Shanling has introduced its latest Bluetooth DAC/AMP, the Shanling UP5. It is a highly-anticipated flagship Bluetooth+USB DAC/AMP featuring Qualcomm's latest QCC5120 Bluetooth chip and a powerful dual DAC chipset housing two ES9219C ESS Sabre DAC chips. Shanling's "UP" series features some of their best-selling products such as the UP2 and UP4 Bluetooth DAC/Headphone amplifiers. The UP5 changes the game for Hi-Res Bluetooth DAC/AMPs with MQA as well as hi-res PCM & DSD audio signal decoding support. It features three headphone output ports, a single-ended 3.5mm, and two balanced 2.5mm+4.4mm bringing support for easy connectivity with different termination plugs. Shanling has priced the UP5 at an attractive price tag of just 179$, get yours here.
- Advanced Qualcomm QCC5120 Bluetooth Chip.
- Premium ES9219C Dual DAC Chipset.
- XMOS USB Signal Receiver.
- MQA Support.
- Three Headphone Output Ports: 2.5mm+3.5mm+4.4mm.
- OLED Display.
- Car Mode.
- Bluetooth Version: 5.0.
- Supported Bluetooth Codecs: LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, aptX LL, aptX, AAC, SBC.
- Output Power: Up to 90mW(32Ω, Single DAC, 3.5mm), Up to 112mW(32Ω, Dual DAC, 3.5mm), Up to 240mW(32Ω, Dual DAC, 2.5mm/4.4mm).
- Battery Size: 680mAh.
- Battery Life: Up to 15 hours(Single-ended, Single DAC), Up to 11 Hours(Balanced).
- Dimensions: 68mm x 39mm x 14.5mm.
- Weight: 50 grams.
Qualcomm's Latest QCC5120 Bluetooth Chip
Qualcomm is the leading manufacturer of audiophile-grade chips in the industry. Shanling has featured an advanced QCC5120 Bluetooth chip in the UP5. It provides fast and reliable Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with high-resolution transmission codec support. UP5 supports multiple hi-res codecs including LDAC, LHDC, AptX HD, AptX LL, and many more that ensures high-quality signal transmission over the wireless connection.
Powerful Dual DAC Chipset With Latest XMOS USB Processor
Shanling UP5 is equipped with a powerful Dual DAC chipset housing two high-performance ESS9219C DAC chips same as their M3X Hi-Res player. ES9219C is a premium audio DAC chipset from Sabre Technologies that provides high-resolution signal decoding support. It is paired with an advanced XMOS USB signal processor that helps the UP5 to decode hi-res PCM and DSD signals along with the latest MQA decoding.
Supports Both Single-Ended As Well As Balanced Headphone Connection
Shanling UP5 supports both balanced and single-ended headphone connections. It houses three different headphone output options, the latest 4.4mm pentaconn balanced port, a regular 3.5mm single-ended output, and another balanced 2.5mm port.
Shanling UP5 brings an OLED Display in the portable Bluetooth DAC/AMPs. It makes it easier to access various settings such as gain mode, battery, active codec type, and more.
Long Battery For Long Hours Of Musical Pleasure
Shanling UP5 houses a 680mAh battery that provides continuous music playback for up to 15 hours on a single DAC mode. Even on high-profile Dual DAC mode, UP5 provides up to 11 hours of battery life with balanced connections.
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