• 55 watts output per channel (at 4 ohms)
  • Inputs: 3x analogue, 5x digital including USB 2.0
  • IR remote & built-in app remote control


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Don't let the diminutive size fool you, the MaiA DS offers everything you could ever need for your sound system. Following on from where the MaiA left off the DS version has even more input and output options and even more features. This audiophile amplifier has been designed to fit into any system no matter what your listening sources are. The MaiA DS delivers a no compromise audiophile grade play back with an outstanding tube like sound whether from your speakers or through your headphones plugged straight into the amps headphone input.

The MaiA DS has 3 analogue inputs, a MM/MC phono input for your turntable, 3 Digital inputs (2 Optical/1Coaxial), a USB input and Aptx Bluetooth! Not only does the MaiA DS accommodate all of those input it also has headphone output, a fixed output for recording or a second zone amp, and variable output for a subwoofer.

The digital sources on the MaiA DS have got you fully covered far into the future. With the USB option you can connect up your computer/laptop and play back your music collection directly through the MaiA not matter what your chosen format is, even including DSD (DSD64, DSD128; DSD256). Digitally the MaiA also have you covered with its optical and coaxial inputs, perfect for any digital source from games consoles, CD players, set top boxes or even the likes of the Pro-Ject Essential II Digital turntable! 

Full control of the MaiA DS can be done either through the included remote control or through the free Box Control App with no Wi-Fi needed to operate the MaiA DS. You can download the Box Design App from the App Store (Apple) or Play Store (Android).*

Essential the MaiA DS is a pre-amp, power amp, headphone amp, DAC and phono stage all in one box!

Available with Black or Silver faceplate.

MaiA DS Upgrade Power Supply

If you want even more power and performance in your system then the MaiA DS upgrade power supply is for you. Adding improved detail and a cleaner power source to the MaiA DS as well as 25 more watts of pure power!

Key Features:

  • 2x 55 watts at 4Ω
  • 2Ω drive capability
  • Dual mono design principle
  • Built-in MM and MC phono stage capability 
  • 3x analogue, 5x digital including USB 2.0
  • DSD Capability (DSD64, DSD128, DSD256)
  • XMOS asynchronous USB 24bit/192kHz
  • 4th generation Bluetooth with aptX capability & antenna
  • IR remote & built-in app remote control
  • Fixed & variable outputs for subwoofer or second zone amp
  • Compatible with free 'Box Control' App
  • Full metal casing with TPE damping feet
  • Free Box Control App controls this + other IR equipment
  • 2 different face-plate colours, black or silver

Note: MaiA DS supports iOS from serial number G19073 and upwards.

Technical Data

Output Power: 2x 55W at 4Ω
2x 40W at 8Ω
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz (+0.2dB, -2.5dB)
THD (Line/MM/MC):  -90dB / -90dB / -75dB (IEC A-Weighted)
Channel Separation:  65dB 
Inputs: 3x Line
1x Phono (MM/MC)
1x USB
1x Coaxial
2x Optical
1x Bluetooth (aptX®)
D/A Converter:  TI PCM1796 Delta-Sigma 
RIAA- EQ Curve Accuracy:  20Hz - 20kHz / Max. 0.5dB 
Input Impedance:  20kΩ
Speaker Connections:  4mm Banana Plugs
Spades Connectors
or Naked Wire
Headphone Output:  6.3mm Jack 
Variable Output:  3.5mm Jack 
Power Supply: 24V/5A DC
Power Consumption: <0.5W
Dimensions: 206 x 72 x 200mm
206 x 72 x 220mm (Incl. Sockets)
Weight: 1550g (Without PSU)
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