S.M.S.L - DA-9

Power Amplifier for Speaker

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Ideal for Audiophiles

These DAC & Amps are designed for discerning music lovers. If audio quality is important to you, a set of DAC & Amps like these would be ideal.


You can expect these DAC & Amps to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these DAC & Amps is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision.


These DAC & Amps deliver a spacious & open soundstage that makes you feel you are sitting at a live concert. Experience the magic and delve into pure sonic tranquility!


Ideal for
Indoor Use

Bluetooth with
aptX

Connect With
3-Pin XLR, RCA

50W x 2 @ 8Ω
Power Output

Two Way Speaker

A two-way loudspeaker has two speakers in it, each meant to present a frequency selection, usually high and low. A two-way speaker has two types of drivers which are known as a woofer and tweeter. The advantages of a two-way speaker are that it requires a simple crossover, small and compact and requires low amplification power. The performance of the music is relatively focused and balanced with low distortion. The general bookshelf speakers are two-way speakers.


Volume Controls

If your DAC & Amps include volume controls or volume rockers, you can easily change the volume with a button press or volume knob turn.


DAC & Amps that have volume controls make its operation incredibly simple; turn up the volume on your smartphone or your source devices and then change the volume on DAC & Amps to the desired level.


This design feature allows you to have complete control over the desired volume according to your listening preferences.


BALANCED DESIGN FEATURING GERMAN INFINEON POWER CHIPS FOR REDUCED POWER CONSUMPTION

The S.M.S.L DA-9 is designed with high quality components to give you the most accurate signal transmission. DA-9 has a true balanced design that reduces distortion down to a minimal level. This means that the signal from input to speaker output is clear and pristine. The device also features 2 German Infineon class D power amplifier chips. These chips are high efficiency and reduce the power consumption of the device by 92%. This combination of low power consumption and high quality performance is the perfect balance for a highly efficient device.
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POWERFUL SUBWOOFER PREAMP OUTPUT CAPABILITY FUSED WITH PRECISION JAPANESE VOLUME CONTROL CHIP

The S.M.S.L DA-9 is engineered keeping fidelity in mind. This philosophy has trickled down to the connectivity aspects too, enabling the device to act as a powerful preamp for 2.1 system applications. What this simply means is the DA-9 is capable of driving sound to a subwoofer without any issues. This opens up the user’s possibility for setting up a 2.1 system featuring a subwoofer. The device also features a high quality Japanese NJW1194 electronic volume chip for precise volume control which is artefact free.

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BLUETOOTH 5.0 WITH APT-X SUPPORT ADDED WITH SDB PATENTED SOUND ADJUSTMENT

S.M.S.L DA-9 comes equipped with new Bluetooth 5.0 technology. This gives the device the ability to transmit sound to longer distances compared to previous generation Bluetooth technology. With the addition of the latest Bluetooth 5.0, the DA-9 comes with aptX support. This enables the device to transmit audio over Bluetooth without tampering with audio quality in any way. To make the DA-9 universally compatible with most speakers and music it features the built-in SDB patented sound adjustment feature. This allows for adjusting the Treble/Bass for easy matching with various speakers for optimum sound reproduction.
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HIGH QUALITY POWER SUPPLY FEATURING Hi-Fi QUALITY COMPONENTS AND PROTECTION CIRCUITS

The S.M.S.L DA-9 uses components that are medical grade and customised to suit the devices. DA-9 features a built-in high quality power supply that is specially designed for Hi-Fi audio. This enables the device to instantaneously reach up to 300w of power. This is superior in terms of sound dynamics and helps to reduce electromagnetic interference. To protect the device from overheating and from overcurrents the team at S.M.S.L have embedded specialised protection circuits, that keep the device functioning impeccably.

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GOLD PLATED I/O TERMINAL AND 8 EQ MODES

There has been no compromise in the quality of components used in the making of S.M.S.L DA-9. This is visible even in the Input and Output terminal. The team at S.M.S.L used high quality gold-plated components to increase the sound quality and reduce distortion down to 0.003% (THD+N). The device also comes with 8 predetermined EQ modes to choose from. This allows the user to customise sound output according to taste.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this S.M.S.L - DA-9 comes with a 1 Year warranty from S.M.S.L that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about S.M.S.L's warranty in India.

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"Despite cramming so many features, the DA-9 has mounds of power that can power most moderate-sensitivity speakers. Will bring out the detail retrieval capability of most speakers."

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Customer Reviews

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S.S. (Bengaluru)
Design and Comfort:
Great
Poor
Sound Quality:
Awesome
Awful
Value for Money:
Bang On!
Not at all
Excellent desktop amplifier

Bought this from headphone zone as I wanted a decent amplifier with balanced inputs and a sub out. Very difficult to get these features in this price range. Connected it to a Topping E70 DAC, USB audio from my computer and subwoofer duty was a PSB Micro subwoofer. Using Mission QXC M2 speakers and half volume can be heard across the street...Thanks Headphone Zone.

Hey Sanjay, thank you for the amazing review and we are glad that you are enjoying it! Keep the music playing.

V
Vijay Kumar D (Hyderabad)
Not up to the mark.

Thanks to HeadphoneZone for quick delivery and secure packing.

pros -
Good build quality and finish.
Attractive display and nice interface with minimal settings.
Inbuilt power supply.

Cons:
Noticeable hissing noise from the amp. (Not from the speakers)
No Audio OUT jacks. Only SW OUT.
Popping noises when Treble is set to max.
Not satisfied with frequency response
Highs - poor
Higher mid - average
Mids - good
Lower mid - very good
Lows - poor

I tried on these speakers
Martin Logan Motion 15
Canton Karat M30 DC

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Stephen
Design and Comfort:
Great
Poor
Sound Quality:
Awesome
Awful
Value for Money:
Bang On!
Not at all
Perfect for near field passive monitors!

Really clean amplification with awesome power for a class D amplifier. And the balanced inputs make a big difference. perfect for your desk.

Hey there, nothing makes us happier than knowing you loved your purchase, hope you had a comfortable shopping experience & thank you for the great review & ratings!

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Jasdeep Singh (Mumbai)
High-Fidelity DAC at an Affordable Price

This DAC unquestionably falls within the realm of high-fidelity and even ventures into the high-end category due to its exceptional sound quality. The audio it produces is characterized by its cleanliness, precision, and speed, without any harshness. As a result, it offers an astonishingly broad soundstage that extends far and, more significantly, delivers pinpoint accuracy, especially when paired with my full-range driver speaker setup.

I must emphasize that the choice between balanced and unbalanced inputs has a profound impact on this DAC’s soundstage, accuracy, overall audio quality, and listening experience. I firmly believe that this compact DAC truly shines when coupled with high-quality components, particularly DACs or input sources equipped with balanced outputs, allowing it to reach its full potential.

In addition to its sound performance, the build quality of this DAC is commendable and robust. Personally, I find the display to be quite bright, and you have the flexibility to adjust its brightness. The Bluetooth connection functions flawlessly without any interruptions. To be fair, in all fairness, I find myself satisfied with this DAC's overall build quality and craftsmanship, particularly when taking into account its price point.

The sole drawback I experienced relates to the remote control. It could have been improved as it is notably thin and lacks backlighting.

If your primary consideration when selecting audio equipment is sound quality, I wholeheartedly endorse this S.M.S.L DA-9. Its sound quality greatly surpasses its other attributes and the price point at which it is offered.

Thanks a lot for your detailed and genuine feedback, we're glad that you have such positive thoughts about the product and we'll share your thoughts with the brand as well. It'll also help our fellow customers to make the right choice!

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Sasha Masand (Pune)
Sound Quality:
I don't hear a difference
Absolute game changer
Value for Money:
Not even close
Totally worth it

S.M.S.L - DA-9

Hey Sasha,
We thank you for this lovely review & we are glad you are enjoying it! Keep the music playing.