaiA DS2 is future-proof and can be upgraded with Power Box MaiA DS2 for even better sound. Power Box MaiA DS2 acts as „One power supply“ solution and powers up to 5 Pro-Ject products, like CD, Streamer and turntable. Control via IR remote or App makes usage a piece of a cake. The sandwich aluminium / metal casing is aesthetically pleasing and protects effectively against interferences. MaiA DS2 is available in silver or black with optional wooden side panels.
MaiA DS2 – Free App control (built-in Remote Box functionality)
What makes this amplifier absolutely unique is the built in Box Control system, which allows easy control of this and other IR controlled devices from Pro-Ject via free App. If a mobile device with activated Bluetooth (paired with MaiA DS2) control does not need WiFi environment at all. System is working even during Bluetooth music playback.
- Powerful 135 watts per channel (2 ohms drive capability)
- Dual mono design principle
- Built-in phono pre-amplifier with MM & MC capability
- Other inputs: 3x analogue, 5x digital including USB 2.0
- XMOS asynchronous USB 24bit/192kHz
- DSD capability (DSD64, DSD128; DSD256)
- Superb dual 24bit/192kHz D/A converter PCM1796
- 4th generation Bluetooth with aptX capability & antenna
- Volume control with motor driven potentiometer
- Headphone output with dedicated amplifier stage
- Fixed & variable outputs for subwoofer or second zone amp
- IR remote & Built-in App Remote Control via Bluetooth
- Free Box Control App controls this + other IR equipment
- Optional wooden side panels available
- Available in silver or black
|Power output||2x 135W/ 4 Ohm/ 2x 78W/ 8 Ohm|
|Signal-to-noise ratio||> -85dB|
|Channel separation||> 70dB (@ 10kHz)|
|THD +N||< 0.08% @ 3 Watt|
|Frequency response||20Hz - 20kHz (-0.3dB)|
|Analogue inputs||3 pairs RCA/Cinch (Line)|
|1 Phono MM/MC (RCA)|
|Digital inputs||USB B|
|2 x optical (TOSlink)|
|D/A Converter Chip||2 x TI PCM1796|
|Speaker connectors||4 mm Ø banana plugs|
|Headphone output||6.3mm jack|
|Analogue Outputs||RCA fix|
|Power supply||38V/5.5A DC;100 - 240V, 50/60Hz|
|Standby power consumption||< 0.5 Watts|
|Dimensions W x H x D||206 x 71 x 194 mm (Alu)|
|240 x 72 x 194 mm (Wood)|
|Weight||1730 g (Alu) without power supply|
|2130 g (Wood) without power supply|
Mint reviews the MaiA DS2
Saving space has never sounded better.
From a technical perspective, this amplifier my looks weak, due its size, but performs like a big star! The MaiaA DS2 offers an unbelievable variety of connections and surprised in the test again and again due to the consistently high-quality implementation.
The device is fully compatible with Windows 10. It may be necessary to reinstall latest drivers after updating from Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10.
You do not need a driver. The driver is already integrated in the operating system.
Turn off your computer and press at start alt+cmd+p+r until another starting sound appears. With this command the USB bus will be reset and MaiA DS2 will be recognized new.