DAC Comparison

AudioQuest DragonFly Red vs Schiit Modi 3+

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 Modi 3+

The Modi twins are two tiny DACs that really deliver. Whether you want better sound from your computer, TV, streamer, tablet, CD player, or many other sources, Modi 3+ delivers. Or, choose Modi Multibit—the most affordable member of the Schiit Multibit DAC family. 

$99.00 MSRP
Features
Power

Micro USB

Input/Output
Inputs

USB-A

Coaxial S/PDIF

Micro USB

TOSLINK S/PDIF

Outputs

3.5mm

RCA

Output Voltage

2.1 volt

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 96 kHz

24 bit / 192 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

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

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