Shanling M5s now with TIDAL - Dual AK4493EQ DAC, fully balanced, Wi-Fi, 2way LDAC BT, 3.2 Touch screen, FW 3.7
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Introducing Shanling M5s, new flagship Hi-res player


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Main features:

3.2 inch touch screen

Fully balanced audio circuit
2x New AKM AK4493EQ DAC
2x OPA1612 + 2X AD8397

Copper shielding
of audio circuit

Support Hi-Res files up to 32/768 & DSD256

540 mW
into 16 Ohm, balanced output

Two way Bluetooth with LDAC/AAC,
Bluetooth aptX (only as transmitter)

Wi-Fi supporting DLNA, Airplay & OTA update

Bi-directional USB type-C,
serving as USB DAC & Transport

MTouch system 2.0

16 hours playback in single ended, 9 hours balanced

3.5 mm jack single ended & 2.5 mm jack balanced



When will M5s be on the market? We need to wait for supply of new AKM DAC chips, we hope to get it to all international markets during October 2018.


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Technical specification:


Dimension 117mm x 59mm x 16mm
Weight 178g
Battery 3400 mAH

No Build in memory
Protected single Micro SD card slot, compatible with cards up to 512 GB

Output impedance <0.3 Ohm for both single ended and balanced

Output power
Single ended - 240 mW @ 16 Ohm, 130 mW @ 32 Ohm, 13 mW @ 300 Ohm
Balanced - 540 mW @ 16 Ohm, 300 mW @ 32 Ohm, 29 mW @ 300 Ohm

Channel separation 85 dB (SE), 109 dB (balanced)
Signal to Noise ratio 121 dB (A-weighted)

Full specification at Shanling.com
 
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Advanced user manual

UI Demo


Small Christmas update for M5s:

1. Added new themes, including special Christmas theme. Now 7 in total.
2. Adjusted Equalizer performance

Download from our website, Google drive or use OTA update


Shanling M5s Firmware V3.4 notes


You can now update with OTA update or download from Google Drive or our website

New functions:

1. Added ReplayGain function. Go to Playback menu to enable.
2. Added Playlist Import / Export function.
Notes:
- Works with .m3u playlist files.
- Playlists will be exported into “_explaylist_data” folder in root folder of Micro SD card.
- To import user created playlists, put .m3u file into “_explaylist_data” folder in root folder of Micro SD card and click “Import playlists” in Playlist menu.
- We recommend to export one playlist from your M5s and follow its formatting for user created playlists.
3. Added quality settings into Tidal app.
4. Added new theme (Theme 2)
5. Album cover and lyrics can be downloaded from internet and added to currently played file.
Note: Tap on now playing screen and tap on last icon on right (icon of CD).

Changes and fixes:

1. Improved Equalizer performance, limiting distortion when using high level of adjustment.
2. Album browsing submenu now recognize external jpg files as album covers.
3. Playing interface can be quickly changed directly on Now Playing screen. Tap icon in upper right corner.
4. All Songs browsing now shows Artist name.
5. Added date setting. Date is displayed on lockscreen.
6. Improved performance of Lyrics function.
7. Fixed problem of unit not charging to 100%.
8. When Sleep timer is set, system wait until currently played song ends and then automatically turns off.
9. Optimized screen brightness, now can be set for lower level for use in night.
10. Improved font files to avoid problem with some special symbols from different world languages.
11. Other bug fixes.



How to update:


1. Make sure your device is fully charged.

2. Unzip the downloaded file and put “update.bin” file into root folder of Micro SD card.

3. Go to System update in System submenu, click on “TF card update” and confirm. Wait until system restarts. Check in settings About M5s to be sure new firmware is installed.

4. If Micro SD card was removed during update process, M5s will show “insert TF Please”, please insert Micro SD card back into your device in order to continue update.

5. If update doesn’t start after choosing “System Update”, please check if the file has been unzipped, if the file is placed in root folder, or if the file has been damaged during the transfer.

Over-the-Air firmware update

Shanling M5s can be updated to latest firmware version using Wi-Fi connection.

1. Connect M5s to Wi-Fi network connected to internet.

2. Go to System update in System submenu, click on “Network update”, confirm update and update will start to download and install. Wait until download and installation is completed and system restarts. Check in settings About M5s to be sure new firmware is installed.

Note: If latest version of firmware is already installed, M5s will show notification and will stop update.
 
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