The new Shanling M2x portable audio player is the younger brother of the brand’s current flagship, the Shanling M5s.
The Shanling M2x features the same design, MTouch user system and the incorporation of the latest in audio technology.
And while the Shanling M5s remains the best model thanks to its superior sound quality, the Shanling M2x is a very tempting alternative for any audiophile.
If you’re looking for a player that’s a little smaller, has good features and is more economical, the Shanling M2x is your choice.
The Shanling M2x Transmits all your favorite music in high quality thanks to the integrated TIDAL application.
Balanced output for even better sound
It uses a dual amplifier circuit for higher resolution, better channel separation, more detail and overall superior sound quality.
It is also compatible with standard 2.5mm balanced connectors.
Bluetooth USB Transmitter and 2-way USB connection
So you can add a high quality Bluetooth transmitter to any computer.
The Shanling M2x connects to the computer to function as a USB DAC/AMP.
It connects to an external DAC to serve as a digital transport.
Full touch control
Using LG’s 3.2″ touch screen, with high brightness for all conditions and enhanced sensitivity for more precise controls.
Always improving MTouch 2.0
The Shanling M2x player features the MTouch 2.0 operating system developed by Shanling.
Thanks to user feedback and total control over the development of the system, Shanling will always continue to improve the MTouch system.
From small adjustments to new functions, all through simple firmware upgrades.
Built-in Wi-Fi for greater connectivity
DLNA & Airplay support: for the most practical and lossless transmission of music from your smartphone or computer. Shanling M2x currently only supports DLNA DMR class.
Wi-Fi File Transfer: Connect your Shanling M2x to local WiFi networks for fast and easy file transfer.
OTA Updates: Thanks to wireless updates (over the air), you won’t have to use your computer again to perform firmware updates.
Best Bluetooth connection quality
Shanling M2x supports: SONY LDAC, Qualcomm aptX and AAC.
SONY LDAC: Supports high resolution audio files up to 24bit/96kHz and data transmission three times higher than other Bluetooth technologies.
Qualcomm aptX: An advanced Bluetooth codec that delivers CD-like sound quality and supports more than 540 brands worldwide.
AAC: A high compression ratio algorithm, essential for better compatibility with iOS devices.
Audio design based on more than 30 years of HiFi
DAC: Japanese AKM AKM AK4490EN, a highly trusted DAC that is used at many levels in HiFi products, ensuring a natural and soft sound.
Audio signal restoration: Using special FPGA coding technology developed independently by Shanling, along with two independent high-quality KDS crystal oscillators.
Amplifier circuit: With TI OPA1612 acting as a low pass filter, two pieces of ADI AD8397 amplifiers and high quality Panasonic capacitors, the Shanling M2x provides clean, powerful and dynamic sound.
Shielded: To prevent unwanted noise interference and electromagnetic radiation from affecting audio performance, parts of the audio circuits are protected with a copper plate.
Ready for all files
Shanling M2x supports: DSF, DFF, ISO, DXD, APE, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, AIF, DTSMP3, WMA, ACC, OGG, ALAC, MP2, M4C, AC3, M3U, M3U8.
Storage: Single slot for MiroSD cards up to 2TB
39 days of standby
Using the 3.5mm output up to 10.5 hours and the balanced output up to 7.5 hours.
Battery life depends on factors such as battery status, headphones used, screen usage, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings, and the type of audio files.
New features of Shanling M2x
Tidal: For endless streaming of music (ONLINE mode only)
USB Bluetooth Transmitter: For high quality wireless sound from any computer
Advanced USB Output: For use with any external USB DAC, now including support for DLNA, Airplay and Bluetooth receiver modes.
MTouch 2.0 System
Bluetooth 4.2, two-way connection
LDAC, AAC, apt-X and SBC compatibility
Balanced 2.5 mm output and 3.5 mm single-ended output
USB DAC function
DLNA and Airplay compatibility
3.2-inch touch screen
microSD card slot