Shanling has introduced its latest Modular Desktop Streaming Hi-Fi Player, The Shanling M30. The M30 is a one of a kind modular device that is upgradeable and customizable over time. Shanling will be releasing future audio modules for the Shanling M30 to keep up with the latest technology and preferences. It is designed as an all-in-one device, it’s not only limited to a high-performance desktop DAC/AMP but also can be used as a standalone music player fully powered by its own batteries for clean and stable power for the best audio experience. The player supports multiple streaming services including Tidal, Spotify, Qobuz, and more. The player has a price tag of 3599$ and will be available in the second quarter of 2021.
Thanks to the unique modular design on the Shanling M30, the player features both Tube and Solid-State technologies. For Solid-state, the M30 features 2x ADI ADA4610-2+ 4x Ti BUF634 amplification module and for Tube output, the M30 is equipped with 2x Korg Nature 6P1 tubes. The M30 features three output modes, Direct, Transport, and Tube.
The Shanling M30 is equipped with Dual AKM AK4497 DAC chips and 2x Ti OPA1662 operational amplifiers for smooth signal decoding and rendering. The AKM AK4497 is a highly acclaimed audio signal decoding chip that is used in flagship desktop DAC’s and Players. It supports hi-res signal decoding with ultra-low distortion and a super clean background. The player can decode PCM up to 32-Bit/384kHz and DSD512 natively. It also supports high-end features like DSD Upsampling, MQA decoding, and more.
The Shanling M30 features a hub of input/output options. It can take analog input via RCA ports, Digital input via Coaxial, Optical, 2x USB-A, USB-B, USB-C, and Ethernet LAN cable. For headphone output, the Shanling M30 supports 4-Pin XLR, 4.4mm, 2.5mm, 3.5mmPROBalanced output, and 6.35mm/3.5mmsingle-ended output ports. So imagine any input/output port requirement, the Shanling M30 is equipped with it.
Shanling M30 supports hi-res wireless connectivity with Dual-band WiFi(2.4gHz/5gHz), Hi-res Bluetooth Codecs like LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, and more.