SHANLING H2 – Portable DAC-AMP With Built-in MicroSD Card Player

Shanling has released the all-new H2 portable DAC/Amp and music player. This is the third product in the H series of products by Shanling with a new optimized design for easy usage and better control. The Shanling H2 houses a CS43198 high-performance 32-bit DAC chipset along with a high-power headphone amp section that promises a clean and powerful output. Shanling H2 can be a single point of your music control with every setting at your disposal. The device has USB DAC functionality, Bluetooth signal input functionality, etc. It also supports local music playback with a MicroSD card slot and easy library access through the Eddict Player application on your smartphone.

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Shanling H2 is an ultra-compact portable USB DAC/AMP and Music Player. This single device can help you enjoy your favorite music as USB DAC/AMP, Bluetooth DAC/AMP, or a dedicated music player by supporting local playback through a MicroSD card. It has complete integration into the Eddict Player application for easy local file access.

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Shanling H2 has an optimized and more compact design offering great portability with its handy design and lightweight architecture. The H2 has a smaller overall build with the volume wheel integrated into the main body. It also makes it handy to adjust the volume on the go.


Shanling H2 features a high-end CS43198 DAC chipset from Cirrus Logics. This high-performance 32-bit DAC promises quality sound output with low distortion, high SNR, and DNR performance. The resulting output with the H2 is clear, rich, and has no audible noise floor even with sensitive IEMs.


The 32-bit CS DAC is combined with the XMOS XU208 8-core USB processor. It enables high-resolution audio signal decoding support on the device supporting native DSD and 32-bit PCM audio signals.

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Shanling has featured a dedicated SG-Micro amp section on the H2. The device has dual headphone output ports featuring a 3.5mm single-ended and a 4.4mm balanced port. With its dedicated amp section, the Shanling H2 has a maximum output of 680mW@32Ω through the balanced 4.4mm output. The output impedance of both ports is also very low, you will get crystal clear output from both ports.


Shanling H2 features a 1” colorful display screen. This screen shows various functions and settings related to the device and active playback. This includes active playback file info, volume level, battery status, etc.


Shanling H2 houses a 2100mAh large-capacity rechargeable battery that provides the device with an outstanding battery life. Shanling H2 has a rated durability of up to 12 hours with a full charge.


  • Portable DAC/AMP and Music Player.
  • New Optimized Design for Better Control and Use.
  • High-Performance CS43198 32-Bit DAC Chipset.
  • Dedicated SG-Micro Headphone Amplification Circuit.
  • XMOS XU208 USB Processor.
  • Local Music Playback Through MicroSD Card.
  • 1” Colorful Display Screen.
  • High-resolution Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity.
  • LDAC, AAC Codec Support.
  • Dual Headphone Output(3.5mm+4.4mm).
  • Low Output Impedance(0.4Ω/0.8Ω).
  • Up to 680mW @ 32Ω output power.
  • 2100mAh High-Capacity Battery.
  • Up to 12 hours of battery life.
  • Two Stunning Color Options.
  • Price: $169