SMSL D400EX Premium Flagship MQA Desktop DAC With AK4499EX DAC Chips
SMSL is a well-recognized name in the HiFi Audio industry, primarily known for its collection of HiFi desktop audio gear. They have a huge collection of premium desktop DACs, high-performance headphone amplifiers, and more. SMSL has introduced a brand-new flagship DAC to its collection the SMSL D400EX. It’s a high-end DAC with a flagship-grade dual DAC arrangement, latest-gen USB signal transmitter, independent OPAMP architecture, and many more advanced features to ensure top-quality performance. D400EX is launched officially for 959.99$.
SMSL has featured a three-chip arrangement on the D400EX. It houses Dual AK4499EX and an AK4191 chip on its decoding circuitry. These are the latest-generation 32-Bit DAC chips that provide unparalleled performance and support the decoding of high-resolution audio signals. SMSL has also featured a 3rd generation XU316 USB processor that enables decoding for 32-Bit/768khz PCM and native DSD audio signals. D400EX has got MQA and MQA CD certifications, bringing in full support for decoding studio-grade MQA audio signals. SMSL has also equipped nine independent high-end OP-AMP chips on the D400EX for clean, precise audio performance. With the help of this premium audio circuitry, the D400EX achieves an ultra-low distortion rating of -124dB and a high Dynamic range in the output signal.
D400Ex supports USB, Coaxial, Optical, Bluetooth, and I2S inputs. SMSL has equipped the D400EX with Qualcomm’s QCC5125 Bluetooth chipset that enables high-res Bluetooth connectivity. It has high-resolution LDAC, and AptX HD transmission codecs support. It adopts a CK-03 Low jitter clock processing circuit and a built-in low-noise power processing circuit for quality performance. SMSL has crafted the D400Ex with high-quality aluminum alloy housing. It is delicate, premium to the touch, and has a high-grade appearance. D400EX features a bright, colorful display with fully laminated tempered glass. It can be operated using a fully-functioning remote control that comes with the D400EX.
SMSL D400EX provides top-notch performance with its premium high-end audio circuitry. It is designed with top-quality components to deliver a high-end audio signal decoding performance. SMSL D400EX is a flagship Desktop DAC with MQA and MQA CD support. The official launch price is 959.99$.