Description

The MaiA DS3 is our answer for those looking for a versatile integrated amplifier with plenty of power that will cover all of your connectivity needs. Don’t let its size fool you. This amp will power your favorite speakers with ease & your favorite headphones with grace…

Ready for All Your Analog & Digital Sources

The MaiA DS3 boasts nine inputs. The built-in phono preamp handles both MM and MC cartridges. For your digital sources, the MaiA DS3 offers a coax S/PDIF input, two optical S/PDIF, one USB and a high-quality onboard DAC. Want to stream music from your phone? The Bluetooth AptX HD input has you covered. Three additional line inputs accommodate the remainder of your gear with analog RCA outputs. At 140W of power per channel into 4ohms, the amplifier section is designed to drive all speakers, even demanding ones with difficult impedance ratings. Do you need more bass energy in your room? The MaiA DS3 offers a dedicated subwoofer output too. For multi-room applications and music throughout the house – or even outside – the MaiA DS3 has one fixed & one variable pair of RCA jacks. Have a pair of headphones? This headphone amp is not an afterthought. The built-in headphone amp has a 6.3mm socket and can compete favorably with quality stand-alone headphone amps. The full metal casework prevents any interference from penetrating your music and is a delight to handle & view in your system. Offered in black or silver.

Fully Designed & Handmade in Europe

The MaiA DS3 is carefully designed and handmade in Europe. Our goal was to develop a technically flawless device in a sleek, compact housing that is only as big as necessary to save on raw materials. Due to the timeless design & rigid aluminum casework, the MaiA DS3 is built for eternity. With high-quality materials and components but also a well-thought-out design, this amp is a pioneer in the industry.

Additional information
Weight1.85 kg
Dimensions25.2 × 20.6 × 7.1 cm
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Features

  • Powerful 140 watts per channel at 4 ohms
  • PCM 1795DB 32bit/192kHz Delta-Sigma DAC
  • BT 5.0 receiver with aptX, aptX HD, A2DP profile
  • 9 total analog & digital inputs
  • Sub & variable output
  • Built-in MM/MC phono stage
  • Dual-mono design
  • XMOS asynchronous USB (24bit/192kHz)
  • DSD capability (DSD64, DSD128; DSD256)
  • Headphone output: 2x 430mW, 32ohm (1%THD)
  • Trigger in & out
  • Aluminum chassis protects against interference
  • Remote control included
  • Available in silver or black
  • Magnetic wooden side panes sold separately
  • Gold-plated ins/outs
  • Handmade in Europe

Specs

  • Power output: 2x 80W/140W at 8 ohms/4 ohms (1%THD)
  • Frequency response (20Hz-20kHz): < +/- 0.3dB @ 20kHz
  • SNR: 97dB @ 1kHz (105dB ‘A’ weighted)
  • THD: < 0.01% at 10W / 8 ohms
  • Headphone amp output: 2x 430mW at 32 ohms (1%THD)
  • Line level inputs: 3 pair RCA (sensitivity: 860mV)
  • Phono input: 1 pair RCA (for MM, MI and MC cartridges)
  • Phono input sensitivity: MM = 47k ohms / MC = 100 ohms
  • Phono input gain: MM = 40dB / MC = 60dB
  • USB input: USB Audio Class 2 (requires USB 2.0 or higher)
  • PCM sample rates: up to 192kHz/24bit
  • DSD support: DSD64, DSD128, DSD256
  • BT version & codec: BT 5.0; aptX, aptX HD, A2DP profile
  • Trigger in/out: 12V on/off detector
  • Outboard power supply: 36V/5.5A DC
  • Power consumption: <0.5W standby
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 8.11 x 2.8 x 9.45″ (9.92″ with sockets)
  • Weight: 4.08 lbs without power supply