DAC Comparison

SMSL M400 vs Schiit Gungnir

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 Gungnir

True Multibit or delta-sigma? Yes. With Gungnir, you have the flexibility to choose between affordable delta-sigma performance, or Schiit’s own True Multibit architecture with medical-grade D/A converters and a unique time- and frequency-domain optimized digital filter. Both versions offer excellent performance for a moderate price—as well as the comfort of completely upgradable, modular design.

$899.00 MSRP
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

IIS

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

BNC S/PDIF

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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