Shanling UA2 Latest Portable USB DAC/AMP Available Now
The wait for the latest Portable USB DAC/AMP from Shanling is finally over!! They have released an update to the UA1 Portable USB DAC/AMP with the latest Shanling UA2. Housing premium ES9038Q2M DAC chip from Sabre Technologies, the UA2 provides high-quality sound while keeping the aesthetics small.
The UA2 is one of the only few Portable USB DAC/AMPs in the market that supports hi-res audio support with PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768khz and DSD up to DSD 512 natively. It also features swappable connector cables enabling the user to use the UA2 with iOS, Android, and even Nintendo Switch gaming console. The Shanling UA2 is available for 85.00$, you can check out more details here.
– Premium ES9038Q2M DAC chip.
– Ricore RT6863 Headphone Amplifier.
– Hi-resolution signal decoding.
– PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz.
– DSD decoding up to DSD512 natively.
– Dual headphone output ports(3.5mm SE+2.5mm Bal).
– Output power: up to 195mW.
– Extra-Low Noise Floor.
– App Control.
– LED Indicator.
– Swappable Connector cables.
– Nintendo Switch support.
Powerful Sabre DAC chip
The Shanling UA2 is equipped with a powerful ES9038Q2M DAC chip from Sabre Technologies. It is usually found in HiFi digital audio players and DAC systems. It provides outstanding high-resolution audio signal decoding with ultra-low distortion and noise-floor in the output.
High-Res Decoding Support
The Shanling UA2 supports high-resolution audio signal decoding. It supports PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768khz and DSD up to DSD512 natively. Enjoy your music in its best quality with the Shanling UA2.
Clean Output Power For Best Performance
Shanling UA2 not only features a high-performance DAC chip but also a dedicated headphone amplifier producing a cleaner and powerful output. It is equipped with Ricore RT6863 headphone amplifier that outputs up to 195mW of power at 32 ohms of load.
Extremely Low Noise Floor
The UA2 uses a Low-dropout regulator that enables the device to achieve great control over the background noise. It helps the UA2 output a clean sound output without any unwanted background noise or hiss.
Zero Delay Output
Since the UA2 is connected to the source device via a USB connection, UA2 provides a lag and delay-free user experience. It lets the user simply enjoy music, games, & movies without any delay and with high-resolution clarity.
Dual Headphone Output Ports
Shanling has equipped the UA2 with two different headphone output ports. It has the standard 3.5mm single-ended headphone output and a 2.5mm Balanced headphone output port to pair your favorite earphones and headphones.
Swappable Connector Cables
The Shanling UA2 features a USB Type-C connector cable option. Users can easily swap it for a lightning cable to connect with iOS devices or with a longer Type-C cable to connect it to PC/Laptops.
Supports Companion Application
Users can download the companion app developed by Shanling to finely control the UA2 functions. It allows changing functions such as volume-levels, gain adjustment, and switching between the available digital filters.
Multi-Color LED Indicator
There’s a small multi-color LED indicator that displays the currently active sample rate. It glows with different colors depending on the active bitrate such as Blue for 44.1/48kHz, Green for 88.2/96kHz, Yellow for 176.4/192kHz, White for DSD, Red for UAC1.0(gaming consoles), and so on.