New Products Previewing in June 2021
by Lauren Young on Jun 08, 2021
S.M.S.L is known to maintain its intention of providing the best value and sound quality to music lovers. S.M.S.L SU-8 once was the most popular product in our store, most loyal customers may know. It has been sold out for a while, now S.M.S.L will provide another option and new upgrade product, SU-8s, featuring high-quality performance at entry-level price.
One thing you have to know about that SU-8s, it adopts the top performance D/A chip ES9068AS from ESS Technology, and all interfaces support MQA decoding function. SU-8s will be available on June 10th, with affordable price tag US $359.99.
Along with SU-8s, there will be a matching headphone amplifier released on the same day, priced at US $229.99. It comes with ultra-low distortion precision linear feedback circuit (PLFC) performing excellent in THD+N. You could check a detailed review from Audio Science Review here.
Another exciting new from TOPPING is that they are going to release a special edition TOPPING D90SE DAC in June, featuring an ESS ES9038PRO DAC chip. It will have the same form factor as the original D90 except for the DAC Chip. With 140 DNR at mono mode and -122 dB THD+N, it will be your next favorite DAC. Unfortunately we do not have price or availability by now, if you are interested in, you could have a look at the measurements of Topping D90SE DAC here.
(The TOPPING D90SE DAC will have the same form factor as the original D90)
And breaking news from MOONDROP, they are going to release their IEMs with electrostatic units, the MOONDROP Variations In-Ear earphone. It houses 1DD, 2BA and 2EST each side, and will bring different experience for you. It will be available in mid-to-late June, and we don't know the price yet. For more lastest news, you could just sign up your account to get informed before anyone else.
(Edit on June 8th)
Another item worthy of mention is SMSL's new high-resolution digital player. Beautifully designed with full-featured performance, this multi-functional digital player supports almost all music formats. Equipped with 1.9" full-view IPS LCD display and bluetooth 4.0 support, and it comes with a remote for full function contol. Full MQA is also supported. It will be announced publicly on June 10, and the pre-order channel starts at 10am!