SMSL SH-X is the complete audiophile package no matter what headphones you connect

The SMSL SH-X is a desktop HIFI audio amplifier designed for use with the SMSL SU-X DAC . Featuring a massive 11.5W output power (at 16Ω), ultra-low noise, and a three-way gain switch for personalized listening, it’s a complete audiophile package no matter what headphones you connect. And with JAS Hi-Res certification and an HD IPS color display, you’ll get an unparalleled experience.


High Power Output Power
is at the heart of the SH-X. With an impressive 11.5 watts into 16 ohms and 5.5 watts into 32 ohms, this amplifier is capable of handling the most powerful over-ear headphones.

Advanced op-amp design
The SH-X features 40 carefully selected low-noise op-amps per channel, for a total of 80 in parallel circuitry. This design ensures incredibly low noise levels, allowing every fine detail in your music to shine without distortion.


3 Gain Modes
Customize your listening experience with the 3-way gain switch. Low Gain mode is ideal for IEM enthusiasts, providing optimal performance without overloading low-impedance headphones.

A Versatile Preamp
The SH-X’s functionality extends beyond headphones. Its premium preamp output makes it easy to integrate into your existing audio system, enhancing the sound of your speakers with the same precision as headphones.

Compact Design for Your Desk
Designed for limited space, the SH-X is what you need for your life. Their compact design makes them the perfect companion to any desktop headphone system, delivering premium sound without taking up much space.



Technical characteristics of SMSL SH-X :

  • Inputs: Balanced, unbalanced
  • Headphone Outputs: 4.4 mm, balanced XLR, single ended 6.35
  • Pre-Outs: Balanced, Unbalanced
  • Output power:
    • 11.5W x2 @ 16Ω
    • 5.5W x2 @ 32Ω
    • 600 mW x2 @ 300Ω
    • 300 mW x2 @ 600Ω
  • SNR: 137 dB
  • Dynamic range: 137 dB
  • THD+N: 0.00006%
  • Input impedance: 34,000Ω
  • Amplifier output impedance: About 0Ω
  • Pre-output impedance:
    • Balanced: 66Ω
    • Unbalanced: 33Ω
  • Frequency response: 20 – 100,000Hz
  • Gain Settings:
    • Balanced: -2 dB (low), 6 dB (mid), 23 dB (high)
    • Unbalanced: -8 dB (low), 0 dB (mid), 17 dB (high)
  • Power consumption: <50W
  • Standby power: <0.5W
  • Size: 9.84″ (W) x 2.01″ (H) x 7.56″ (D)
  • Weight: 2.42 kg

Price : $699