SMSL SU-8s & SH-8s Review

smsl su-8s sh-8s

SMSL SU-8s Desktop DAC with MQA & Bluetooth

Specifications & Technical Data

Input: USB / Optical / Coaxial /

Bluetooth Output: RCA /XLR

THD+N: 0.00009%(-121dB)

Dynamic range: XLR 130dB – RCA 123dB

SNR: 130dB

Output impedance: XLR 207Ω – RCA 142Ω

USB transmission: Asynchronization

USB compatibility: Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10, Mac OSX、Linux Bit depth: USB 1bit, 16 ~ 32bit Optical / Coaxial 1bit, 16 ~ 24bit

Sampling rate: USB PCM 44.1 ~ 768kHz DSD 2.8224 ~ 22.5792MHz

Optical / Coaxial PCM 44.1 ~ 192kHz DSD DSD64(DoP)

Bluetooth specification: BT5.0 (Support APTX,SBC, APTX-HD ) ]

Size: 187.5X154X40mm (WxHxD)

Weight: 0.79kg

SMSL SU-8s & SH-8s

SMSL SH-8s Desktop Amplifier

Specifications & Technical Data

Inputs: Balanced x1, Unbalanced x1

Outputs: Balanced x1, 6.35mm x1

Output Power: 6W x 2 (16 Ω),3W x 2 (32 Ω)

SNR: 136dB

Output Noise: 3uV THD+N: – 123dB, 0.00006% (1kHz, 32Ω)

THD+N: -120dB, 0.00013% (20-20kHz , 32Ω, -1dB)

THD: <-125dB, 0.00006%

Input Impedance: 47kΩ

Output Impedance: Near 0 Ω

Frequency Response: 20Hz – 500kHz(-3dB) Gain: Low(0dB), High(+17.5dB)

Size: 139.5x41x184.4mm (WxHxD)

Weight: 0.77kg

Page 1: SMSL SU-8s Desktop DAC, Packaging & Accessories, Design & Build Quality, Technology Inside, Controls & UI, DAC Performance

Page 2: SMSL SH-8S Desktop Amplifier Review: Packaging & Accessories, Design & Build Quality, Technology & Power, AMP Performance

Page 3: SMSL SU-8s & SH-8s Stack Performance, SMSL SU-8s Comparisons, SMSL SH-8s Comparisons, SMSL SU-8s & SH-8s Stack Comparisons, Last Words


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