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SMSL SU-9 Ultra Latest Flagship MQA DAC With AK4499EX+AK4191 DAC Chipset

SMSL SU-9 Ultra Latest Flagship MQA DAC With AK4499EX+AK4191 DAC Chipset

SMSL Audio is a prominent name in the HiFi Audio Industry. Over the past many years, SMSL has developed itself as a HiFi desktop audio gear brand specializing in the design and development of high-quality audio decoders, headphone amplifiers, power amplifiers, etc. Today, we are excited to announce the latest flagship-level desktop DAC from the house of SMSL, presenting the all-new SMSL SU-9 Ultra. As we all know, the SU-9 series of DACs from SMSL are highly-equipped models with some of the best features available currently in the market. The same can be said for the latest SU-9 Ultra, the DAC houses AKM’s flagship decoder along with 3rd generation 16-core USB processor, a low-noise discrete power supply, and many more features that promise top-quality sound decoding characteristics. SMSL SU-9 Ultra is fully certified to support high-resolution MQA and MQA-CD audio signals!!

SMSL SU-9 Ultra-1

SMSL has launched the latest SU-9 Ultra for 499.99$, which is a pretty solid price considering its configuration. Check out more details here.

At the very core and heart of the SU-9 Ultra, SMSL has equipped the decoder with AKM’s current flagship chipset. It houses AK4499EX+AK4191 DAC arrangement, promising not just clear and clean output, but also rich dynamics and a pleasing tone in the decoded signal. AKM’s flagship AK4499 chipset is known for its exceptionally solid performance helping the SU-9 Ultra to achieve best-in-class decoding characteristics. The SU-9 Ultra promises clear output with THD+N as low as 0.00006%(-124dB).

SMSL SU-9 Ultra-2

Right next to the AKM’s flagship chipset, we have XMOS XU316, the 3rd generation 16-core USB signal processor on the SU-9 Ultra. This is a true 32-bit USB solution that enables decoding for high-resolution 32-bit/768kHz PCM and native DSD512 audio signals on the device. Along with USB, we also have Coaxial and optical digital inputs, as well as Bluetooth wireless input mode. The SU-9 Ultra supports wireless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with LDAC, AptX HD, SBC, and AAC transmission protocols. Another key feature of the SMSL SU9 Ultra is the MQA and MQA-CD support. It supports MQA signal decoding through both USB and SPDIF input modes.

SMSL SU-9 Ultra-3

SMSL SU-9 Ultra adopts premium internal circuitry featuring a self-developed CK-03 low-jitter clock, fully discrete low-noise power-supply, built-in shielding, gold-plated connectors, etc. All this helps in getting a clear and crisp sound signal decoding suitable for true high-resolution audio performance. Let’s get the best out of your desktop audio chain with a top-quality high-resolution audio decoder in the form of SMSL SU-9 Ultra. This one is priced quite attractively at just 499.99$, feel free to check out more details here.

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