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Regular price $999
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Introducing the SMSL SU-X Balanced Desktop DAC, the latest flagship offering from SMSL that sets a new standard for desktop digital-to-analog converters. Designed for audiophiles who demand unparalleled sound quality, the SU-X is engineered with precision components to deliver an audio experience that resonates with clarity and depth.

Dual DAC Configuration for Unmatched Audio Fidelity

At the core of the SU-X are dual ESS ES9039MSPRO DAC chips, renowned for their exceptional audio reproduction capabilities. This dual DAC setup ensures that every track is rendered with utmost accuracy, supporting high-resolution audio files up to 32-bits and 768kHz. Immerse yourself in a listening experience where every subtle detail and texture of the music is unveiled.

Superior Connectivity for Seamless Streaming

The SU-X is equipped with an XMOS XU-316 USB controller, offering a true 32-bit USB solution for audiophiles. Whether you’re streaming high-resolution PCM or DSD files, this DAC guarantees comprehensive support for all your high-fidelity audio formats, up to 768kHz PCM and DSD512.

Anti-jitter Technology for Pristine Sound

Experience audio reproduction like never before with the SU-X's CK-03 clock processing circuit. This innovative feature drastically reduces clock jitter, ensuring that the audio signal remains crystal-clear and free from any unwanted artifacts.

Precision Power for Uncompromised Performance

The SU-X features two groups of linear power supplies dedicated to digital and analog units, effectively minimizing noise and maximizing performance. This meticulous power management ensures that your music is delivered with the highest fidelity, preserving the integrity and depth of the original recording.

Elegant Design Meets Intuitive Functionality

With its gold-plated inputs and outputs, the SU-X not only provides superior connectivity but also adds a touch of elegance to your audio setup. The full-fit color IPS display, encased in tempered glass, offers a modern and sleek interface, making the SU-X a standout piece that complements any audio enthusiast's collection.

Advanced Bluetooth for High-Resolution Wireless Audio

The SU-X redefines wireless audio by supporting Qualcomm aptX Bluetooth and LDAC, enabling high-resolution 24-bit streaming without compromise. Enjoy the convenience of wireless connectivity without sacrificing audio quality, ensuring that your music always sounds its best, whether wired or wireless.

A Symphony of Advanced Features

The SMSL SU-X is not just a DAC; it's a testament to SMSL's commitment to audio excellence. With features like dual ESS ES9039MSPRO DAC chips, MQA and MQA-CD decoding, and XMOS XU-316 USB chip for true 32-bit audio, the SU-X is a masterpiece of audio engineering. Its CK-03 clock processing circuit, separate linear power supplies, and support for the highest PCM and DSD formats ensure that your music is always delivered with unparalleled precision and clarity. Encased in a high-quality aluminum alloy housing, the SU-X is as durable as it is sophisticated, ready to elevate your audio experience to new heights.

Specification Detail
Input USB/Optical/Coaxial/Bluetooth/I2S/AES
Output RCA/XLR
Line Output Amplitude XLR 5.2Vrms; RCA 2.5Vrms
THD+N 0.00005%(-126dB)(UN-WTD)
Dynamic Range 135dB (XLR); 128dB (RCA)
SNR 135dB (XLR); 128dB (RCA)
USB Transmission USB 2.0 asynchronization
USB Compatibility Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11 (driver-required); Mac OSX 10.6 above; Linux (No driver)
MQA Decoder USB / Optical / Coaxial / AES
MQA-CD Decoder Optical / Coaxial / AES
Sampling Rate & Bit Width (USB PCM) 44.1~768kHz (32bit)
Sampling Rate & Bit Width (DSD) 2.8224~22.5792MHz (1 bit)
Sampling Rate & Bit Width (Optical / Coaxial) 44.1~192kHz (24bit)
DOP DoP256(USB), DoP64 (Optical / Coaxial/ AES)
Bluetooth Specification (LDAC) 24bit/96kHz (990kbps/660kbps/330kbps)
Bluetooth Specification (aptX-HD) 24-bit/48 kHz 576 kbps
Bluetooth Specification (aptX) 16-bit/44.1 kHz 352 kbps
Bluetooth Specification (SBC) 16-bit/44.1 kHz 328 kbps
Bluetooth Specification (AAC) 16-bit/ 44.1 kHz 320kbps
Power Consumption <20W
Standby Power <0.5W
Size (W x H x D) 9.84” x 2.01” x 8.54”
Weight 5.95lbs