S.M.S.L SU-8s Latest ES9068AS MQA Desktop DAC Available @ Hifigo

Posted in Jun 15, 2021 in News, no comment

S.M.S.L has a reputation for manufacturing high-quality desktop audio gears specializing in DACs, AMPs, and Network Players. S.M.S.L SU-8 has been one of their best-selling Desktop DAC which has been out of stock for quite a while now. Today, S.M.S.L has released an upgraded version of this highly-acclaimed Desktop DAC, the all-new S.M.S.L SU-8s.

S.M.S.L SU-8s

S.M.S.L has equipped the SU8s with the latest ES9068AS DAC chip from ESS Sabre Technologies. It is a certified Hi-Res Audio decoder with full MQA, native DSD512, 32-Bit/768kHz PCM decoding support. The SU8s also feature seamless wireless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with high-resolution Qualcomm AptX wireless codec support. It comes bundled with a full-function remote control that can be used to fully access all the functions of the device. SU8s features a colorful LCD screen on the front which displays active bitrate, active output, and other useful information. S.M.S.L SU8s has a price tag of 359.99$, get yours from our store here.

Features
– High-Performance ESS Sabre DAC Chip.
– 2nd-Gen XMOS 16-Core USB Receiver.
– PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz.
– DSD decoding up to DSD512 natively.
– Full MQA Support.
– Wireless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity.
– Qualcomm AptX HD/AptX wireless codec support.
– Full functional remote control.
– CNC machined Aluminum Alloy chassis.
– Tempered glass display panel.
– Input Options: USB/Optical/Coaxial/Bluetooth.
– Output Options: RCA/XLR.
– THD+N: 0.00009%(-121dB).
– Dynamic range(XLR): 126dB.
– Dynamic range(RCA): 125dB.
– SNR: 126dB.
– Output Impedance: <10ohms.
– USB Transmission: Asynchronization.
– USB Compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Mac OSX, Linux.
– Power Consumption: 5W.
– Standby Power: <0.5W.
– Size: 184.4×139.5x41mm.
– Weight: 0.79Kg.

High-End ESS Sabre DAC Chip
S.M.S.L SU8s adopts a high-performance ES9068AS 32-Bit Stereo DAC chip that supports hardware MQA rendering. It helps the SU8s achieve industry-leading low-distortion and high SNR ratings maximizing the performance of the device. It provides extremely clean high-resolution audio signal decoding ensuring a transparent, natural output for its users. SU8s achieves an ultra-low THD+N distortion rating of just 0.00009% providing an ultra-clean output signal to your amplifier.

Latest-Gen 16-Core XMOS USB Signal Receiver
S.M.S.L has equipped the SU8s with 2nd generation 16-core XMOS XU216 USB signal receiver chip. It enables SU8s to decode high-resolution PCM and DSD signals. With the USB connection, SU8s is capable of decoding PCM up to 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively.

Full MQA Decoding Support
S.M.S.L SU8s features an advanced ES9068AS DAC chip that supports hardware MQA decoding. MQA, Master Quality Authenticated is an advanced technology in which high-resolution data is encapsulated in the empty spaces of the file, creating smaller files easier to stream and store. MQA certified devices fully unfold the data and produce an immersive listening experience as the recording artist intended.

Multiple Input Methods Including High-Res Bluetooth
S.M.S.L SU8s features multiple signal input ports including USB, Coaxial, Optical, and Hi-Res Bluetooth. It supports Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity for seamless wireless connection supporting high-res wireless codecs such as AptX HD, AptX, SBC, AAC, and more.

Single-Ended & Balanced Output Options
S.M.S.L SU8s features both single-ended and balanced output options. Users can take output signals through SE RCA or Bal XLR input ports both located at the back of the device. Pair the SU8s in a balanced amplifier in your chain for a complete balanced audio setup.

CNC Machined Chassis With Colorful Display
The outer chassis is made using a high-precision CNC machining process. It is anodized and chamfered to bring a delicate, smooth finish, with strong durability. SU8s features a colorful LCD display on the front that displays active bitrate along with output volume level, active connection type, and more information.

Pricing & Availability
S.M.S.L SU-8s is available to order from Hifigo store for just 359.99$, Get yours today from here. Shipment will begin shortly.

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