Eversolo DAC-Z8 HIFI Desktop DAC


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The Ultimate Audiophile DAC

Meet the Eversolo DAC-Z8—a compact audio powerhouse designed for audiophiles who demand the best. This compact yet powerful desktop DAC features the cutting-edge ESS Sabre ES9038Pro DAC chip and the next-gen XMOS XU316 processor, ensuring flawless audio clarity and speed. Whether you're battling jittery playback or grappling with limited input options, the DAC-Z8 has you covered with dual clock oscillators, a balanced amplifier circuit, and a variety of connections. It also integrates high-res Bluetooth 5.0 for seamless streaming, a low-ripple power module for cleaner sound, and a built-in headphone amp to drive a wide range of headphones.

Feature-rich performance with the ESS Sabre ES9038Pro DAC

At the heart of the DAC-Z8 is the industry-renowned ESS Sabre ES9038Pro DAC chip. This 32-bit digital-to-analog converter delivers crystal clear audio, exceptionally low noise, and minimal distortion. It’s a significant step up for anyone seeking pristine audio detail and accuracy.

Next-gen audio processing with XMOS XU316

The DAC-Z8 integrates the 3rd generation XMOS XU316, an audio processor that provides lightning-fast data processing and increased USB bandwidth. It ensures lossless transmission of high-definition audio, supporting formats up to DSD512 Native, PCM768kHz@32bit, and MQA full decoding.

Dual clock oscillators

Two high-precision, low jitter clock oscillators (45.1584MHz and 49.152MHz) synchronize processing for accurate audio decoding. This means each note hits right where it should, giving you an immersive listening experience.

Shunt compensation & 8 OPA1612 I/V circuit

The DAC-Z8 features an advanced I/V circuit with 8 OPA1612 operational amplifiers. This multichannel signal shunt compensation technology ensures flawless signal conversion, resulting in superior channel separation, dynamic range, and overall sound fidelity.

Balanced design for pure audio

With a fully-balanced audio architecture, the DAC-Z8 uses differential amplifier circuits for XLR, RCA, and headphone outputs. This design minimizes noise and crosstalk, providing a clean, high-fidelity audio output without the need for additional preamp connections.

Separate RCA and XLR outputs for peak performance

To eliminate potential signal interference, the DAC-Z8 outputs RCA and XLR signals separately. This design enhances audio clarity and performance, whether you're using high-end headphones or stereo speakers.

Bluetooth 5.0 with Qualcomm QCC5125

The DAC-Z8’s Bluetooth 5.0 receiver, powered by the Qualcomm QCC5125 module, supports various audio protocols like SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX LL, aptX HD, and LDAC. Enjoy seamless, high-quality music streaming from your phone, tablet, or computer.

Versatile connections for all your audio needs

Whether it’s coaxial, optical, USB, or Type-C, the DAC-Z8 provides multiple input options for connecting diverse audio sources. It’s your go-to hub for integrating various devices, including computers, streamers, and CD players.

Low ripple power module

Equipped with a low-noise regulated power supply and dedicated audio capacitors, the DAC-Z8 reduces ripple and interference, providing a cleaner power source. This ensures a quieter background and more detailed audio reproduction.

Built-in headphone amp

The DAC-Z8 isn’t just a DAC—it’s a robust headphone amplifier that can drive headphones from 16 to 300 ohms. With high and low gain options, it adapts to various headphone needs, delivering powerful, detailed audio.

Easy control with the EVERSOLO app

Take control with the exclusive EVERSOLO controller app, which allows you to manage the DAC-Z8’s settings via Bluetooth. Adjust everything from volume to input source right from your phone.

User-friendly interface with a colorful twist

The DAC-Z8’s 3-inch LCD screen provides a vibrant user interface, showcasing menu settings, audio sources, and a variety of VU meter modes. It’s intuitive and visually engaging, offering a personalized touch.

Aluminum chassis

Built with aviation-grade aluminum, the DAC-Z8’s chassis combines durability with a sleek, modern aesthetic. Precision CNC machining ensures a stable, elegant design that complements any setup.

Product highlights

  • ESS Sabre ES9038Pro DAC for pristine audio.

  • XMOS XU316 for fast, lossless audio processing.

  • Dual clock oscillators for precise audio decoding.

  • Advanced I/V circuit with 8 OPA1612 operational amplifiers.

  • Fully balanced differential amplifier circuit.

  • Separate RCA and XLR outputs to reduce interference.

  • Qualcomm QCC5125 Bluetooth 5.0 module.

  • Multiple inputs: coaxial, optical, USB, and Type-C.

  • Low-noise, regulated power supply with choke filter.

  • Built-in headphone amplifier for 16-300 ohms.

  • EVERSOLO controller app for easy adjustments.

  • 3-inch LCD display with diverse VU meter modes.

  • Aluminum chassis with a modern, durable design.


  • Model: EverSolo DAC-Z8

  • Display Screen: 3-inch LCD Screen

  • Chassis: Aviation aluminum alloy

  • DAC: ESS9038Pro

  • Audio Processor: XMOS XU316

  • OPA Chip: OPA1612 x10

  • Power Supply: Low noise switching power supply

  • Bluetooth Audio Input: Qualcomm QCC5125 Bluetooth module, BT5.0

    • Bluetooth Protocols: SBC, AAC

  • USB-B DAC Input:

    • Compatible with Windows (7, 10), Mac, Android, and iOS

    • Up to stereo DSD512, PCM 768kHz 32Bit, and MQA

  • USB-C DAC Input:

    • Compatible with Windows (7, 10), Mac, Android, and iOS

    • Up to stereo DSD512, PCM 768kHz 32Bit, and MQA

  • Optical Audio Input:

    • Up to stereo PCM 192kHz 24Bit, DSD64 Dop, and MQA

  • Coaxial Audio Input:

    • Up to stereo PCM 192kHz 24Bit, DSD64 Dop, and MQA

  • Analog Audio Output:

    • Preamp output: XLR (balanced), RCA

    • Headphone amp output: 6.35mm single-ended

  • USB Port: USB 2.0 x1 (only for firmware upgrade)

  • Control Methods: Remote control, mobile app control, and knob control

  • Headphone Impedance: 16-300Ω

    • Low gain mode: 16-32Ω

    • High gain mode: 32-300Ω

  • Power Input: AC 110~240V 50/60Hz

  • Rated Power: 9W

  • Dimensions: 270mm(W) x 187mm(D) x 50mm(H)

XLR Audio Characteristics

  • Output Level (Vrms): 4.1Vrms@0dBFS

  • THD+N @ A-wt: 0.000062%@1kHz (-124dB@1kHz)

  • THD+N @ No-wt: 0.000069%@1kHz (-123dB@1kHz)

  • Noise @ No-wt: <1.2uVrms

  • SNR @ No-wt: 133dB@1kHz

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)

  • Crosstalk: -130dB@1kHz

  • DNR @ No-wt: 133dB@1kHz

RCA Audio Characteristics

  • Output Level (Vrms): 2.3Vrms@0dBFS

  • THD+N @ A-wt: 0.000086%@1kHz (-121dB@1kHz)

  • THD+N @ No-wt: 0.000097%@1kHz (-120dB@1kHz)

  • Noise @ No-wt: <1.5uVrms

  • SNR @ No-wt: 126dB@1kHz

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)

  • Crosstalk: -123dB@1kHz

  • DNR @ No-wt: 126dB@1kHz

Headphone Characteristics

Low Gain Mode

  • Output Level (Vrms): 1.2Vrms@0dBFS

  • Maximum Undistorted Power: 45mW@32Ω

  • THD+N @ A-wt: 0.00015%@1kHz (-116dB@1kHz)

  • THD+N @ No-wt: 0.00018%@1kHz (-115dB@1kHz)

  • Noise @ No-wt: <2uVrms

  • SNR @ No-wt: 124dB@1kHz

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)

  • DNR @ No-wt: 119dB@1kHz

High Gain Mode

  • Output Level (Vrms): 2.8Vrms@0dBFS

  • Maximum Undistorted Power: 26mW@300Ω

  • THD+N @ A-wt: 0.00016%@1kHz (-116dB@1kHz)

  • THD+N @ No-wt: 0.00016%@1kHz (-116dB@1kHz)

  • Noise @ No-wt: <2uVrms

  • SNR @ No-wt: 124dB@1kHz

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)

  • DNR @ No-wt: 124dB@1kHz

What’s included

  • Remote control x1

  • Power cable x1

  • USB cable x1

  • Product manual x1

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