RMAA Test by e-zone magazine – NanoSound DAC 2 has won in all categories!

    NanoSound DAC Pro 2 NanoSound DAC Pro HiFiBerry DAC+ Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Internal Audio out
DAC chip   TI PCM5122 TI PCM5122 TI PCM5122 Broadcom BCM2837B0
Bit rate / Resolution when tested   24-bit / 192Khz 24-bit / 192Khz 24-bit / 192Khz 16-bit / 48kHz
Frequency Response Closer to 0 is better, flatter response +0.01, -0.06 +0.10, -0.11 +0.12,-0.23 +0.02,-0.12
Noise Level (dBA) Lower the better -114.1 -112.3 -110.3 -92.3
Dynamic Range (dBA) Higher the better 114.5 111.2 110.1 94.2
Total Harmonic Distortion (%) Lower the better 0.0021 0.0042 0.0049 0.0056
Inter-modulation Distortion (%) Lower the better 0.0027 0.0061 0.0061 0.0077
Stereo Crosstalk (dB) Lower the better -109.8 -108.7 -105.5 -93.5

These tests were tested independently by e-zone magazine (Issue 1085 published on 2019-05-27).  The test were performed using RMAA – RightMark Audio Analyzer audio benchmark tool.

We are very happy that the NanoSound DAC 2 have made major improvements in all the tests.

Nanomesher is not responsible for any incorrectness or discrepancies.  Here’s the content of the tests (in chinese).

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