Shanling UA3 AKM DAC-AMP Review

The UA3 is the 4th portable USB DAC-AMP in Shanling’s UA line after UA5. And it’s the first with an AKM DAC chip inside. After the fire at AKM’s factory in 2020, in early 2022 AKM relaunched their new line of DACs and Shanling immediately started working on new designs, diving into the possibilities of this updated generation of DACs. UA3 is the first of these designs, utilising a freshly released AK4493SEQ DAC, for the first time bringing the sound … Continue reading Shanling UA3 AKM DAC-AMP Review