SMSL M400 Flagship DAC Released!!
It’s been about a week when S.M.S.L released their mid-fi level desktop DAC the SMSL M200, they have now released their latest flagship model DAC the SMSL M400. The M400 is the flagship model of Desktop DAC’s from the brand’s highly acclaimed “M” series of desktop DAC’s. The SMSL M400 features a flagship-level DAC chipset using high performance AK4499 DAC chipset with a powerful USB receiver chip from XMOS. It supports full MQA support offering the users with the best of the sound quality output. The M400 supports PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz, and DSD up to DSD512. It is priced at 809.99$ and currently going for a pre-order discounted price of 769$ from our store here.
The SMSL M400 is available for this discounted price only from 6th May 2020 to 15th May 2020. Shipments will be dispatched from 12th May in accordance with the order numbers.
SMSL is a China-based audio equipment manufacturing brand, they specialize in desktop-level DAC/AMP solutions. They have a wide range of products which are highly acclaimed by the audiophiles all around the globe. Their products have a good build quality and provide a quality sound output at budget price providing users good value for their money. With the M400 they are going to launch a high-end product. You can check more products from the brand here.
Features of S.M.S.L M400:-
>Full MQA Decoding.
>Industry Leading High-Performance AK4499 DAC Chip.
>Dynamic Range: 131dB.
>Signal to Noise Ratio: 131dB.
>Second Generation 16-core XMOS XU216 USB Receiver.
>PCM Decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz, DSD up to DSD512 natively.
>Dual Independent ACCUSILICON crystal oscillators.
>ALTERA’s High-Speed Clock to process clock and Jitter free conversion.
>Powerful OPAMP’s, featuring OPA1611 and OPA1612.
>Ultra Low Noise Floor.
>Multiple Input Supported featuring USB, Optical, Co-axial, IIS, and Bluetooth.
>Latest Bluetooth V5.0 Support with Ultra Hi-Res codecs including UAT, LDAC, AptX HD, and more.
>LCD Color Display.
>Fully Operational Remote Control.
>Dual Output Ports including Fully Balanced XLR Output, and Unbalanced RCA Output.
>Power Consumption: 5W.
Flagship Chipset with Full MQA Decoding:-
The SMSL M400 is equipped with a flagship DAC from Asahi Kasei, the AK4499 paired with dual independent crystal oscillators from Accusilicon and second-generation 16-core XMOS XU216 USB receiver. SMSL M400 can decode PCM up to 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively. It supports full MQA decoding providing the users with an unmatched sound quality experience. It has an ultra-low distortion rating of 0.000058%(-124dB), a high dynamic range, and signal to noise ratio of 131dB. The DAC provides a complete noise and distortion-free sound output with crisp popping details on a dark black background.
Versatility with Multiple Input/Output Options:-
SMSL M400 features multiple input options including USB, Optical, Coaxial, IIS, and Bluetooth. Users can provide audio signal input to the M400 using the latest IIS connectivity that uses an HDMI port and provides a very clean input to the DAC chip. It also features powerful Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with Hi-Res Bluetooth codecs including UAT, LDAC, and much more. UAT is the latest Bluetooth technology that is developed by HiBy and supports files up to 24-Bit/192kHz bitrate ensuring the best of the sound quality to its users.
The device features two output types, one XLR fully balanced output and one RCA unbalanced output. Users can use the M400 as a preamp and provide output to amplifier systems or give output from it directly to your speaker and headphone systems using any of the output ports. Preamp mode can be selected with either variable volume or fixed volume modes.
Multiple Digital Filters Supported:-
SMSL M400 supports multiple digital filters. The device features six PCM filters including Slow Roll-off, Sharp Roll-off, Short Sharp Roll-off, Short Slow Roll-off, and more. It also features two DSD filters, Narrow, and Wide.
LCD Color Display and Fully Operational Remote Control:-
SMSL M400 features an LCD color display on the front that shows basic information like active input type, active bit-rate, and output volume levels. The device is fully operational using the remote control included in the package.
The S.M.S.L M400 is a very powerful device equipped with industry-leading chipset configuration that can provide the users with noise and jitter-free sound decoding. It is priced at 809.99$ but you can grab it at a pre-order offer price of 769$ from our store here. Shipments will begin from 12th May in the order number sequence.
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