DAC Comparison

SMSL M400 vs Fiio BTR5

SMSL M400

The SMSL M400 MQA DAC uses the newest high performing D/A chip from AKM, the AK4499. It supports MQA decoding, PCM 32bit / 768 kHz, and DSD512 Native along with Bluetooth 5.0.

$859.99 MSRP

Fiio BTR5

The Fiio BTR5 is a well regarded, portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp. Not only does the BTR5 accept digital audio input via Bluetooth, but it can also work as a dedicated portable amplifier through USB-C input.

$109.99 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

43.7 gram

Power

USB-C

Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

IIS

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

USB-C

Outputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

3.5mm

Balanced 2.5mm

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

32 bit / 384 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 40 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4499EQ

Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX HD

aptX LL

LDAC

SBC

Battery Life

540 minute

Battery Capacity

550 mAh

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