DAC Comparison

Marantz HD-DAC1 vs Topping D90

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

Topping D90

One of the top-of-the-line Topping DACs with support for balanced outputs, Bluetooth including LDAC and aptX codecs, and high resolution DSD512 and up to 32/768 PCM audio.

$699.00 MSRP
Features
Input/Output
Inputs

3.5mm

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-A

USB-B

Coaxial S/PDIF

IIS

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

XLR 3-Pin AES-EBU

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 192 kHz

32 bit / 768 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

Cirrus Logic CS4398

Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX HD

aptX LL

LDAC

SBC

Reviews

Recommended

The star of the show of course is astonishingly small distortion.

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