The M3 offers an incredible array of performance in a more affordable price class. Highlights include two fully differential conversion channels, separate conversion for PCM and native DSD, and a balanced analog level control circuit, making the M3 suitable for all applications.

  • Digital Inputs: XLR: AES/EBU 24 bit Single Wire, RCA: SPDIF, Optical: Toslink 44.1- 96k, USB 2, RJ45: Ethernet (Optional)
  • Sample Rates AES, SPDIF: 44.1 kHz, to, 192khz, DSD 64fs as DoP
  • Sample Rates USB: 44.1 kHz, to, 384kHz, DSD 64fs 128Fs 256Fs Native
  • Sample Rates Ethernet: 44.1 kHz, to, 384kHz, DSD 64fs, 128Fs Native
  • Jitter: 8 psec @ 48k / 6psec @ 96k
  • Balanced Analog Outputs: XLR balanced (pin 2 hot)
  • D/A Conversion: PCM 24 bit delta sigma 8x oversampling, NDSD pure 1 bit conversion for DSD
  • Impedance: 40 ohm
  • Output Level: @ 0 db front panel +14.3 dbm 4 db RMS ( bypass mode)
  • Frequency Response:  @44.1k10 hz- 20 kHz +0dB, -.2 dB
  • Dynamic Range: >120dB A-Weighted
  • THD+N:  @ 1k.0008% @ 0dbfs / .0004% @-30dbfs
  • Unbalanced Analog Outputs: RCA
  • D/A Conversion: PCM 24 bit delta sigma 8x oversampling, NDSD pure 1 bit conversion for DSD
  • Impedance: 40 ohm
  • Output level: @ 0 db front panel = +4db 2V rms
  • Frequency Response:  @ 44.1k10 hz- 20 kHz -.2 dB
  • Dynamic Range: >120dB A-Weighted
  • THD+N:  @ 1k.0008% @ 0dbfs / .0004% @-30dbfs
  • Finish: Anodized Aluminum
  • Dimensions: 14” x 11.25“ x 2.5”
  • Weight: 10 lbsShipping Weight:15 lbs
  • Mains Voltage: 100, 120, 220, 240 VAC, 50 Hz – 60 Hz factory set
  • Trigger in/out: TRS mini jack, Tip ground, Sleeve 5V
  • Power consumption: 20 Watts
  • Warranty parts and labor: 2 years non-transferable

Whether you stream your music from Roon, have a big CD library and are looking to trial a new transport, or just enjoy connecting a laptop and listening over headphones, the Bricasti M3 is worth saving for. The DSD DAC and headphone amp are welcome additions to the platform, and the engineering and finish are superb. It's built to last, operation is straightforward and the sound quality is exemplary.