Shanling ET3 CD Player


CDs flawlessly reproduced with precision and clarity.


Top-Quality Digital Transport for High-End DAC

With the ET3 Shanling continues to build on their line of compact top-loading CD players. While the previous Shanling EC3 was designed to be a sort of multifunctional CD player for a wide range of users, ET3 is a much more focused machine, designed for one clear use – Top-Quality Digital Transport for High-End DACs.

Shanling ET3 offers a range of standard digital outputs, but they also added more advanced I2S output and even USB output. Allowing for the transport of super High-Res files, above the limits of standard coaxial or optical outputs. ET3 can read these High-Res files from connected USB drives or it can be used alongside your local wireless network and DLNA streaming.


  • Wireless Wi-Fi Streaming
  • High-Quality Bluetooth Input Ultimate Convenience
  • Top-Loading CD Drive
  • Ingenic X2000 Processor
  • Round Display Motorola IPS Panel

ET3 supports a dual-band Wi-Fi connection, for high-quality streaming from phones, tablets or computers.
Shanling ET3 can connect to any phone, tablet or computer, as easily and quickly as any Bluetooth headphones or speakers. Instantly getting access to all the streaming apps, movies or Youtube. And the high-fidelity sound is assured thanks to the LDAC support alongside AAc support for IOS users.
Shanling ET3 combines a Philips CD drive system with a classic Sanyo optical head, alongside a top-loading design for stable and reliable CD playback. Matching the performance of our legacy CD players we manufactured for over 30 years.
Using a dual-core X2000 processor, providing ET3 with features, user interface and settings that wouldn’t be possible on sompler CD players. Fully optimized for smooth performance and fast start-up times.
Compact 320×290 screen with great viewing angles and good brightness. Simple user interface, nicely readable playback information and access to all settings.

Compact CD Player

With compact dimensions, ideal for use on desktops, on smaller bedroom tables or in any narrow Hi-Fi racks. CNC machined from a single piece of aluminium for extremely rigid construction. With a top-loading CD drive and transparent cover, to fully enjoy the charm of spinning discs.

MQA-CD Support, Full MQA Unfolding

With the added support for the MQA-CD, ET3 can act as an MQA full decoder, offering the full quality of MQA files. And when connected to an MQA capable DAC, Et3 can act as an MQA Core Decoder, outputting through i2S to the DAC

MQA – Green

MQA Studio – Blue

MQA Rendering – Magenta


  • Power Consumption: 15W
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 188 x 255 x 68mm
  • Weight: 2.5kg
  • CD Drive system: Philips SAA7824 Servo
  • Disc compatibility: CD; CD-R; CD-RW; MQA-CD
  • System: Ingenic X2000 platform, developed in-house

Digital outputs:

  • USB output: up to PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD 512
  • I2S output: up to PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD 512
  • Coaxial / optical / AES output: up to PCM 192 kHz / 32bit, DSD 64
  • MQA Support: MQA full decoder (PCM176.4 kHz output to all DACs) // MQA Core (PCM 88.2 kHz output to MQA capable DACs)

USB Drive audio format support:

  • DSD (“.iso”, “.dsf”, “.dff”)
  • DST ISO not supported
  • ISO / DXD / APE / FLAC / WAV / AIFF / ALF / DTS / MP3 / WMA / AAC / OGG / ALAC / MP2 / M4A / AC3 / M3U / M3U8 / OPUS


Black, Silver

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