Just in time for the holiday season, xDuoo has released a range of products to suit many buyers. Starting with the XQ-100, this is a 24-bit Bluetooth audio receiver with balanced outputs and dual ESS Sabre DAC chips. With Qualcomm’s CSR8675 Bluetooth chip, it supports BT5.0 alongside a slew of high-resolution codecs. An OLED display ensures streamlined usability.
The MU-601 is xDuoo’s take on an affordable high-res DAC featuring ESS’ ES9018K2M DAC chip alongside XMOS’ capable XU208 USB receiver. Dual high-precision active crystal oscillators ensure low jitter. An independent power supply provides clean power and a sand-blasted aluminium chassis looks right in line with the company’s other devices.
Following up on this release is the MU-603. This is a Bluetooth pre-amp with 12AU7 tube imbuing a warm and sweet sound. Using Qualcomm’s QC3034 Bluetooth 5.1 chip, it offers a fast, stable connection alongside high-res codec support. Finally, the preamplifier offers ESS ES9018K2M DAC chip and an aluminium chassis in-line with their other devices.