Shanling M3X Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player & USB DAC - BLACK (not original packaging)

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  • DAC/AMP: 2x ESS Sabre ES9219C
  • CPU: 8-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • System: Open Android 7.1, with AGLO
  • Screen: 4.2 inch, 1280 x 768
  • Memory: 2GB RAM + 32 GB ROM, expandable with MicroSD card
  • Hi-Res Audio: Up to PCM 32/384 & DSD256
  • MQA Support: Full unfolding, 16X
  • Outputs: 3.5mm jack Single Ended & 4.4mm Balanced
  • Wi-Fi: 2.4G & 5G
  • Bluetooth transmitter: LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, aptX, SBC
  • Bluetooth receiver: LDAC & SBC
  • USB-C, with USB DAC and USB transport function
  • Battery life: Up to 23 hours (SE, single DAC) / 20 hours (SE, dual DAC) / 19 hours (Bal)
  • Dimensions: 109 x 72 x 15.9 mm & Weight: 168g
  • Output power: Up to 240mW @ 32Ohm (Bal)
  • Output impedance: < 1Ohm

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  • Shanling M3X Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player
  • USB-C charging cable
  • pre-applied screen protector


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*This clearance item comes in the wrong outerbox - the box is for an M3U and the item for sale is a Shanling M3X, please ask if any questions *


The Shanling M3X Hi-Res Audio Player is an Android Hi-Res portable player, built on the same platform as their previous three Android models. But this time they are aiming at the more affordable part of the market.

M3X is the first Hi-Res player to use the new ESS Sabre ES9219C DAC/AMP, a new generation of a very popular chip. Using two of these chips, to offer a balanced 4.4mm output for better sound and more power. And also includes full 16x MQA unfolding, for all fans of the Hi-Res music streaming. The M3X will stand out with its class-leading battery life, offering up to 23 hours of playback on a single charge.

Dual ES9219C  - Efficient and great-sounding

The Shanling M3X is the first portable audio player to utilize a brand new generation of an extremely efficient Sabre DAC/AMP from ESS, allowing Shanling to provide you with the traditional Shanling’s Hi-Fi sound while assuring an even better battery life and adding a hardware support of MQA.

AVX Tantalum Capacitors

The audio circuit of the M3X makes use of large-capacity tantalum capacitors which enhance the quality of low-frequency signals, equating to better bass performance.

Dual DS Crystal Oscillators, Paired with Shanling's FPGA Coding Technology

The Shanling M3X makes use of a pair of Japanese KDS active crystal oscillators, which work together with Shanling’s FPGA coding tech to allow for enhanced performance when decoding either PCM or DSD data, up to 32bit/384kHz and DSD256.

Class-leading battery life

With a highly efficient audio circuit and special single DAC mode, M3X has become Shanling's longest-lasting player.

  • 23 hours when using 3.5mm jack and single DAC mode
  • 20 hours using 3.5mm and Dual DAC mode
  • 19 hours when using 4.4mm balanced output
  • 46 hours using Bluetooth playback

Full MQA Hardware Support

The new DAC in the M3X comes with native hardware support of the MQA technology, allowing for full support of the MQA playback with 16x rendering.  To get the very best out of your music streaming.

Freedom of Open Android – Octa-core Snapdragon 430

Pick any of your favourite music software, podcasting apps or streaming services, all thanks to the open Android system. And with built-in AGLO technology, assuring that all music will be processed correctly and at its full quality.

Powerful balanced output

Switch from single-ended 3.5mm to balanced 4.4mm in order to significantly increase power output and experience the true potential of M3X. The balanced output protects against interference so you get only the purest signals.

Two-way Bluetooth and USB DAC

Connect M3X to your Bluetooth headphones or speakers and enjoy great sound, thanks to the LDAC support. Or pair it with your smartphone to get a Hi-Fi quality Bluetooth receiver.

M3X can also be used as a USB DAC with your computer, or as a Digital USB transport for a standalone USB DAC.

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