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Topping Launches DX5 Latest All-in-One USB DAC/AMP With MQA Support

Topping Launches DX5 Latest All-in-One USB DAC/AMP With MQA Support

Topping, over the years has garnered a lot of praises for its HiFi audio gears. They mainly deal in the desktop segment. Quite recently, Topping has released a brand new all-in-one DAC/AMP, the all-new Topping DX5. DX5 offers excellent performance with its dual ES9068AS DAC chips achieving an ultra-low THD+N distortion rating. It offers the users a variety of connection options and also packs MQA(Master-Quality Authenticated) decoding. The latest DX5 can act as a single device that handles decoding of High-res signals and at the same time provides powerful amplification allowing the users to drive demanding cans with ease. Topping DX5 is launched worldwide officially for 449$, check out more details here.

Topping DX5-1


>Premium Dual DAC Chipset housing dual ES9068AS DAC Chips.

>2nd Gen XMOS XU216 USB Processor.

>Supports High-Res audio signal decoding(32-Bit/768kHz PCM).

>Native DSD512 decoding.

>Built-in NFCA Headphone Amplification Circuit.

>Supports Hi-Res Bluetooth input(LDAC), Digital Inputs(Coax+Optical).

>Dual gain levels.

>Multiple output modes(Headphone AMP, Headphone AMP+Line-Out, DAC, & Pre-AMP.

Technical Specs:-

Decoding Parameters:-

>USB: 32-Bit/768kHz PCM, DSD512 Native, DSD256(DoP), Full MQA decoding.

>Opt/Coax: 24-Bit/192kHz PCM, DSD64(DoP), Full MQA decoding.


RCA Parameters:-

>THD+N(A-Weighted): <0.00010%.

>THD@20Hz-20kHz: <0.0005%.

>SNR@1kHz: 125dB.

>Dynamic Range: 125dB.

>Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz(±0.1dB), 20Hz-40kHz(±0.3dB).

>Output Level: 2.1Vrms@0dBFS.

>Noise@A-weighted: <1.5uVrms.

>Channel Cross talk: -130dB.

>Channel Balance: 0.3dB.

>Output Impedance: 50Ω.

XLR Parameters:-

>THD+N(A-Weighted): <0.0009%.

>THD@20Hz-20kHz: <0.0002%.

>SNR@1kHz: 128dB.

>Dynamic Range: 128dB.

>Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz(±0.1dB), 20Hz-40kHz(±0.3dB).

>Output Level: 4.2Vrms@0dBFS.

>Noise@A-weighted: <2.0uVrms.

>Channel Cross talk: -140dB.

>Channel Balance: 0.3dB.

>Output Impedance: 50Ω.

Output Parameters:-

>THD+N(A-Weighted): <0.00010%@32Ω.

>SNR: 125dB.

>DNR: 125dB.

>Output Level: 6Vpp(Low gain), 25Vpp(High gain).

>Noise@A-weighted: <1.7uVrms(low gain), <5.5uVrms(High-gain).

>Channel Cross talk: -114dB.

>Output Impedance: <0.1Ω.

>Output Power: 1800mWx2@32Ω, 1000mWx2@64Ω, 250mWx2@300Ω.

>Load Impedance: >8Ω.

Topping DX5-2

Flagship-Grade Performance With Premium ESS Sabre Dual DAC Chipset:-

Topping has featured a premium Dual DAC Chipset on the latest DX5 USB DAC/AMP. They have equipped two ES9068AS DAC chips. With professional tuning adjustments and attention to detail, the DX5 provides flagship-grade performance with exceptionally low THD+N ratings and high SNR ratings. Enjoy your favorite music in pristine sound quality with the Topping DX5 by your side.

Built-In NFCA Amplification Circuit:-

Topping DX5 is designed with an NFCA headphone amplification circuitry. In recent times, the NFCA amplification circuitry was implemented in NX7 Portable AMP and the L50 Desktop AMP, both of these are highly-successful products by Topping. With this specially-designed NFCA amplification circuitry, the DX5 provides you with enough juice to drive even demanding headphones with ease. Even at 300Ω high-impedance level, the DX5 provides up to 250mW of clean power.

Topping DX5-3

Full MQA Decoding:-

Master-Quality Authenticated(MQA) decoding is fully supported on the Topping DX5. It not only supports MQA over the USB Connection but also with Digital Coaxial and Optical Inputs supports full MQA decoding. So be prepared to experience full MQA decoding with the Topping DX5.

Variety Of Connections:-

Topping has got an expertise in designing desktop HiFi gears. The latest DX5 is a hub with multiple connectivity options. For input, one can use USB, Coaxial, Optical, or even Bluetooth. With the Bluetooth connections, DX5 supports high-resolution signal transmission with LDAC codec support. As for output, we have the 6.35mm single-ended headphone jack and 4-pin XLR balanced headphone jack.

Multiple Operation Modes:-

One can use the Topping DX5 in different modes based on their usage preferences. It supports DAC-only mode providing line-out to a dedicated amp in your chain, or you can use its headphone amplifier too, or you can simply use both. You can also use it to give line-out at the same time from both RCA and XLR ports. All these modes are easily accessible and can also be switched using the remote control.

Topping DX5-4

Price & Availability:-

Topping DX5 all-in-one MQA USB DAC/AMP is launched officially for 449$, check out more details on our product page here.

Shipping Policy:-

1) 【Express】 FREE shipping on $500+ worldwide, 

2) 【Premium】5-8 Days , FR/DE/UK/IT/ES/US, All tax and duties are prepaid by HiFiGo 

3) 【Priority】 1-2 weeks , All tax and duty are prepaid by HiFiGo. 

Europe 30 Countries, FREE shipping on $300+.

US/CA/JP/AU/KR/MY/TH/VN/SG/PH, FREE shipping on $100+.

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Richard Greene - May 30, 2023

It never ceases to amaze me so many reviewers do not show the connections at the back of units they trial, Why?

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