Articles & Videos: Digital-to-Analog Converters

DAC buying guide
by Dave Bar

Learn how to find the best outboard digital-to-analog converter for your home or portable audio applications.

Thanks to faster Internet speeds and cheap data storage, music files no longer have to be compressed into lifelessness. High-resolution music downloads that sound as good as or better than CDs are available for thousands of titles. Find out what makes high-res audio sound better, and how you can experience it.

Many of us have music on our computers. In this video, we'll go through the steps you need to take to create a desktop audio system.

Steve Silberman from AudioQuest visited Crutchfield to share some techniques for hooking our computers up to our stereos and getting better sound.

Ben from Cambridge Audio talks about their brilliant digital-to-analog converter, the DacMagic Plus. It's designed to improve the sound from all your digital sources.

Are you an avid music lover? Then you should have a special space and the gear you need to properly indulge your passion. This article will help you put together a high-fidelity stereo music system that suits your lifestyle and the space you have in mind.

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.