Apos SMSL-1 Ensemble

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Ensemble, assemble!

Apos Ensembles are the Avengers of audio gear—bundles assembled by our team of audio dorks to save your ears from the forces of mediocre sound. Each bundle is like a squad of supers, with every piece of equipment playing its part to deliver an unbeatable listening experience: a DAC to decode the 1s and 0s, an amp to power up the audio, and all the interconnections necessary to bring the team together.

Meet the SMSL-1 Ensemble

The Apos SMSL-1 Ensemble is a bundle designed to provide you with a premium audio setup straight out of the box. At the heart of this ensemble are the SMSL SU-1 MQA Audio DAC and the SMSL DA-1 High Resolution Power Amp—a dynamic duo that's essentially the Ensemble’s very own Iron Man and Captain America.

The SMSL SU-1 DAC features the XMOS XU-316 chipset and AKM AK4493S DAC, supporting PCM 32-bit/768kHz and DSD512 for high-resolution audio. It includes MQA technology for enhanced sound quality and offers versatile connectivity with USB, coaxial, and optical inputs. Housed in a compact CNC aluminum alloy design, it provides durability and excellent heat dissipation.

The SMSL DA-1 Power Amplifier delivers 65W x 2 of output power using an American TI power amplifier chip, ensuring robust and reliable performance. It features a POP sound control circuit for a smooth startup, a compact design for flexible placement, and a short signal path for enhanced sound quality. The amplifier also includes a high-current adapter and supports RCA inputs, making it ideal for audiophiles seeking a budget-friendly yet high-quality amplifier.

Products in this bundle


  • Inputs: USB, optical, coaxial
  • Output level: 2.0Vrms
  • THD+N: 0.00013%
  • Dynamic range: 121dB
  • SNR: 121dB
  • USB transmission: Asynchronous transmission
  • USB compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11, Mac OS X10.6 and above, Linux
  • Max bit depth and sampling rate: 32bit/768kHz PCM USBM, 22MHz DSD USB, 24bit/192kHz Optical/Coaxial

SMSL DA-1 High Resolution Power Amp

  • Output power: 65Wx2(4Ω)
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • THD+N: 0.03%
  • Channel separation: 98dB(1kHz)
  • Input sensitivity: 530mVrms
  • SNR: 102dB

Apos Flow RCA cable

    • Highly-conductive, toughened copper connectors 
    • Five layers of protection
    • Handmade 
    • Roxtone connectors with 24K gold plating
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