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S.M.S.L SU-8s Latest MQA DAC Released

S.M.S.L has announced its latest HiFi Desktop DAC system, the all-new S.M.S.L SU-8s. Following the success of the S.M.S.L SU-8 Desktop DAC system, the latest SU-8s bring all the necessary…

S.M.S.L has announced its latest HiFi Desktop DAC system, the all-new S.M.S.L SU-8s. Following the success of the S.M.S.L SU-8 Desktop DAC system, the latest SU-8s bring all the necessary upgrades and features to keep it up to date with today’s advanced audio DACs. S.M.S.L has equipped the SU-8s with TOTL-grade chipsets such as ES9068AS 32-Bit stereo DAC chip, 2nd Gen XMOS USB Signal Receiver, and more for exception high-resolution audio signal decoding. The SU8s also feature MQA decoding and wireless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with high-resolution Qualcomm AptX codec support. It is available to order for just 359.99$.

S.M.S.L SU8s-1


>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.

S.M.S.L SU8s-2

32-Bit Stereo DAC Chipset:-

S.M.S.L SU8s is equipped with an 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. SU8s achieves an ultra-low THD+N distortion rating of just 0.00009% providing an ultra-clean output signal to your headphone/power amplifiers.

2nd Generation XMOS XU216 16-Core USB Signal Receiver Chip:-

S.M.S.L SU8s features XMOS XU216 a 2nd generation 16-core USB signal receiver chip. It provides seamless high-resolution audio signal decoding support with the SU-8s. Over the USB connection, SU-8s is capable of decoding PCM up to 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively all thanks to the XU216 XMOS Chip.

S.M.S.L SU8s-3

Full MQA Decoding Support:-

Master Quality Authenticated(MQA) 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. S.M.S.L SU-8s is a certified MQA decoder, fully unfolding the MQA streams/files and producing an immersive experience for its users.

High-Resolution Bluetooth Connectivity:-

S.M.S.L SU-8s supports Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity for a strong and seamless wireless experience. It supports multiple high-resolution wireless codecs including AptX HD, AptX, SBC, AAC, and more. Users can also feed audio signal to the SU-8s using USB, Coaxial, and Optical connections.

Single-Ended & Balanced Output:-

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 completely balanced audio setup.

S.M.S.L SU8s-4

Technical Parameters:-

>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.

>Price: 359.99$.

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