Shanling UA2 ES9038Q2M Portable USB DAC/AMP

The big brother of the Shanling UA line (besides UA1), the Shanling UA2 will be available in April 2021. UA2 takes attention with flagship-grade ESS ES9038Q2M Dac chip and 2.5mm balanced output.

Advanced model of UA line

Interchangeable cables, using USB-C connector

Compatible with Android, computers and iOS*

Special mode offering compatibility with Nintendo Switch

3.5mm Single-ended & 2.5mm Balanced output

ESS ES9038Q2M DAC & Ricore RT6863 amplifier

Up to 195mW@32 output power

Hi-Res support up to PCM 32/768 and DSD512

Advanced settings available in companion app

2.5mm Balanced output

Output power: 195mW@32ohm

Frequency response: 20 – 50 000 Hz

THD+N: 0.0008%

Dynamic range: 120dB

Signal-to-noise ratio: 116dB

Channel separation: 109 dB

Output impedance: 1.6 Ohm

3.5mm Single-ended output

Output power: 125mW@32ohm

Frequency response: 20 – 50 000 Hz

THD+N: 0.0008%

Dynamic range: 122dB

Signal-to-noise ratio: 121dB

Channel separation: 76 dB

Output impedance: 0.8 Ohm

 

The price has been announced as 85$, which is very competitive.