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SMSL SU-8 Version 2 ES9038Q2M*2 32bit/768kHz DSD512 Fully Balanced DAC Decoder

Regular price $360.00

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  • ESS technology latest ES9038Q2M DAC, with the new 32-bit HyperStream II architecture, improving sound quality and DoP function.
  • 2nd gerneration of XMOS USB audio solution xCore200, PCM sampling rate supported up to 32bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512.
  • There is 9 types of Sound color setting, not the digital filters, this feature using the DSP of ES9038Q2M to adjust the level of 2nd and 3rd distortion, make it sounds different.
  • There is 7 types of digital filter settings, set this will also change the sound color!
  • Ultra-low jitter asynchronous design and using ultra-low phase noise crystal as audio clock.
  • Every input port supported DSD streaming, coaxial and optical supported to DSD64 by DoP technology via 24bit/176.4kHz SPDIF frame.
  • Audiophile powering design by couples of ultra-low noise LDO for the best performance. 
  • High precision CNC aluminum housing.
  • Intelligent power protection system include over voltage and over current.
  • Humanized operation, sound style and digital filter can be set by user. 


Please check the voltage prior to powering on unit, adjust it to the correct 230v, make sure to set right for your country, if you don’t you will have issues and we cannot cover this under warranty. 


Input :USB / Optical / Coaxial 
Output:RCA , XLR 
Output Level:2Vrms(RCA) ,4Vrms(XLR)    
Dynamic range:120dB 
USB compa bility:Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10  Mac OSX10.6 or Later / Linux
Bit depth:      
Sampling rate:     
USB:PCM:44.1-768kHz    DSD:2.28224-22.5792MHz                       
Optical/coaxial:32-192kHz   DSD64(DoP)                                                                                                            
Consumption Power:3W                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Standby power:<0.1W 
Size:185x40x125 (WxHxD) 
Weight 1.0kg

Remote control:

  • Install 2 x AAA batteries as instruction
  • When using the remote control, point it toward the remote con-trol signal receiver on the main unit from a distance of 5 m (16 ft) or less. Do not place obstructions between the main unit and the remote control.
  • The remote control might not work if the remote control signal receiver on the unit is exposed to direct sunlight or bright light. If this occurs, try moving the unit. Beware that use of this remote control could cause the unin-tentional operation of other devices that can be controlled by infrared.