Opera Consonance Reference DS-1 Streamer

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Opera Consonance Reference DS-1 Streamer - Ex demo

The Opera Consonance Reference DS-1 Streamer has been developed specifically for digital processing and output. A Network Bridge and Streaming Transporter designed with 3 key pricinples in mind: ease of use, universal compatibility with music sources and sound quality. Roon ready, with Apple AirPlay and Spotify Connect support built in. 

Using ARM RK3288 1.8GHz quad core CPUs means plenty of power for processing and high definition audio playback. Control of the Reference DS1 is through a slick Web-based control interface. Use it with any browser, with any device: Mac, PC, Android or iOS. Everything from configuration to Playback is just a fingertip away.

The DS1 is powered by a bank of lithium batteries with an automatic charging circuit. This isolates the player from mains power interference during playback.

This DS-1 is an ex-demo unit in like new condition with all packaging materials.


  • Five digital audio outputs including USB, I2S, AES, BNC and SPDIF
  • DSD512 22.5MHz 1-bit playback and PCM 44.1-768kHz 16-32bit.
  • Upsampling and downsampling to any supported format.  Supports DoP (DSD over PCM) for coaxial RCA, coaxial BNC and AES/EUB SPDIF
  • Native support for TIDAL, Qobuz, Webradio, giving you access to tens of millions of songs


Supported audio sample rates, bit depths, number of channels: PCM, 44.1khz-384kHz, 16-32bit, Stereo DSD, 2.8MHz-11.2MHz, 1bit, Stereo

Digital inputs: I2S, AES, Coaxial, Optical

Analog output: unbalanced: 1.9V RMS, Balanced: 3.9V RMS

Distortion: <0.007% Signal noise:>115dB Dimensions: 352 ×290 ×80mm (W×D×H) Weight: 6.2kg