DAC Comparison

Schiit Modius vs Marantz HD-DAC1

Schiit Modius

Modius? Yes, as in “Modius Maximus,” a bigger, balanced-output Modi with super-high performance—and even better versatility. Connect to any computer or streamer—or tablet, TV, CD player, or many other sources—and Modius delivers exceptional sound.

$199.00 MSRP

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
Features
Power

Micro USB

Input/Output
Inputs

Micro USB

TOSLINK S/PDIF

3.5mm

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-A

USB-B

Outputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

¼ inch

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 192 kHz

24 bit / 192 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4493

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