SMSL SU-9 Ultra is the latest flagship-level desktop DAC from the house of SMSL. The DAC is designed with top-quality components including the latest AKM’s flagship DAC along with a self-developed brand-new CK-03 jitter processing circuit, a 3rd generation 16-core USB processor, a fully-discrete low-noise power supply, etc. The SU9 Ultra provides exceptional performance with ultra-low distortion while supporting advanced 32-bit PCM and Native DSD audio signal decoding. SMSL SU9 Ultra supports full MQA & MQA-CD decoding through USB and SPDIF inputs.
AKM Technologies is a renowned name in the hi-fi audio industry. Their DACs offer great performance with exceptional sound signal decoding characteristics. SMSL has equipped the SU9 Ultra with AKM’s latest flagship AK4499EX+AK4191 DAC chips. They offer impressive performance with ultra-low distortion and high SNR performance. The SU9 Ultra achieves an ultra-low distortion of as low as 0.00006% (-124dB) promising clear output with a deadly silent noise floor.
SMSL SU9 Ultra adopts a 3rd generation XMOS XU316 16-core USB signal processor. It’s a premium 32-bit USB Solution that supports native DSD512 audio signals, DoP decoding, and 32-bit/768kHz PCM signals.
SMSL SU9 Ultra houses multiple input/output modes. Input options on the device include USB, Coaxial, Optical, and high-definition Bluetooth V5.0. Users can feed high-resolution audio signals wirelessly with Bluetooth-supporting advanced codecs including LDAC, SBC, AptX HD, AAC, etc.