U2 MINI - Your DAC’s Perfect Partner
The first LUMIN to feature the all-new processing system.
- All-new processor
- Increased flexibility
- DSD512, PCM768
- DSD256 upsampling
- 5 types of output
- USB output
Why LUMIN U2 MINI
Following in the footsteps of one of our most popular models, LUMIN U2 Mini introduces our all-new processing system, delivering greater flexibility and future-proofing.
Capable of upsampling and downsampling all the way from 44.1kHz to 384kHz/DSD256 and supporting playback of DSD512, LUMIN U2 MINI is the perfect streaming partner for your DAC.
Transport-Only Unit Combines the Best of LUMIN U1 and LUMIN D2
- Transport-only LUMIN for combination with an external DAC
- The first LUMIN to feature our all-new processing system
- Faster processor provides greater resampling flexibility - upsampling and downsampling to every supported format up to DSD256/PCM348 to hit your DAC's sweetspot
- Increased capacity for future updates
- New surface finish taken from the high-end P1
- Quad native clock system for precision timing
- 5 types of digital audio output including USB
- MQA Decoding
- Roon Ready
- Leedh Processing volume control
Builds on the Massive Success of U1 Mini
Completely new processing hardware and software deliver improved features and increased resampling flexibility while retaining all the musicality that was noted in so many outstanding U1 Mini reviews.
Key hardware features carried over from U1 Mini include the quad clocking system and 5 different digital outputs with USB now capable of up to DSD512!
The new model is also finished in a new silky surfacing process taken from our high-end P1 that is less susceptible to finger marks and easier to clean.
All the Usual LUMIN Refinements
- From MQA to DSD, FLAC to WAV, LUMIN can play all the high-resolution formats you could ever want
- Native support for TIDAL, Qobuz, Spotify and AirPlay, giving you access to tens of millions of songs
- The unique and intuitive LUMIN App described as "fantastically intuitive and easy to use" by What Hi-Fi
- LUMIN programme of continuous development that has seen Apple Silicon Mac support, TIDAL Connect, FLAC Lossless Radio and TIDAL Suggested/Related tracks added in 2021 alone.
Supported Streaming Services
Leedh Processing Digital Volume Control
|U2 MINI Specifications|
|Network Playback||Up to DSD512, Up to 768 kHz, 16–32-bit, Stereo, MQA Full Decoding|
|Upsampling Rates & Bit Depths||DSD256 upsampling option for all files, PCM 384 kHz upsampling option for all files|
|Digital Output Stage - USB||Native DSD512 support, PCM 44.1–768 kHz, 16–32-bit, Stereo|
|Digital Output Stage - Optical, Coaxial RCA, Coaxial BNC & AES/EBU||DSD64 (DoP64, DSD over PCM), PCM 44.1 kHz – 192 kHz, 16–24-bit|
|Power Supply||Internal shielded 100–240 V AC auto-ranging|
|Finish||Raw brushed aluminium or black anodised brushed aluminium|
|U1 MINI Dimensions & Weight||300 mm (W), 244 mm (D), 60 mm (H), 2.5 kg|
|Packaging Dimensions & Weight||470 mm (W), 340 mm (D), 170 mm (H), 4.5 kg|
|Specifications for Current Generation LUMIN Music Streamers|
|Streaming Protocol||UPnP AV protocol with audio streaming extension (OpenHome) / Roon Ready / TIDAL Connect / Spotify Connect / FLAC lossless radio stations / AirPlay compatible / Gapless Playback / On-Device Playlist|
|App Features||Native support for TIDAL, MQA, Qobuz and TuneIn Radio / TIDAL MQA icons to identify high-res music / Qobuz High-Res icons to identify high-res music / Volume control / High-resolution artwork / Artwork caching / Search / Multiple tag handling / Composer tag support / Album-grouping in playlist / Automatic internet links to artists, albums and songs / Saving and restoring of playlists (including TIDAL and Qobuz)|
|Supported Audio File Formats||DSD Lossless: DSF (DSD), DIFF (DSD), DoP (DSD) / PCM Lossless: FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), WAV, AIFF / Compressed (Lossy) Audio: MP3, AAC (in M4A Container) / MQA|
|Input||Ethernet RJ45 network 1000Base-T / Shared USB ports can also be used for storage, flash drive, USB hard disk (Single-partition FAT32, exFAT and NTFS only)|
|Supported Control Devices||Apple devices. iOS 11.0 or later / Android devices. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later required / Apple Mac with Apple Silicone|
|Others||Leedh Processing lossless digital volume control / Compatible with LUMIN infrared control package / Programme of continuous development – Firmware-upgradable for further features and enhancements|
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