Keanex has a comprehensive review of the entry level devices in Schiit’s lineup of DACs and amps.
Keanex’s Summary –
Pros: Both set-ups feature a great price/performance ratio; Small desktop footprint.
Cons: Modi 2 Uber button feels loose.
Tonal Balance: Magni 2 Uber/Modi 2 Uber – Slightly bright with mild grain; Vali 2/Modi 2 Uber – Warm leaning, refined sound, a bit gooey/slow sounding.
Cost at Time of Review: Modi 2 Uber $150, Magni 2 Uber $150, Vali $169