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What’s special about ES9038 Music Server I + II?

Enjoy the highest level of audio with the most affordable sound!

A music player including:

  • + 1 x Music server-independent music player.
  • + 1 x Dac-ES9038PRO-with 4 separate inputs.
  • + 1 Tube output-volume remote control cum Preamli function.

The ES9038 Music Server is a 3-in-1 digital audio player that delivers dramatically improved audio performance:

  • Sounds more detailed, warmer, sweeter-evidently improved.
  •  Dynamic space, live music scene.
  •  Investment costs decrease-sound quality rises


  • DAC ES 9038PRO with 04 inputs, 02 USB outputs.
  •   Play all audio formats up to DSD 512.
  •   Music server plays better music than the computer.
  •   The “analog” sound output is electronic.
  •   Designed in Italy, tested in Denmark, produced: Hq-audio.
  •   Use DAC without Preamli.
  •   Beautiful form, high quality components from Canada.
  •   Worldwide warranty, free upgrades.
  •   Buy 1 get 3: DAC + Music server + Tube output.

ES9038 Music Server connects to hi-end audio system


ES9038PRO has created quite a few solutions for connection, system and style of listening to music for the enjoyment.

ES9038 Music Server multiple inputs – spoiled connection


Hq ES9038 Tube DAC has solved the audiophile’s desire for a play-back friendly server, analogue audio DACs, and volume circuits as a pre-amplifier.


ES9038 Music Server – Use the most advanced Dac ES9038Pro chip today

ES9038PRO is the latest line of audio codecs from ESS Technology, which is the most advanced product line at the moment. This is the world’s most advanced 32-bit decoder chip. The ES9038PRO has impressive specifications with a DNR of 140 dB and is available for Hi-res Audio and Hi-end audio applications.



  • Moode-Audio is a software that turns Raspberry Pi into an Moode-Audio music player. It will make it perform as an high fidelity digital source.
  • The user interface is intuitive to use and connects easily to a NAS server or an optional harddrive. It can even easily be updated to support 3TB -4TB hard drives. A smartphone, Ipad or computer can be used as remote control via the buildin wifi and have a music system that organises your digital music, radio stations and streaming services in a seamless music experience.

The Premium USB interface from Italy

  • USB is supported by a unique true asynchronous FPGA based solution from the italian company Amanero. We believe it is the sound leading USB interface and gives a perfect Audio match for the Raspberry Pi. Besides being excellent in sound, the USB interface supports future high resolution audio format in PCM up to 384 and up to DSD512

 Board DAC designs superior and individual sources for each channel: 

  • LT3042-Ultralow Noise Ultralow RMS Noise: 0.8μVRMS (10Hz to 100kHz)
  • Use LT3042 separately for each circuit.
  • Use LT3042 separately for each analog circuit
  • Use LT3042 separately for each left channel, USB, Clock

 The REMOTE Control

  • The DAC includes a gorgeous remote control is made of cast aluminum. Convenient, beautiful and easy to use. Just press the button and you have great features like: On-Off function, Volume control of the 32bit Attenuator, input select, mute function, select of PCM/DSD filter types and the frequency cutoff of the filters.
  • All the settings can easily be memolised.



  • The Display shows all memorised settings. Large fonts for the volume setting are displayed so you can see the volume setting from your favorite listning position. The Chassis is a made by premium milled aluminium and with the 2 infinity control knob aluminum casting allows us to control and play music easily.
  • The control knobs in casted aluminum makes it easy to control the DAC and play music.
  • The simplicity and exquisite beauty is LIKE NO ONE ELSE and complete your home audio system.
  • Enjoy the design while listning to the music.

Solid State and Tube Outputs :

  • 1 x Tube outpust 12AU7 or 6DJ8
  • 1 x Solid State outputs
  • 1 x Balanced outputs

Music Server in ES9038 Music Server

  • DAC integrates a Rasberry Pi3 to be the dedicated Music Server. It Take advantage of the endless digital music sources, especially the DSD64 format are very close to the sound of the SA-CD. The time for using bundles of expensive CDs and SA-CDs is over.
  • This Music Server will give you choose High resolution audio files. Actually, the DAC plays all formats of digital music file.
  • HQ Audio has seleceted the Raspberry Pi3 for music server, as this is the Music source that plays with an immersive listening experience that HQ Audio appreciate and admired for playing music better than a most then most of computers used as Music server.

Interface and music player software –
Moodaudio is software for Pi3 with many features:

  1. Nice interface, easy to use
  2. Appropriate multi-DAC.
  3. Connect easily, quickly, control by phone or tablet.
  4. Continuous updating.
  5. Best support for users free from Moodaudio

Also you can use other softwares such as: or

In the previous production projects of Hq Audio such as DAC-End, DAC-End 24, DAC-End-R, Hq reference DAC, DSD-DAC2, DSD-music server …, each product is an activity The cooperation between this brand and a team of design engineers and DIY community with experience in many countries around the world can be mentioned as: Andrea (Italy), Morten (Denmark), Salas (Greece), John Broskie Tube Cad (United States), Keantoken (USA) … In the DAC project ES9038PRO, this product was formed by Hq Audio, Italian engineer Andrea Ciuffoli – Director of Audio Design and Danish engineer Morten Becker Saul, a frequency specialist at Cobham with more than 30 years of experience.

  • Design in Italy and software for DAC by Andrea Ciuffoli
  • Testing in Denmark and Meauser byMorten
  • Music server software by Moode audio
  • Produce Hq-Audio

Quality: Products are manufactured with genuine selection according to strict process. Test and test before leaving HQ-Audio with a team of experienced engineers. Guarantee: Products are warranted for 12 months worldwide and are still free upgrades. Hq-Audio is committed to providing the best products and services to customers who use the product. Preferential when buying Dac Quang Hao: Copy music files for free. 24/7 technical support $ 100 free upgrade consultation Get up to 30% off upgrades when purchased at Parts ConneXion (genuine electronics in Canada). Products are shipped nationwide Giving music software Crack JRiver Media. * Note: Promotional packages will not be converted into cash in any case! COMMITMENT The deepest heart of QuangHao thanks and deeply grateful to all of you who have used the product Quang Hao – This is the biggest motivating force to promote HQ-Audiodessign more dedication to the career of Audio Vietnam.



  • The design team behind the HQ- DAC works on separate technical aspects of the project and are dedicated electronics engineers with more than 50 years experience as audiophiles. This ensures an open mind to audible phenomena.
  • The design team bring to their labors skill, pride and with an unbridled enthusiasm which takes the engineering and critical evaluation of Audio equipment to new levels, reflected in the exacting standards to which every product is designed and manufactured.
  • To ensure the highst standard of each Hq-Dac, it will before leaving the factory be verified and final tested to ensure the final voicing. This verification is ensured personally by Hq-Audio.






  • Subscription-based music streaming service
  • What is Spotify
  • Spotify is a digital music streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs, podcasts and videos from artists all over the world.



  • Subscription-based music management service
  • What is Roon
  • Roon is the most engaging, enjoyable way to browse your music.




  • Apple local network streaming technology
  • What is AirPlay
  • AirPlay is a proprietary protocol developed by Apple Inc. that allows wireless streaming between devices of audio, video, device screens, and photos, together with related metadata.



MOODE + AirPlay

  • MOODE  is an AirPlay compatible receiver. Streaming to LUMIN is lossless providing that the iPhone/iPad is set to maximum volume. LUMIN will appear on your iOS device with the name you have given it in the LUMIN App settings.





What is TuneIn + RADIO

  • TuneIn enables people to discover, follow and listen to what’s most important to them — from sports, to news, to music, to talk. TuneIn provides listeners access to over 100,000 real radio stations and more than four million podcasts streaming from every continent.





  • MOODE with LUMIN App + TuneIn
  • TuneIn is built right into the heart of the LUMIN App. Simply create a free TuneIn account and add Radio Stations to your TuneIn ‘Library’ for them to appear in the LUMIN App.





  • Dig In 1: S/PDIF coaxial (RCA 75 Ohms)
  • Dig In 2: Toslink Optical
  • Dig In 3: AES/EBU balanced (XLR 110 Ohms)
  • Dig In 4: USB AUDIO -Amanero (DSD 512 over PCM)
  • Any inputs from 1 to 3 can receive stereo audio encoded signal up to 192 kHz/32Bit.


  • 1 x Analog RCA outputs (LEFT-RIGHT)
  • 1 x XLR balanced analog outputs (LEFT-RIGHT)


  • 1 x ES9038PRO + All LT3042 supply
  • Bandwidth: 20Hz-20kHz -0.2dB typical
  • Output voltage: 3Vrms unbalanced, 6Vrms balanced
  • THD < 0,001%


  • 2 x button Input channel selection (In1 – In4)
  • 1 x Mute button
  • 1 x standby button
  • Separate Led standby (red)

MUSIC SERVER-Raspberry Pi 3 

  • 1 x Raspberry Pi 3  + Low noise 5A supply
  • Software: Moode Audio, Volumio, RuneAudio, Picoreplayer
  • Connect: network , wifi, computer, Ipad, mobile phone, nad, hard drive,music online


  • 4 Separate power transformers (50 W in use, 2 W in standby)
  • 3 transformer that is always under voltage
  • 1 transformers that are cut off for energy savings when the unit is on standby mode
  • Nominal AC line voltage : 220 or 230V
  • Input voltage range : +/- 10%
  • Fuse 2A


  • 435 W x 356 D x 70 H (mm). 8.5 kg


  • 1 years, parts and labor

Technology & design


Please click on the links below to download the software

1. Amanero Software for Windows PCs

2. Moodeaudio 4.1 software runs for Pi 3 – if needed:

3. User Manual for ES9038PRO Music Server::

Thank you for using the product!