Ferrum’s DAC leads the way for tomorrow’s high end offering flagship audio quality at an unprecedented price.

WANDLA represents tomorrow’s standard of high end digital-to-analog conversion. Think of WANDLA like a Formula 1 racing car. Like the F1 constructor’s team building the best racing car, Ferrum created the best engine for The Converter.

Tomorrow’s High End Audio Today

As The Converter WANDLA leads the way for tomorrow’s high end offering flagship audio quality at an unprecedented price.

Finely Tuned D/A Conversion

WANDLA is the latest exemplar of Ferrum’s digital know-how and our in-house-developed analogue audio and electrical technology. The ESS Sabre ES9038PRO combined with Ferrum’s advanced new current-to-voltage (I/V) converter compares to units many times its price.


Digital audio system module – Our optimized ARM chip offers the shortest signal path possible, making 5 chips redundant. Includes MQA decoder/renderer and digital filter selection.

Dynamic Digital Filtering

WANDLA has three ESS digital filters to choose as standard and, as a world first, two digital filters created for Ferrum by renowned filter-maker Signalyst, know for their HQPlayer app. More filters will follow after interacting with WANDLA users.

Optimized Digital inputs

Specially programmed USB, and tuned coaxial and optical S/PDIF, ARC (TV) and I2S ports, optimized for audio.

Truly Balanced

The signal path stays truly balanced using the XLR inputs and becomes truly balanced using the RCA inputs.

Proprietary Amplification

Fully balanced modified IC pre-amplifier, fine tuned for WANDLA.

Ease of Use

Newly developed hi-res touch screen with intuitive UX that is a dream to operate, including remote control.

Enhanced Transparency

The whole design is focused on a balanced and very transparent sound signature, making listening fatigue something of the past.

Made for HYPSOS

WANDLA can be upgraded with HYPSOS Hybrid Power System using our proprietary Ferrum Power Link (FPL) connection, making both units perform to their highest levels. While WANDLA performs very good right out of the box, it is made to excel above and beyond when used together with HYPSOS. Using the FPL connection means HYPSOS can measure far deeper inside WANDLA than it can with any other product. Not only does HYPSOS work better in this combination, WANDLA will also perform even better than it normally does. The truly balanced design of the preamplifier stage coupled with the discrete IC power amplifier technology in combination with the implementation of highly selected components is elevated to a level of its own.

“With Dynamic Digital Filtering, DDF in short, digital filter maker Signalyst, famous for their HQPlayer app created filters exclusively for Ferrum. At the introduction WANDLA will feature two special filter options. We will engage with our community to make new filters available, one by one. Doing this we create a new community of digital filter specialists by interaction with us and their WANDLA’s, in search of the best possible, tailor-made sound. This is truly unique to Ferrum, to the category of DA converters and to the hifi community in general.”
-Marcin Hamerla, Founder and CEO HEM

Unique output cable design: two wires delivering the power and two wires providing the feedback to ensure flat voltage at every moment. We named this technique Ferrum Power Link (FPL) and it eliminates the harmful effects of the cable’s resistance effectively improving transient response. The current delivery speed at the powered device’s input is significantly improved.

WANDLA comes with a carefully selected DC power adapter. To get the most out of WANDLA you can connect it with HYPSOS using our proprietary Ferrum Power Link DC power cable. This FPL cable can be ordered separately.


Operation Fully balanced, proprietary IC power amp
DAC chip ESS Sabre ES9038PRO
DAC resolution 768 kHz/32-bit, DSD 256
Digital inputs
  • AES/EBU (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit, DoP 64)
  • Optical S/PDIF (up to PCM 96 kHz/24-bit guaranteed; should work up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit and DoP 64 – depends of user’s optical cable and transmitter)
  • Coaxial S/PDIF (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit, DoP 64)
  • USB (up to PCM 768 kHz/32 bit, DSD 256, DoP 256)
  • ARC (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit), TV input with CEC
  • I2S (up to PCM 768 kHz/32-bit, DSD 256, DoP 256), PS Audio® compatible
MQA® decoder and renderer (on all digital inputs)
Analog inputs RCA
Analog input Vmax 9,5 V RMS (2–3,5 V RMS recommended)
Analogue input imp 47 kΩ
Line outputs balanced XLR; unbalanced RCA
Volume control analogue with bypass option / digital for DAC operation only
Output level @0 dBFS, 1 kHz sine 9,3 V RMS balanced, 4,65 V RMS unbalanced
Frequency response 10 Hz – 200 kHz +/- 0,1 dB
DAC THD -121 dB (0,00009%); THD+N: -115 dB (unweighted)
Analog input THD -123 dB @ 2 V RMS output level
Dyn. range analog 127 dB (A-weighted)
Dyn. range digital 127 dB (A-weighted)
Crosstalk -120 dB for 1 kHz, better than -100 dB for 20 Hz -20 kHz
Output impedance 22 Ω unbalanced
Output impedance 44 Ω balanced
Power consumption 10 W idle / 15 W max
Power inputs 5,5/2,5 mm DC connector centre positive
proprietary FPL 4-pin DC connector (FPL)
22-30 VDC
Power adapter 100-240 VAC to 24 VDC
Dimensions 21,7 x 20,6 x 5 cm
(WxDxH) 8.6 x 8.1 x 2.0 inch
Weight 1,8 kg / 3.97 lbs
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Visit us for a listening session and free consultation

You are cordially invited to experience Bliss. We are located in Minnetonka, MN on the Deephaven border. We accommodate visits by appointment only and give you our complete attention when you are here. You should expect to have the opportunity to listen to a reference-level system and being engaged in discussion so we learn how to best help guide you further along your journey.

Hours: By appointment only

Call: 612-234-5850