E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
E1DA 9038D
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E1DA 9038D

$104.99 USD

USB Headphone Amp DAC+HPA with 3.5mm Jack Output

    Calibrated and the specifications are laser-engraved on the case (>123db(A) is normal grade)
    3.5mm jack unbalanced output DAC+HPA 200mW@40ohm
    Designed with lightweight and compact body

The New Upgraded Amp-9038D

According to multiple headfiers requests: 3.5mm jack unbalanced output DAC+HPA 200mW@40ohm in the same case as #9038SG3. The same as 9038SG3, 9038D will work with Tweak app

Aluminum Case, Laser-engraved Mark

E1DA continues the classic design to adopt the stable and longlasting Aluminum case. It’s lightweight and compact. Laser-engraved letters and marks won’t fade away easily

Designed for Daily HiFi Use

Designed with lightweight and compact body, E1DA 9038D is suitable for daily use with which weighs only 12g. Feel free to carry it anywhere and enjoy the high quality sound freely.

Use it Correctly

9038D contains a high-sensitive I/V stage that may cause audible noise when your phone uses LTE 4G, 5g. Some newest hardware may have issues like "stuttering" with USB3(Macbook pro 2020, MS Suface 2020, Lenovo Carbone 2020, Acer SF313-52-71Y7 2020). USB audio-bridge manufacturer was informed about that and we expecting the FW solution

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We are located in china but send our products worldwide for free.


1 Year Warranty

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


Online Support

We reply to all support inquiries within 3 working days.

sandblasted/ black anodized aluminum/ laser mark/ ES9038Q2M/ OPA1622/ OPA1602 Susumu resistors, Murata C0G caps, AVX tantalum caps, Taiwanese connectors
USB+5V rail no internal battery, 95mA idle current, the device contains>4000uF of capacitance for the power rails filtering
USB-C, PCM up to 32b/384kHz, DSD256 USB bridge Comtrue CT7601CR custom FW
standard unbalanced output 3.5mm jack, HW volume control .5db/step
Output impedance
.07 Ohm@1000Hz Agilent U1733C
Output power
180mW@32 Ohm@1kHz@THD=1% 200mW@40 Ohm@1kHz@THD=1% 120mW@16 Ohm@1kHz@THD=1% measured at +.5dbFS level, typical PC USB2 port powered the hot unit produces less power
Frequency response
5-80kHz +.05/-1db@ 32b/384kHz
S/N ratio
-125db(A) referenced to 2.75VRMS DR AES17 125db(A) THD+N@1kHz@-.5dbFS .00014%, SINAD 117db typical for 24b/44.1kHz@no-load THD@1kHz@-.5dbFS<.0001% typical for 24b/44.1kHz@no-load THD+N@1kHz@-2.5dbFS.00018%, SINAD 115db typical 24b/44.1kHz@32ohm THD+N@1kHz@-7dbFS.0005% typical for 24b/44.1kHz@16ohm(-6dbfs correspods 120mW)
-135db@1kHz no-load, -82db@1kHz 32ohm load

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Customer Reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Small perfection

I've been really surprised by what modern engineering can achieve is such a small package!

I've seen the measurements, read the details on construction and electrical design of this dongle, and been already impressed. When i finally got the device and just compared it to big professional DACs i use at studio...man, that was really astonishing, it is really on top level of quality audio reproduction.

It was a surprise, especially comparing it to very expensive big converters of yesteryear, but then i thought - man, my phone is much more powerful than my PC from 2005, and it is much cheaper too!
So, that's a real explanation - the technical progress is still really big, and it came right about time to high fidelity audio. Congratulations!

Highly recommended, despite it is not so easy to plug to phone (need special cable and/or external power), but - no hassles, no audio-related drawbacks, ultra-high audio quality.

Surprisingly good!

This dongle is inexpensive and sounds fantastic! Masterfully detailed, strongly paced and dynamic. With headphones the volume level can be very loud and impressive. I can't think of another dongle that sounds this good at this low price... Just get it!

Amazing Dac 9038D! Amazing Service Linsoul!

Got the 9038D in December. LOVING it, great clean dac . Using with redmi note 9 pro, no problems at all except EMI interference only when 4g data turned on. Staticv3 on discord helps every one with query and I suggest every E1da user should go there regarding any problems.
I did the y splitter cable mod (explained in website and discord) in order to use powerbrick with Shanling M0 as it cannot solely power the dac. By doing and a/b'ing I have noticed a slight improvement in sound separation in instruments than using C to C cable on M0 , phone and Laptop (I think even lower noisefloor? ). The difference is very less that you might not notice it unless looking for it, but I thought its worth mentioning. While using c to c with phone is a portable setup but using with powerbank its not.
A quick comparison between M0 sound and 9038D would be that latter got better bass, more spread out presentation, more separation between instruments which provides over all better 3d illusion. M0 have slightly sharper and forward treble while e1da got more detailed and pleasant treble. I still like the sound of M0 but 9038D is better in all ways.

Headphone/iem used- Blon bl03, bl01, Tanchjim O2 and Sundara (yes It powers Sundara and sounds good but still, an amp is suggested)

While ordering I asked linsoul to send split cable as well as C to C because there was no option to add both. They send it in my other order which is highly appreciable, great service keep it up! 9038D is absolutely amazing dongle dac and I recommend it.

Dmitry A.
Quality King

I used to own 9038SG3, but after selling out all the power hungry headphones, I sold it too, but I still need some kind of DAC at home for different scenarios. Here goes 9038D, it's just awesome, for 99$ you get S tier DAC with A++ tier HP amplifier, this thing outperforms almost any portable player and most pure DACs below 399$ in terms of Hi-Fi quality. Using it with Tin Audio P2, kinda ultraportable couple with top tier sound.

Aaron Y
Great sounds with one flaw

The E1DA 9038D is a powerful and fantastic sounding dac/amp. It does everything well except for one. It doesn't accept trrs headphone jacks. I can overlook this one flaw because the E1DA sounds so good. It's even powerful enough to drive the HD6XX to very loud levels. Very satisfied.

Jason A.

Sounds amazing, especially given it's small size and price. Also really impressed by it's build quality. Been working perfectly so far!

Ivan Hack

Nice device. Sounds great!

E1DA still strong

After 1 powerdac v2 and 9030S bought one for single ended use. Quality is the same as 9038S so it is just excellent

Best service and excellent product!!

I received the item very quickly (2 weeks) and carefully packaged. Linsoul kept me well informed about the shipment. The product came in excelent condition and the first hearing impressions of E1DA 9038D are realy amazing!
Nevertheless, I must also totally agree with the very detailed and knowlegeable opinion of Kevin C below, about the limitations in the user friendly (and not only) experience, mostly concerning the loudness asjustment. I connected relative sensitive and low impedance headphones (Etymotic ER4) and the default maximum output was dangerously loud, as Kevin states. Unfortunately I dont know how to adjust a lower volume limit (apparently through the Tweak app).
Having sad that, the sound of the sound of this mini dac is realy amazing, the clarity and the details, as well as the power that delivers!!

nice but

delivers enough power but i dont like the cable and the usb port ist wobbly


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