DAC Comparison

Marantz HD-DAC1 vs Audiolab M-DAC nano

Marantz HD-DAC1

The Marantz HD-DAC1 is a stylish compact DAC and headphone amp that comes with USB and analog 3.5mm in. Though it does not have the best specs when it comes to audio decoding capabilities, it's a great sounding device.

$799.00 MSRP

Audiolab M-DAC nano

Renowned for making industry leading and award-winning DACs, audiolab proudly presents the M-DAC nano. Combining hi-resolution digital playback with portable convenience, this is the latest addition to the M-DAC family and is the smallest yet.

$199.00 MSRP
Features
Power

Qi Wireless Charging

Input/Output
Inputs

3.5mm

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-A

USB-B

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

3.5mm

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 192 kHz

32 bit / 384 kHz

DAC Chip

Cirrus Logic CS4398

Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX LL

SBC

Battery Life

480 minute

Reviews

Recommended

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Recommended

5/5

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