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Gustard X18: Premium ES9038Pro MQA Desktop DAC With Bluetooth V5.0 Connectivity

Gustard X18: Premium ES9038Pro MQA Desktop DAC With Bluetooth V5.0 Connectivity

Gustard is a premium desktop audio gear brand based in China. Gustard has a wide collection of High-end premium audio gears including high-performance desktop DAC’s, powerful headphone amplifiers, precise digital audio clocks, and many more. They have a dedicated team of professionals who continuously develop high-fidelity audio gear. Today, Gustard has introduced its latest desktop audio decoder, the Gustard X18. Gustard X18 provides the users with flagship-grade performance with its high-end ES9038Pro DAC chip from ESS Sabre Technologies. The device features their self-developed CPLD technology ensuring great precision in the output signal. It has 16 channel architecture with an independent I/V conversion stage consisting of multiple units of OPA1612 opamp chips. Gustard X18 supports high-res audio signal decoding with MQA support over multiple input ports including USB, AES, Coaxial, and Optical. Gustard X18 is a top-performing Desktop DAC that one can purchase for 749$, check out more details here.

Gustard X18-1


>Flagship Sabre DAC chip.

>CPLD Logic Technology chipset.

>Independent I/V conversion with 16 channel architecture.

>Latest-gen XMOS XU216 USB processor.

>Full MQA decoding.

>MQA Support across different inputs.

>Accusilicone Femtosecond crystals.

>Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with Hi-Res LDAC transmission protocol.

>OLED display.

>Independent Power Supply.

>IIS Input.

>Top-quality audio components.

>Balanced output connections.

>Multiple digital filters.

>Fully functional remote control.

Gustard X18-2

Flagship Performer For Your Desktop Chain:-

A desktop chain benefits from a better DAC system. The latest Gustard X18 brings the users benefit of a flagship-grade ES9038Pro DAC chip from ESS Sabre Technologies. It provides exceptional audio signal decoding achieving ultra-low THD+N and high SNR ratings. With the ES9038Pro DAC chip, the Gustard X18 provides its users with top-quality audio signal decoding.

Latest Generation XMOS USB Processor:-

Gustard has equipped the latest X18 DAC with the latest-gen XU216 16-core USB processor from XMOS Technologies. It enables support for high-resolution PCM and DSD signal decoding over USB connections. X18 decodes 32-Bit/768kHz PCM and native DSD512 with great precision and clarity.

Gustard X18-3

MQA Decoding:-

Gustard X18 is fully certified by MQA Technologies providing full MQA decoding for the users. MQA, Master Quality Authenticated is the latest technology where high-resolution data is encapsulated in small audio files. Only MQA certified devices are capable of fully unwrapping the MQA files and presenting true-to-life natural sound for the users.

CPLD Logic Architecture:-

Gustard X18 uses their in-house developed CPLD(Complex Programmable Logic Device) chip that acts as a digital integrated circuit with logic functions, clock management, 2nd PLL, digital shaping, DOP decoder, and more functions. This attention to every single minutest detail makes the Gustard X18 a perfect device.

Gustard X18-4

Fully Balanced 16 Channel Design:-

Eight independent I/V converters are designed for each channel of the DAC. The I/V stage features premium OPA1612 chips. This provides experience performance with low distortion and high SNR ratings.

High-Res Bluetooth Connectivity:-

Gustard X18 supports digital signal input using strong and stable Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity. It supports LDAC, APTX HD, APTX LL, AptX, SBC, and AAC codecs allowing for high-resolution audio signal transmission over Wireless Bluetooth connections.

Price & Availability:-

Gustard X18 is launched officially at 749$, considering its top-quality audio chipset and components, the price is quite attractive. Check out more details here.

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