Shanling UA5 Headphone DAC Amplifier-Audio Influence
Shanling UA5 Headphone DAC Amplifier-Audio Influence

Shanling UA5 Headphone DAC Amplifier

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Shanling UA5 Portable USB DAC/AMP

The UA5 pushes Shanling's line of portable USB DAC to a whole new level.  Adding wheel for independent volume control, monochromatic  OLED display for access to all extra setting, robust 4.4mm balanced connector for robust connection and even special hybrid battery power mode.  Top quality Hi-Fi performance in palm of your hand.

Pick your cable

UA5 comes with a premium-quality copper USB-C to USB-C cable. But thanks to the industry standard USB-C connector, it can be switched to a wide variety of cables, differing in construction or length, to match exactly with your Android phone, computer or even iOS device.

Key Features

  • Monochromatic 1.44-inch OLED display, giving access to multiple settings directly on the UA5, without any need for an app on the phone.
  • Volume wheel for an independent volume control. Also serving as a menu navigation.
  • 3.5mm Single-ended and 4.4mm Balanced outputs.
  • Possible to switch between full USB Power and Hybrid Battery Power mode. In Hybrid mode, DACs and amplifiers are using clean power from the build-in 220 mAh battery.
  • Fully balanced circuit with two ESS ES9038Q2M DACs and two dedicated Ricore RE6863 amplifiers.
  • Digital SPDIF coax output through 3.5mm connector.
  • Compatible with Android, Windows, Mac and iOS.&nbsp Special lightning cable needed for use with iOS.
  • UAC2.0 and UAC1.0 mode compatible, for use with a Nintendo Switch and other gaming systems or older devices.
  • Hi-Res support up to 32bit / 768khz and DSD512
  • Output power 137 mW @ 32 Ohm SE // 211 mW @ 32 Ohm Balanced
  • USB-C Connector. USB-C to USB-C cable and adapter to USB-A included in the packaging.
  • Black anodized aluminium.


Dimensions: 68 x 27 x 13.5 mm
Output power: 211mW @ 32 Ohm (balanced)
Audio Chip: 2 x ESS ES9038Q2M
7 x User selectable FPGA digital filters
Output impedance: 0.25 Ohm
Weight: approx 29 g (without cable)
Dual Ricore RT6863 Headphone Amplifiers
Channel separation: 110 dB
Distortion: 0.0005%
Dynamic Range: 120 dB @32 Ohm (A-weighting)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 116 dB (A-weighting)
Output port: 3.5mm (single ended) and 2.5mm / 4.4mm (balanced)
S/PDIF output via 3.5mm TRRS coaxial connector
S/PDIF support up to 192k/24bit
USB Input: Type-C
USB DAC Input: up to 768K 32bit / DSD up to DSD512
OLED display screen
Rotary control wheel
Battery supply for amplifier stage, optional switch to USB power only
Battery life up to 6 hours
Companion app available

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Product Type: Headphone Amplifiers Headphones

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