DAC Comparison

FiiO K5PRO vs Chord Qutest

FiiO K5PRO

The K5PRO is a compact, desktop DAC/headphone amp combo by FiiO. It features the leading AK4493 DAC chip with a wide variety of inputs and outputs to create a great value proposition.

$149.99 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

770 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Micro USB

Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

RCA

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

BNC S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

32 bit / 768 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4493

Output Power
  • 1.5 amp at 32 Ω
Reviews

In that regard, and in the context of a budget product that is designed reasonably well, I am going to recommend the Fiio K5 Pro.

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