LDAC & aptX HD
4.4mm & 4-Pin XLR
Optical & Coaxial
Upto 7000mW @ 32Ω
SHANLING INTRODUCES THE ALL-NEW AND UPGRADED EM7 - AN ALL-IN-ONE HIGH-END STREAMER, DAC, AMP AND PRE-AMPLIFIER
Shanling is a company based in Shenzhen, China, founded in 1988. Since 1988 it has been the pioneer in developing some of the spectacular audio equipment known to the world. Shanling aims to provide an optimal all-in-one desktop solution with their EM line. Shanling started last year with the EM5 model, which packed a lot of features into a reasonably sized and well-priced package. Shanling is pushing the bar even further with the EM7, improving upon the EM5 in every minute aspect, going for a High-End performance that will match any of the best Audiophile headphones. The flagship ESS DAC ES9038Pro, with its eight channels feeding a fully balanced amplifier, is the centrepiece of the analogue part of the EM7, based on their well-proven OP+BUF architecture. This newly developed amplifier circuit for the EM7 complements the DAC's exceptionally accurate and clean sound while providing substantial power output for the most demanding headphones. This design yields their powerful and best-measured desktop DAC/AMP, which outputs up to 7W @ 32 Ohm / 1W @ 300 Ohm. The EM7 is an all-around power-packed performer being a streamer, DAC & Amplifier and a pre-amplifier making EM7 an all-in-one package. Shanling EM7 promises to deliver exceptional performance by housing industry-leading flagship ESS Sabre DAC chips, XMOS chips for USB audio, and Qualcomm chips for seamless wireless transmission. The Shanling EM7 can also work as a pre-amplifier with your power amplifiers or active speakers. It has four gain stages and seven pre-set digital filter options. Get ready to experience a new perspective on audio with the all-new Shanling EM7 that is here to make your music sound the way it should.
SHANLING EM7 IS A HI-RES CERTIFIED STREAMING MUSIC CENTRE THAT FEATURES A FLAGSHIP ESS SABRE DAC CHIP FOR SPECTACULAR AUDIO PERFORMANCE
Shanling EM7 is a Hi-Res certified by the Japanese Audio Society. It is Hi-Res Audio, Hi-Res Wireless Audio certified. It features an ESS Sabre flagship ES9038Pro DAC chip that delivers a spectacular performance. The SABRE® ES9038Pro Flagship HyperStream® II 8-channel audio DAC is the world's highest performance 32-bit solution designed for Audiophile and Studio equipment applications such as SACD players, Blu-ray players, digital preamplifiers, A/V receivers, studio consoles and digital audio workstations. The engineers at Shanling included the ES9038PRO DAC chip so that you can enjoy Hi-Res music without any colouration to the sound reproduced. The digital to analogue conversion keeps the reproduction of the recording as natural as possible, just the way the artist intended it. The performance of ES9038Pro will satisfy the needs of the most demanding audio applications. The ES9038Pro handles up to PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) 768kHz / 32bit, 8-channel DSD512(Direct Stream Digital), covering the range of program sources. The digital to analogue conversion handled by the EM7 is clear and jitter-free. Based on ESS's top DAC, the ES9038Pro, and further backed by its specialised ES9311 voltage regulator, the audio circuit fully utilises the DAC's eight-channel capabilities. Highly dynamic, intricate, and quick-sounding, allowing for a thorough exploration of even the most complicated audio tracks. The audio reproduced comes across as very organic and articulate.
FEATURES NORATEL TOROIDAL HIGH-PERFORMANCE TRANSFORMER FROM NORWAY FUSED WITH DUAL INDEPENDENT POWER SUPPLY AND OPA1611 FOR AMPLIFICATION
Shanling EM7 features Noratel toroidal high-performance transformer from Norway. It is a toroidal transformer that has higher inrush currents when compared to conventional EI transformers. EI-transformer is a traditional transformer. Toroidal transformers are smaller and lighter than conventional EI transformers. The toroidal transformer has low magnetic stray fields emission levels, high efficiency / low losses, and easy assembly making them ideal in audio/video systems. The Noratel Toroidal Transformer High-Performance Transformer from Norway, along with two high-current voltage regulator chips and four premium 6800 uF/35V capacitors, was incorporated by Shanling engineers while keeping these ideas in mind. These components provide clean power for the DAC and balanced amplifier of the EM7. The Shanling EM7 has Dual Independent Power to prevent unwanted interferences between the Streamer and the High-End Audio circuit. The power supply is separated, with the Android component using a separate switching power source. The electrical components in the circuitry don't make any noise thanks to this power supply architecture. The result is super clean and organic power output. Shanling has an In-House Developed I/V Stage, a highly optimised I/V conversion stage based on TI OPA1611, helping the ES9038Pro to reach its ultimate performance, retaining all the energy and sound characteristics of this DAC.
PRECISE PROCESSING OF AUDIO FILES THROUGH XMOS AND QUALCOMM CHIPSETS ALONG WITH AGLO OUTPUT TECHNOLOGY, BLUETOOTH 5.0 RENDERING, AND WIFI SUPPORT
Shanling EM7 with XMOS and Qualcomm chipsets under its belly has immaculate and precise processing power. It has an XMOS XU208 (XMOS XUF208) on its USB input. EM7 can serve as a simple High-End USB DAC, supporting PCM up to 32 Bit/768 kHz and DSD512. EM7 also adds a CT7302 (CT7302CL) audio bridge, enabling a high-quality sampling rate conversion, including a complete transformation of all audio playback to DSD. With the introduction of wireless technology, the world has gone surreal for streaming music without having to deal with the annoyance of wires. The engineers at Shanling created the EM7 with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities so that you can stream music wirelessly. With Bluetooth 5.0 support, EM7 is a simple Bluetooth receiver. You can now stream music directly from your phone. The EM7 is compatible with Bluetooth speakers and headphones, thanks to the two-way Bluetooth configuration. It supports Bluetooth codecs like LDAC, aptX HD, aptX, and SBC for transmission and LDAC & SBC for Bluetooth reception. The Shanling EM7 hosts a Qualcomm MS6125 chip for seamless wireless playback. It is also compatible with 2.4G & 5G Wi-Fi. Build around Shanling's deeply customised closed Android system, acting as a standalone rig. One straightforward method allows for streaming from local servers, playing from USB drives or memory cards, and accessing streaming services. Additionally, audio will be processed correctly and at its highest quality thanks to the AGLO technology, which ensures that the Android system operates at Hi-Fi levels.
ACCESS YOUR FAVOURITE STREAMING SERVICES WITH SWIFT AND SMOOTH PERFORMANCE WITH QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON 665 CHIPSET, ANDROID 10 OS AND MQA SUPPORT
On the Streamer side, the EM7 hosts Shanling's bespoke operating system based on Android 10. It gives you access to a range of streaming services, local playback from MicroSD card or USB drives, DLNA, Airplay, NAS and even simple Bluetooth streaming. They are all put through the Android Global Lossless Output (AGLO) technology, which guarantees the best audio quality from the Android system. EM7 also switches to a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU, making for a significantly swifter system. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core CPU, providing more computing power than any Hi-Fi Streamer would need. The Shanling EM7 supports streaming applications like Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Qobuz. It also supports audio formats like DSF, DFF, DXD, APE, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, AIF, DTS, MP3, WMA, ACC, OGG, ALAC, MP2, M4A, AC3, M3U, M3U8, and ISO. EM7 is a Full Decoder capable of 16x MQA playback with Tidal Streaming or MQA files.
KDS CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS & 3RD GENERATION FPGA JAPANESE KDS ACTIVE CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS WITH CPAF REDUCE JITTER AND PRESENT CLEAN AND PRECISE AUDIO
The advanced audio circuit of the EM7 consists of high-quality components for the system to be Hi-Fidelity in every detail. For this reason, EM7 hosts highly accurate Omron relays. Hi-Fi grade single crystal copper wires connect every component of the EM7's circuitry. KDS Crystal Oscillators & 3rd Generation FPGA, and Two Japanese KDS active crystal oscillators assure high precision of the digital signal transmission. An updated in-house algorithm effectively reduces jitter for an overall cleaner and more accurate sound reproduction. Thin Film resistors with 0.01% accuracy and stability, these high-precision film resistors represent a part of EM7's design. Panasonic Capacitors with special tantalum-polymer capacitors are highly accurate and less sensitive to temperature fluctuations which keeps the EM7 operating for longer hours without heating. Shanling's audio engineers created the CPAF Low Pass Filtering, CPAF - Constant Phase in All Frequencies technology employing two more TI OPA2211 components. Eight BD139 and BD140 transistors and four TI OPA2211 pieces make up a four-way balanced headphone amplifier running in Shanling's tried-and-true OP+BUF topology, enhancing their amplifiers' capabilities to a new level.
TILTABLE 5.8-INCH TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY WITH SUPPORT FOR COMPANION APP REMOTE CONTROL
How about owning a Streaming Music Centre that has a high-resolution screen with touch controls? You have nowhere to look for as the Shanling EM7 features a touch screen display. It hosts a 5.8-inch 1080p Sharp LCD panel that is tiltable up to 60°. The Shanling EM7 is designed for use on tables, bedside cabinets or in dedicated Hi-Fi rigs. The tiltable screen of EM7 will always allow for the ideal viewing and operating angle. Connect EM7 to Shanling's Eddict Player app and use any phone or tablet running on Android or iOS as a remote controller. Pick a Wi-Fi connection for a complete screen mirroring or switch to Bluetooth for easy control over local playback.
EXQUISITE DESIGN THAT FITS INTO ANY HI-FI RIG AND OFFERS NUMEROUS INPUTS AND OUTPUTS FOR EASY CONNECTIVITY AND COMPATIBILITY
The Shanling EM7 shines in all its glory with a clean finish and a golden-coloured volume knob that is exquisitely crafted and stands unique in its appearance. The Shanling EM7 supports numerous inputs and outputs for compatibility and easy connectivity. While EM7 can work as an audio rig on its own, it easily adapts for different roles in already set up audio rigs. The front baffle consists of 4-pin XLR balanced (External Line Return) and 4.4mm balanced outputs. It also has 3.5mm and 6.35mm single-ended outputs. The various digital inputs on the rear include a USB for connecting external disk, a USB for digital audio output, a USB for connecting external disk, a USB DAC input, an Ethernet port, digital coaxial input, and digital optical input. The analogue outputs include 3-pin XLR balanced audio output and RCA. The Shanling EM7 also has Digital coaxial output and digital optical output.
|AVAILABLE STREAMING APPLICATIONS||Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Qobuz|
|DISPLAY||5.8-inch 1080*1920 IPS Touch|
|SYSTEM||Customized Closed Android|
|SUPPORTED FORMATS||DSF / DFF / DXD / APE / FLAC / WAV / AIFF / AIF / DTS / MP3 / WMA/ ACC / OGG / ALAC / MP2 / M4A / AC3 / M3U / M3U8 / ISO (DST not supported)|
|HI-RES SUPPORT||32bit / 768kHz, DSD512|
|ADJUSTABLE GAIN||4 Gain Stages|
|MICRO SD CARD SUPPORT||Up to 2TB|
|DIGITAL FILTERS||7 Pre-set options|
|POWER SUPPLY||100V / 110-120V / 220-240V versions|
|TRANSMITTER||LDAC, aptX HD, aptX, SBC|
|WI-FI||2.4G & 5G Compatible|
|OUTPUT POWER||Low: 0.63V @ 32Ω (12.4mW @ 32Ω)
Medium: 1.2V @ 32Ω (45mW @ 32Ω)
High: 2.5V @ 32Ω (195mW @ 32Ω)
Turbo: 8.5V @ 32Ω (2300mW @ 32Ω)
Turbo: 9V @ 300Ω (270mW @ 300Ω)
|SIGNAL-TO-NOISE||123dB @ 32Ω (A-Weighted @ 0.5V)|
|CHANNEL SEPARATION||69dB @ 32Ω|
|DYNAMIC RANGE||118dB @ 32Ω (A-Weighted High Gain)|
|NOISE||>115dB (Normal Gain) / 107dB (Turbo Gain)|
|DISTORTION||0.0005% @ 32Ω (A-Weighted @ 1V)|
|OUTPUT POWER||Low: 1.2V @ 32Ω (45mW @ 32Ω)
Medium: 2.4V @ 32Ω (180mW @ 32Ω)
High: 5V @ 32Ω (780mW @ 32Ω)
Turbo: 15V @ 32Ω (7000mW @ 32Ω)
Turbo: 18V @ 300Ω (1000mW @ 300Ω)
|SIGNAL-TO-NOISE||125dB @ 32Ω (A-Weighted Turbo Gain)|
|CHANNEL SEPARATION||104dB @ 32Ω|
|DYNAMIC RANGE||125dB @ 32Ω (A-Weighted Turbo Gain)|
|NOISE||>112dB (Normal Gain) / 104dB (Turbo Gain)|
|DISTORTION||0.0003% @ 32Ω (A-Weighted @ 0.7V)|
|DISTORTION||0.0002% (A-Weight @ 0.5V)|
|DISTORTION||0.00017% (A-Weight @ 0.5V)|
|COAXIAL INPUT||PCM 192kHz / 24bit|
|OPTICAL INPUT||PCM 96kHz / 24bit|
|USB DAC INPUT||PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD512|
|COAXIAL OUTPUT||PCM 192kHz / 24bit|
|OPTICAL OUTPUT||PCM 192kHz / 24bit|
|USB OUTPUT||PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD512|
|BOX CONTENTS||1. Shanling EM7|
|2. USB Cable|
|3. Power Cable|
|4. Warranty Card|
|5. Quick Start Guide|
|GENERIC NAME||Headphone Amplifier|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||China|
|IMPORTER DETAILS||Importers Name: Ferrari Video
Address: 63/18, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Chennai - 600020
Contact No: 044-24420733
30 Years of Shanling: Engineering Audio Products for Hi-Fi Music Enjoyment
Shanling was established in 1988 when it began developing audio products and launched its first-ever Hi-Fi stereo amplifier. Since its beginning, Shanling has continuously developed new products and has incorporated multiple patented technologies like the SONY LDAC, Bluetooth BQB, Hi-Res from Japanese Audio Association, Microsoft HDCD, Dolby Digital, DTS, DVD, SACD, CD patent and more. For more than 30 years Shanling employees have upheld the spirit of integrity, innovation, team spirit and hard work.
Shanling is Powered by Excellence and Customer Satisfaction
Excellence in quality and customer satisfaction has always been the driving force for Shanling. Shanling is from China - headquartered in Shenzhen with a factory in Dongguan. Their product range consists of Hi-Res portable music players, portable amplifiers, Hi-Fi headphones, SACD/CD players, Hi-Fi amplifiers, power conditioners and more. By maintaining a strong relationship with the high-end manufacturers over the years, Shanling today enjoys the position of being one of the most reputed companies in the industry.
Exceptional Digital Audio Players with Cutting-Edge Audio Technologies
Shanling is known for the incorporation of cutting edge technology and that's evident in all the audio players developed by Shanling. Each Shanling audio player features high-end specs including the ESS DAC Chip, Qualcomm aptX, Retina HD display and a strong battery life. The M series of digital audio players like the Shanling M0, M2s, M3s are prime examples of their performance and price and therefore have been highly popular.
Cerfied Hi-Res Audio by the Japan Audio Society
High-Res Audio certified by the Japan Audio Society has been consistent among all the Shanling digital audio players. All these Hi-Res DAPs go through severe tests to get the great sound. The DAPs are designed to support all the high-res audio files including the DSD format. The Shanling UP2 is a brilliantly crafted DAC/AMP which has been highly popular among the users.
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