Shanling has introduced a successor to the classic M1, meet the all-new Shanling M1S.
The new M1S still retains a compact form factor. Still, it has got a better DAC, independent Amp chipset, upgraded Ingenic X2000 Processor, MQA decoding function, 2.8″ color display, Streaming function, and several more new features. It’s like the M1S is an entirely new device.
Shanling M1S houses ES9038Q2M Premium 32-Bit high-performance DAC chipset from ESS Sabre Technologies. The 9038Q2M is a highly-acclaimed chipset featured in many other products, it enables crisp high-resolution audio decoding on the M1S and achieves ultra-low distortion and high SNR values. The resulting output has a rich tone and a clean, noise-free background. Shanling has paired this premium Sabre DAC with an in-house developed FPGA architecture that enables high-resolution audio decoding supporting high-res 32bit/768kHz PCM, native DSD512, and MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) audio signals.
Shanling has featured dual independent RT6863 amp chips on the M1S that produce a robust signal amplification on the device. M1s pack outstanding power ratings for their compact size producing up to 245 W of clean power with the balanced output port. M1s has two headphone output ports, 3.5mm single-ended and 4.4mm balanced. The M1s has an upgraded Ingenic X2000 Three-Core processor with upgraded MTouch 2.0 OS. It offers smooth UI and advanced functions such as WiFi connectivity supporting streaming, Apple Airplay, and DLNA features. M1S also has two-way Wireless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity. It can be connected to smartphones using the SyncLink function. It allows for complete control through a remote device.
Shanling M1s is launched officially for 229$ in Black and Silver color options.