SMSL SU-6 Mini Desktop DAC

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The superior small desktop DAC

With Bluetooth 5.0, PCM 32-bit/768kHz playback, and a remote control, the SMSL SU-6 is a small desktop amp with superior performance.

High-end DAC chip

The SMSL SU-6 features an ESS ES9038Q2M DAC chip. This is a 32-bit, stereo D/A converter designed for audiophile-grade applications.

Qualcomm Bluetooth chip

A Qualcomm Bluetooth chip supports LDAC 24bit/96kHz, aptX, aptX HD, SBC, and AAc.

2nd generation XMOS chip

A 2nd generation XMOS chip supports DoP256, native DSD512, and PCM 32-bit/768kHz.

High performance indicators

The SU-6 boasts a THD+N of 0.0001%, dynamic range of 125dB, and an SNR of 125dB.

Product highlights

  • ES9038Q2M DAC chip
  • 4x high-end dual OPA1612 op amps
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 2nd-generation XMOS chip
  • DSD64 (DoP)
  • PCM 32bit/768kHz
  • LDAC 24bit/96kHz
  • Remote control


  • Inputs: USB, optical, coaxial, Bluetooth
  • Output: RCA
  • THD+N: 0.0001% (-120dB)
  • Dynamic range: 125dB
  • SNR: 125dB
  • Output impedance: <10Ω
  • USB transmission: asynchronization
  • USB compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Mac OSX, Linux
  • Max bit depth: 32bit (USB), 24bit (optical/coaxial)
  • Max sampling rate
    • USB: PCM 768kHz, DSD 22.5792MHz
    • Optical/coaxial: PCM 192kHz, DSD64 (DoP)
  • Bluetooth specifications: BT 5.0 (supports SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD)
  • Power consumption: 5W
  • Standby power: <0.5W
  • Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 1.1” (140 x 105 x 28mm)
  • Weight: 0.77lbs (0.35kg)

What’s included

  • Power cord

What pairs well

  • SMSL SH-6 Desktop Amplifier
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