LDAC & aptX HD
USB, Optical & Coaxial
HI-RES CERTIFIED DEVICE FEATURING ESS CHIP AND XMOS INTERFACE
At the heart of the SU-6 is an ESS ES9038Q2M digital-to-analogue conversion chip that converts audio signals efficiently. This chip is widely recognised by HiFi enthusiasts and takes advantage of the HyperStream II 32bit architecture as well as the Time Domain Jitter Eliminator technology. The ES9038Q2M DAC chip offers a clear and transparent audio reproduction. Another strong point of the SU-6 is its second-generation USB XMOS interface. This interface allows one to take advantage of USB-C input to support high sampling rates, up to PCM 32bit 768kHz and DSD512, for a sound of incredible fidelity. Considering the exceptional performance of the SU-6 it has been awarded the Hi-Res Audio certification.
BLUETOOTH 5.0 CONNECTIVITY WITH SUPPORT FOR APTX HD AND LDAC
SMSL SU-6 has been designed with the latest Qualcomm chip to offer Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. This chip also allows you to broadcast your music remotely, from a smartphone or a tablet for example. Moreover, the SU-6 is compatible with the high-quality transmission codecs aptX, aptX HD and LDAC, for restitution equal or superior to CD quality, in wireless mode. With Bluetooth 5.0 technology available you can connect to the SU-6 from a distance and yet not lose any audio signal quality.
EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM COMPONENTS FOR UNMATCHED AUDIO PERFORMANCE
The SMSL SU-6 has been engineered with the highest quality of audio components to deliver pristine audio. SU-6 has been equipped with an ultra-low noise switching power supply so that the output noise is as low as possible. SU-6 also features 4 high-end dual OP Amp OPA1612 along with a variety of supporting high-grade components for artefact free audio. SMSL has also featured an audio-clock processing circuit that greatly reduced the clock jitter ensuring quality sound performance. With these components working in synergy with each other, the SU-6 delivers pristine audio every single time you play music.
STURDY BUILD WITH A DISPLAY AND REMOTE CONTROL FOR EASE OF USE
The SMSL SU-6 is built with precision and high-quality materials. The external casing is made of metal with CNC integrated milling process to offer a super sturdy chassis. The device adopts a classic retro design with modern twists. The SU-6 comes embedded with a tempered glass display that shows you the playback information. You also get a full-featured remote control to operate the SU-6 with convenience. The inclusion of a screen and remote control are thoughtful and enhance the joy of using the SMSL SU-6.
|DYNAMIC RANGE||RCA 125dB|
|USB COMPATIBILITY||Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10, Mac OSX, Linux|
|BIT DEPTH||USB 1bit,16-32bit
|SAMPLING RATE||USB PCM 44.1-768kHz
Optical/Coaxial PCM 44.1-192kHZ
|BLUETOOTH SPECIFICATION||BT 5.0(support SBC,AAC,APTX,APTX HD)|
|BOX CONTENTS||1. S.M.S.L SU-6 Bluetooth Audio DAC|
|2. Bluetooth antenna|
|3. Remote Control|
|4. USB cable|
|5. Power cable|
|6. Warranty card|
|GENERIC NAME||Digital Audio Converter|
|IMPORTER DETAILS||Importers Name: Ferrari Video
Address: 63/18, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Chennai - 600020
Contact No: 044-24420733
1 Year Warranty
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Bought this dac after a lot of research, was torn down between Fiio BTA30. Mustered up the courage and ordered it after checking a few YouTube reviews. The dac performs as expected. The only drawback is not all isb cables work with, the original MacBook cable is not working with it, hence need to make sure you use the provided cable with an adapter/extension if required or search for a compatible cable. Tried it with a MacBook, iPhone and iPad and it worked like a charm on all 3. Tried tracks up to 192khz and the dac auto switched on the iPhone and iPad, however Mac MIDI settings are capped at 44.1khz, so need to manually change that to avoid compression. Bluetooth on all 3 devices only support AAC, hence unable to test LDAC functionality. But it played well without stuttering even if I left the room and came back. All in all a very good Dac for the price.
HI Brandon Lopez,
We are so happy you took out time & elaborately reviewed the product. We are sure this will help our customers to make an even better & informed decision.
this DAC can:
1. take USB input from PC/Laptop
2. Work in bluetooh rx mode and pushes hi-res audio out
3. Also accepts optical in therefore also accepts input from TVs etc.
The only thing it cant do is turn into a bluetooth tx, other than that, works quite well and is super versatile for the price point. It also has no dedicated headphone out, you will need an RCA to 3.5mm female connector, but it can power my 250ohm DT990 pros with ease.
Hi there, we are so happy you took out time and elaborately reviewed the product. We are sure this will help our customers to make an even better and informed decision.
ESS implementation in SMSL is to my liking and match very well to my setup.
Topping might be to bright. I feel better than my Audition 6yrs back
USB+BT --> SU-6 --> Norge 1000 --> Dali Zensor 3
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!
Sounds clean and neutral. Delivery service is fast and good. Thanks Headphone Zone.
Hi, we are glad you had a comfortable shopping experience with us & it is delightful to read such positive reviews on your product! Cheers & Welcome to the club!
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