DAC Comparison

Cyrus soundKey vs Chord Qutest

Cyrus soundKey

soundKey is an award-winning revolution in mobile music. Hi-Fi streaming services like TIDAL mean fantastic quality is available to subscribers, but phones lack the necessary hardware to get the best from this data. soundKey unlocks that data, using our years of expertise in high-resolution DAC and amplifier design. Cyrus quality audio is now available to everyone.

$99.00 MSRP

Chord Qutest

Qutest is a standalone DAC whose performance belies its compact dimensions. With DAC architecture based on the award-winning Hugo 2, Qutest offers class-leading digital conversion.

$1,695.00 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

19 gram

770 gram

Power

Micro USB

Input/Output
Inputs

Micro USB

BNC S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

3.5mm

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 96 kHz

32 bit / 768 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

Reviews
5/5

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2020 winner.

Mixed

I see it a step up from $9 dongles but the $99 price is hard to swallow.

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