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E1DA 9038D Latest Portable USB DAC/AMP Announced

E1DA 9038D Latest Portable USB DAC/AMP Announced

With the removal of the 3.5mm headphone port on the smartphones, the USB Type-C DAC/AMP is an evolving category in the audio industry. People are also opting for the USB Type-C DAC/AMPs as they don’t have to carry another device(Hi-res Players) every time with them. They get the freedom of high-quality music enjoyment at the ease of their smartphones. This year has seen several famous portable DAC/AMP solutions including the Lotoo PAW S1, iBasso DC01/02, Cozoy TAKT C, E1DA 9038S, and many more. The E1DA 9038S has been a very successful product from the brand. Today E1DA has launched a new USB Type-C DAC/AMP, the E1DA 9038D. It is a very powerful portable solution that can power your demanding pairs of earphones/headphones with ease. The E1DA 9038D uses the same sandblasted black aluminum housing as used in the highly appreciated E1DA 9038S. This latest E1DA 9038D has humongous power output via its unbalanced 3.5mm port. It is priced at just 100$, check out more details here.

E1DA 9038D-1

About E1DA:-

E1DA is founded by Ivan Khlyupin, a Russian engineer living in China for the past 12 years. He has designed all their products themselves where his son Tyoma, an app developer has worked on the software department for the team. They create high-quality performing products that hit way less on the pocket. Famous products from them include their PowerDAC V2, 9038S DAC/AMP.

Features of E1DA 9038D:-

>Class-leading ES9038Q2M decoding chip.

>High-performance OPA1622, OPA1602 amplifier chips.

>PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/384kHz, DSD up to DSD256 natively.

>Premium components including Susumu resistors, Murata COG capacitors, AVX tantalum capacitors, Taiwanese connectors.

>Sandblasted black anodized aluminum housing.

>3.5mm headphone output.

>Output Power: 180mW @ 32 Ohms.

                           200mw @ 40 Ohms.

                           120m@ @ 16 Ohms.

>SNR: -125dB.

>THD+N: <0.00018%.

>No internal Battery.

Small Size Powerful Performance:-

Don’t go on the small size of the 9038D, it is a solid performer. Equipped with a class-leading ES9038Q2M DAC chip from Sabre Technologies, the device offers unmatched audio signal decoding capabilities. It features a Comtrue CT7601CR custom FW USB bridge. The 9038D is capable of decoding PCM up to 32-Bit/384kHz, and DSD up to DSD 256 natively. It has a high signal-to-noise ratio and ultra-low distortion providing an unmatched crisp sound output free from any kind of background noise.

Exquisite Build Quality:-

E1DA 9038D-2

The E1DA 9038D features the same housing as that of its previous-gen, 9038S. It is a very premium looking sandblasted black anodized aluminum housing that holds all the power together. The device looks pretty elegant with this beautiful housing. The insides of the E1DA 9038D also features premium components like the Susumu resistors, Murata COG capacitors, AVX tantalum Capacitors, and many more.


With the unbalanced 3.5mm headphone output port on the E1DA 9038D. The device has a humongous power output rating of up to 200mW @ 40 Ohms of the load. It is more than enough to power up your demanding headphones or earphones with ease.

E1DA 9038D-3

The E1DA 9038D is a much-awaited powerhouse USB Type-C DAC/AMP that offers brilliant performance with a premium build at pocket-friendly prices. I have personally tested their PowerDAC V2 and I absolutely adored it. The same feeling I am having with the latest E1DA 9038D to be an absolute performer. The device is priced at 99$, you can check out more details here.

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