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DMS-500 Digital Music Streamer

  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player
  • DMS-500 Network Audio Player

About the DMS-500 Digital Music Streamer

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The DMS-500 Digital Music Streamer is a groundbreaking design that not only meets the Hi-Fidelity demands of today, but also the future.  It’s hard to call something future proof, but streaming native PCM up to 32 bit 384 kHz, and DSD 64, 128, 256, 512, the future is actually here!  Connecting the DMS-500 to your wired or wireless home network opens up a new world of musical enjoyment like never before.  Easily stream any files from any MAC or PC computer(s), NAS drives, and Internet Music Services.  To go one step further, directly connecting USB hard drives, thumb drives, or SD Cards allows for “computer-less” playback of digital music.  Whether network or computer-less, the DMS-500 will transform your digital files effortlessly into beautiful analog rich music at a level you’ve come to expect from Cary Audio’s long history of renowned digital products.  Using our TruBit™ PCM and DSD technology you can convert PCM to DSD 64, 128, 256, or up to 768 kHz in PCM.  Used in your reference Hi-Fi system, or as a digital “hub” in a digital only system paired with a set of powered speakers, the DMS-500 will not only please your ears but the 5” full color HD display is also easy on the eyes.  The most intricate of artwork bursts through with layers of gorgeous detail along with all pertinent track information.  Additional features include built in Tidal, Spotify, aptX® lossless fi™ Bluetooth, AirPlay, legacy inputs of Coaxial (x2), Optical (x1), AES/EBU (x1), Coaxial and Optical outputs, RCA and XLR fully balanced outputs, OSO™ Re-clocking, and a full 3 volt variable volume control.

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The following section describes the DMS-500 basic specifications. The specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Master Clock Jitter Below measurable levels
Digital Sampling Rates (Fs)  44.1 kHz to 768 kHz
Digital Filter 32-Bit 8x Oversampling Digital Filter
Digital/Analog Converters 2 – 2 channel AK4490EQ for working on true balanced output
BLUETOOTH CSR Bluetooth v 4.0 with aptX® low latency audio decoder
Analog Filter 3rd Order Bessel
Analog Outputs Balanced XLR, Single – Ended RCA
Digital Outputs Coaxial, Toslink operating at Sample Frequency (Fs) from 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz, 16 bit to 24 bit
Digital Inputs USB x 3, SD Card x 1
BLUETOOTH x1
AES/EBU x1, Coaxial x2, Toslink x1
Digital Input Sample Rate USB operating at Sample Frequency (Fs) from 44.1 kHz to 384 kHz, 16 bit to 32 bit, DSD 64, 128, 256 and 512.
BLUETOOTH Sample Frequency (Fs) 44.1 kHz, 16 bit.
AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink operating at Sample Frequency (Fs) from 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz, 16 bit to 24 bit
Control Trigger input 12VDC x1
IR control x1
Communication Ethernet RJ45 full remote configuration interface
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Power Input Configured at factory for either 110-120 or 220-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
AC Power Requirements 45 Watts
Finish Black powder coated matte chassis with silver or black aluminum faceplate
Weight 23.5 lbs
Dimensions 3.75″ H x 17.25″ W x 16.25″ D

AUDIO (LPCM)

Frequency Range 2 Hz – 22 kHz (44.1 kHz)
Amplitude Linearity 0.1 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Phase Linearity 3 degrees (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
Dynamic Range 121 dB (1 kHz)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 113 dB (1 kHz)
Channel Separation 106 dB (1 kHz)
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.0004% (1 kHz)
Audio Output Level 2.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
3.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB
Balanced XLR Output +/- 2.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
+/- 3.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB

NETWORK, USB, SD CARD PLAYBACK

Playback Format Supply .dsf, .dff (DSD64, 128, 256, 512), .aif, .aiff, .alac, .flac, .m4a, .mp4, .wav, .ape, .mp3, .aac, .wma, .ogg, .asf
Frequency Range 2 Hz – 100 kHz
Signal System 16, 20, 24, & 32 bit PCM and 1 bit DSD
Sampling Frequency 44.1 kHz to 384 kHz PCM and 2.822MHz – 22.5792 MHz DSD
Dynamic Range 123 dB
DSD System Clock Frequency 22.5792 MHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 112 dB
Audio Output Level 2.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
3.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB
Balanced XLR Output +/- 2.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
+/- 3.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB

SPDIF PLAYBACK; COAXIAL, TOSLINK, AES/EBU (lPCM)

Frequency Range 2 Hz – 100 kHz
Signal System 16, 20, and 24 bit
Sampling Frequency 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz PCM
Dynamic Range 123 dB
System Clock Frequency 22.5792 MH
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 112 dB
Audio Output Levelb 2.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
3.0V RMS (220 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB
Balanced XLR Output +/- 2.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at 0.0dB
+/- 3.0V RMS (440 Ω output impedance) for Volume at +8.0dB

RESOURCES

Owner's Manual as of June 17, 2016
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Previous Versions of Owner's Manual
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DMS-500 Firmware v1.27.7
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Instructions for DMS-500 Firmware Update via SD Card
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List of Firmware Features
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IR Remote Codes
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APP Quick Guide
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DMS-500 Connectivity
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Network Audio vs. USB DAC
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USB/Network FAQ
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Features
CSR aptX® lossless Technology featuring fi™ Bluetooth Implementation, TruBit™ PCM & DSD Upsampling, OSO™ Reclocking