SMSL M500 Mk2 Bluetooth DAC/ Amp (Apos Certified)
This is an Apos Certified product. That means it's refurbished, like new, final sale, carries an Apos Certified One-Year Warranty, and ships from our US facility. Currently, Apos Certified products are only available to customers with a US shipping address. We appreciate your understanding as we aspire to expand our offerings to a broader audience in the future.
True lossless, true enjoyment
SMSL has updated the M500 DAC/Amp with a host of features like Bluetooth 5.0, a two-step gain switch, and double the output power. The Mk2 is an all-in-one desktop solution that will be many audiophiles' endgame.
Built-in hi-fi amplifier
The M500’s PLFC headphone amplifier circuit makes it possible to obtain more than 2W of power with less than -120dB of distortion in a 16Ω load. Additionally, the gain is adjustable, making it easy to accommodate different types of headphones.
Qualcomm’s latest Bluetooth chip supports LDAC 24-bit/96kHz, aptX, aptX HD, SBC, and AAC.
The M500 uses the latest XMOS XU2016 USB chip, a true 32-bit USB solution with customized drivers for the transmission of high-def audio, DOP, and native DSD.
ES9038PRO D/A chip
The M500 Mk2 uses the ESS ES9038PRO DAC chip. This flagship 8-channel chip uses the critically acclaimed Hyperstream II architecture and Time Domain Jitter Eliminator for unprecedented performance.
7 digital filters
Customize the sound signature to your tastes with seven digital filters, like Fast Roll-Off, Slow Roll-Off, and Brick Wall.
- JAS Hi-res certification
- MQA certification
- MQA-CD certification
- ES9038PRO D/A chip
- Distortion as low as -123dB
- Brand new PLFC headphone amp circuit
- XMOS XU216
- PCM 32bit/768kHz
- 7 digital filters
- Full-function remote control
- Independent firmware upgrades
- Inputs: USB, optical, coaxial, Bluetooth
- Outputs: 6.35 phone jack, RCA, XLR
- THD+N: 0.00006% (-123dB)
- HPA THD+N: 0.0001% (-120dB)
- HPA power: 2W x2 (16Ω), 1W x2 (32Ω)
- HPA gain: 0dB (low), +9dB (high)
- Dynamic range: 131dB (XLR), 123dB (RCA)
- SNR: 131dB (XLR), 126dB (RCA)
- USB spec: USB 2.0 asynchronization
- USB compatibility: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (needs driver), Mac OSX 10.6 or later, Linux (driverless)
- MQA decoder: USB, optical, coaxial
- MQA-CD decoder: Optical, coaxial
- DoP decoder: USB, optical, coaxial
- Sampling rate and bandwidth
- USB: PCM 44.1 - 768kHz (32bit)
- DSD: 2.8224 - 22.5792MHz (1bit)
- Optical/coaxial: 44.1 - 192kHz (24bit)
- DoP: DoP256 (USB), DoP64 (optical/coaxial)
- Bluetooth: 5.0
- LDAC: 24bit/96kHz
- aptX HD: 24bit/48kHz_576kbps
- aptX: 16bit/44.1kHz_352kbps
- SBC: 16bit/44.1kHz_328kbps
- AAC: 16bit/44.1kHz_320kbps
- Power consumption: 5W
- Standby power: <0.5W
- Size: 3.3 x 3.4 x 7.7” (85 x 88 x 197mm)
- Weight: 1.98lbs (0.9kg)
- SMSL M500 Mk2
- USB Cable
- Remote control
- Power cord
- Bluetooth antenna
- User manual