BDA-2 External DAC


The Bryston BDA-2 is a state-of-the-art stereo DAC using fully discrete Class-A proprietary Bryston analog circuits, two
independent (analog and digital) linear power supplies and dual 32-bit AKM DAC chips.  The BDA-2 also utilizes a new asynchronous USB input capable of 192/24bit resolution.


Inputs: USB Class 2, 4x SPDIF (2 BNC, 2 RCA), 2x Optical (TOSLINK), AES/EBU
Outputs: RCA Single Ended, XLR Balanced, SPDIF Bypass (RCA)*
Control: RS-232 (DB9)**



  • Dual 32Bit AKM DAC’s
  • Discrete Class A analog output stage
  • Independent analog and digital signal paths
  • Independent dual power supplies
  • Synchronous upsampling (176.4K/192K)
  • Oversampling
  • 44.1, 48, 88, 96, 176, 192K Sampling
  • 16-24Bit, 44K-192K PCM and USB



  • Available with silver or black faceplate
  • 17”or 19” faceplate available
  • Rack mountable option available (1U)
  • BR2 remote control available (see Accessories in Other Products



  • 2.75” (2″ W/O feet) H x 17” W x 11.5” D (17″ faceplate)
  • 2.75” (2″ W/O feet) H x 19” W x 11.5” D (19″ faceplate)
  • 12.5 Ibs

* SPDIF Bypass output signal unaltered from original input
** Firmware upgrades only