Lotoo PAW Gold 2017 Digital Audio Player

$3,025.00 inc GST

As a reference level music player the Lotoo PAW Gold incorporates a strong heart – a dedicated Blackfin 514 DSP embedded processor core.

This state of the art digital signal processor prepares the digital audio signal with user adjustable parametric EQ settings, bitrate matching and source file optimisation ready for the DAC to convert the signal into analogue sound. The Blackfin 514 processor also runs the operating system making the PAW Gold one of the fastest players around. Gold supports both fll size SDHC and SDXC cards up to 2TB offering storage.

HiFi on the go…


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… LPG is truly a top tier music player and, delivers performance in spades, with its highly resolving DAC section and a powerful Amp section. It is a no compromise player, when you consider just the Sound Quality, Driving Power and the non-streaming music playback capability. And it is for that reason, this player deserves a 5-Star rating, despite the few shortcomings. While it misses the absolute reference mark in terms of the signature, it still qualifies as one in my books, due to its technical prowess. While high in technical abilities, it also makes for a great musical device with exciting signature and an engaging presentation. If you are in the market for a high end music player and your sound preference matches, what I have described above, and you don’t care for music streaming, the Lotoo Paw Gold is all you need…



  • Portable Reference Audio Player
  • Extreme Performance of Sound Quality
  • Powerful Headphone Amplifier
  • Sapphire glass
  • User Definable Parametric Equalizer –
  • Studio Quality Acoustic Timbre Embellisher
  • Programmable function key
  • Atomic level clock
    • PAW Gold is a Reference level portable music player designed for audiophiles
    • Its full metal chassis is machined from a solid brick of aircraft grade duralumin and some parts are plated with 24K gold.
    • PAW Gold supports multiple formats of music files including ISO DFF DSF FLAC WAV WMA ALAC OGG
    • CUE APE ecL. A Super Spee& USB port (USB 3.0) Is equipped for fast transfer from PC up to 9OMB/s,makes your files flying.
    • PAW Gold supports both SDHC and SDXC cards up to 2TB, easily for storing thousands of albums.


  • Direct Stream Decode
  • Native DSD Supported
  • SACD ISO Supported

A Strong Heart and Friendly UI

  • As a reference level music player, PAW Gold also has a strong heart a Blacktln 514 DSP as
  • the core processer. with the special designed real-time OS. makes power on in the blink of an eye
  • PAW Gold has a friendly and flexible UI. wtich makes users easily accessing all the settings and also program the function of the keys
  • A 22Wh battery is inside PAW Gold to support 11 hours of playing even with the maximum power output.

Reference Level Performance

  • PAW Gold uses PCM1792 for the DAC chip which gives an extreme high dynamic range of 121dB
  • on the headphone output, but the THD+N is only 0.00036%.
  • The LME49600 headphone driver also gives powerful energy to support a wide range of headphones.


  • Full metal chassis machined with aircraft grade duralumin
  • 24k gold plated parts

Battery life

  • 22wh high capacity lithium battery
  • USB3.0 connection
  • 12 hours of battery Life


  • Chassis Material: Aircraft Grade Duralumin
  • Display: 1.8 inch Color OLED 160×128
  • Headphone Interface: 3.5mm
  • Line output:  3.5mm
  • Communication Interface: USB 3.0
  • Battery:22Wh lithium ion battery
  • Memory card: SDHC / SDXC (max 2TB)
  • Clock jitter: 5ps (typical)
  • Firmware upgrade: support
  • Size:  60 x 104 x 25.4 mm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 280g
  • Supported Playback Formats: DSD64(2.8M 1Bit )/DSD128(5.6M,1Bit)
  • Supported Audio Formats: DFF DSP ISO FLAC WAV AAC ALAC MP3 WMA M4A CUE APE WavePack
  • Output Power: 500mW@32 Ohm per channel
  • DAC chip:  TI PCM1792
  • Headphone AMP chip: TI LME49600
  • Main Processor: ADI Blackfin 514 DSP
  • Sampling Rate: PCM 8kHz—192kHz / DSD 2.8Mhz, 5.6Mhz
  • Playback life: about 12hours

Headphone Output

  • Frequency Response: ±0.06dB (20&-20kHz)
  • ±1dB (5—50kHz)
  • T H D + N: 0.00036%@lkHz
  • (20—20kHz, A-Weight. No Load)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 120dB (20—20kHz, A-Weight)
  • Dynamic Range:121dB@1kHz (20—20kHz, A-Weight)
  • Crosstalk: -119dB
  • Output Level: +15 dBu (High Gain)
  • 0 dBu (Low Gain)

Line Output

  • Frequency Response: ±0.06dB (20-20kHz) ±1dB (5—50kHz)
  • THD+N: O.00036%@lkHz (20—20kHz,A-Weight, No Load)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 120dB (20—20kHz, A-Weight)
  • Dynamic Range: 121dB@lkHz (20—20kHz,A-Weight)
  • Crosstalk: -119dB
  • Output:, +9dBu


  • Lotoo PAW Gold 2017 Version
  • Power supply

Additional information

Weight .5 kg