Topping continues their spree with the new MX5 multi-function Power Amplifier. This is a do it all unit with power amp, headphone amp and DAC in one compact unit. In order to realise this, Topping has implemented a Merus Class-D power amplifier that outputs to the speaker IO on the rear in addition to their signature NFCA module powering the headphone output. On the DAC side is an ESS’ Sabre (unconfirmed) chip alongside Qualcomm’s QCC3031 for BT 5.0 connectivity.
The MX5 is shaping up to be a killer deal at just $299 USD. You can read all about it and treat yourself to a unit in time for the holidays on Apos Audio!