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Shanling is proud to present the new UP5 portable Bluetooth amplifier and DAC combination as successor of the highly acclaimed UP4. The updated UP5 changes the game of wireless portable amplifier/DAC combinations entirely. It brings a high quality XMOS USB receiver that enables high-res audio decoding over USB connections. UP5 takes its place as the new flagship wireless DAC and Amp combination Shanling line-up.
Shanling has equipped the latest UP5 with an advanced QCC5120 Bluetooth chip that provides seamless Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with the device. The QCC51xx series of Bluetooth chips are developed keeping in mind consumer’s demand for high-quality audio as well as extended battery life. UP5 supports most of the advanced high-resolution wireless codecs including LDAC, LHDC, AptX HD, AptX LL, AptX, and more.
With dual DAC mode, UP5 is able to use both of its premium DAC chipset ES9219C sound chips and their higher output power even when using standard headphones and 3.5mm single ended output when balanced is not an option. It is the same DAC chipset they featured in their latest M3X Android Music Player. Shanling UP5 delivers a total of 15 hours playtime in single-ended mode from a single charge and 11 hours in balanced mode.
Portable sound reimagined.
High-Performance Dual DAC Chipset
Shanling UP5 features a premium dual DAC chipset housing two ES9219C Dual DAC chips. It is the premium 3rd generation DAC chip from Sabre Technologies offering quality high-resolution signal decoding with ultra-low distortion and high SNR ratings. Users get to experience a transparent and clean sound performance with the Shanling UP5.
XMOS USB Signal Receiver
Shanling UP5 is not just a Bluetooth DAC/AMP it also features an advanced XMOS USB Signal Receiver chip allowing for proper USB DAC/AMP functionality. It allows for high-resolution PCM and DSD signal decoding along with full MQA decoding support for a high-fidelity audio experience.
2.5mm/4.4mm/3.5mm Headphone Output Ports
Whether you need a balanced 2.5mm or 4.4mm connection or a single-ended 3.5mm headphone output port, Shanling has equipped the UP5 with all three of them. Pair your headphones or earphones with your choice of termination option. UP5 has a rated output power of up to 240mW, more than enough to power your headphones with ease.
Shanling UP5 houses an OLED display on the front that provides easy access to settings and shows basic playback information. This is a welcome feature for portable USB DAC/AMPs available only in too of the line products.
Long Battery Life
Shanling UP5 features a 680mAh battery life. It can play music continuously for up to 15 hours on single DAC mode. Even on high-profile Dual DAC mode, it provides up to 11 hours of battery life with balanced connections.
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