Topping - DX9

Flagship Desktop DAC & Amp

Sale price₹ 119,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 129,999

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In case you receive the Topping - DX9 with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)


Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this Topping - DX9 comes with a 1 Year warranty from TOPPING that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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Why Topping is Special


Designed in China

Established & Reputed

Trust us, our reputation in the audio world speaks for itself!

This headphone or gear comes from a well-respected brand known for its high-quality audio equipment, so you can be confident in your purchase.

If you see a product marked as “🎖️ Established & Reputed”, it means you're getting a top-tier device from a brand that's earned its stripes in the audio industry.

Revered by Audiophiles

Audiophiles can be really picky and tough to impress and if the audiophile community says something sounds good, you can bet it's great!

This headphone or gear has gained recognition and admiration from audiophiles, who are known for their discerning taste in high-fidelity audio. They appreciate its precision, attention to detail and its ability to deliver an immersive sonic experience.

If you see a product marked as "🙌🏻 Revered by Audiophiles", it means that it meets the highest standards of sound quality and performance, making it a top choice for anyone who values exceptional audio experiences.


A masterpiece from the experts who know audio inside and out!

This headphone or gear is crafted by specialists who know their stuff, ensuring every detail is perfect.

If you see a product marked as “🌟 Specialist”, it means you're choosing a device designed by experts who specialize in creating this specific category of device.

Why we love this DAC/Amp

I Am Worth It

Only for the most passionate and discerning audiophiles who want the very best.

Audiophiles desire class-defining products that not only meet their needs but truly blows their expectation in quality and performance.

If you see a product marked with “👑 I Am Worth It," rest assured that it's a timeless investment. Its value cannot be measured with ordinary benchmarks and is an indulgence only for a select few.

Serious Audiophiles Only

Diving deeper into exploring the hobby is never enough.

If you're an audiophile on a hunt for a device that meets your high standards, this is one such headphone or gear designed for discerning audiophiles like you in mind.

If you see a product marked with “🦈 Serious Audiophiles Only" we assure you that this device can match your depth of knowledge and expertise to take your passion for audio to the next level.

Our Team's Favourite

Cause after all, we are audiophiles first!

This headphone or gear has won the hearts of our team, standing out as a top pick among our gurus.

If you see products marked as “💙 Our Team’s Favourite”, you're choosing a product that’s been tested, loved, and enthusiastically recommended by our team, giving you confidence that it’s a standout choice!

Incredibly Popular

Some things deserve all the attention.

This headphone or gear is a crowd favourite, winning over fans everywhere with its undeniable audio quality.

If you see products marked as “🥇 Incredibly Popular”, you’re opting for a tried-and-true choice that’s loved by many, ensuring you're getting something that’s proven to be awesome and widely acclaimed.

For Audiophiles at Home

Cause music hit differently when you are in your own space.

This headphone or gear is perfect for those who demand exceptional sound quality in their personal sanctuary.

If you see products marked as “🏠 For Audiophiles at Home”, get ready to transform your living space into an audiophile's paradise, with rich, immersive sound that makes every listening session a masterpiece.

Use Wirelessly with Bluetooth

Enjoy the convenience of seamless wireless connectivity

This headphone or gear indicates that the product supports wireless connectivity via Bluetooth, freeing you from the tangles of cords and cables.

If you see products marked as “✂️ Use Wirelessly with Bluetooth”, enjoy the freedom to stream music, make calls, and more, all without being tethered to your device, giving you the flexibility to move around and multitask with ease.

Connect With Cable

This device comes with multiple connectivity options. Be sure to check if your source and output support these input and output options.

Why it Sounds Amazing

DAC Chip

Know the secret to your pristine audio.

This headphone or gear reveals the secret sauce behind superior audio quality, highlighting the presence of a high-performance DAC chip for pristine sound reproduction.

If you see products marked as “⚙️ DAC Chip”, expect to experience your music with unparalleled clarity, detail, and fidelity, ensuring that every note and nuance is faithfully reproduced for your listening pleasure.

Power Output

When you need that juice to get the best out of your products.

This headphone or gear packs a punch, revealing the product's impressive power output capabilities, ensuring it can handle even the most demanding products with ease.

If you see products marked as “🚀 Power Output”, you're in for a treat with robust performance for driving high-fidelity products without breaking a sweat.

Balanced Output

Upgrading from single-ended to balanced can be the easiest way to improve your sound.

This DAC, Amp or Hi-Res player offers a balanced output, ensuring pristine audio quality with minimised interference and enhanced clarity for your listening pleasure.

If you see a product marked as "⚖️ Balanced Output”, get ready for a symphony of crystal-clear tunes, free from any unwanted noise drama!

Sampling Rate And Bit Depth

Ever wonder how those ones and zeros on your computer magically transform into the rich melodies that fill your room?

The secret lies in a tiny device called a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC). Think of it as a translator, taking the digital code of your music and meticulously sculpting it back into a smooth, analog wave that your speakers can understand. But just like a sculptor needs the right tools, achieving audio nirvana with a DAC depends on two key factors: sampling rate and bit depth.

Sampling Rate:

Imagine your favourite song as a complex rollercoaster track. The sampling rate refers to how often the DAC takes measurements of this digital track, measured in kHz (kilohertz) or thousands of times per second. A higher sampling rate, like 96 kHz, is like taking a ton of pictures of the track, capturing every twist and turn with incredible detail. Lower rates, like the standard 44.1 kHz used in CDs, are like taking snapshots at a theme park – fun, but you might miss some of the subtler details that make the ride truly exhilarating.

Bit Depth:

Now, think about the sculptor's tools. Bit depth refers to the precision of each measurement the DAC takes. Imagine the number of colours available to the sculptor. With higher bit depth (e.g., 24 bits compared to 16 bits), each measurement can capture a wider range of values. This allows the DAC to recreate subtler variations in the sound wave, resulting in richer and more nuanced audio. It's like having a broader colour palette for building a more detailed and lifelike sculpture of the sound.


Meet the Topping DX9, a limited edition DAC and Amplifier that skilfully merges traditional engineering expertise with cutting-edge technology. Designed to commemorate Topping's 15th Anniversary, this flagship product stands in a class of its own. It boasts the AKM AK4499EQ, AKM's latest flagship DAC chipset, coupled with a six-channel discrete NFCA headphone amplification module. With its robust core chipset, the DX9 guarantees top-tier performance, delivering exceptional DNR, SNR, and THD+N characteristics while providing impressive headphone output parameters. The DX9 pushes out a remarkable 7000W per channel headphone output at 32Ω impedance and a distortion rating as low as 0.00009% THD+N. It features an exclusive design with a premium CNC-machined chassis and a transparent top surface. Elevate your headphone experience with the Topping DX9, a standalone device that belongs on your desktop.



The Topping DX9 boasts the rare and legendary AK4499EQ DAC chip, renowned for its remarkable audio capabilities, featuring a dynamic range of 132dB and harmonic distortion below 0.00007%. With four independent channels, it functions akin to having two flagship AK4499EX chips operating in harmony, promising pristine clarity and fidelity in every note. Additionally, the inclusion of the AK4118, a S/PDIF receiver with remarkably low jitter, further elevates its performance. Supporting PCM and Native DSD audio signals, the DX9 delivers an unparalleled listening experience, unveiling the depth and intricacies of your favourite music with unrivalled finesse.



Your headphones deserve the utmost excellence, and the DX9 surpasses expectations with its state-of-the-art six-channel discrete NFCA (Nested Feedback Composite Amplifier) high-performance headphone amplifier. The DX9 is equipped with Topping's cutting-edge six-channel discrete NFCA headphone amplifier module, featuring an impressive 39 transistors per module. This potent amplifier delivers a commanding output of up to 10W per channel at 16Ω and up to 7W per channel at 32Ω, accompanied by an astonishingly low distortion rate of just 0.00009%. The Topping DX9 unlocks the full potential of your power-hungry headphones, enabling you to experience their audio prowess as never before.



Topping has engineered a cutting-edge hybrid relay volume control for the DX9, utilising a blend of resistors and relays to achieve high-precision volume adjustments. This technology enhances the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and minimises noise, especially at lower volume levels. In essence, every subtle twist of the volume knob translates into a meticulously calculated adjustment, offering you fine-grained control over your audio experience. This precision extends to the seamless pairing of high-sensitivity in-ear monitors and headphones with the DX9. The hybrid relay volume network in the DX9 is all about ensuring the utmost accuracy in your sound adjustments.



Leveraging their wealth of experience, Topping has meticulously curated a premium array of components at the heart of the DX9's chipset. Alongside the flagship AK4499EQ DAC, the DX9 incorporates AKM's AK4118 Digital S/PDIF receiver, a CPLD low-jitter clock processing chipset, and a selection of high-quality capacitors. These elements collectively contribute to the device's ability to attain the desired level of performance and provide an exceptional auditory experience for users. Additionally, the DX9 boasts independently powered DAC and headphone amplifier circuits, ensuring the delivery of pristine, interference-free sound while maintaining an ample energy supply for optimum audio quality.



The Topping DX9 is designed to cover a spectrum of audio needs with its extensive eight-way digital input array, encompassing AES, USB, Optical, Coax, and Bluetooth connections. What sets it apart is its incorporation of Qualcomm's latest QCC5125 Bluetooth chipset, offering high-definition Bluetooth input capabilities, and supporting protocols like LDAC, AptX HD, AptX Adaptive, and AptX. This diversity extends to the device's input and output options, featuring USB, dual Coaxial, dual optical, I2S, AES, and Bluetooth inputs, as well as dedicated output choices, including single-ended and balanced options for headphones, alongside line-out and preamp outputs. It even provides support for Neutrik XLR and RCA dedicated line-out and preamp outputs.



Topping's commitment to crafting its flagship device, the DX9, leaves no detail overlooked. The device boasts impeccable build quality, featuring a CNC-machined metallic chassis that's both robust and visually appealing. Additionally, it incorporates a unique design element with a dual 2.0-inch full-colour display screen and a transparent panoramic sunroof, offering a clear view of the device's internals. Topping's innovative Aurora UI, which graces both screens, adds a touch of vitality with its user-friendly and visually captivating interface. The interface is complemented by a well-coordinated knob and button configuration, ensuring smooth and intuitive operation. Moreover, the DX9 package includes a convenient set of accessories, such as a remote control, USB cable, AC cable, Bluetooth antenna, and a 6.35mm to 3.5mm adaptor. It even features a 12V trigger linkage switch, simplifying the control of multiple devices with a single button press.

1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Topping - DX9 comes with a 1 Year warranty from TOPPING that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about TOPPING's warranty in India.

The Audiophile's Choice For Precision and Accuracy

TOPPING, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Guangzhou, China, is dedicated to creating immersive Hi-Fi experiences with superior performance. Emphasizing research and development (R&D), TOPPING invests in a dedicated department of senior engineers and audiophiles, employing professional audio instruments like the premium audio testers APx555 and APx555B from Audio Precision. Each product undergoes rigorous testing to ensure exceptional parameters and performance, followed by meticulous adjustments for optimal sound quality.

Renowned worldwide, TOPPING's lineup includes products like the A90, D90, A70, and D70 with their DACs and amps being favourites among audiophiles globally. Committed to pushing the boundaries of quality, TOPPING remains true to its mission of delivering unparalleled Hi-Fi experiences.

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