This video explains how a digital-to-analog converter gives you better sound from the music stored on your computer.
More of us are listening to our music on computers these days. The NuForce Icon amps and uDac digital-to-analog converters improve the quality of the music you hear through your headphones and computer speakers.
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.
Christopher, a web designer at Crutchfield, tried out the NuForce iDo™, a digital-to-analog converter/headphone amplifier for iPod®, iPhone®, and iPad®. He was looking for a desktop system for his music, and the iDo turned out to be the perfect solution.
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Now you can enjoy all the advantages of an outboard digital-to-analog converter and a headphone amp while listening to music directly from your iPod, iPad or iPhone. Woody tries out the NuForce iDo.
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Steve, Crutchfield Senior Editor and audio enthusiast, and Tara, Crutchfield writer and digital audio enthusiast, set up a dedicated stereo listening system. They show you what you need to enjoy your music to the fullest, from a basic system to one that's more complex.
Dave, a Crutchfield audio enthusiast, tests in the Crutchfield Labs whether or not upgrading computer speakers with Audioengine 2 (A2) speakers and adding a Music Fidelity V-DAC II (digital-to-analog converter) makes the low-res music on a computer sound better.
Dave, a Crutchfield audio enthusiast, tests whether or not upgrading your earbuds and adding a NuForce iDo DAC makes your low-res music on your iPod sound better.
Jon, Crutchfield video director, took the NuForce Dia home and tried it out in his home theater setup. He was impressed by how the stereo integrated amp with built-in DAC added clarity and detail in his music and movies.
Great sound and simple setup that was Ralph's experience with the Audioengine D2 wireless DAC and 5+ premium powered bookshelf speaker combination.
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.
About the size of a typical USB flash drive, the DragonFly simply plugs into any open USB port on your PC or Mac®, installing itself automatically in just seconds. From there it takes over the audio processing function of your computer's sound card, replacing it with an audiophile-grade 24-bit ESS SabreT conversion chip.