Introducing Shanling UP5


Building further upon the very popular UP USB-DAC line-up from Shanling. A new flagship USB-DAC is introduced: Shanling UP5. Much improvements in this new model, upgraded DAC’s to ESS Sabre ES9219C, Qualcomm QCC5120 bluetooth implementation and 3 outputs: 2.5mm, 3.5 mm and 4.4 mm.  The UP5 boasts a small OLED screens for easy access to settings and playback information.


Shanling UP5 is equipped with a powerful Dual DAC chipset housing two high-performance ESS9219C DAC chips same as their M3X Hi-Res player. ES9219C is a premium audio DAC chipset from Sabre Technologies that provides high-resolution signal decoding support. It is paired with an advanced XMOS USB signal processor that helps the UP5 to decode hi-res PCM and DSD signals along with the latest MQA decoding. The UP5 supports multiple hi-res codecs including LDAC, LHDC, AptX HD, AptX LL, and many more that ensures high-quality signal transmission over the wireless connection.



Outputs: 3.5mm Single ended, 2.5mm & 4.4mm Balanced

Bluetooth Chip: Qualcomm QCC5120

Bluetooth version: 5.0

Bluetooth codec: LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, aptX LL, aptX, AAC, SBC

Output power:

– Single ended, single DAC – 90 mW@32ohm

– Single ended, dual DAC – 112 mW@32ohm

– Balanced – 240 mW@32ohm

Battery life: Up to 15 hours (Single ended, Single DAC) / Up to 11 hours (Balanced)

Battery: 680 mAh

Size: 68 x 39 x 14.5mm

Weight: 50g


Pricing/ Dealers:

Shanling UP5 MSRP €189 incl. VAT

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