Chris Connaker of the Computer Audiophile website explains what a DAC is, how it works, and a whether you need one. (And how you already have lots of them.)
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DACs – digital-analog converters:
- Digital-to-Analog Convertor, Wikipedia
- Schiit Audio
- Explanation of 44.1 kHz CD sampling rate
- Kirk’s Macworld review of the Cambridge Audio DacMagic (it wasn’t ten years ago, as I thought, but just six years ago)
- dCS Vivaldi
- Behringer UCA202 Audio Interface
- The Next Track, Episode 6: What is High-Resolution Music?
- AudioQuest Dragonfly Red, AudioQuest Dragonfly Black
- Kirk’s review of the Yamaha R-N 301 receiver
- Meridian Explorer USB DAC
- iFi Micro iDSD USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier
- Schiit Modi 2 USB Digital/Analog Converter
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