DAC Comparison

FiiO K5PRO vs Schiit Gungnir

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

Schiit Gungnir

True Multibit or delta-sigma? Yes. With Gungnir, you have the flexibility to choose between affordable delta-sigma performance, or Schiit’s own True Multibit architecture with medical-grade D/A converters and a unique time- and frequency-domain optimized digital filter. Both versions offer excellent performance for a moderate price—as well as the comfort of completely upgradable, modular design.

$899.00 MSRP
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

RCA

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

BNC S/PDIF

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

24 bit / 192 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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