DAC Comparison

AudioQuest DragonFly Red vs Schiit Bifrost 2

AudioQuest DragonFly Red

DragonFly Red combines significantly improved performance over the DragonFly Black with still exceptional value. The high-performance ESS 9016 chip in Red employ minimum-phase filtering for naturally detailed sound.

$199.95 MSRP

Schiit Bifrost 2

Bifrost 2 is nothing less than a complete re-thinking of what an affordable DAC should be. Now with balanced output and remote control, and featuring Schiit’s unique True Multibit™ architecture with a time-and frequency-domain optimized digital filter, plus our own Unison USB™ input and easy-to-upgrade Autonomy™ platform, Bifrost delivers higher performance and greater convenience than ever before.

$699.00 MSRP
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

USB-A

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

3.5mm

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Output Voltage

2.1 volt

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 96 kHz

24 bit / 192 kHz

DAC Chip

ESS 9016 32 bit with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

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