Pro-Ject’s new tiny amp is the ultimate hi-fi upgrade for the Bluetooth age

Pro-Ject Audio Systems has unveiled the latest iteration of its super-flexible MaiA integrated amplifier series, with the compact new DS3 model bringing high-resolution Bluetooth connectivity to the party. Describing the MaiA DS3 as “the Swiss army knife for your stereo system”, the Austrian audio specialist claims the new amp has all analog and digital bases covered for even the most discerning hi-fi fanatic, with the unit boasting a hefty nine separate inputs. Despite its deceptively small footprint, the latest MaiA (an acronym of ‘My Audiophile Integrated Amplifier’) has a clean sweep of digital input options, with coax S/PDIF, two optical S/PDIF plus an USB input for the onboard 32bit/192kHz Delta-Sigma DAC.

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