DAC Comparison

Marantz HD-DAC1 vs Schiit Bifrost 2

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

Schiit Bifrost 2

Bifrost 2 is nothing less than a complete re-thinking of what an affordable DAC should be. Now with balanced output and remote control, and featuring Schiit’s unique True Multibit™ architecture with a time-and frequency-domain optimized digital filter, plus our own Unison USB™ input and easy-to-upgrade Autonomy™ platform, Bifrost delivers higher performance and greater convenience than ever before.

$699.00 MSRP
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

3.5mm

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-A

USB-B

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 192 kHz

24 bit / 192 kHz

DAC Chip

Cirrus Logic CS4398

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