SHANLING UA5

Portable Headphone Amplifier Balanced USB DAC/AMP

    Monochromatic 1.44-inch OLED Display
    ESS ES9038Q2M Dual DAC Chipset & Ricore RE6863 Amplification chip
    Compatible with Android, Windows, Mac and iOS, UAC2.0 and UAC1.0 mode compatible
    3.5mm+4.4mm Headphone Output Ports
    Full USB Power and Hybrid Battery Power Mode
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Product Price
$235.00 USD
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This Product is a Pre-order

Processing Time before shipping: Carry case will likely arrive during mid-March, 2022 avg.

This is a rough estimation. It may change without prior notice.

Free standard shipping to most countries

Free express shipping on orders over $270*. Enjoy free tax and duty paid to most countries. Please refer to our shipping FAQ to see if you apply.

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Warranty

1 Year Warranty

We provide 1 year warranty for the all products except the cables*.

Monochromatic 1.44-inch OLED isplay

Shanling UA5 houses an OLED display on the front that provides easy access to multiple settings directly on the UA5, without any need for an app on the phone. This is a welcome feature for portable USB DAC/AMPs available. It has a volume wheel for an independent volume control. Also serving as a menu navigation.

High-Performance ESS ES9038Q2M Dual DAC Chipset & Ricore RE6863 Amplification chip

Shanling UA5 features a premium dual DAC chipset housing ESS ES9038Q2M DAC chips and two dedicated Ricore RE6863 Amplification chip. It is offering quality high-resolution signal decoding with ultra-low distortion and high SNR ratings. Users get to experience a transparent and clean sound performance with the Shanling UA5. Hi-Res support up to 32bit / 768khz and DSD512.

High Compatibility

Compatible with Android, Windows, Mac and iOS. Special lightning cable needed for use with iOS. UAC2.0 and UAC1.0 mode compatible, for use with a Nintendo Switch and other gaming systems or older devices.

3.5mm+4.4mm Headphone Output Ports

Doesn’t matter whether you need a balanced 4.4mm connection or a single-ended 3.5mm headphone output port, Shanling has equipped the UA5 with them. Pair your headphones or earphones with your choice of termination option. UA5 has a rated output power rating of up to 137 mW @ 32 Ohm SE // 211 mW @ 32 Ohm Balanced, more than enough to power your headphones with ease.

Full USB Power and Hybrid Battery Power Mode

Possible to switch between full USB Power and Hybrid Battery Power mode. In Hybrid mode, DACs and amplifiers are using clean power from the build-in 220 mAh battery. When Hybrid Battery Power mode enabled, certain sections of UA5 will still be running on USB power, like USB Controller and FPGA. But the crucial parts of DAC and amplifier will instead use a cleaner power from the battery.

In our testing, this set-up proved helpful in three scenarios:
- Consistent analog performance and noise floor, independent from the quality of USB power of the connected device.
- Reduced power drain from the connected device, which can be crucial when running it with smartphone.
- Reduced power demand allows for a compatibility with certain devices, that are normally unable to provide enough power for USB DAC/Amps.

UA5 is of course capable of running in a standard USB Powered mode, in which the battery is completely disconnected and all sections of UA5 runs out of USB power. UA5 will automatically switch to this mode when the battery runs too low.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Input
1x USB-C
Outputs
1x Single-ended Jack 3.5mm
1x Balanced Jack 4.4mm
DAC Chip
2x ESS ES9038Q2M
Amplification chip
Ricore RE6863
Output power
Single-ended : 135mW @ 32Ω
Balanced : 210mW @ 32Ω
Supported sampling rates
PCM up to 32bit 384kHz
DSD up to DSD512
OS Compatibility
Android
Windows
Mac
iOS
UAC Support
UAC 2.0
UAC 1.0
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Sophanna Ven
beautiful outside and inside

this Dac-amp is very nice Case of your choosing is included...it sounds great and it has its own volume wheel which is a plus!

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Standard Shipping
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Express Shipping
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Shipping FAQ's

Which countries do you ship to?

We are generally able to ship to most countries via Express Shipping, and many countries via Standard Shipping. You may clarify this with our team to check whether Standard Shipping is available to your country.

*Note: Generally, we can only do Selected Shipping to India and Russia. We can only do Express Shipping to Africa, Argentina, Hawaii, Kuwait, Mauritius, Montenegro and Sri Lanka, to name a few.

This may be subjected to changes due to unpredictable issues such as Covid, war, and etc.

How much does shipping cost?

We have two shipping methods - Standard Shipping and Express Shipping.

Standard Shipping is free for most countries, while Express Shipping is 15-35USD depending on your country. If your order is over 269USD, Express Shipping is free*.

*This applies for most countries. However, large items such as headphones and desktop DAC/AMPs (e.g. HarmonicDyne G200, MUSICIAN MDP-2, and etc.) are excluded.

Shipping fees exclude import taxes or processing fees that might be applicable for your country. Linsoul is not responsible for any form of such fees. Should you refuse to pay the tax/customs fees, shipping fees will still be deducted from the amount paid for the returned parcel. For parcels that have been destroyed instead of being returned to us, no refund will be processed.

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For certain remote areas, there may be additional charges via Express Shipping. We will contact you if there is a need to.

Please contact us before placing an order, should you have any queries regarding shipping.

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Customized items will take a longer time. Please contact our staff for more information.

On normal non-sale days, once your parcel has been shipped out:

  • For Standard Shipping, it takes about 2-3 weeks for items to be delivered after shipping out. For some countries, it might take up to 2-3 months, depending on your country and its customs. The duration for transit is something beyond our control. Linsoul will not be making refunds for such cases. Please consider an upgrade to DHL Express or keep the waiting time in mind.
  • For Express Shipping, it takes about 3-7 days for items to be delivered after shipping out.

*Note: Timings might be affected due to festive seasons or other unforeseen circumstances

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Customers have to bear any form of custom/import/processing fees that are applicable for your parcel.

Should you be unwilling to pay for the fees and reject the delivery of the parcel, you will still have to pay for the shipping cost. Linsoul will only refund the amount of your order after deducting the shipping cost incurred.

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We collaborate with these courier companies:
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