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Shanling - M30 Modular Desktop Hi-Fi Streaming Player and DAC/Amp (Open Box)

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Product SKU: M30 black (OB)

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Evolving for the Future

Using special modular system, all core components of the M30 can be easily exchanged or upgraded. Over time simply adding new technologies or customizing M30 for special use cases.

  1. Digital Player Module: 6'1080 x 1920 Touch screen & Qualcomm 430 CPU
  2. DAC Module: AKM AK4497 x 2 & Ti
  3. Tube Module: KORG 6P1 x 2
  4. Spare module: For possible future use.
  5. Amplifier Module: ADA4610-2 x 2 & Ti BUF634 x 4
  6. Battery Power Module: 16 500 mAh - 5 x 18650 battery

Clean and stable power

By opting for a fully battery powered design, M30 gets the cleanest and most stable power in all conditions. Providing the best sound quality without any need for additional power conditioning. 

Total capacity 16 500 mAh
5 x Panasonic 18650 batteries

The highest levels of Hi-Fi

Sound of M30 is based on more than 30 years of Shanling's experience in designing High-end audio, achieving the top sound quality, with calm and balanced presentation.

DAC module is designed around Japanese AKM AKK4497 DACs, running in fully balanced mode and combined with Ti OPA2211 amplifiers and range of top-quality parts.

All your music in one place

M30 is running closed Android system, deeply customized for optimal sound quality and smooth operation. It comes ready with wide support for playback of local files and range of music streaming services.

Available streaming services: Spotify / Tidal / Qobuz / Deezer / QQ Music

More services will be added later

Powerful and clean sound

Headphone amplifier of M30 was designed with newly designed I/V conversion stage and in-house developed CPAF low-pass filtering technology. It's one of our most versatile amplifiers, working smoothly with sensitive earphones, yet powerful enough for the most demanding audiophile headphones.

Top quality and carefully selected parts assure the high-end performance of the headphone module.

ADA4610-2 x2
BUF634 x4

Side options

Two smaller modules on sides of the M30 allowed us to add something little bit extra to the overall package.

Spare modules

Ready for any new revolutionary technology, that might come to the M30 in the future.

Tube Module

Pair of Japanese KORG 6P1 tubes for any fans of more mellow and softer sound.

Ready for all connections

M30 can easily fit into any current home audio chain, just pick one of the six different headphone connectors, range of digital inputs and analog inputs or outputs.

  • XLR Balanced
  • 4.4mm Balanced
  • 3.5Pro Balanced
  • 2.5mm Balanced
  • 3.5mm Single-ended
  • 6.35mm Single-ended
  • RCA
  • Coaxial
  • Optical

Every last detail matters

As a high-end Audio manufacturer, we know that even the smallest details can have impact on the overall performance.

Aluminium chassis

Carefully cut by CNC machines from a single piece of metal, for the best stability and interference resistance.

Hi-Fi Grade wires

Using only single crystal copper for internal wiring, for the clean signal transmission.

Tantalum-Polymer capacitors

Designed with 92 of the high accuracy and temperature stable Panasonic capacitors.

KDS Crystal oscillators

Pair of extremely highly precise oscillators for reduced jitter and accurate clocking.

MQA

MQA (Master Quality Authenticated)

M30 player includes MQA technology, which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording.

'MQA' or 'MQA Studio' indicates that the product is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and denotes provenance to ensure that the sound is identical to that of the source material. 'MQA Studio' indicates it is playing an MQA Studio file, which has either been approved in the studio by the artist/producer or has been verified by the copyright owner. Visit mqa.co.uk for more information.

MQA and the sound Wave Device are registered trade marks of MQA Limited © 2016

Specification

Size & Weight

  • Dimensions 213 mm * 258 mm * 50 mm 
  • Weight 3 kg

Digital Player Module

  • Screen 6-inch 1080-1920 Touch screen
  • System Closed Android
  • Supported formats DSF / DFF/ISO/ DVD / APE / FLAC / WAV / AIFF / AIF / DTS / MP3 / WMA / ACC / OGG / ALAC / MP2 / M4A / AC3 / M3U / M3U8
  • Hi-Res support Up to 32 bit/768 kHz DSD 512
  • Storage MicroSD card slot, up to 2TB
  • Connection Wifi & Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth Receiver LDAC, SBC
  • Bluetooth transmitter LHDC, aptX HD, aptX

DAC Module

  • DAC chip AKM AK4497 x 2
  • Digital filter 6 user selectable filters

Tube Module

  • Tubes KORG 6P1 x 2

Battery

  • Mode Panasonic 18650 x 5
  • Total capacity 16 500 mAh
  • Battery life
    Single-ended/Single DAC 17.5 h
    Single-ended/Dual DAC 14.5 h
    Balanced: 12.5 h

Single-Ended output

Bypass

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 12.7 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 49 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 195 mw @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 500 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz
  • THD+N 0.0045% @ 32 Ω
  • Channel separation 71 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 121 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 121 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <0.8Ω

Transistor

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 12.7 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 49 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 195 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 500 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz 
  • THD+N 0.0013% @ 32 Ω
  • Channel separation 71 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 115 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 115 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <0.8Ω

Tube

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 12.7 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 49 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 195 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 500 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz
  • THD+N 0.4% @ 32Ω
  • Channel separation 71 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 98 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 98 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <0.8Ω

Balanced output 

Bypass

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 45 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 180 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 720 mw @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 1530 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz
  • THD+N 0.00045% @ 32 Ω
  • Channel separation 107 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 123 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 123 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <1.6Ω

Transistor

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 45 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 180 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 720 mw @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 1530 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz
  • THD+N 0.0005% @ 32 Ω
  • Channel separation 106 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 119 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 119 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <1.6Ω

Tube

  • Output Power
    • Low gain 45 mW @ 32 Ω
    • Medium gain 180 mW @ 32 Ω
    • High gain 720 mw @ 32 Ω
    • Turbo gain 1530 mW @ 32 Ω
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz
  • THD+N 0.4% @ 32Ω
  • Channel separation 100 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Dynamic range 102 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio 102 dB @ 32 Ω
  • Output impedance <1.6 Ω

RCA output

  • Output level
    • Bypass: 2.6 V
    • Transistor: 2.18 V
    • Tube: 2.0 V
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz 
  • THD+N
    • Bypass: 0.0005% @ 32 Ω
    • Transistor: 0.0018% @ 32 Ω
    • Tube: 0.6% @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio
    • Bypass: 121 dB @ 32 Ω
    • Transistor: 116 dB @ 32 Ω
    • Tube: 99 dB @ 32 Ω

XLR output

  • Output level
    • Bypass: 5.2 V
    • Transistor: 4.3 V
    • Tube: 4.15 V
  • Frequency response 20 Hz-50 kHz 
  • THD+N
    • Bypass: 0.0003% @ 32 Ω
    • Transistor: 0.0004% @ 32 Ω
    • Tube: 0.6% @ 32 Ω
  • Signal to noise ratio
    • Bypass: 124 dB @ 32 Ω
    • Transistor: 119 dB @ 32 Ω
    • Tube: 102 dB @ 32 Ω

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