DAC Comparison

SMSL M400 vs Schiit Bifrost 2

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

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

Coaxial S/PDIF

IIS

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

24 bit / 192 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4499EQ

Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth 5.0

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