Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC

$1,399.00 inc GST

The Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC is a brand new flagship USB DAC from Topping.

D90LE is identical to the D90SE, the only difference between both the devices is the lack of MQA support on the D90LE. So, in case you want a flagship-Desktop DAC and don’t have the requirement from MQA decoding, D90LE is a great choice equipped with the TOTL audio circuitry.

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Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC

The Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC has impressive high-resolution audio decoding performance with the flagship ESS Sabre DAC Chip.

The Topping D90LE uses a flagship DAC chip from ESS Sabre Technologies. The DAC achieves class-leading performance with ultra-low distortion and high SNR ratings.

Topping D90LE achieves an ultra-low THD+N rating of <0.00005%. Just plug the D90LE to your source digital music source and be ready to experience top-quality sound performance with your desktop chain.


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It is not every day that every barrier we have seen in DACs gets shattered to new levels. We are seeing extreme attention to every aspect of this design to squeeze this much performance out of this ESS DAC. Just when we though the race was over, here comes one more over achiever!Topping D90LE review by Audio Science Review



  • Flagship ESS9038Pro DAC chip.
  • Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless Certified.
  • 2nd Gen XMOS USB Receiver.
  • High-res Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with LDAC codec transmission.
  • Ultra-clean performance with ultra-low THD+N ratings.
  • High-Res PCM(32-Bit/768kHz) and Native DSD512 decoding.
  • Multiple input options including USB, IIS, Coaxial, Optical, AES, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Ultra-low Noise Pre-AMP support.
  • Remote Control.
  • Selectable RCA & XLR output ports.

ES9038Pro DAC
The Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC features an ESS Sabre ES9038Pro DAC chip, using the 32-bit HyperStream architecture to achieve an extremely high level of performance for incredibly accurate and transparent sound reproduction. The D90LE performs independent I/V (current/voltage) conversion for the 8 channels of the ES9038Pro and then connects them in parallel. This technique allows for an ever increasing level of performance.

Bluetooth 5.0
Equipped with a Qualcomm CSR8675 chip, the D90LE offers Bluetooth 5.0 reception, convenient for remote music streaming directly from your smartphone. In addition, this chip supports the codecs aptX, aptX HD, aptX LL and LDAC, allowing to achieve a high quality sound in wireless.

The USB input of the D90LE uses a 2nd generation XMOS XU2013 16-core chip. This chip supports high sampling rates, up to 32bit 768kHz PCM and DSD512, as well as MQA. This chip is associated with a custom Thesycon driver.

Full connectivity
The D90LE benefits from a complete range of connectivity to adapt to all systems. We can find AES, USB-B, Optical, Coaxial, I2S LVDS via HDMI as well as Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. For its outputs, the D90LE offers single-ended RCA and balanced XLR.

Switchable output
The Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC offers a selectable output system. The audio stream can be routed to the XLR output, the RCA output or both. Moreover, it also allows to choose an output level. Thus, the XLR output can work in 4V or 5V and the RCA output in 2V or 2.5V.\

Preamplifier function
In addition to the DAC mode with a fixed output level, the D90LE offers a DAC + preamplifier mode. In this mode, you can control the volume level. Thus, the D90LE can be directly associated with a power amplifier or active speakers.

CPLD Alter Max II
The Topping D90LE uses an Altera Max II CPLD to process the clock signal and thus optimize the quality of digital signals, significantly reducing jitter.

Your Perfect Companion For A90 Discrete Headphone Amplifier:-
The Topping D90LE Desktop USB DAC is an ideal companion for A90 Discrete headphone amplifier from Topping. Users can also pair it with any other headphone amp or power amp of their choice with the D90LE.



Product type Balanced DAC
Inputs 1x USB-B
1x AES
1x Coaxial
1x Optical Toslink
1x I2S LVDS via HDMI
Bluetooth 5.0
Outputs 1x Stereo RCA
1x Stereo XLR
DAC Chip ESS ES9038Pro
USB interface XMOS XU216
Supported Bluetooth codecs SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX LL, aptX HD, LDAC
Supported sampling rates PCM up to 32bit 768kHz
DSD up to DSD512
THD+N @ A-Weighting < 0.00007% @ 1kHz
THD @ No-Weighting, 90kBw < 0.0008% @ 20Hz-20kHz
SNR @ A-Weighting 127dB @ 1kHz
Dynamic range @ A-Weighting 127dB @ 1kHz
Frequency response 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)
20Hz-40kHz (±0.3dB)
Output level 2.1Vrms @ 0dBFS (Mode 4V)
2.6Vrms @ 0dBFS (Mode 5V)
Noise @ A-Weighting < 1.3µVrms
Crosstalk -124dB @ 1kHz
Channel balance 0.3dB
Output impedance 100Ω
THD+N @ A-Weighting < 0.00005% @ 1kHz
THD @ No-Weighting, 90kBw < 0.0003% @ 20Hz-20kHz
SNR @ A-Weighting 134dB @ 1kHz
Dynamic range @ A-Weighting 134dB @ 1kHz
Frequency response 20Hz-20kHz (±0.1dB)
20Hz-40kHz (±0.3dB)
Output level 4.2Vrms @ 0dBFS (Mode 4V)
5.2Vrms @ 0dBFS (Mode 5V)
Noise @ A-Weighting < 1.1µVrms
Crosstalk -139dB @ 1kHz
Channel balance 0.3dB
Output impedance 100Ω
Dimensions 222 x 160 x 45mm
Package 1x Topping D90LE Black
1x IR Remote control
1x USB cable
1x Bluetooth antenna
1x Power cable

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 16 × 22.2 × 4.5 cm


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